Project: Assessment of Access to Patient History: A Pilot Study in Saskatchewan

The primary goal of this study was to determine how paramedic access to patient electronic health information impacts clinical diagnosis and treatment.

The secondary goal of the research was to examine the impact of the eHR (electronic health record) tool on paramedic scope of practice.

Experimental group: Four Advanced Care Paramedic (ACP) with access to eHR viewer
Control group: Four Advance Care Paramedics (ACP) without access to eHR viewer

Partners:

  • eHealth Saskatchewan
  • Saskatchewan College of Paramedics (SCoP)
  • Saskatchewan Health Authority (formerly known as Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region)

Findings: In progress

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