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Electronic Medical Records

Electronic Medical Records

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Published by lrrcenter
General overview of Electronic Medical Records systems.
General overview of Electronic Medical Records systems.

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Categories:Types, Business/Law
Published by: lrrcenter on Apr 08, 2011
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Lakewood Resource and Referral Center212 2
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StreetLakewood NJ, 08701
 
Introduction to EMRs
Why do we need Electronic Medical Records(EMRs)?
Many 
problems
with the current healthcare system(underuse and overuse)
30% of children receive excessive antibiotics for otitis
20-50% of surgical procedures are not necessary 
50% of back pain x-rays not necessary 
50% of elderly patients don’t get a pneumovax
 
 
Introduction to EMRs
Why do we need EMRs?
Clinical practice is a data intensive operation
Inadequate
data communication
causes medicalerrors
Human cognition is good at pattern recognition but
not
 at remembering
lists
or evaluating multiple
businessrules
.

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