Patient-carried card prompts vs computer-generated prompts to remind private practice physicians to perform health maintenance measures.

@article{Turner1994PatientcarriedCP,
  title={Patient-carried card prompts vs computer-generated prompts to remind private practice physicians to perform health maintenance measures.},
  author={Robert C. Turner and James G. Peden and Kathy O'Brien},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  year={1994},
  volume={154 17},
  pages={1957-60}
}
BACKGROUND We compared the efficacy of a computer-generated prompt sheet placed on the front of patients' charts with a patient-carried prompt card to remind physicians to perform selected health maintenance items. METHODS A randomized prospective single-blind study was performed in private practice offices in rural eastern North Carolina, with 28 family practitioners and nine general internists participating. Twenty-two physicians were randomized to the computer prompt group and 22 to the… CONTINUE READING

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