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Physician use of a computerized medical record system during the patient encounter: a descriptive study.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7956169     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The computerized medical record program, CLINIC, specifically designed at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev to be used on-line in a primary care clinic during a patient encounter by healthcare professionals, has been in use for over 6 years in two community clinics. In order to analyse the effectiveness and use of CLINIC, four physicians were video recorded during working sessions before and after the introduction of CLINIC. While using CLINIC did not change the total mean encounter time, the lengths of the encounter components and record use did change. The physicians' work style changed from a 'conversational pattern' (continuous data recording) to a 'blocked pattern' (data entry at intervals).
Authors:
S S Warshawsky; J S Pliskin; J Urkin; N Cohen; A Sharon; M Binztok; C Z Margolis
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Computer methods and programs in biomedicine     Volume:  43     ISSN:  0169-2607     ISO Abbreviation:  Comput Methods Programs Biomed     Publication Date:  1994 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-12-07     Completed Date:  1994-12-07     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8506513     Medline TA:  Comput Methods Programs Biomed     Country:  IRELAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  269-73     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Health in the Community, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Attitude of Health Personnel
Communication
Family Practice
Humans
Medical Records Systems, Computerized*
Online Systems
Physician-Patient Relations*
Primary Health Care
Time Factors
User-Computer Interface
Video Recording

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