Praise for Electronic Health Records An Audit and Internal Control Guide "Busch has created a thought-provoking reference tool, equally for those contemplating adoptionof health information technology (HIT) or for those who have already done so. She identifies foundational but frequently overlooked areas such as audit trails, security, and healthcare business requirements-all essential for successful implementation. Ms. Busch clearly articulatesthe need for HIT to address both business and clinical requirements to attain the widely publicized benefits of this technology." -Gail L. Graham, RHIA, CPHIMS, Director, Health Data and Informatics Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration "In a time of rapid change for managing health information, Ms. Busch has created a very usefulresource covering important concepts required to protect data integrity in electronic environments. This book advances adoption of EHRs for the benefit of healthcare consumers by offering a comprehensive view of the benefits and areas of concern faced by providers today." -Rita A. Scichilone, MHSA, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CHC Director, Practice Leadership American Health Information Management Association "Rebecca Busch's Electronic Health Records: An Audit and Internal Control Guide is an excellent resource for auditors in the healthcare industry. Ms. Busch gives a thorough description of the changing nature of information and data in this industry along with a wonderful 'Audit Implication Overview' to conclude each topic. Ms. Busch demonstrates substantial expertise and knowledge in the area of healthcare auditing that will greatly benefit auditors in this important industry." -M. Kevin Robinson, CIA, CFE President, Association of College and University Auditors "As anyone who's tried to challenge a medical bill or insurance payment can attest, healthcare records are complicated and confusing. The healthcare industry was on the forefront of the 'paperless revolution,' but since there are so many different software programs in use, the challenges for fraud examiners and auditors are enormous. I am pleased that Rebecca has chosen to share her experience and expertise in analyzing these records. This book is essential for anyone dealing with healthcare records." -John D. Gill, JD, CFE, Research Director, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners "Auditing and controlling medical records can be a monumental task, but it is critical for healthcare organizations to keep information private and secure. This book is a comprehensive resource that provides clear guidance and good practices regarding the current and future healthcare e-information landscape." -Lynn Lawton, CISA, FBCS CITP, FCA, FIIA, PIIA, International President, ISACABusch, Rebecca S. is the author of 'Electronic Health Records: An Audit and Internal Control Guide', published 2008 under ISBN 9780470258200 and ISBN 0470258209.