|Electronic Health Record (EHR)|
EHR for HIMImplementation of an electronic health record (EHR) at any health care organization is a complex and lengthy process, requiring preparation and changes in essentially all areas of a medical facility. Rolling out the EHR will require a considerable training effort at the time of implementation, as well as an ongoing program of training and support. Health Information Management (HIM) professionals provide ongoing operational support for certain RPMS packages that are part of or interface with the Electronic Health Record. The goal of this training is to (a) provide HIM professionals with basic skills for supporting the IHS EHR and (b) delineate recommendations for specific HIM issues. The target audience for this course is the health information management professionals and Clinical Application Coordinators (CAC).
The first part of this hands-on class will provide participants with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to fully utilize the EHR in the HIM setting. At the end of this session participants will be able to:
The second part of this class is the most intense and will review the tools necessary for setting up the EHR for optimal HIM utilization. At the end of this session participants should be able to:
The third part of this training will (a) identify specific HIM issues surrounding the use of EHR and (b) delineate recommendations concerning these issues. Issues identified by both EHR sites and Users to date include: