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Health IT: Eight Quality Improvement Stories

Health IT Portfolio Transforming Healthcare Quality through Health IT Projects    AHRQ Using Health IT: Eight Quality Improvement Stories  In 2004 and 2005, AHRQ funded 118 grants and cooperative agreements under the Transforming Healthcare Quality through Technology (THQIT) program to … Continue reading

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Use of Health IT to Manage Frequent Presenters to ER Departments

The effective and efficient management of frequently presenting emergency department (ED) patients is a challenge for many EDs. This group of patients is among the most complicated as they generally have complex medical and social maladies. Frequently presenting ED patients … Continue reading

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How the EMR Tracks & Improves Care

The promise of EMRs to improve the efficiency and quality of care makes their universal adoption a matter of when, rather than if. From EMS to EMR For the most fortunate STEMI and heart failure (HF) patients, the EMR is … Continue reading

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