Application of Information Technology Within a Field Hospital Deployment Following the January 2010 Haiti Earthquake Disaster

Levey, G., Blumberg, N., Kreiss, Y., et al. (2010). Application of Information Technology Within a Field Hospital Deployment Following the January 2010 Haiti Earthquake Disaster. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. 17(6): 626-630.
This article explains how the Israel Defense Force Medical Corps set up a field hospital after the 2010 Haiti earthquake, complete with information technology that included electronic medical records (EMR). The authors share their positive experiences with the EMR and encourage the incorporation of similar field-based systems in disaster response plans.
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