TITLE

The rising tide

AUTHOR(S)
Geiger, Glen
PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/22/2004 Supplement, Vol. 170, p51
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article discusses the implementation of electronic health technology within hospitals. Technology, clinical process change and creating value for physicians are the driving issue for clinical information technology (IT) projects based in institutions. The adoption of clinical IT projects should impact the entire health care delivery process and must be focused on the value that computerized order-writing can provide for physicians.
ACCESSION #
23218706

 

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