Identify the principle barriers to health information exchange
Barriers are the factors that hinder or interrupt healthcare communication. These barriers to communication include differences in language, cultural differences, and low health literacy. By recognizing and using preventative measures for these barriers, healthcare staff can communicate effectively.
Most of the disadvantages to EHRs are predictable:
The cost of electronics, hardware, and software. The transition and training of staff, maintenance of electronics without allowing the system to be shut down during peak times of need. Fear of privacy and safety and Higher HIE infrastructure/support costs, and data ownership concerns.
HIM 615 Topic 7 DQ 1
Identify the principle barriers to health information exchange. What impact do these barriers have on health information exchange?