Minal Thakkar

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With the government backing the concept of electronic health records (EHR), and with technology being used in every walk of life, more and more hospitals are looking into implementing EHR systems. A national survey of U.S. hospitals was conducted in February/March 2005 to identify the status of EHR systems in hospitals regarding the core functionalities(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) detection by histological staining methods, and to compare with those of Gram staining and polymerase chain reaction (PCR). METHODS This is a cross-sectional study conducted at the Department of Microbiology, Shree P. M. Patel Paramedical College, Anand, Gujarat, India on 436 patients attending the(More)
Knowledge used by maintenance engineers (MEs) in resolving a software maintenance (SM) activity is crucial for any organization. Given this criticality of knowledge, attention must be paid to the effective management of knowledge. One of the major challenges to this is to be able to capture the knowledge and thought processes used by MEs and disseminate it(More)
The need to adopt an electronic health record (EHR) system in United States (U.S.) hospitals seems to be more and more obvious when evaluating the benefits of improved patient safety, quality of care, and efficiency. The purpose of the study was to identify the status of EHR systems in U.S. hospitals in regard to the core functionalities implemented (as(More)
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