Integrating patient data into the EHR.
To speed up collaboration with physicians on an integrated inpatient and outpatient medical record, almost 90 percent of Most Wired organizations report subsidizing physician-office EHRs. Even with hospital support, Most Wired hospitals report a much higher percentage of employed physician practices with electronic clinical documentation, CPOE and decision support implemented; independent physician practices lag in EHR implementation by about 40 percent.
Each month, H&HN will provide continuing coverage of the annual Most Wired Survey and Benchmarking Study and other IT issues. The survey is mode possible through o partnership among H&HN, the American Hospital Association and the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives, McKesson Corp. and HIT Exchange. AT&T and CareTech Solutions provide additional support.
Patient monitoring results sent directly to patient's EHR * 2011 All * 2011 Most Wired Blood glucose 71% 88% ECG 61% 80% Bedside blood pressure 48% 71% Bedside pulse oximetry 48% 70% Bedside lab tests 47% 65% Source: Hospitals & Health Networks' Most Wired Survey, 2011 Note: Table made from the bar graph. Differences in physician office EHRs in Most Wired organizations Percentage of physician practices in which the following physician-office EHR functionalities are implemented (weighted average): Employed Independent physician physician practices practices Electronic clinical documentation 74% 43% Results viewing 80% 57% CPOE 71% 41% Decision support 73% 41% Source: Hospitals & Health Networks' Most Wired Survey, 2011 Note: Table made from the bar graph.
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|Title Annotation:||Health Care's Most Wired[R]|
|Publication:||H&HN Hospitals & Health Networks|
|Date:||Jan 1, 2012|
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