Piloting an EMR system in the north: An experience in Yellowknife

Alfleck, Ewan
June 2004
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/22/2004 Supplement, Vol. 170, p43
Academic Journal
This article discusses the implementation on an electronic medical record (EMR) system at the Yellowknife Women's Centre. The pilot project consists of the selection of the EMR product and the piloting of the system which was done by a project manager. Factors that led to the success of the project include the involvement of stakeholders at the grassroots level and the group's open and inclusive approach.


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