Review the resources related to Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) and meaningful use objectives.
Review the Criteria for Attestation.
Consider your current workplace or a former workplace and reflect on how EHR implementation slows your work, including staffing issues, medication barcoding, or any other issues that you might encounter.
Identify policy mandates and requirements and reflect on how informatics and EHR implementation affect your ability to meet those policy mandates and requirements.
Identify other mandates (e.g., quality, safety, requirement of reporting) and reflect on how they may affect issues you identified.
By Day 3 of Week 10
Post a response that analyzes how policy mandates and requirements you experience might affect the issues you encounter as a practicing nurse informaticist. Be specific and provide examples. Next, analyze how evolving policies that may be implemented might affect issues you encounter in nursing practice, and explain why.
McBride, S., & Tietze, M. (2019). Nursing informatics for the advanced practice nurse: Patient safety, quality, outcomes, and interprofessionalism (2nd ed.). New York, NY: Springer Publishing.
Chapter 1, “Introduction to Health Information Technology in a Policy and Regulatory Environment” (pp. 2–17)
Chapter 12, “National Standards for Health Information Technology” (pp. 272–295)
Centers for Disease Control. (2017, January 18). Meaningful use. Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/ehrmeaningfuluse/introduction.html