Impact of a New Medical Record System for Emergency Departments Designed to Accelerate Clinical Documentation: A Crossover Study.

Article English OPEN
Inokuchi, R; Sato, H; Iwagami, M; Komaru, Y; Iwai, S; Gunshin, M; Nakamura, K; Shinohara, K; Kitsuta, Y; Nakajima, S; Yahagi, N;
  • Publisher: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins

Recording information in emergency departments (EDs) constitutes a major obstacle to efficient treatment. A new electronic medical records (EMR) system focusing on clinical documentation was developed to accelerate patient flow. The aim of this study was to examine the ... View more
  • References (29)
    29 references, page 1 of 3

    1. Yoon P, Steiner I, Reinhardt G. Analysis of factors influencing length of stay in the emergency department. CJEM. 2003;5:155-161.

    2. Fatovich DM, Hirsch RL. Entry overload, emergency department overcrowding, and ambulance bypass. Emerg Med J. 2003;20:406-409.

    3. Bond K, Ospina MB, Blitz S, et al. Frequency, determinants and impact of overcrowding in emergency departments in Canada: a national survey. Healthc Q. 2007;10:32-40.

    4. Schull MJ, Vermeulen M, Slaughter G, et al. Emergency department crowding and thrombolysis delays in acute myocardial infarction. Ann Emerg Med. 2004;44:577-585.

    5. Sun Y, Teow KL, Heng BH, et al. Real-time prediction of waiting time in the emergency department, using quantile regression. Ann Emerg Med. 2012;60:299-308.

    6. McCusker J, Vadeboncoeur A, Le´vesque JF, et al. Increases in emergency department occupancy are associated with adverse 30- day outcomes. Acad Emerg Med. 2014;21:1092-1100.

    7. Georgiou A, Prgomet M, Paoloni R, et al. The effect of computerized provider order entry systems on clinical care and work processes in emergency departments: a systematic review of the quantitative literature. Ann Emerg Med. 2013;61:644-653.

    8. Wang SJ, Middleton B, Prosser LA, et al. A cost-benefit analysis of electronic medical records in primary care. Am J Med. 2003;114:397-403.

    9. Walker JM. Electronic medical records and health care transformation. Health Aff (Millwood). 2005;24:1118-1120.

    10. Yasunaga H, Imamura T, Yamaki S, et al. Computerizing medical records in Japan. Int J Med Inform. 2008;77:708-713.

  • Metrics
Share - Bookmark