EHR And EMR System Exam Quiz!

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Do you know what EHR and EMR stand for? EMR is a digital version of a chart that contains patient information stored in a computer, while EHR is a digital record of health information. According to this quiz, you will need to know things like the purpose of both systems and support better follow-up information for patients. This quiz will help you to get ready for the EHR and EMR system exams.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does EHR stand for?
    • A. 

      Electronic Health Receiver

    • B. 

      Electric Health Resource

    • C. 

      Electronic Health Record

  • 2. 
    What does EPR stand for?
    • A. 

      Comprehensive Patient Record

    • B. 

      Computerized Patient Record

    • C. 

      Centralized Partial Record

  • 3. 
    What is the purpose of an EHR system?
    • A. 

      Its purpose can be understood as a complete record of patient encounters that allows the automation and streamlining of the workflow in health care settings and increases safety through evidence-based decision support, quality management, and outcomes reporting.

    • B. 

      Its purpose can be understood as a complete record of patient encounters that allows doctors to spend more time on facebook and get a great social life.

    • C. 

      Its purpose can be understood as a complete record of patient encounters that allows patients to have peace of mind, beacuse a computer is handling the medical prescriptions.

  • 4. 
    EHR's are an evolving concept defined as a systematic collection of electronic health information about individual patients or populations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Define the term EMR:
    • A. 

      Can be defined as the legal patient record created in hospitals and ambulatory environments that is the data source for the EHR.

    • B. 

      Can be defined as the system that manages the prescriptions

    • C. 

      Can be defined as the core component of the system, capable of prescribing to the patients and deploying important information about a clinic history

  • 6. 
    What institution is in charge of maintain an EHR system?
    • A. 

      A certified IT professional, that has received all important training

    • B. 

      The US goverment

    • C. 

      The hospital.

  • 7. 
    Why EHR software improves the quality of care?
    • A. 

      EHR systems can help reduce medical errors by providing healthcare workers with decision support.

    • B. 

      EHR systems are more secure than human diagnosis, so they provide decision support.

    • C. 

      EHR systems are more secure

  • 8. 
    What does CPOE stand for?
    • A. 

      Computer Physical Operating Estructure

    • B. 

      Computer Pharmacy Order Evaluation

    • C. 

      Computerized Physician Order Entry.

  • 9. 
    EHR systems don't have the advantages of being able to connect to many electronic medical record systems.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Which are the aspects that increase the price of an EHR system?
    • A. 

      What modules are included, how robust the system is and how many providers use it.

    • B. 

      What modules are included, how faster the system responds and how many providers use it.

    • C. 

      What modules are not included so you can save disk space, how stable the system is

  • 11. 
    What does ONC stand for?
    • A. 

      Organization of National Clinics

    • B. 

      Office of National Clinics

    • C. 

      Office of National Coordinators.

  • 12. 
    What does HIT stands for?
    • A. 

      Historical Internet Technology

    • B. 

      Hospital Internal Telephone

    • C. 

      Health Information Technology.

  • 13. 
    Often, doctors want to spend the time to learn a new system. Some doctors believe that adopting a system with EHRs could reduce clinical productivity.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Each healthcare environment functions differently, often in significant ways. It is difficult to create a "one-size-fits-all" EHR system.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    An ideal EHR system will have record standardization but interfaces that can be customized to each provider environment. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Many EHR companies don't employ vendors to provide customization.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    EHR, EPR, and EMR have often used interchangeably terms.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    EHRs cant make a patient’s health information available when and where it is needed – it is not locked away in one office or another.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    EHRs can support better follow-up information for patients – for example, after a clinical visit or hospital stay, instructions, and information for the patient can be effortlessly provided.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    EHRs can reduce costs through reduced paperwork and improve safety.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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