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Paper-based versus computer-based records in the emergency department: Staff preferences, expectations, and concerns

Ayatollahi H et al, Health Informatics Journal, 15(3)

Although the potential benefits of computer-based records have been identified in different areas of the healthcare environment, in many settings paper-based records and computer-based records are still used in parallel. In this article, emergency department (ED) staff perspectives about the use of paper- or computer-based records are presented. This was a qualitative study in which data were collected using in-depth semi-structured interviews with the ED staff. The interviews were transcribed verbatim and data were analysed using framework analysis. In total, 34 interviews were undertaken.
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2 September 2009 | No Comments »
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What they fill in today, may not be useful tomorrow: lessons learned from studying Medical Records at the Women hospital in Tabriz, Iran

Pourasghar, Faramarz et al, BMC Public Health, 8

The medical record is used to document patient’s medical history, illnesses and treatment procedures. The information inside is useful when all needed information is documented properly. Medical care providers in Iran have complained of low quality of Medical Records. This study was designed to evaluate the quality of the Medical Records at the university hospital in Tabriz, Iran.
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23 July 2008 | No Comments »
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