End-User Experiences and Expectations Regarding Data Registration and Reuse Before the Implementation of a (New) Electronic Health Record: A Case Study in Two University Hospitals

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Patient data stored in Electronic Health Records (EHRs) are used during care provision but are also potentially usefully reused for other purposes. Data (re)use requires good data quality, which necessitates efforts by healthcare professionals for proper data registration. However, their commitment depends on their perception of the reuse benefits. We developed a questionnaire to investigate the perception and expectations of end-users on data registration and reuse in two university hospitals starting a joint EHR implementation. Especially personnel in direct patient care reports to spend much time (40%) on data registration and this group is not willing to spend more time with the new EHR. Additionally, approximately one third of the personnel did not yet have a clear view on future developments regarding data registration and reuse. We found only small differences between hospitals
Original languageEnglish
Article number997
Pages (from-to)997
JournalStudies in health technology and informatics
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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