Effect of Electronic Health Record Systems Access on Communicable Disease Report Completeness
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Kirbiyik, U., Dixon, B. E., & Grannis, S. J. (2014). Effect of Electronic Health Record Systems Access on Communicable Disease Report Completeness. Online Journal of Public Health Informatics, 6(1). https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v6i1.5079

Abstract

Gathering information to adjudicate notifiable disease cases can be complex and time-consuming. Greater accessibility to electronic health record systems could improve disease investigation processes. We analyzed case information, comparing cases where the health department had access to an EHR system and those without such access. Completeness was significantly higher where EHR system access was available.
https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v6i1.5079
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