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Improving Access to Clinical Information in an Emergency Department: a Qualitative Study
Kijsanayotin, Boonchai; Du, Jing; Theera-Ampornpunt, Nawanan; Gurses, Ayse; Speedie, Stuart M. (2008)
 

Title 
Improving Access to Clinical Information in an Emergency Department: a Qualitative Study

Issue Date
2008-11-10

Type
Conference Paper

Abstract
We studied the information flow in an emergency department (ED) to understand how patient information flows between providers and how information from a computerized ambulatory system, which was not well integrated with the hospital information systems at the time, could be used. The study aimed to identify possible methods that could push information from an ambulatory EHR system to providers with minimal interference with the ED’s current workflow. The ED’s information flow was mapped and a strategy for making ambulatory encounter information available was identified.

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A conference poster presented at the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA)'s 2008 Annual Symposium

Suggested Citation
Kijsanayotin, Boonchai; Du, Jing; Theera-Ampornpunt, Nawanan; Gurses, Ayse; Speedie, Stuart M.. (2008). Improving Access to Clinical Information in an Emergency Department: a Qualitative Study. Retrieved from the University of Minnesota Digital Conservancy, http://purl.umn.edu/47764.


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