Characteristics of Personal Health Records: Findings of the Medical Library Association/National Library of Medicine Joint Electronic Personal Health Record Task Force (Report)

Characteristics of Personal Health Records: Findings of the Medical Library Association/National Library of Medicine Joint Electronic Personal Health Record Task Force (Report)

INTRODUCTION The idea of connecting medical librarians and quality health information resources with personal health record (PHR) consumers was the rationale behind the formation of the Medical Library Association (MLA)/ National Library of Medicine (NLM) Joint Electronic Personal Health Record Task Force. Among other tasks, the group was charged with identifying key providers of PHRs. […]

Electronic Scientific, Technical, and Medical Journal Publishing and Its Implications

Electronic Scientific, Technical, and Medical Journal Publishing and Its Implications

The Symposium on Electronic Scientific, Technical, and Medical (STM) Journals and Its Implications addressed five key areas. The first two areas addressed–costs of publication and publication business models and revenue–focused on the STM publishing enterprise as it exists today and, in particular, how it has evolved since the advent of electronic publishing. The following section […]

Implementing Electronic Patient Record and VIPS in Medical Hospital Wards: Evaluating Change in Quantity and Quality of Nursing Documentation by Using the Audit Instrument Cat-Ch-Ing.

Implementing Electronic Patient Record and VIPS in Medical Hospital Wards: Evaluating Change in Quantity and Quality of Nursing Documentation by Using the Audit Instrument Cat-Ch-Ing.

Introduction Computerization of nursing documentation is ongoing in large parts of Norwegian health care services. Application of Electronic Patient Record (EPR) will influence how patients experience continuity of care and how nurses can perform safe care (1). Nursing documentation can also be a tool in measuring nursing quality indicators (2) or performance of nursing care […]

Predicting Acceptance of Electronic Medical Records: Is the Technology Acceptance Model Enough?(Report)

Predicting Acceptance of Electronic Medical Records: Is the Technology Acceptance Model Enough?(Report)

While health care organizations recognize the advantages of electronic medical records, they often do not use them. Why not? Physician acceptance seems to be the heart of the issue, but what explains their willingness or unwillingness to go electronic? Two theories address the problem: Davis’s technology acceptance model and Ajzen’s theory of planned behavior. A […]

The Role of a Clinical Operations Analyst in Implementing a Successful Electronic Medical Record.

The Role of a Clinical Operations Analyst in Implementing a Successful Electronic Medical Record.

Once an organizational decision is made to commit to an electronic medical record (EMR), concerted efforts to develop an effective implementation strategy soon follow. Successful implementation must result in the buy-in and willing participation of the medical staff. Physician executives who have embarked on EMR implementation have encountered at least three types of physicians; the […]

Change Factors Affecting the Transition to an EMR System in a Private Physicians' Practice: An Exploratory Study (Electronic Medical Records ) (Report)

Change Factors Affecting the Transition to an EMR System in a Private Physicians’ Practice: An Exploratory Study (Electronic Medical Records ) (Report)

INTRODUCTION In recent years, many healthcare organizations have undertaken the transition from a traditional paper system to an electronic medical records (EMR) system. Research in this field has shown that EMR systems can, over time, improve the quality of care provided, accuracy of patient information, and overall safety of patients through reduced medical mistakes. However, […]

Electronic Health Records, Understanding and Using Computerized Medical Records

Electronic Health Records, Understanding and Using Computerized Medical Records

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