Mutual Information Analysis for Variable Importance
Beginners guide to concepts and use cases for MI Analysis · Introduction · Application in Healthcare as an Example ∘ Electronic Health Records ∘ Genetic Variation & Disease Outcomes ∘ Medical Imaging · How MI is calculated? ∘ Context ∘ Formula ∘ General Insight ∘ Calculation ∘ Implementation using…#mianalysis #healthcare #medicalimaging #variableimportance #xapplication #ct #pet #yx #sumpx #px (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 28, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Emailing Your Doctor May Carry a Fee
More hospitals and medical practices have begun charging for doctors ’ responses to patient queries, depending on the level of medical advice. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 24, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Benjamin Ryan Tags: Health Insurance and Managed Care Computers and the Internet Hospitals Prices (Fares, Fees and Rates) Doctors Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) E-Mail Electronic Health Records Medicare Telemedicine Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Source Type: news

Death by 10,000 Clicks: The Electronic Health Record
(MedPage Today) -- Electronic health records (EHRs), once promised to revolutionize healthcare, are becoming a burden. We audited the EHR logs at our institution, University of California San Francisco, to examine the work of our neurosurgery residents... (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - January 21, 2023 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Prevalence of behavioral flags in the electronic health record among Black and White patients visiting the emergency department - Agarwal AK, Seeburger E, O'Neill G, Nwakanma CC, Marsh LE, Soltany KA, South EC, Friedman AB.
IMPORTANCE: Behavioral flags in the electronic health record (EHR) are designed to alert clinicians of potentially unsafe or aggressive patients. These flags may introduce bias, and understanding how they are used is important to ensure equitable care. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 21, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Portability of natural language processing methods to detect suicidality from clinical text in US and UK electronic health records - Cusick M, Velupillai S, Downs J, Campion TRJ, Sholle ET, Dutta R, Pathak J.
BACKGROUND: In the global effort to prevent death by suicide, many academic medical institutions are implementing natural language processing (NLP) approaches to detect suicidality from unstructured clinical text in electronic health records (EHRs), with t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 19, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Many Long COVID Outcomes Resolve in a Year, Analysis Suggests
(MedPage Today) -- Many health outcomes of people who developed long COVID after mild acute SARS-CoV-2 infection resolved 1 year later, an analysis of electronic health records from an Israeli healthcare organization suggested. The risk for most... (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - January 12, 2023 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Military veterans and civilians' mental health diagnoses: an analysis of secondary mental health services - Williamson C, Palmer L, Leightley D, Pernet D, Chandran D, Leal R, Murphy D, Fear NT, Stevelink SAM.
PURPOSE: Healthcare provision in the  United Kingdom (UK) falls primarily to the National Health Service (NHS) which is free at the point of access. In the UK, there is currently no national marker to identify military veterans in electronic health records... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 26, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

How NYU ’s Emergency Room Favors the Rich
Dozens of doctors said the nonprofit hospital pressured them to give preferential treatment to donors, trustees and their families. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sarah Kliff and Jessica Silver-Greenberg Tags: Hospitals Colleges and Universities Emergency Medical Treatment Electronic Health Records High Net Worth Individuals Income Inequality New York University your-feed-healthcare internal-sub-only Source Type: news

‘Major Trustee, Please Prioritize’: How NYU’s E.R. Favors the Rich
Dozens of doctors said the nonprofit hospital pressured them to give preferential treatment to donors, trustees and their families. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sarah Kliff and Jessica Silver-Greenberg Tags: Hospitals Colleges and Universities Emergency Medical Treatment Electronic Health Records High Net Worth Individuals Income Inequality New York University your-feed-healthcare internal-sub-only Source Type: news

Clinical implementation of suicide risk prediction models in healthcare: a qualitative study - Yarborough BJH, Stumbo SP, Schneider J, Richards JE, Hooker SA, Rossom R.
BACKGROUND: Suicide risk prediction models derived from electronic health records (EHR) are a novel innovation in suicide prevention but there is little evidence to guide their implementation. METHODS: In this qualitative study, 30 clinicians and 1... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 19, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Paras Healthcare onboards MyHealthcare as their digital transformation partner
The deployment of the MyHealthcare Enterprise Application aids in delivering operational efficiency, centralized management of its healthcare operations from its headquarter at Gurgaon, and delivery of better clinical outcomes using the Electronic Health Record (EMR) ecosystem. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - December 14, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Outcomes in hospitalised patients with sepsis, severe sepsis or septic shock and reported penicillin allergy: a retrospective cohort study.
Objective To determine outcomes in hospitalised patients with sepsis and reported penicillin allergy (PcnA). Design Observational retrospective cohort study using data from electronic health records. Setting A large single health system with 11 hospitals of small, medium and large sizes including a 630-bed tertiary care teaching hospital. Participants Patients (n=5238) ≥18 years of age, hospitalised with sepsis, severe sepsis or septic shock between 1 January 2016 and 31 December 2018, received antibacterial agents, and had documented PcnA status. Patients (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Building a commercialization dream team for today ’s pharma industry
Nearly three years since COVID-19 abruptly forced pharmaceutical commercialization teams to adopt fully digital engagement models, the industry has adjusted to a more complex and diverse mix of engagement modalities.Pharma is adapting to this hybrid engagement model along with a host of other changes to engagement strategies by rethinking the makeup of commercialization teams and the skills that they prioritize.In many ways the rep ’s role has become more complex. There is a growing requirement for them to connect the right decision-makers at the provider with the right subject matter experts in pharma. In addition, flex...
Source: EyeForPharma - December 7, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Brian Eastwood Source Type: news

Building a commercial dream team for today ’s pharma industry
Nearly three years since COVID-19 abruptly forced pharmaceutical commercialization teams to adopt fully digital engagement models, the industry has adjusted to a more complex and diverse mix of engagement modalities.Pharma is adapting to this hybrid engagement model along with a host of other changes to engagement strategies by rethinking the makeup of commercialization teams and the skills that they prioritize.In many ways the rep ’s role has become more complex. There is a growing requirement for them to connect the right decision-makers at the provider with the right subject matter experts in pharma. In addition, flex...
Source: EyeForPharma - December 7, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Brian Eastwood Source Type: news

Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on timeliness and equity of measles, mumps and rubella vaccinations in North East London: a longitudinal study using electronic health records
Study of 285 GP surgeries in NE London found the pandemic was associated with a 4.0% (95% CI 3.4% to 4.6%) reduction in timely MMR vaccine receipt, with increased geographical clustering of measles susceptibility in an area of historically low and inequitable MMR coverage. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 5, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news