Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

An Intensive Care Specific Electronic Medical Record: Is There Transparency?

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

3 Author(s)
Sites, F.D. ; Univ. of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia ; Rich, V.L. ; Hanson, C.W.

Intensive care units (ICUs) are high-intensity patient care locations, and consequently contribute both to medical costs and errors. Computerization of order and documentation systems is one way to reduce both. One such solution is telemedicine based intensive care (eICUreg) whereby remote consultation is combined with intelligent data analysis. There are a number of technical and human factor elements that must be considered in deploying an eICUreg. Technical challenges include system interfaces, equipment choice, and integration of the electronic medical record with the pre-existing record. Human factor challenges consist of competing internal interests, haphazard approaches with no common workflow, and selective adoption of the technology. At a minimum, there is a triad of barriers that prevent fluid interoperability between systems. Those barriers comprise of the complexities in the clinical paradigm, technical innovation, and human factor best practices which industry developers need to be innately aware of.

Published in:

High Confidence Medical Devices, Software, and Systems and Medical Device Plug-and-Play Interoperability, 2007. HCMDSS-MDPnP. Joint Workshop on

Date of Conference:

25-27 June 2007

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.