A Preliminary Design for a Universal Patient Medical Record

A Preliminary Design for a Universal Patient Medical Record

Author: Michael R. McGuire

Publisher: Universal-Publishers

ISBN: 9781599428727

Category: Medical

Page: 122

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Major goals of health care in the 21st century are to make health care more efficient and less costly. These goals can be accomplished by implementation of evidence-based care; greater coordination of patient care; implementation of preventive care and wellness measures; and the evaluation of outcomes of care to identify improved ways to provide care. A universal patient medical record can help achieve these goals of more efficient and less costly health care.

Aspects of the Computer-based Patient Record

Aspects of the Computer-based Patient Record

Author: Marion J. Ball

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780387977232

Category: Medical

Page: 346

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In a recent study, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) concluded that the computer-based patient record is an essential technology for health care and recommended its prompt development and implementation. This volume contains the position papers that formed the basis for the IOM's recommendations, incl