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Even with all the adventures Beaumont has gone through (and will yet encounter), there is no question in anyone's mind that having an integrated clinical information system is a much better way to treat patients than using the paper document. Data elements input by clinicians of different departments can be grouped together and presented in a format that becomes useful information for all the caregivers. Screens and reports can be designed and tailored for any one user, so that the same data elements can be presented differently for each user. William Beaumont Hospital is providing patient care more efficiently and quicker than ever before and is able to track and monitor information in ways that imaginative practitioners are only beginning to realize and appreciate.