BCMA IT Policy Paper

   Posted by: dhcsoul   in EMR

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The British Columbia Medical Association has published an IT policy paper.

Getting IT Right

Patient Centred
Information Technology

A Discussion Paper by BC's Physicians
January 2004

The document is the BCMA Vision for Health Information Technology including:

Guiding Principles for Health Information Technology
Ways Information Technology Can Improve Patient Care
Electronic Health Record vs. Electronic Medical Record

The document also includes an “environmental scant” of practices in other jurisdictions including:

  • Alberta
  • Ontario
  • United Kingdom (National Health Service)
  • United States (Health Maintenance Organizations)
  • Netherlands
  • Denmark
  • Australia 
  • New Zealand 

You can find the paper at: http://www.bcma.org/public/news_publications/publications/policy_papers/ITPaper/GettingITRight.htm

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