Throughout this course, many discussion opportunities come up where you need to respond to other people’s opinions and comments. Respond to your Discussion topic after you have completed your Reading.
Your initial response to the prompt should be a minimum of 175 words and responses to others should be a minimum of 75 words in length.
There are numerous governmental and private-sector initiatives focusing on EHR and the exchange of health information across the continuum of care. Visit the federal government’s health information technology website:
Source: Healthit.gov. Retrieved from https://www.healthit.gov/
At this website find out about current news regarding EHR initiatives, HITECH programs, and ONC initiatives. In your initial post, describe/discuss at least one major news item, HITECH Program, or ONC Initiative and provide the pros and cons.