CHAPTER 6

Trending toward Patient-Centric Management Systems

Joseph Tan with Joshia Tan

Editor’s Note: Among the most popular HMIS applications and technologies employed in today’s healthcare services organizations are electronic health records (EHR), computerized physician order entry (CPOE), and clinical decision support systems (CDSS), which are the topics of this chapter. As noted in the chapter title, these applications may be seen as a movement toward patient-centric management systems because they are ultimately designed to elevate patient care by providing the caregivers with relevant, current, accurate, reliable, and complete information. Therefore, the significance of these systems for benchmarking both administrative and clinical performance ...

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