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Hospitals not in a hurry to plug in computers by the bedside

Hospitals not in a hurry to plug in computers by the bedside

Modern Healthcare 20(28): 31, 34, 39-44 Passim

Despite years of talk about the coming day when there will be a computer at every bedside, terminals are still an uncommon sight in hospital rooms. While hospitals that have installed bedside systems rave about the quality-of-care improvements and time savings they've reaped, most administrators have opted to wait. For many hospitals, the systems currently available just don't fit their clinical needs or their budget limitations.

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