Health information technology case studies now available

March 24, 2011

Learn how real-time data access, auditing, and reporting can help you quickly assess the health of your patients with diabetes by reading how Southeast Texas Medical Associates (SETMA) used an electronic health record system toward this end.

You can learn how real-time data access, auditing, and reporting can help you quickly assess the health of your patients with diabetes by reading how Southeast Texas Medical Associates (SETMA) used an electronic health record system to accomplish these goals.

SETMA’s experience is one of six new case studies recently posted by the Health Information and Management Systems Society, the American Society for Quality, the National Committee for Quality Assurance, and the National Patient Safety Foundation as part of the “Stories of Success!” program.

SETMA’s case is one of two “Tier 1” cases (the most informative submissions aligned with the “Stories of Success!” purpose, according to the organizations) posted, and the cases also include and four “Tier 2” cases. The cases represent accomplishments in the adoption and use of health information technology to fulfill recommendations by the National Priorities Partnership and the Joint Commission’s national patient safety goals.