Clinical Decision Making [chapter]

2013 Swanson's Family Medicine Review: A Problem-Oriented Approach  
A wide-ranging literature review of computer-based patient record (CPR) implementation over the past decade reveals that clinical, workflow, administrative, and revenue enhancement benefits of the CPR outweigh barriers and challenges -but only if healthcare organizations redesign certain work processes. Among other key efforts, organizations must train and motivate users to navigate CPR systems, as well as develop a common structured language. Clinicians who used CPRs found that electronic
more » ... s to clinical information saves time and provides a thorough and efficient way to manage patient information. K E Y W O R D S Computer-based patient record (CPR) Electronic medical record (EMR) Electronic patient record (EPR) Clinical decision making Workflow CPR standards
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