Integrating Medical and Dental Records: A New Frontier in Health Information Management
Author: Rudman, William J.; Hart-Hester, Susan; Jones, Warren A.; Caputo, Nadine; Madison, Mary
Source: Journal of AHIMA
Publication Date: October 2010
Impact of Creating a Pay for Quality Improvement (P4QI) Incentive Program on Healthcare Disparity: Leveraging HIT in Rural Hospitals and Small Physician Offices [Commentary]
Integrating records of systemic and oral health would improve patient care. It would also open up a new frontier in health information management.
A fully integrated patient record and care model for both systemic health (medical) and oral health (dental) is needed for health informa....
Author: Hart-Hester, Susan; Jones, Warren A.; Watzlaf, Valerie J.M.; Fenton, Susan H.; Nielsen, Carol; Madison, Mary; Arthur, Chris; Marbury, David; Rudman, LeeAnn; Patterson, Randi; Reynolds, Rebecca; Rudman, William J.
Source: Perspectives in Health Information Management
Publication Date: September 2008
Reducing health disparities and improving healthcare quality for all Americans has become a national priority. 1–4 Approximately 16 percent (or $4 trillion) of America's gross domestic product is spent on healthcare. 5–7 Despite spending twice as much on healthcare as other i....