Below is a summary of Dan’s EHR activity during the two hours he is in the ED and his total hospital stay. As a medical and health services manager, you are ultimately responsible for ensuring that Dan receives the best overall care possible. You will also compile Dan’s bills, consisting of his tests, procedures, room charges, supplies and medications. Using his EHRs, Virtual Physical Exam (VPE) and Internet research, answer the questions and be prepared to verify the responses with the rest of Dan’s health care team.

To determine the cost of Dan’s ED visit and hospital inpatient stay, you will need the following:

  1. Use the blank copy of Dan’s ED and Inpatient bills and the Bill Reference to calculate and track his costs. In his EHRs, look for costs in the areas of labs, pathology, medications (be sure to pay attention to how many times during his stay each was administered) and diagnostics. You may need to do additional Internet research. Some helpful sites are, and

View Dan’s EHR – ED   Virtual Physical Exam