Computer-generated reminders delivered on paper to healthcare professionals could improve quality of care

Computer-generated reminders delivered on paper to healthcare professionals could improve quality of care

The Cochrane review “Computer-generated reminders delivered on paper to healthcare professionals: effects on professional practice and healthcare outcomes” has recently been updated by Cochrane Switzerland collaborators and the Cochrane editorial group: Effective Practice and Organisation of Care (EPOC).

Computer-generated reminders delivered on paper to healthcare professionals probably improve quality of care, in terms of compliance with preventive guidelines and compliance with disease management guidelines. The reminders could possibly improve the quality of care in various settings and under various conditions, as suggested by the heterogeneity of the interventions included in this review.

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Authors

  • Chantal Arditi
    Lausanne University Hospital, Cochrane Switzerland, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Myriam Rège Walther
    Lausanne University Hospital, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Pierre Durieux
    Georges Pompidou European Hospital, Department of Public Health and Medical Informatics, Paris, France
  • Bernard Burnand
    Lausanne University Hospital, Cochrane Switzerland, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Lausanne, Switzerland