Table 3

Summary of costs reported for included studies

Kopach et al 7 Colsman et al 8 Aanesen et al 9 Mourad et al 10
Infrastructure +N/A
 Network connectivity
 Server capacity for backup system
 Interface with current electronic medical records
 Physician champion
 Physician training
 Computer programmer
 Deficiency tracking
Maintenance ++
 Computer/printer maintenance
 Network maintenance
 Software add-ons and updates
Time savings ++++++
Time delays +++
  • +, included in paper.

  • N/A, not applicable.