Using Electronic Medical Records To Improve Patient Care: The St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Case


Mark N. Frolick
Xavier University


Information technology is proving to be a vital element in the administration of healthcare. Specifically, most healthcare institutions in the United States are adopting information systems that provide more accurate and timely information regarding patient care. This paper explores the implementation of an electronic medical record system at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. St. Jude Hospital is primarily dedicated to the treatment of children ...

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Hazel Hall and Science Research Coalition

Library and Information Science Research Coalition was a three year project established in 2009 and funded by British Library, Joint Information Systems Committee, Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals and Research Information Network.

The LIS Research Coalition is administered by a Board of Directors which has a representative of every member organization. Professor Hazel Hall was appointed to execute the strategies of Coalition in August 2009. She was in the Coalition as a part-time secondment, while still upholding her position ...

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