RE: entering history in computer

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From:"O'Brien, Sue" <>
To:HistoNet <>, "'Yanosy, Bonnie'" <>
Date:Tue, 22 Jun 1999 07:26:45 -0400

Bonnie, We have volunteers input the information into the system, then we
check it before sign-out. Saves us some time.  I believe there also is
available a scanning system that can input the information.  Perhaps a
vendor that carries it will reply? Regards,
Sue O'Brien
Burdette Tomlin Memorial Hospital
Cape May Court House, NJ  08210

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> From: 	Yanosy, Bonnie[]
> Sent: 	Monday, June 21, 1999 1:17 PM
> To: 	HistoNet
> Subject: 	entering history in computer
> Hi histonetters,
> Wondering if you have an old card file of patient diagnosis and have to
> enter old patient history in your computer to update when a patient has
> a current specimen. Our card file has information that is 15+ years old.
> Our computer system has information on each patient that covers all
> specimen information from about 1985 to present. Do you all still have
> to add old information to that patient? When do you pick a cutoff date
> or do you lookup in an old card file if the pathologist requests. It has
> added about a hour each day to the transcriptions duites (lookup and
> entering in history portion of the
> report). Thanks for your input. My staff is so busy I am looking for
> time wasters I can eliminate. Thanks,
> Bonnie Yanosy
> Pathology
> Bridgeport Hospital
> Bridgeport, Conn.
> 203-384-4434

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