EHRs can help you comply with NPSGs

October 2011
Healthcare Benchmarks & Quality Improvement;Oct2011, Vol. 18 Issue 10, p113
The article discusses the value of electronic health records (EHR) for quality managers' compliance with The Joint Commission's National Patient Safety Goals (NSPG). It states that high-volume practice environments with limited continuity of care pose challenges and that important data can be emphasized by highlights, color changes or italics. The intervention of clinical division support (CDS) and bar code medical administration (BCMA) with EHR can reportedly improve patient safety.


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