Regional extension coordinators: use of practice support and electronic health records to improve quality and efficiency

N C Med J. May-Jun 2011;72(3):237-9.

Abstract

The North Carolina Regional Extension Center for Health Information Technology provides onsite consultation to primary care practices to help them implement electronic health records then use these systems to optimize care through measurement, rapid cycle quality improvement, and application of medical home functionalities. Services are available from all 9 regional North Carolina Area Health Education Centers.

MeSH terms

  • Efficiency, Organizational*
  • Health Education / organization & administration*
  • Humans
  • Medical Informatics Applications
  • Medical Records Systems, Computerized*
  • North Carolina
  • Patient-Centered Care / organization & administration*
  • Practice Management / organization & administration*
  • Quality Improvement*