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Anesthesia Documentation 2011
Slow but Steady Progress

April 27, 2011

When it comes to anesthesia information management systems (AIMS), there is currently more optimism than actual adoption in the market. In 2007, 6% of surgery departments using surgery management systems reported also using an AIMS, with another 36% planning to buy one. By 2010, 26% reported having an AIMS in place. Healthcare initiatives such as meaningful use (MU) have diverted resources to focus on hospital-wide applications, such as EMRs. However, this focus on an electronic culture is pushing attention to departmental systems, including anesthesia documentation. In 2010, 63% of hospitals using only surgery systems planned on purchasing an AIMS, and several new vendors have entered the market in response to consumer demand.

author - Robert Ellis
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