Reducing risk and improving quality of patient care in hospital: the contribution of standardized medical records

Clin Risk 2009;15:183-187
doi:10.1258/cr.2009.090018
© 2009 Royal Society of Medicine Press

 

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Mala Bridgelal Ram,
Iain Carpenter and
John Williams

Email: mala.bridgelalram{at}rcplondon.ac.uk

This paper addresses a range of factors in relation to the medicalrecord and reports on a project led by the Health InformaticsUnit of the Royal College of Physicians of London. It includesdiscussion on the need to improve the quality of the informationdocumented, the benefits of standardizing the medical recordand describes a recently completed project developing nationalstandards for structure and content of hospital admission records,and handover and discharge documentation. It does not addressthe implementation of these standards in an electronic environment.

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