Improving information access with an emergency department system.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

An emergency department (ED) clinical system was developed by in-house personnel, with ED physician, nursing, registration and clerical staff input. The utilization of existing hardware and customization of the hospital's mainframe hospital information system (HIS) facilitated the implementation of a cost-effective system that meets the information access needs of a busy, state-of-the-art academic ED. The transition to automation of the ED was facilitated through the use of a comprehensive training plan and change strategies.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Travers, D; Parham, T

Published Date

  • January 1997

Published In

Start / End Page

  • 121 - 125

PubMed ID

  • 9357601

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC2233493

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1091-8280


  • eng