TITLE

Exclusive: Small and Rural Most Wired Data

PUB. DATE
August 2006
SOURCE
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Aug2006, Vol. 80 Issue 8, p67
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents statistics related to the hospitals' use of information technology including the percentage of consultations, office visits and pharmacologic management that used IT, the percentage of hospitals used bar coding or radio frequency identification system and the percentage of staff performing clinical information functions online.
ACCESSION #
22058102

 

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