HCS/120 Newspaper Article
Your local newspaper has asked you to write a 700- to 1,050-word, two-part article regarding patient health data and technology.
Identify components of a patient’s health care record.
Examine the influence of technology and reform in the health care industry.
Consider the following questions as you write your article:
- What has changed over the last 20 years? Have the changes been positive or negative?
- How has the patient been affected by the changes?
Use terms from your Weekly Vocabulary Exercises and readings. Emphasize the terms by bolding them in your final document.
TERM WORDS FROM WEEKLY VOCABULARY
Electronic health record
Health information exchange
Master patient index