Using information technology to improve the quality and safety of emergency care.

@article{Handel2011UsingIT,
  title={Using information technology to improve the quality and safety of emergency care.},
  author={Daniel A. Handel and Robert L. Wears and Larry A. Nathanson and Jesse M Pines},
  journal={Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={18 6},
  pages={e45-51}
}
With the 2010 federal health care reform passage, a renewed focus has emerged for the integration of electronic health records (EHRs) into the U.S. health care system. A consensus conference in October 2009 met to discuss the future research agenda with regard to using information technology (IT) to improve the future quality and safety of emergency department (ED) care. The literature is mixed as to how the use of computerized provider order entry (CPOE), clinical decision support (CDS), EHRs… CONTINUE READING

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