A Demonstration Project for Using the Electronic Health Record to Identify and Treat Tobacco Users
Tuesday, January 18, 2011
Posted by: Natalia Gromov
A demonstration study of Dean Health Systems and University of Wisconsin showed that a large heath care system can increase the delivery of tobacco dependence treatment interventions building on an existing EHR platform. The project demonstrated that brief, evidence-based tobacco dependence interventions can be incorporated into primary care, especially when EHR is used to improve clinic workflow.
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