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Electronic Integrated Care Pathways

Electronic Integrated Care Pathways EDITORIAL Sue Johnson Venttrre Training and Constilting Ltd about managing inforination, which can include any Do you ever feel that the electronic revolution is media, for example: marching forwards too quickly? Well, the new term in the integrated care pathway (ICP) world is eICPs - 0 Telephone electronic integrated care pathways. For some, this Face to face may conjure up anxiety and fear. Surely though, in Fax the 21st century, everyone involved in the planning, Paper management and delivery of health care should Video embrace and utilise the electronic medium to improve 0 E-mail patient care? Electronic initiatives aiid technologies Computers offer potentially exciting (although equally daunting) 0 Internet challenges to clinical aiid non-clinical professionals, Sign language and now to ICP workers too. 0 Braille I believe much of the concern regarding e-devel- opments concerns the technology aiid machinery. We Currently, ICPs mostly utilise a paper format. But whether your ICP is paper-based or electronic, the often hear many complaints about electronic health care systems, such as: ICP tool remains the same, and the same information management principles (access, confidentiality, accu- Computers are unreliable and crash too often racy, etc) should apply, regardless of the medium used. Information on http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Integrated Care Pathways SAGE

Electronic Integrated Care Pathways

Journal of Integrated Care Pathways , Volume 5 (2): 2 – Aug 1, 2001

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SAGE
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© 2001 SAGE Publications
ISSN
1473-2297
DOI
10.1177/147322970100500201
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EDITORIAL Sue Johnson Venttrre Training and Constilting Ltd about managing inforination, which can include any Do you ever feel that the electronic revolution is media, for example: marching forwards too quickly? Well, the new term in the integrated care pathway (ICP) world is eICPs - 0 Telephone electronic integrated care pathways. For some, this Face to face may conjure up anxiety and fear. Surely though, in Fax the 21st century, everyone involved in the planning, Paper management and delivery of health care should Video embrace and utilise the electronic medium to improve 0 E-mail patient care? Electronic initiatives aiid technologies Computers offer potentially exciting (although equally daunting) 0 Internet challenges to clinical aiid non-clinical professionals, Sign language and now to ICP workers too. 0 Braille I believe much of the concern regarding e-devel- opments concerns the technology aiid machinery. We Currently, ICPs mostly utilise a paper format. But whether your ICP is paper-based or electronic, the often hear many complaints about electronic health care systems, such as: ICP tool remains the same, and the same information management principles (access, confidentiality, accu- Computers are unreliable and crash too often racy, etc) should apply, regardless of the medium used. Information on

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Published: Aug 1, 2001

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