Table 4

Association between university affiliation or ICU size and (i) availability of Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS), (ii) electronic Medication Administration Record (eMAR) and (iii) computerized order entry, in sites with computerized systems (n = 47).

Association with university affiliation


University affiliated % (n = 20)

Non-university affiliated % (n = 27)

p-value


PACS

90

74

0.27

eMAR

53

48

1.0

Order entry

53

59

0.77


Association with ICU size


<10 beds % (n = 14)

10–19 beds % (n = 20)

≥20 beds % (n = 13)

p-value


PACS

79

75

92

0.52

eMAR

36

55

58

0.53

Order entry

57

47

69

0.52


Lapinsky et al. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2008 8:5   doi:10.1186/1472-6947-8-5

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