Tag: patient

 

Reading the records

The delivery of healthcare is complex business. ¬†Often times records are compiled by large numbers of people in teams or extension of teams about a single patient. The vast majority of Electronic Health Records (EHRs) are text-based. Understanding a patient’s condition(s) and needs from records is often demanding of time, effort and concentration. Overall, both the delivery of healthcare and the management of health records are complex tasks, necessitating a systematic approach, efficient communication, and the use of advanced toolsRead More …

What on earth is quality?

Quality is a multifaceted concept that can differ greatly depending on the context, product, or service in question. There isn’t a universal set of quality components that apply equally to every single product or service, but there are common elements that many quality evaluation systems tend to consider. Key aspects of quality I outline some of the key aspects that often factor into the quality of both products and services. Performance: This is perhaps the most basic element of quality.Read More …