TITLE

The Sooner, The Better

AUTHOR(S)
Larkin, Howard
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;May2009, Vol. 83 Issue 5, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the utilization of interoperable electronic medical records (EMR) inside and outside hospitals in the U.S. According to the author, to earn the information technology (IT) bonus payments included in the recent economic stimulus package, hospitals need to demonstrate the meaningful use of EMR. The factors that are said to be critical for the successful implementation of EMR are explained, which include management and board support, technical support infrastructure and physician engagement.
ACCESSION #
40829135

 

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