Using Information Technology To Improve the Health Care of Older Adults

@article{Weiner2003UsingIT,
  title={Using Information Technology To Improve the Health Care of Older Adults},
  author={M. Weiner and C. Callahan and W. Tierney and J. Overhage and B. Mamlin and P. Dexter and C. McDonald},
  journal={Annals of Internal Medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={139},
  pages={430-436}
}
To provide effective health care, providers must manage an ever-growing volume of medical information. Typically, this information is distributed across many isolated sources, including paper and electronic medical records belonging to different organizations, textbooks, and journals (1). Instead of enlightening its users, poorly organized or variably accessible information can obscure and confuse (2). The time needed to record, retrieve, and integrate clinical information accounts for more… Expand
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