The quality of record keeping in primary care: a comparison of computerised, paper and hybrid systems.

@article{Hamilton2003TheQO,
  title={The quality of record keeping in primary care: a comparison of computerised, paper and hybrid systems.},
  author={William Hamilton and Alison P Round and Deborah J. Sharp and Tim J. Peters},
  journal={The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners},
  year={2003},
  volume={53 497},
  pages={929-33; discussion 933}
}
BACKGROUND Computerised record keeping in primary care is increasing. However, no study has systematically examined the completeness of computer records in practices using different forms of record keeping. AIM To compare computer-only record keeping to paper-only and hybrid systems, by measuring the number of consultations and symptoms recorded within individual consultations. DESIGN OF STUDY Retrospective cohort study. SETTING Eighteen general practices in the Exeter Primary Care Trust… CONTINUE READING