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Patients and their families, national HIT standards and goals, an increasing focus on the quality and costs associated with healthcare, and competitive forces all require informaticists and clinicians to consider care provided and information flow within and outside their normal environment. HIT professionals must develop and understand the broad scope, complexity, and unique requirements of HIT in each care area. For example, regulatory and documentation requirements in rehabilitation facilities differ from those in acute care. Children’s hospitals have unique considerations regarding data capture and display, medication dosing, and other factors. There are a number of organizations, such as the American Health Information Management ...

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