Personal Health Records vs. Electronic Health Care Records

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What act helps improve patient care through the use of electronic medical records?

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1. What is the meaning of Meaningful Use?

2. Name three pieces of information that can be found in the electronic health care record and personal health record.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Check to see how much you know about personal health records (PHR) and electronic health care records (EHR) with this multiple-choice quiz and worksheet. The quiz requires you to recall how the privacy of information in electronic medical records is maintained, among other details.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will assess what you know about the following:

  • The act that helps improve patient care by using electronic medical records
  • How to define 'Meaningful Use'
  • Information found in electronic health care records and personal health records
  • Maintaining the privacy of information in electronic medical records
  • Interactive options for patient use through their personal health record

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about improving patient care through the use of electronic health care records and interpret it correctly
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define a main phrase, such as Meaningful Use
  • Making connections - use what you've learned to make connections between electronic health care records and personal health records

Additional Learning

To keep learning about this topic, be sure to review the lesson titled Personal Health Records vs. Electronic Health Care Records. Below are examples of what's reviewed in this lesson:

  • The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA)
  • An overview of information found in electronic health care records
  • Patients increasing communication with their doctor
  • What 'encrypted' means
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