Implementing a regional oncology information system: approach and lessons learned.

  title={Implementing a regional oncology information system: approach and lessons learned.},
  author={W K Evans and Fredrick D. Ashbury and G L Hogue and Amy Smith and Justin Pun},
  journal={Current oncology},
  volume={21 5},
RATIONALE Paper-based medical record systems are known to have major problems of inaccuracy, incomplete data, poor accessibility, and challenges to patient confidentiality. They are also an inefficient mechanism of record-sharing for interdisciplinary patient assessment and management, and represent a major problem for keeping current and monitoring quality control to facilitate improvement. To address those concerns, national, regional, and local health care authorities have increased the… CONTINUE READING

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