Improving primary care for patients with complex chronic diseases: Can health information technology play a role?

Grant, Richard W.; Middleton, Blackford
July 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/7/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 1/2, p17
Academic Journal
In this article the author discusses the impact of health information technology on health care costs and clinical results for type 2 diabetes primary care in Canada. He explores the contributions of the technology to the improvement in the management of patients with diabetes. The author also explores on the results of the study conducted by A. Holbrook and colleagues on the use of an innovative electronic health information system to improve intervention for type 2 diabetes patients.


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