IT and security considerations for online clinical records.

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Abstract

E-health and the national electronic medical record are on our doorstep. As an integral part of the healthcare system, dentistry needs to get on board with this national initiative. How prepared is the dental profession for this? How can a culture of online clinical records be promoted and what protocols and infrastructure exist for this to occur? The lack of government restriction means that dentistry should be taking full advantage of what is possible. The benefits and barriers to adoption of online records will be presented to provide a frame of reference for the next major shift in electronic communication.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)66-70
Number of pages5
JournalAnnals of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons
Volume20
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2010

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