Elektronisk patientjournal – et kvalitetsløft for sygeplejen?
- Side: 51-57
- Publisert på Idunn: 2015-03-26
- Publisert: 2007-07-02
Access to electronic patient records opens up new opportunities in care. These records are available to all providers of health care and are constantly kept updated with the latest changes in treatment. Status diabetes comprising demographic data; ICD-10 diagnoses; lab-system data; medication; self-care, awareness, life-style risk factors; results of feet inspection and eye examination; comprise the central nerve in our EPR.
Various warnings advise the patient and health care providers about risk factors and time schedules for screening programmes. Important areas concerning the treatment of diabetes and the risk factors are shown graphically in order to view the process over time.
In the nearest future patients with access to the internet will be able to see their own records, thus providing them with the opportunity to plan their next visit to the clinic. Focuses have changed giving patients a more active role in the taking of decisions and administration of treatment.