ENABLING FACTORS FOR ACHIEVING GREATER SUCCESS IN ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORD INITIATIVES

Wilfred Bonney

Abstract

The introduction of Electronic Medical Record (EMR) systems in the healthcare industry has brought anticipation as to whether the use of the system is enabling or constraining healthcare providers’ efforts in providing efficient healthcare services and evidence-based practice. Although few EMR systems have managed to achieve success in the healthcare industry, many have failed to meet the expectations of healthcare providers and the general public. In this paper, a literature review was used to explore the possible trends or factors which may help future electronic medical record initiatives achieve greater success and less failure. The practical and research implications for implementing successful EMR initiatives are also discussed.

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Bonney W. (2012). ENABLING FACTORS FOR ACHIEVING GREATER SUCCESS IN ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORD INITIATIVES . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2012) ISBN 978-989-8425-88-1, pages 5-11. DOI: 10.5220/0003686200050011


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@conference{healthinf12,
author={Wilfred Bonney},
title={ENABLING FACTORS FOR ACHIEVING GREATER SUCCESS IN ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORD INITIATIVES},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2012)},
year={2012},
pages={5-11},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003686200050011},
isbn={978-989-8425-88-1},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2012)
TI - ENABLING FACTORS FOR ACHIEVING GREATER SUCCESS IN ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORD INITIATIVES
SN - 978-989-8425-88-1
AU - Bonney W.
PY - 2012
SP - 5
EP - 11
DO - 10.5220/0003686200050011