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

Facts101 is your complete guide to Electronic Health Records, Understanding and Using Computerized Medical Records. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next […]

Electronic Health Records and Medical Big Data

Electronic Health Records and Medical Big Data

This book helps readers gain an in-depth understanding of electronic health record (EHR) systems, medical big data, and the regulations that govern them. It analyzes both the shortcomings and benefits of EHR systems, exploring the law’s response to the creation of these systems, highlighting gaps in the current legal framework, and developing detailed recommendations for […]

The Electronic Medical Record System: Health Care Marvel Or Morass? (Surfing the Information Technology Wave) (Patient Privacy)

The Electronic Medical Record System: Health Care Marvel Or Morass? (Surfing the Information Technology Wave) (Patient Privacy)

FRONT PAGE STORIES IN THE BOSTON GLOBE (“Computerized Medical Records Put Privacy On Line,” “Attorney General’s Office Examining Privacy Of HMO Files,” and “Patient’s Files Allegedly Used for Obscene Calls” *) have reported that patients of a well known Boston HMO were shocked they had not been informed that the most private details of their […]