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EHR Meaningful Use

Course Description

Introduces electronic health record (EHR) and communication systems including the application of Meaningful Use criteria to optimize quality and effectiveness of patient care and improve care coordination. Explore care delivery innovations across multiple care settings and specialties using a patient-centric model.

Learning Outcomes

  • Compare and contrast evidenced-based research on meaningful use of electronic health record (EHR) and communications technologies.
  • Utilize effective communication strategies to describe the value of EHR systems in healthcare organizations.
  • Describe the historical significance of EHR Meaningful Use criteria in clinical practice as defined by United States Department of Health and Human Services and the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).
  • Compare and contrast EHR applications to support patient care and healthcare workflow processes, such as assessment, planning, interventions, medication administration, patient education, and outcome evaluation.
  • Descibe how EHR applications meet the specialized needs of clinical healthcare practice; including care coordination across inpatient, ambulatory and home care settings.
  • Analyze data standards applicable to clinical decision making in ambulatory clinics, acute care hospitals and home care.
  • Create policies and procedures for the implementation of health information technology to comply with legal, ethical and regulatory requirements.

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School of Health and Human Services

“Our faculty members are nationally recognized across a broad spectrum of health profession disciplines and prepare students for success in the ever-evolving health care field.”
School of Health and Human Services
Sarah H. and Caryl F.
Class of 2019, Military Servicemember and Class of 2019, respectively