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Table 1 Hospital Quality Practices and Strategies Potentially Facilitated by HIT Implementation and Use

From: Hospital implementation of health information technology and quality of care: are they related?

1 Progress toward achieving hospital-wide quality goals is tracked and communicated to clinical staff
2 Quality improvement project results are regularly communicated to clinical staff
3 The hospital regularly communicates achievement of hospital-wide quality goals to the general public
4 Patient care processes are standardized, where and when appropriate
5 Evidence-based practice guidelines/clinical pathways
6 Chronic disease registries
7 Standing orders
8 Medication reconciliation