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Healthcare Information Technology Exam Guide for CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician and HIT Pro Certifications by Brian Gugerty, Kathleen McCormick

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Janet M. Marchibroda with David deBronkart*

In this chapter, you will learn how to

• Describe how healthcare information technology (IT) improves the quality, safety, and efficiency of care

• Describe the key components of the electronic health record (EHR)

• Discuss the benefits and current adoption rates of EHRs among physicians and hospitals

• Discuss barriers to EHR adoption for both physicians and hospitals

• Explain how federal programs address many of the barriers to EHR adoption

• Describe the benefits of health information exchange and current levels of adoption

• Discuss the barriers to health information exchange

• Explain how federal programs are promoting and supporting health information exchange

• Describe the different types of ...

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