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Bridging from Paper Charts to an EHR at Hamilton Health Sciences


Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) implemented a centralized document management system so that all patient records are now scanned and stored as electronic documents accessible online anytime, anywhere by authorized staff. In addition to solving administrative and clinical problems created by the hospital's growing mountain of paper patient records, the new system is facilitating the hospital's transition to a full Electronic Health Record (EHR). In addition to helping HHS optimize its forms environment, and giving clinicians a taste of personal productivity benefits yet to come, the system is part of a solid technology platform being built to support the coming EHR.
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