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Copy and paste: a remediable hazard of electronic health records

Abstract

The electronic health record offers numerous advantages over its paper counterpart: the ability to access a chart from any location; the opportunity for multiple viewers to read or contribute to a chart simultaneously; legibility; and the ease of incorporation of data into the note, without transcription error. Electronic charting is not without its pitfalls, however. Typing progress notes can be cumbersome, especially if data are not accessed easily while composing the note. Free terminals might be unavailable, and notes can disappear with the wrong click of a mouse.

Siegler, Eugenia L., and Ronald Adelman. "Copy and paste: a remediable hazard of electronic health records." The American Journal of Medicine 122, no. 6 (June 2009): 495-496.  

18 July 2009

Bibliographic Data

Title:

Copy and paste: a remediable hazard of electronic health records

Author(s):

Siegler, Eugenia L.; Adelman, Ronald

Journal

The American Journal of Medicine, 122(6), pp. 495-496
(2009-06)

URL:

Full article

DOI:

10.1016/j.amjmed.2009.02.010

PMID:

19486708

Keyword(s):

Confidentiality, Copying Processes, Electronic Health Records, Information Retrieval, Information Storage, Interdisciplinary Communication, Quality of Health Care, United States

Citation:

Siegler, Eugenia L., and Ronald Adelman. "Copy and paste: a remediable hazard of electronic health records." The American Journal of Medicine 122, no. 6 (June 2009): 495-496.  

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All The American Journal of Medicine articles (5).

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Eugenia L. Siegler (2).

Ronald Adelman (1).

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