Effect of electronic charting on the patient-psychiatrist relationship. Academic Article uri icon

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  • The impending implementation of an electronic medical record (EMR) within Behavioral Health facilities at the University of New Mexico (UNM) offers a unique opportunity to study the effects of EMR usage on a psychiatric patient population. A pre-test and post-test design using a satisfaction survey will test for changes to the patient-psychiatrist relationship before and after implementation. To date, 48 subjects have participated in the pre-implementation portion of the study.

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  • 2005

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  • 16779409

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  • Attitude to Computers
  • Humans
  • Medical Records Systems, Computerized
  • Patient Satisfaction
  • Physician-Patient Relations
  • Psychiatry