Hospitals take paperless plunge

Traynor, Kate
August 2011
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;8/1/2011, Vol. 68 Issue 15, p1381
Academic Journal
The article discusses that hospitals in the U.S. have started to comply with the electronic medical record (EMR) adoption model created by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). It mentions that in these stages the hospital operates in a paperless environment which is designed to improve patient safety and clinical care. Also discussed are elements of the model which include electronic pharmacy, laboratory and radiology systems.


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