The impact of a computerized medical record summary system on incidence and length of hospitalization.

@article{Rogers1979TheIO,
  title={The impact of a computerized medical record summary system on incidence and length of hospitalization.},
  author={Judy Lawrence Rogers and Olga M. Haring},
  journal={Medical care},
  year={1979},
  volume={17 6},
  pages={618-30}
}
The present study examined the influence of a computerized medical record summary system on incidence and length of hospitalization. Additional indicators of process of care were also considered. A prospective, randomized design was used where 241 experimental patients had a computerized medical record summary and 238 control patients had the traditional medical record. All patients were followed and compared over a two-year period. Although no difference in incidence of hospitalization was… CONTINUE READING

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