TITLE

Ambulances Gain Access to Vital Medical Records

AUTHOR(S)
Ullman, Kurt
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Sep2009, Vol. 83 Issue 9, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article announces that the Indiana Network for Patient Care (INPC) developed by the Wishard Hospital in Indiana has launched the first program in the U.S. that gives paramedics access to vital medical records for treating emergency patients more effectively. The INPC uses the Regenstrief Institute Medical Record database which contains medical information of more than 9.6 million patients and standardizes medical language used by clinicians. Hospitals are encouraged to link with the INPC to improve emergency medical services on the field.
ACCESSION #
44499141

 

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