We have used the terminology electronic medical record (EMR) and EHR throughout the semester already. Please watch the video in week 5 that helps to distinguish between the two. For your discussion board this week, find an EHR or EMR system to share with your classmates. Week 5 video: https://youtu.be/xIrpbR4f2y8
Use a scholarly reference no older than 5 years. Include page numbers. You may also use the book additionally: Sewell, J. (2019). Informatics and Nursing Opportunities and Challenges (6th ed.) Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer.
Answer the following questions:
1. List the name of the system you are writing about.
2. Describe the system. What is the system able to do to improve patient care and safety?
3. What are the benefits of using this system. Include benefits for the patient as well as nursing and provider(s).
4. What are the downfalls of using this system. Include the downfalls for the patient as well as nursing and provider(s).
5. Is this a widely used system?
6. How will the system help nursing documentation?