Research paper: Quantifying clinical narrative redundancy in an electronic health record

@article{Wrenn2010ResearchPQ,
  title={Research paper: Quantifying clinical narrative redundancy in an electronic health record},
  author={Jesse O. Wrenn and Daniel M. Stein and Suzanne Bakken and Peter D. Stetson},
  journal={Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA},
  year={2010},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={49-53}
}
OBJECTIVE Although electronic notes have advantages compared to handwritten notes, they take longer to write and promote information redundancy in electronic health records (EHRs). We sought to quantify redundancy in clinical documentation by studying collections of physician notes in an EHR. DESIGN AND METHODS We implemented a retrospective design to gather all electronic admission, progress, resident signout and discharge summary notes written during 100 randomly selected patient admissions… CONTINUE READING
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