TITLE

Integration: Linking Infection Control and EMRs

AUTHOR(S)
Page, Douglas
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;May2010, Vol. 84 Issue 5, p47
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author discusses control of hospital-acquired infections at health facilities through information technology such as electronic surveillance or data mining methods. The use of microbial genotyping by Texas Children's Hospital in Houston, Texas is discussed. The author notes that the ultimate goal is to integrate infection control methods with the electronic medical record.
ACCESSION #
50843913

 

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