This book provides an overview of the challenges in electronic health records (EHR) design and implementation along with an introduction to the best practices that have been identified over the past several years. The book examines concerns surrounding EHR use and proposes eight examples of proper EHR use. It discusses the complex strategic plannin

chapter 1|8 pages

Eight Rights of Safe Electronic Health Record Use

ByDean Sittig, Hardeep Singh

part |2 pages

Part IV: Clinical Decision Support

chapter 9|22 pages

Ten Commandments for Effective Clinical Decision Support: Making the Practice of Evidence-Based Medicine a Reality

ByDavid W. Bates, Gilad J. Kuperman, Samuel Wang, Tejal Gandhi, Anne Kittler

part |2 pages

Part V: Referrals

chapter 14|18 pages

Improving the Effectiveness of Electronic Health Record-Based Referral Processes

ByAdol Esquivel, Dean F. Sittig, Daniel R. Murphy, Hardeep Singh

part |2 pages

Part VI: Laboratory Test Result Management

part |2 pages

Part VII: Bar Coded Medication Administration

chapter 17|26 pages

Fifteen Best Practice Recommendations for Bar-Code Medication Administration in the Veterans Health Administration

ByEmily S. Patterson, Michelle L. Rogers, Marta L. Render

part |2 pages

Part VIII: Computer-Based Provider Order Entry