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To achieve universal access to medical resources-a partial goal of the second ambitious health reform since 2010-the Chinese government aimed to build a regional medical consortium and enhance the efficiency of health information exchange (HIE). We analyzed the experience of constructing a medical consortium in Chinese hospitals, which was based on regional health information technology (RHIT) promoted by HIE.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: International journal of medical informatics
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A range of healthcare related training designed to reduce MEDICAL ERRORS and improve PATIENT SAFETY by emphasizing TEAMWORK and human factors (see HUMAN ENGINEERING).
Individuals who are present as a third party during medical encounters such as physical examination by a healthcare professional of an individual of the opposite sex.
Information relating to itemized coding of procedures and costs associated with healthcare delivery, used as a means for tracking healthcare utilization, patterns of care, and treatment outcomes.
Coordination of activities and programs among health care institutions within defined geographic areas for the purpose of improving delivery and quality of medical care to the patients. These programs are mandated under U.S. Public Law 89-239.
Healthcare setting managed by medical personnel in training.
Health care (or healthcare) is the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease, illness, injury, and other physical and mental impairments in humans. Health care is delivered by practitioners in medicine, chiropractic, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, a...