CPOE with Evidence-Based Clinical Decision Support Improves Patient Outcomes: The Journey to Date for a Canadian Hospital
It has been argued that information technology can reduce the rate of preventable healthcare errors. After a review of the literature, the leadership of a large Canadian hospital was convinced ...
The authors evaluated a web-based, view-only electronic health record (EHR) system implemented to support information sharing across organizational boundaries and disparate clinical information systems.
The authors found that recruited physicians are using most of the e-prescribing and EMR features available. However, there are several gaps between the ideal, possible and current states of e-prescribing.
The commentator discusses emerging leaders and technology from the perspective of an educator and researcher in the field of nursing and health informatics.
Assessing the Feasibility of Extracting Clinical Information to Create Quality Indicators from Primary Healthcare Practice EMRs
The authors explored the feasibility of extracting the electronic medical record (EMR) data required to create primary healthcare quality improvement measures.