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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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Is there evidence HIT improves patient safety or quality?

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  • CPOE and CDSS?
    • Yes: (Kaushal & Bates, 2001; Kaushal, Shojania, & Bates, 2003; Mekhjian et al., 2002; King, Paice, Rangrej, Forestell, & Swartz, 2003; Potts, Barr, Gregory, Wright, & Patel, 2004)
  • Bar coding?
    • Yes: (Poon et al. 2006; Kaushal, Barker, & Bates, 2001; Puckett, 1995; Wald & Shojania, 2001)
  • EMRs?
    • Yes: (Mitchell and Sullivan 2001; Gill et al. 2001; Legler and Oates 1993, Ornstein and Bearden 1994, Solomon and Dechter 1995, Mitchell and Sullivan 2001, Garrison et al. 2002)

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