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Clinical Information System

KEY ACTIONS FOR CLINICAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS

  • Monitor response to treatment;
  • Supervise individual and group of patients;
  • Provide timely reminders for providers and patients;
  • Identify relevant subpopulations for proactive care;
  • Facilitate individual patient care planning;
  • Share information with patients and providers to coordinate care; 
  • Monitor performance of practice team and care system;
  • Use care plan reminders.

EXAMPLES OF EFFECTIVE INTERVENTIONS

  • Introducing health information technology, in particular electronic medical records (Shekelle)
  • Conducting periodic audit of medical records and (Ivers)
  • Giving feedback to providers about the quality of care (Ivers)
  • Point of care computer reminders (Shojania 2006, Shojania 2009)
  • Case management in conjunction with disease management for diabetes (Norris)
  • Education, reminders and patient support interventions for diabetes (Norris)
  • Central computerized patient tracking system  (Renders)
  • Nurses who regularly contact patients (Renders)
  • Reviewing patients in a central computerized system  (Renders)

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