Write a three (3) page paper on the application and challenges involved with implementing an Electronic Health Record (EHR) system for a private family medicine practice. This is a small family practice with 3 doctors and a HIT budget of $60,000 annually and $150,000 for upfront expenditures. The report must answer the following questions.
-What are the most important functionalities of the EHR that needs to be implemented at the practice?
-Is it possible for any existing Practice Management Systems to be integrated with the EHR?
-Identify any two critical challenges in implementing the EHR.Identify any four critical advantages the EHR would provide to the practice.
-How you would manage the project planning and implementation of this EHR?
-Explain the technology security considerations and how HIPAA governs their implementation.
-Make a recommendation on the type of EHR system this practice should adopt and support your decision using data.
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