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Virtual Mentor. March 2011, Volume 13, Number 3: 139-206. Full Issue PDF

March 2011 Contents

Health Information Technology and Clinical Practice

From the Editor

Some “Face Time” for Health Information Technology
Anthony C. Rudine
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Virtual Mentor. 2011; 13:141-143.

Educating for Professionalism

Clinical Cases

Copying and Pasting Patient Treatment Notes
Commentary by Deborah D. Nelson
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Virtual Mentor. 2011; 13:144-147.
Use of Electronic Patient Data in Research
Commentary by Stephen T. Miller and Rexann G. Pickering
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Virtual Mentor. 2011; 13:148-151.
Limits to Patient Selection
Commentary by Nabeel Farooqui
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Virtual Mentor. 2011; 13:152-155.

Medical Education

Medical Education and Decision-Support Systems
James B. Lewis Jr. and Kathryn Ryder
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Virtual Mentor. 2011; 13:156-160.

The Code Says

The AMA Code of Medical Ethics’ Opinion on Computerized Medical Records
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Virtual Mentor. 2011; 13:161-162.

Journal Discussion

Reassessing “Minor” Breaches of Confidentiality
Timothy Hotze
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Virtual Mentor. 2011; 13:163-166.
Use of Bar-Code Technology to Reduce Drug Administration Errors
Angeline Wang
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Virtual Mentor. 2011; 13:167-169.

Clinical Pearl

Vancomycin in the Treatment of Pediatric Staphylococcal Infections
Anthony C. Rudine and Jennifer P. Rudine
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Virtual Mentor. 2011; 13:170-171.

Law, Policy, and Society

Health Law

THE HITECH ACT—An Overview
Howard Burde
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Virtual Mentor. 2011; 13:172-175.

Policy Forum

Ethical Dimensions of Meaningful Use Requirements for Electronic Health Records
Stephen T. Miller, and Alastair MacGregor
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Virtual Mentor. 2011; 13:176-180.

Medicine and Society

Does Health Information Technology Dehumanize Health Care?
James E. Bailey
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Virtual Mentor. 2011; 13:181-185.

History, Art, and Narrative

History of Medicine

Development of the Electronic Health Record
Jim Atherton
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Virtual Mentor. 2011; 13:186-189.