Here ’s How Burned Out Physicians Can Enjoy Their Jobs More
The causes of burnout are complex, but the increasing documentation burdens created by new reimbursement models, and pushed on physicians through their electronic health records, deserve much of the blame. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 20, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Peter Ubel, Contributor Source Type: news

VA wants to spend $1.2B more on Cerner EHR deal in 2021, delays implementation
The Department of Veterans Affairs requested $2.6 billion in its fiscal year 2021 budget — $1.2 billion more than the prior year — to continue implementing Cerner Corp.'s electronic health record system. The VA is seeking more than $243 billion for its full fiscal year 2021 budget, a 10% increase from 2020, according to a Feb. 10 release from the VA. The budget news comes the sam e week the VA pushed back the go-live date for its launch of the North Kansas City-based health care IT company's… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 18, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Lily Lieberman Source Type: news

VA wants to spend $1.2B more on Cerner EHR deal in 2021, delays implementation
The Department of Veterans Affairs requested $2.6 billion in its fiscal year 2021 budget — $1.2 billion more than the prior year — to continue implementing Cerner Corp.'s electronic health record system. The VA is seeking more than $243 billion for its full fiscal year 2021 budget, a 10% increase from 2020, according to a Feb. 10 release from the VA. The budget news comes the sam e week the VA pushed back the go-live date for its launch of the North Kansas City-based health care IT company's… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 18, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Lily Lieberman Source Type: news

ICD-10-CM-based definitions for emergency department opioid poisoning surveillance: electronic health record case confirmation study - Slavova S, Quesinberry D, Costich JF, Pasalic E, Martinez P, Martin J, Eustice S, Akpunonu P, Bunn TL.
OBJECTIVES: Valid opioid poisoning morbidity definitions are essential to the accuracy of national surveillance. The goal of our study was to estimate the positive predictive value (PPV) of case definitions identifying emergency department (ED) visits for ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

AdventHealth drops Missouri medical records firm for rival
AdventHealth, a faith-based U.S. health system with 50 hospital campuses and more than 1,200 care sites, has decided to cut ties with Cerner Corp.'s electronic health record (EHR) and revenue cycle management system and switch to a rival. The Altamonte Springs-based nonprofit first signed a deal with the North Kansas City, Missouri-based Cerner in 2002 when it was known as Adventist Health System. Now it will partner with Fitchburg, Wisconsin-based Epic Systems Corp. for its record keeping, with… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 12, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Lily Lieberman Source Type: news

One of the nation's largest health systems drops Cerner
AdventHealth, a faith-based U.S. health system with 50 hospital campuses and more than 1,200 care sites, has decided to cut ties with Cerner Corp.'s electronic health record and revenue cycle management system and switch to a rival. The Altamonte Springs, Fla.-based nonprofit, which is the parent company of AdventHealth Shawnee Mission, employs more than 80,000 people who serve more than 5 million patients annually. It first signed a deal with Cerner in 2002 when it was known as Adventist Health… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 11, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Lily Lieberman Source Type: news

TransformativeMed to provide electronic health record technology for UAB
Seattle-based TransformativeMed has formed a partnership with the UAB Health System to install its technology, managing electronic health records (EHRs), within UAB Hospital.   According to TransformativeMed, several of the company’s apps will be implemented within UAB Hospital. These include TransformativeMed’s Core Work Manager app, Core Work Manager mobile app and Core Notify app.  Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. “We are excited to partner with an organization that recognizes… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 10, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Survival rates and prosthetic complications of implant fixed complete dental prostheses: An up to 5-year retrospective study
ConclusionsHigh survival rates were observed with both MR and MC IFCDPs. No significant difference was found between MR and MC groups in terms of patient satisfaction, as well as total number of prosthetic complications. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - February 6, 2020 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Cost-Conscious Hospitals Trending Towards Cloud-Based EHRs
Summarizes a survey that found 60 percent of hospitals with less than 150 beds were unsure of their current Electronic Health Records (EHR) system. Describes how a large percentage of rural and community hospitals were considering moving to a cloud-based EHR system to reduce costs and increase efficiency of practice. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - February 6, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

With backing from big-name investors, S.F. health data company lands $100 million, gets acquisitive
Verana Health Inc. gathered $100 million from GV, Bain Capital Ventures and others in its quest to assemble the largest real-world clinical databases for ophthalmology, neurology and other diseases. The San Francisco company also said it bought PYA Analytics LLC. PYAA is a Knoxville, Tennessee-based company that links electronic health records and insurance claims data to help hospital systems, large physician practices and accountable care organizations better understand patients. Terms of t he… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 5, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

With backing from big-name investors, S.F. health data company lands $100 million, gets acquisitive
Verana Health Inc. gathered $100 million from GV, Bain Capital Ventures and others in its quest to assemble the largest real-world clinical databases for ophthalmology, neurology and other diseases. The San Francisco company also said it bought PYA Analytics LLC. PYAA is a Knoxville, Tennessee-based company that links electronic health records and insurance claims data to help hospital systems, large physician practices and accountable care organizations better understand patients. Terms of t he… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 5, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Norton partners with Louisville company on sharing opioid data
Louisville-based Appriss Health has struck up a partnership with Norton Healthcare Inc. The partnership will deploy technology to integrate prescription drug monitoring program (PDMP) information into Norton Healthcare’s electronic health record systems. And it will allow the Louisville companies to share opioid oversight data and insights with and from the Indiana and Kentucky sta te-built opioid management systems. This all aims at identifying, preventing, and manage substance use disorder,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 4, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: David A. Mann Source Type: news

eHealth launches image sharing for smaller practices
Electronic health record firm eHealth Technologies has launched a new service...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: eHealth unveils new image sharing technology eHealth posts Q4, 2018 results eHealth inks collaboration with HealtheConnections eHealth reaches milestone eHealth receives security certification (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 30, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Doctors Spend About 16 Minutes Per Patient in EHR Doctors Spend About 16 Minutes Per Patient in EHR
For each patient they see, doctors spend about 16 minutes using electronic health records to do things like review charts, document diagnoses and treatment plans, and order lab tests and other things patients need, a U.S. study finds.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Evaluation of the secondary use of electronic health records to detect seasonal, holiday-related, and rare events related to traumatic injury and poisoning - Bergquist T, Pejaver V, Hammarlund N, Mooney SD, Mooney SJ.
BACKGROUND: The increasing adoption of electronic health record (EHR) systems enables automated, large scale, and meaningful analysis of regional population health. We explored how EHR systems could inform surveillance of trauma-related emergency departmen... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Into pharma's roaring twenties
“I drained the last of my cocktail, gazing up at the ceiling. It was one of those moments that curls the hairs on your neck. At once, the grand scale of this labyrinth of cathedrals became clear, the desert wind blowing through the clever hieroglyphics carved into every available surface. I turned my head back down to ground level just in time to see the man draw back his fist in anger, and then.And then.With a piercing shriek, he lunged straight at my jaw –”Do you ever wake from a dream, marvelling at the inventiveness and detail of your subconscious mind? That disorienting moment where you lie blinking ...
Source: EyeForPharma - January 14, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Paul Simms Source Type: news

How Doctors May Be Spending More Time With Electronic Health Records Than Patients
Doctors are spending over 16 minutes in EHRs per patient encounter. And that's just active time. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 14, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Doctors average 16 minutes on the computer for every patient
(Reuters Health) - For each patient they see, doctors spend about 16 minutes using electronic health records, a U.S. study finds. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Physicians Spend & #62;16 Minutes Per Encounter on EHR Use
MONDAY, Jan. 13, 2020 -- Physicians spend a considerable amount of time using electronic health records (EHRs) to support care delivery, with wide variation seen in the distribution of time within specialty, according to a study published online... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 13, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New Cerner patent reflects efforts to diversify beyond IT
As pressure mounts to replace revenue now that the changeover from paper to digital EHRs is nearly complete, the company must enter adjacent markets to stay relevant. Its latest patent is a prime example of the health IT company's effort to diversify. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 9, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Lily Lieberman Source Type: news

Evaluating a digital sepsis alert in a London multisite hospital network: a natural experiment using electronic health record data.
The study sought to determine the impact of a digital sepsis alert on patient outcomes in a UK multisite hospital network. Current evidence that digital sepsis alerts are effective is mixed. In this large UK study, a digital sepsis alert has been shown to be associated with improved outcomes, including timely antibiotics. It is not known whether the presence of alerting is responsible for improved outcomes or whether the alert acted as a useful driver for quality improvement initiatives. These findings strongly suggest that the introduction of a network-wide digital sepsis alert is associated with improvements in patient o...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Advancing RWE together with academia
  The promise of real-world Evidence (RWE) to offer a cost-effective way to help drive transformations in healthcare and drug development is dependent on significant improvements being made in the way real-world data (RWD) is collected and developed into robust evidence.  Challenges include limited access to databases, incomplete data and problems dealing with the enormous volume of data generated on a daily basis. Much time is spent on acquisition, cleansing, integration, standardisation and encryption, as well as analysis and extraction of insights.  This is where closer collaboration between pharma and...
Source: EyeForPharma - January 2, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Katie Osborne Source Type: news

EHRs Creating a'New Era' of Healthcare Fraud EHRs Creating a'New Era' of Healthcare Fraud
The federal government funneled billions in subsidies to software vendors and some overstated or deceived the government about what their products could do, according to whistleblowers.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - December 26, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Health system, nonprofit launch new approach to tracking needs of vulnerable clients
Hospitals and other health care providers use electronic health records to keep track of patients ’ medical histories as they move around the system. EHRs have traditionally not encompassed social needs, such as housing, transportation and food. That recently changed — and the Legacy Health hospital system and Albertina Kerr, a nonprofit serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, were at the forefront of making it happen. The two Portland-based organizations teamed up… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - December 19, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Health system, nonprofit launch new approach to tracking needs of vulnerable clients
Hospitals and other health care providers use electronic health records to keep track of patients ’ medical histories as they move around the system. EHRs have traditionally not encompassed social needs, such as housing, transportation and food. That recently changed — and the Legacy Health hospital system and Albertina Kerr, a nonprofit serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, were at the forefront of making it happen. The two Portland-based organizations teamed up… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 19, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Evaluating a digital sepsis alert in a London multisite hospital network: a natural experiment using electronic health record data
These findings strongly suggest that the introduction of a network-wide digital sepsis alert is associated with improvements in patient outcomes, demonstrating that digital based interventions can be successfully introduced and readily evaluated. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Baptist Health Takes A Personalized Approach To Medicine
Baptist Health will integrate ActX Genomic Decision Support into its electronic health record, Epic, which is in use at its eight owned hospitals and more than 300 points of care.(PRWeb December 19, 2019)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/baptist_health_takes_a_personalized_approach_to_medicine/prweb16793061.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - December 19, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Billionaire Electronic Health Records Pioneer Judy Faulkner Warns Of Cambridge Analytica-Type Data Risk
At the eighth annual Forbes Healthcare Summit, the Epic founder talked about the current landscape for standardizing patient information including potential parallels to Facebook users ’ jeopardized data. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Katherine Love, Forbes Staff Source Type: news

Snapshots of My Patients
Thumbnail images in electronic health records provide insights into the patients we care for. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mikkael A. Sekeres, M.D. Tags: Photography Electronic Health Records Computers and the Internet Chemotherapy Leukemia Doctors Source Type: news

Next-Generation Sequencing and Clinical Oncology Workflow Next-Generation Sequencing and Clinical Oncology Workflow
Technological challenges limit successful integration of genomic data into the electronic health record. Solutions, such as ASCO CancerLinQ, are discussed here.JCO Precision Oncology (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - December 11, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

An acceptability study of a personal portable device storing critical health information to ensure treatment continuity of home-dwelling older adults in case of a disaster - Hein Willius A, Torres Hidalgo M, Arroyo Zu ñiga P, Quezada Venegas M, Arriagada Díaz C, Valenzuela Abarca E, San Martín Gutierrez E, Bedregal P.
AIMS: DEPPAS ("Dispositivo Electr ónico Personal y Portable en Salud" or Personal, Portable Electronic Health Device in English) is a portable device in form of a bracelet that allows storing electronic health records of older adults experiencing chronic i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 10, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Calculating genetic links between diseases, without the genetic data
(University of Chicago) In a new study, data scientists from the University of Chicago estimated heritability and mapped out relationships among thousands of diseases using data from electronic health records. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - December 9, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

AI Can Now Make Medical Predictions from Raw Data. But Can Deep Learning Be Trusted?
This article was originally published on Undark. Read the original article. (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - December 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Eric Bender / Undark Tags: Uncategorized medicine onetime Research syndication Source Type: news

Validating reported cause of death using integrated electronic health records from a nation-wide database - Leventer-Roberts M, Haklai Z, Applbaum Y, Goldberger N, Cohen D, Levinkron O, Feldman B, Balicer R.
BACKGROUND: To compare the underlying cause of death reported by the Israeli Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) with diagnoses in the electronic health records (EHR) of a fully integrated payer/provider healthcare system. METHODS: Underlying cause ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

CDC: Agency Forms Undergoing Paperwork Reduction Act Review
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announces the extension of a comment request on an information collection titled National Electronic Health Records Survey (NEHRS). NEHRS will be used to collect data on office-based physicians' adoption and use of electronic health record systems, practice information, patient engagement, prescription of controlled substances, use of health information exchange, and documentation and burden associated with medical record systems. Comments are now due within 30 days of this notice. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - November 27, 2019 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Patient Photo on Health Record Curtails Medication Errors Patient Photo on Health Record Curtails Medication Errors
A picture is worth a 1000 successful drug orders, report investigators, who say that adding a headshot to a patient's electronic health record is a straightforward way to reduce mistakes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

Electronic Health Record Usability Graded F by Physicians
FRIDAY, Nov. 22, 2019 -- The usability of current electronic health records (EHRs) is classified as unacceptable, with physician-rated EHR usability independently linked to the odds of burnout, according to a study published online Nov. 14 in the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 22, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA and MHRA Good Clinical Practice Symposium: Data Integrity in Global Clinical Trials - Tackling Challenging Topics in 2020: 02/13/2020 - 02/14/2020
The 2020 symposium will provide regulatory perspectives on the importance of sponsor oversight of clinical sites and laboratories, eSource including electronic health records, protocol deviations including the impact on clinical trials and the challenges in ensuring data quality in novel clinical tr (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - November 18, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Active Choice Intervention in EHR Is Effective for Clinician Ordering of Screening Tests
A quality improvement study indicated that nudges in the electronic health record were associated with a significant increase in clinician ordering of screening tests for breast and colorectal cancer. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - November 18, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Hannah Slater Source Type: news

Can EHR prompts improve cancer screening rates?
Programming the hospital electronic health record (EHR) system to notify clinicians...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: High-risk women should start breast screening earlier Smokers less likely to undergo medical, screening exams Patient navigation boosts women's screening compliance Breast cancer drives disparity between younger men, women Earlier colon screening saves lives -- but at what cost? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 15, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Doctors Give Electronic Health Records an 'F'
The transition to electronic health records (EHRs) was supposed to improve the quality and efficiency of healthcare for doctors and patients alike - but these technologies get an "F" rating for usability from health care professionals, and may be contributing to high rates of professional burnout, according to a new Yale-led study. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - November 15, 2019 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Using Geospatial Analyses of Linked Electronic Health Records and Tobacco Outlet Data to Address the Social Determinants of Smoking
(Source: CDC Preventing Chronic Disease)
Source: CDC Preventing Chronic Disease - November 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Public Health Source Type: news

Yale study: Doctors give electronic health records an ‘F’
Widespread use of electronic health records contributes to doctor burnout — and does little to improve patient care — according to a new Yale study. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - November 14, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Yale study: Doctors give electronic health records an 'F'
(Yale University) The transition to electronic health records (EHRs) was supposed to improve the quality and efficiency of healthcare for doctors and patients alike -- but these technologies get an 'F' rating for usability from health care professionals, and may be contributing to high rates of professional burnout, according to a new Yale-led study. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Less Weight Regain With EHR-Based Tracking Plus Coaching
TUESDAY, Nov. 12, 2019 -- An electronic health record (EHR)-based weight maintenance intervention coupled with coaching is associated with less weight regain compared with EHR-based care alone, according to a study published online Nov. 12 in the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 12, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Cerner signs 5-year deal with newly rebranded DaVita division
Cerner Corp. (Nasdaq: CERN) has partnered with a Denver-based kidney health provider to integrate the North Kansas City-based health IT company's technology to improve outcomes for patients living with chronic conditions. The five-year agreement will give Vively Health — DaVita Inc.'s (NYSE: DVA) branch for providing in-home primary care for high-risk, chronically ill patients — a more integrated care approach as it adopts Cerner's electronic health record system, population health management… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 4, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Lily Lieberman Source Type: news

Cerner signs 5-year deal with newly rebranded DaVita division
Cerner Corp. (Nasdaq: CERN) has partnered with a Denver-based kidney health provider to integrate the North Kansas City-based health IT company's technology to improve outcomes for patients living with chronic conditions. The five-year agreement will give Vively Health — DaVita Inc.'s (NYSE: DVA) branch for providing in-home primary care for high-risk, chronically ill patients — a more integrated care approach as it adopts Cerner's electronic health record system, population health management… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 4, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Lily Lieberman Source Type: news

Our Hospital ’s New Software Frets About My ‘Deficiencies’
But the patient records system, called Epic, has a few shortcomings of its own, including a voice that amplifies the insecurities that come with being a doctor. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Emily Silverman, M.D. Tags: your-feed-science Electronic Health Records Computers and the Internet Hospitals San Francisco General Hospital Doctors Medicine and Health Anxiety and Stress Source Type: news

Performance of an Automated Screening Algorithm for Early Detection of Pediatric Severe Sepsis
We wanted to create and evaluate a continuous automated alert system embedded in the electronic health record for the detection of severe sepsis among pediatric inpatient and emergency department patients. A continuous, automated electronic health record-based sepsis screening algorithm identified severe sepsis among children in the inpatient and emergency department settings and can be deployed to support early detection, although performance varied significantly by hospital location. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are You Accessing All Your Medical Records Online?
TUESDAY, Oct. 29, 2019 -- Surprisingly, we're still on a learning curve when it comes to the availability of electronic health records, the digital way to access what used to be paper-only files. You have a legal right to records held by doctors,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 29, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news