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A pilot study to document the return on investment for implementing an ambulatory electronic health record at an academic medical center

Grieger DL et al, Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 205(1)

Adoption rates for electronic health records (EHRs) have been slow, despite growing enthusiasm. Cost is a frequently cited obstacle to implementing an EHR. The body of literature citing a positive return on investment is largely anecdotal and infrequently published in peer-reviewed journals.
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26 January 2011 | No Comments »
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Evaluating inter-professional work support by a computerized physician order entry (CPOE) system

Niazkhani, Zahra et al, eHealth Beyond the Horizon - Get IT There, 2008

Physician-centered design for computerized physician order entry (CPOE) systems overlooks the collaborative, multi-professional nature of medical work. We analyzed the compatibility of the conceptual model of inter-professional workflow underlying a CPOE system with real-life workflow in the medication ordering and administration process. We conducted twenty-three semi-structured interviews with key informant users and analyzed the handwritten documents and computerized printouts used in daily work in a Dutch academic medical center.
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19 April 2009 | No Comments »
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Lessons Learned from a Privacy Breach at an Academic Health Science Centre

Malonda, Jacqueline et al, Healthcare Quarterly, 12(1)

In 2007, the Hospital for Sick Children experienced a serious privacy breach when a laptop computer containing the personal health information of approximately 3,000 patients and research subjects was stolen from a physician-researcher’s vehicle.
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15 January 2009 | No Comments »
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