Accessibility versus confidentiality of information in the emergency department.

@article{Ayatollahi2009AccessibilityVC,
  title={Accessibility versus confidentiality of information in the emergency department.},
  author={Haleh Ayatollahi and Peter A. Bath and Steve Goodacre},
  journal={Emergency medicine journal : EMJ},
  year={2009},
  volume={26 12},
  pages={857-60}
}
INTRODUCTION In the emergency department (ED), clinicians can benefit greatly from having access to information at the point of care. It has been suggested that using computerised information systems could improve the accessibility of information. However, making information accessible, while maintaining confidentiality, is one of the main challenges of implementing information systems. This article presents the ED staff perspectives about the accessibility and confidentiality of information in… CONTINUE READING