Data Entry for Computer-based Patient Records

  • Gregory C. Critchfield
Part of the Computers in Health Care book series (HI)


In many ways, significant inroads into data entry for the computer-based patient record (CPR) have already been made from the hospital laboratory. This is in part due to the large number of data that originate from laboratory sources (estimates place somewhere near 40 percent of the CPR is derived from these sources), as well as the generally numerate nature of the data. Laboratory computers process patient laboratory results and collate them into a computerized laboratory report. Most major laboratory information system (LIS) vendors devise interfaces with hospital information systems so that the machine readable data from the laboratory become available to the CPR.


Data Entry Laboratory Information System Opticaldisk Drive Machine Readable Data Voice Recognition System 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1992

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  • Gregory C. Critchfield

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