What are some of the roadblocks that may be encountered with this phase
Discussion questions 5.2 – Roadblocks
A large healthcare network consists of one hospital, three physician offices, and several outpatient clinics and specialty locations. The network implemented an EHR in its hospital and physician offices. The next phase is to integrate the outpatient clinics and specialty locations.
What are some of the roadblocks that may be encountered with this phase of the implementation that may not have been encountered previously? What is the role of interoperability and its importance in this case? Illustrate with an example.
Outpatient clinics are used for general medicine. Patients visit these clinics for emergency medication, and other general medication cases. On their part, specialty locations offer specialized treatments on surgeries for conditions like cardiac treatment and surgeries. These locations also have specialized units like the neonatal………………………