Impact of an electronic information system on physician workflow and data collection in the intensive care unit

@article{Apkon2001ImpactOA,
  title={Impact of an electronic information system on physician workflow and data collection in the intensive care unit},
  author={Michael Apkon and P. Singhaviranon},
  journal={Intensive Care Medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={27},
  pages={122-130}
}
Objective: To test the hypotheses that: (1) integrating information processing tasks using an electronic clinical information system (ECIS) decreases time to complete these tasks by hand; and (2) structured data entry encourages generation of more detailed records and capture of specific data elements even when entry is voluntary. Design: Prospective observational time analysis during medical documentation tasks. Retrospective analysis of clinical documentation completed by hand or… CONTINUE READING