Data Abstraction Unplugged: Taking Trauma Registry to the Point of Care with Wireless Technology
Author: Eisenhower, Cynthia; McElwee, Karen; Wargo, Christina; Woodruff, Tracy
Source: Journal of AHIMA
Publication Date: July 2005
Central to Geisinger Medical Center’s success with concurrent abstraction is wireless technology that enables registrars to work at the point of care.
Registry abstraction can have trouble keeping up with technology. Often located away from IT-intensive clinical departments and oper....