1. As technology has advanced the health information industry has steadily evolved from a paper environment to a more electronic-based world. Discuss the evolution of electronic heath records and the advantages and disadvantages of manual and automated records systems. Your response must be at least 300 words in length.
Over the past 20 years, health care facilities have been implementing electronic health records systems to streamline processes and better manage information. With that implementation comes much planning and adherence to federal and state laws and regulations on electronic health information. Outline the legal issues impacting the electronic health records. What are some of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) guidelines that medical providers must abide by? Provide rationale and/or examples in your response. Your response must be at least 300 words in length.