Readiness of the Belgian network of sentinel general practitioners to deliver electronic health record data for surveillance purposes: results of survey study

@inproceedings{Boffin2010ReadinessOT,
  title={Readiness of the Belgian network of sentinel general practitioners to deliver electronic health record data for surveillance purposes: results of survey study},
  author={Nicole Boffin and Nathalie Bossuyt and Katrien Vanthomme and Viviane F. A. Van Casteren},
  booktitle={BMC family practice},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND In order to proceed from a paper based registration to a surveillance system that is based on extraction of electronic health records (EHR), knowledge is needed on the number and representativeness of sentinel GPs using a government-certified EHR system and the quality of EHR data for research, expressed in the compliance rate with three criteria: recording of home visits, use of prescription module and diagnostic subject headings. METHODS Data were collected by annual postal… CONTINUE READING

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