(Answered) DNP-805 TOPIC 2 DQ1

Discuss the usefulness of the electronic health record (EHR) and its impact on patient safety and quality outcomes. Describe strengths and limitations that might apply to its usage.


Healthcare Information technology is increasingly changing how the healthcare industry operates. One of the advances in healthcare information technology is the Electronic Health Records (EHR). Ideally, EHRs are the digital form of the patient’s documentation.  In light of this, there is a myriad of benefits associated with EHR. First, EHR reduces errors, which enhances patient safety. Ideally, digital documentation enables better tracking as well as standardized documentation of the patients’ interaction, which has the potential to minimize the errors…Please click the icon below to purchase full solution at $5