The EHR As An Integrated System

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Most healthcare organizations are trying to develop integrated computer-based information-management surroundings. The EHR as an integrated system is expected to be accessible, confidential, secure and acceptable to patients and clinicians. It should be integrated with other type of useful information to help in planning and problem solving. The EHR is also expected to monitor patient safety. EHR system can bring about positive effects when the technologies are designed, implemented and used appropriately. However, if designed and used improperly then it can result in unintended consequences. In fact, EHR which is believed to improve quality of care and reduce adverse drug events can introduce errors if not properly regulated. The EHR should

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