Visualizing collaborative electronic health record usage for hospitalized patients with heart failure

Conclusion EHRs encode valuable interactions, implicitly or explicitly, between patients and providers. Network analysis provided strong evidence of multidisciplinary record access of patients with heart failure across teams of 100+ providers. Further investigation may lead to clearer understanding of how record access information can be used to strategically guide care coordination for patients hospitalized for heart failure.
Source: Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association - Category: Information Technology Authors: Tags: Research and Applications Source Type: research

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