Developing an electronic health record (EHR) for methadone treatment recording and decision support

  title={Developing an electronic health record (EHR) for methadone treatment recording and decision support},
  author={Liang Xiao and Gr{\'a}inne Cousins and Brenda Courtney and Lucy Hederman and Tom Fahey and Borislav D. Dimitrov},
  booktitle={BMC Med. Inf. & Decision Making},
BACKGROUND In this paper, we give an overview of methadone treatment in Ireland and outline the rationale for designing an electronic health record (EHR) with extensibility, interoperability and decision support functionality. Incorporating several international standards, a conceptual model applying a problem orientated approach in a hierarchical structure has been proposed for building the EHR. METHODS A set of archetypes has been designed in line with the current best practice and clinical… CONTINUE READING
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