Integration: Linking Infection Control and EMRs

Page, Douglas
May 2010
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;May2010, Vol. 84 Issue 5, p47
Trade Publication
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.


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