IFSM Information Systems in Health Care Organizations Discussion for Week 6


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IFSM Information Systems in Health Care Organizations Discussion for Week 6

Topic: Selecting an EHR system – understanding cloud implementations.

As part of the Stage 4 assignment you will propose an appropriate EHR system for the Midtown Family Clinic. In addition to whether or not it is a certified EHR system, one of the most important aspects of the system is whether it will be implemented on-site at the Clinic or will be hosted “in the cloud.” This discussion will help you understand what a “cloud-based system” is and what benefits and challenges come with that implementation choice.

GROUP 2: Conduct some research on cloud-based systems or, specifically cloud-based EHR systems, and:

In your own words, explain what a “cloud-based” system is and how it differs from a system implemented on the premise of the using organization
Identify two benefits of using cloud-based systems
Identify two risks or drawbacks of using cloud-based systems
GROUPS 1, 3 and 4: For at least two postings,

Comment on the completeness and correctness of the explanation of what a cloud-based system is and how it differs from an on-premise implementation, explaining your comments.
Comment on the applicability of the benefits and risks/drawbacks identified, explaining your comments.
Provide at least one additional benefit or risk/drawback of using cloud-based systems. (You should use different benefits/risks for each of your response postings.)
EVERYONE: Review the criteria in the Discussion Grading Rubric, and reply to those who critique your work or post other points of view. Be sure to demonstrate your understanding of the topic and analytical thinking.