The computer-based clinical record--where do we stand?

  title={The computer-based clinical record--where do we stand?},
  author={G. Octo Barnett and Robert A. Jenders and Henry C. Chueh},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  volume={119 10},
The practice of medicine depends on how we record, process, retrieve, and communicate information. Physicians are often frustrated with the inadequacies and duplication of the existing paper-based medical record and with the time wasted in locating medical information. The recognition of the need for more comprehensive and available documentation of patient care is not new. In her 1863 book Notes on a Hospital, Florence Nightingale wrote, In attempting to arrive at the truth, I have applied… CONTINUE READING