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Health information management for research and quality assurance: the Comprehensive Renal Transplant Research Information System

Famure, O.; Phan, N.A.-T.; Kim, S.J.

Healthcare Management Forum 27(1): 30-36


ISSN/ISBN: 0840-4704
PMID: 25109135
DOI: 10.1016/j.hcmf.2013.11.002
Accession: 053489442

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The Kidney Transplant Program at the Toronto General Hospital uses numerous electronic health record platforms housing patient health information that is often not coded in a systematic manner to facilitate quality assurance and research. To address this, the comprehensive renal transplant research information system was conceived by a multidisciplinary healthcare team. Data analysis from comprehensive renal transplant research information system presented at programmatic retreats, scientific meetings, and peer-reviewed manuscripts contributes to quality improvement and knowledge in kidney transplantation.

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