TITLE

Government incentivizes hospitals to use EHR technology in meaningful ways

AUTHOR(S)
Thompson, Cheryl A.
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;9/1/2010, Vol. 67 Issue 17, p1398
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the plans of the federal government on the application of certified electronic health record (EHR) technology in the hospitals. It mentions that the certified EHR technology is describe by the Department of Health and Human Services as a requirement for the development of the health care quality and patient safety. It states that the hospitals should meet the objectives such as the medication reconciliation and drug-formulary checks.
ACCESSION #
53052567

 

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