HIM 220 Module Two Worksheet
You are a healthcare professional working in a hospital that consists of 150 beds and 14 primary care
clinics. You have been assigned the task of finding the perfect electronic solution for your healthcare
organization in the form of an electronic health record (EHR). To find the best EHR, you must take a few
steps into consideration by answering the items below:
1. What applications do you feel should be present in an EHR?
2. Identify a core group of individuals within the organization who should be actively involved in
the selection of the EHR.
3. Using the information you find in Chapters 5 and 10 of Introduction to Computer Systems for
Health Information Technology, develop a checklist of five to seven items that need to be
considered when choosing an EHR.
4. Using the information available to you in Chapters 5 and 10 of Introduction to Computer Systems
for Health Information Technology, briefly explain what testing steps you would take to evaluate
a system prior to allowing it to go into production.