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Clinical Documentation


March 28, 2013  2:19 PM

EHR adoption may not support clinical studies as proponents hope

Ed Burns Ed Burns Profile: Ed Burns
Clinical Documentation, clinical trials, EHR, EHR adoption

Proponents of EHR adoption often talk about how the technology will support clinical trials by making it easier to recruit patients and get them signed up for appropriate studies. By eliminating manual reviews of paper records, EHRs could, in theory, reduce the time clinical trials researchers...

June 5, 2012  11:46 AM

More health IT initiatives spur change management problems

cbyertechtarget Profile: cbyertechtarget
Clinical Documentation, Coding and documentation, CPOE, health IT innovation, ICD-10, ICD-10 implementation, patient engagement

Arnold Bennett, a prominent English novelist and journalist, once said: "Any change, even a change for the better, is always accompanied by drawbacks and discomforts." Bennett could have been talking about anything, really, but relating it to health care is not so farfetched. A May 2012 study by...


September 20, 2011  11:46 AM

Clinical documentation, EMRs harmonize during patient influx

cbyertechtarget Profile: cbyertechtarget
Clinical Documentation, Electronic Medical Record

Using electronic medical records (EMRs) to host clinical documentation is one way for hospitals to keep track of all their current patients. Keeping track is critically important when


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