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Web-Based Electronic Health Records Improve Data Completeness and Reduce Medical Discrepancies in Employee Vaccination Programs

  • Monica Salazar (a1), Kaylan E. Stinson (a1), Stefan H. Sillau (a1), Linda Good (a2) and Lee S. Newman (a1) (a3)...
Abstract

A Web-based electronic health record (EHR) system was compared with traditional paper-based documentation and vaccination tracking during the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic. In a cohort of 8,411 healthcare network employees, EHRs improved completeness of self-reported contraindication data and reduced medical discrepancies. Vaccination program quality and accuracy are enhanced by EHRs.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2012;33(1):84-86

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Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology
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