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Monday, January 14, 2013

Sharing Psychiatric Records Helps Care

Another great find by Deb!

Sharing psychiatric records with nonpsychiatric doctors has been a contentious issue. Only a fraction of hospitals in the US allow nonpsychiatric doctors access to all psychiatric records.

However, a survey of hospitals found that those with both full electronic psychiatric records and unrestricted accessibility to them had a lower rate of readmissions.


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