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Considerations in implementing higher level functionality
- Acceptance of common vision of quality
- Adoption of evidence based standards against which to judge care quality
- Agreement to conform to standardized ways of recording data
- Ability to capture and process relevant data
- Relevant care elements are captured as structured information
- Implies that "order entry" is computerized
- Data is "clean" and consistent
Here is what needs to be done in order to use the system as a database—these things are needed
Because the care process is important to capture as data—must have order entry and clean/consistent data across providers, care settings etc.
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