Why is it important for any health care worker to know the purpose, functions, and benefits of an EHR?
Benefits of EHRs include allowing health care workers to access and share information quickly and using the database functions to search for information using set criteria, such as provider and patient diagnosis. As a public health administrator, these databases could help your team determine the number of cases of a specific illness and prompt a plan to reduce the spread of infection. Please answer with a min of 175 words to inquire below.
· Why is it important for any health care worker to know the purpose, functions, and benefits of an EHR?
· How have databases changed the way information is processed and used in health care settings? Based on recent events, how could the search function in an EHR database help health care workers track a potential health risk?