Healthcare Information Technology

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Technology Confirms Correct Surgical Count

Apparent correct counts are no guarantee against leaving a piece of gauze or a sponge inside a patient.

Posted 03/06/12 | Lynn Bridgewater, MSN, RN | 2 comments

Laying the Foundation for Our EMR System

Documenting our existing paper workflow will help us streamline, automate and improve the efficiency of our paperless product.

Posted 03/06/12 | Annette D. Saylor, RN, CNOR, CRNFA | Post a comment

Stating Our Case for a New EMR

Before we could replace our old, outdated DOS-based records system, we had to prove that an upgrade was worth the effort and expense.

Posted 01/04/12 | Deborah Saylor, MS, RN, ARNP; Annette D. Saylor, RN, CNOR, CRNFA | Post a comment

See Your Patients' Every Move

Real-time patient tracking systems improve perioperative communication and patient flow.

Posted 01/04/12 | Brian Leader, VP Perioperative Services | Post a comment

Should You Be Wary of EMRs?

Institute of Medicine report cites poorly designed electronic medical records for some errors.

Posted 11/10/11 | Post a comment

How to Make an EMR Truly Yours

The quest for software that replicates your workflows and mimics your forms.

Posted 11/07/11 | Irene Tsikitas, Associate Editor | Post a comment

EMR Countdown

Test Drive Your EMR Before You Buy

Posted 08/30/11 | Scott Osadchuk, RN, MSN, CASC | Post a comment

6 Steps to EMR Success

Implementation advice from facilities that have gone live.

Posted 07/07/11 | David Bernard, Senior Associate Editor | Post a comment