71 TX Hospitals Now Have Real-Time Access to Mobile Medical Data
Chambers County Emergency Medical Services was deployed to the city of Del Rio last week to assist with the care and transport of patients suffering from the coronavirus. To support its partner-client’s mission, Beyond Lucid Technologies (BLT) — a software firm that shares EMS & Fire data with hospitals and public health agencies and tracks patient care over time (including COVID-19 exposures, labs and vaccines) — today announced that it has activated access to inbound patient records for all 71 hospitals that are affiliated with the Southwest Texas Regional Advisory Network (STRAC). All NEMSIS...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 12, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus News EMS Hospital Mobile Integrated Healthcare Texas Source Type: news

71 TX Hospitals Now Have Real-Time Access to Mobile Medical Data
Chambers County Emergency Medical Services was deployed to the city of Del Rio last week to assist with the care and transport of patients suffering from the coronavirus. To support its partner-client’s mission, Beyond Lucid Technologies (BLT) — a software firm that shares EMS & Fire data with hospitals and public health agencies and tracks patient care over time (including COVID-19 exposures, labs and vaccines) — today announced that it has activated access to inbound patient records for all 71 hospitals that are affiliated with the Southwest Texas Regional Advisory Network (STRAC). All NEMSIS...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - January 12, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus News EMS Hospital Mobile Integrated Healthcare Texas Source Type: news

71 TX Hospitals Now Have Real-Time Access to Mobile Medical Data
Chambers County Emergency Medical Services was deployed to the city of Del Rio last week to assist with the care and transport of patients suffering from the coronavirus. To support its partner-client’s mission, Beyond Lucid Technologies (BLT) — a software firm that shares EMS & Fire data with hospitals and public health agencies and tracks patient care over time (including COVID-19 exposures, labs and vaccines) — today announced that it has activated access to inbound patient records for all 71 hospitals that are affiliated with the Southwest Texas Regional Advisory Network (STRAC). All NEMSIS...
Source: JEMS Operations - January 12, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus News EMS Hospital Mobile Integrated Healthcare Texas Source Type: news

71 TX Hospitals Now Have Real-Time Access to Mobile Medical Data
Chambers County Emergency Medical Services was deployed to the city of Del Rio last week to assist with the care and transport of patients suffering from the coronavirus. To support its partner-client’s mission, Beyond Lucid Technologies (BLT) — a software firm that shares EMS & Fire data with hospitals and public health agencies and tracks patient care over time (including COVID-19 exposures, labs and vaccines) — today announced that it has activated access to inbound patient records for all 71 hospitals that are affiliated with the Southwest Texas Regional Advisory Network (STRAC). All NEMSIS...
Source: JEMS Latest News - January 12, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus News EMS Hospital Mobile Integrated Healthcare Texas Source Type: news

71 TX Hospitals Now Have Real-Time Access to Mobile Medical Data
Chambers County Emergency Medical Services was deployed to the city of Del Rio last week to assist with the care and transport of patients suffering from the coronavirus. To support its partner-client’s mission, Beyond Lucid Technologies (BLT) — a software firm that shares EMS & Fire data with hospitals and public health agencies and tracks patient care over time (including COVID-19 exposures, labs and vaccines) — today announced that it has activated access to inbound patient records for all 71 hospitals that are affiliated with the Southwest Texas Regional Advisory Network (STRAC). All NEMSIS...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - January 12, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus News EMS Hospital Mobile Integrated Healthcare Texas Source Type: news

71 TX Hospitals Now Have Real-Time Access to Mobile Medical Data
Chambers County Emergency Medical Services was deployed to the city of Del Rio last week to assist with the care and transport of patients suffering from the coronavirus. To support its partner-client’s mission, Beyond Lucid Technologies (BLT) — a software firm that shares EMS & Fire data with hospitals and public health agencies and tracks patient care over time (including COVID-19 exposures, labs and vaccines) — today announced that it has activated access to inbound patient records for all 71 hospitals that are affiliated with the Southwest Texas Regional Advisory Network (STRAC). All NEMSIS...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - January 12, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus News EMS Hospital Mobile Integrated Healthcare Texas Source Type: news

Functional seizures associated with stroke, psychiatric disorders in EHR study
(Vanderbilt University Medical Center) In a large-scale study of electronic health records reported in JAMA Network Open, Vanderbilt University Medical Center investigators determined the prevalence of functional seizures and characterized comorbidities associated with them. Functional seizures are sudden attacks or spasms that look like epileptic seizures but do not have the aberrant brain electrical patterns of epilepsy. The research team confirmed associations between functional seizures and psychiatric disorders and sexual assault trauma and discovered a novel association with stroke. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Optum bids to buy Change Healthcare in $13B deal
UnitedHealth Group's Optum health services company has signed an agreement...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Change launches cloud-based imaging applications TeraRecon expands partnership with Change Healthcare Change Healthcare launches new AI software for EHRs Change Healthcare inks deal with Vizient Change Healthcare buys Prometheus Analytics (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 6, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Change launches cloud-based imaging applications
Healthcare information systems vendor Change Healthcare has introduced a suite...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: TeraRecon expands partnership with Change Healthcare Change Healthcare launches new AI software for EHRs Change Healthcare inks deal with Vizient Change Healthcare buys Prometheus Analytics Change Healthcare acquires Nucleus.io (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 5, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Dissemination of child abuse clinical decision support: moving beyond a single electronic health record - McGinn T, Feldstein DA, Barata I, Heineman E, Ross J, Kaplan D, Richardson S, Knox B, Palm A, Bullaro F, Kuehnel N, Park L, Khan S, Eithun B, Berger RP.
BACKGROUND: Child maltreatment is a leading cause of pediatric morbidity and mortality. We previously reported on development and implementation of a child abuse clinical decision support system (CA-CDSS) in the Cerner electronic health record (EHR). Ou... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Identifying adolescent suicide risk via depression screening in pediatric primary care: an electronic health record review - Davis M, Rio V, Farley AM, Bush ML, Beidas RS, Young JF.
OBJECTIVE: The authors evaluated suicide risk rates detected via a depression screener administered within a large pediatric primary care system and examined 1-year follow-up care after adolescents' endorsement of suicide risk. METHODS: Retrospective e... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

CDC: Announcement and Request for comment on Non-Substantive Changes to Three Data Collections
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is seeking comments on an information collection regarding the addition of COVID-19 related questions to the following surveys: National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NAMCS), National Electronic Health Records Survey (NEHRS), and National Hospital Care Survey (NHCS). The new questions are designed to provide information that is essential to CDC's emergency response to the outbreak of a novel coronavirus. Comments are due by February 16, 2021. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - December 18, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Is there a causal link between mental health problems and risk of COVID-19 infection?, The Mental Elf
In his debut blog, Andrew Steptoe summarises two recent papers using electronic health record datasets, which suggest that having a psychiatric diagnosis may put people at risk of COVID-19 infection. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Elation Health prepares to support mass Covid-19 vaccinations, raises $40M Series C
Elation Health, a San Francisco startup providing electronic health records and a virtual care platform for primary care physicians, is gearing up to help its providers push out a Covid-19 vaccine once one or more become available. And now that President-elect Joe Biden has set an ambitious goal this week of 100 million vaccinations in his first 100 days in office, the doctors are going to need all the help they can get to make it a reality. Good thing the company is now flush with cash, having… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - December 16, 2020 Category: Health Management Authors: Brian Rinker Source Type: news

I ’m In a High-Risk Group for COVID-19. How Do I Get Vaccinated Early?
Welcome to COVID Questions, TIME’s new advice column. We’re trying to make living through the pandemic a little easier, with expert-backed answers to your toughest coronavirus-related dilemmas. While we can’t and don’t offer medical advice—those questions should go to your doctor—we hope this column will help you sort through this stressful and confusing time. Got a question? Write to us at covidquestions@time.com. Today, J. in Michigan asks: I am over 70, have cancer and had an ileostomy. How can I add my name to a COVID-19 vaccine priority list? Unfortunately, there’s no easy ans...
Source: TIME: Health - December 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized COVID Questions COVID-19 Source Type: news

How long do doctor visits last? Electronic health records provide new data on time with patients
(Wolters Kluwer Health) How much time do primary care physicians actually spend one-on-one with patients? Analysis of timestamp data from electronic health records (EHRs) provides useful insights on exam length and other factors related to doctors' use of time, reports a study in the January issue of Medical Care. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How the First COVID-19 Vaccinations Rolled Out at Hospitals Across the U.S.
Just before 9:30 a.m. on Monday, Sandra Lindsay, an intensive care nurse at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in Queens, New York, became one of the first people to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The jab was the highly anticipated start of what public health experts hope is a nationwide wave of vaccinations that will signal the beginning of the end of the pandemic. The news coincided with a dark new milestone for the country—more than 300,000 confirmed COVID-19 deaths. Only one vaccine, from Pfizer-BioNTech, has received emergency use authorization from the Food and Drug Administration to begin shipping. Another va...
Source: TIME: Health - December 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park, Jamie Ducharme and W.J. Hennigan Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Explainer overnight Source Type: news

Grant gives scientists chance to advance tools to predict readmission in diabetic patients
(Temple University Health System) Thanks to $2.5M from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Lewis Katz School of Medicine researchers are poised to better predict which patients with diabetes are likely to experience additional hospital visits. Building from a model generated at Temple and known as the Diabetes Early Readmission Risk Indicator, they aim to develop models that accurately and automatically predict 30-day readmission risk among patients with diabetes, based on electronic health record data. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - December 10, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Female Physicians Spend More Time in EHR Than Males
MONDAY, Dec. 7, 2020 -- Female physicians spend more minutes per day in the electronic health record (EHR) than their male counterparts, according to a research letter published online Dec. 7 in JAMA Internal Medicine. Sarah D. Tait, from the Duke... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 7, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

TeraRecon expands partnership with Change Healthcare
Advanced visualization and artificial intelligence (AI) software developer...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: TeraRecon gets patent for clinical reporting with AI Change Healthcare launches new AI software for EHRs Change Healthcare inks deal with Vizient TeraRecon launches subscription AI model Change Healthcare buys Prometheus Analytics TeraRecon adopts Eureka branding for AI offerings (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 2, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Kidney disease leading risk factor for COVID-related hospitalization
(Geisinger Health System) An analysis of Geisinger's electronic health records has revealed chronic kidney disease to be the leading risk factor for hospitalization from COVID-19. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - December 2, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Machine learning for suicide risk prediction in children and adolescents with electronic health records - Su C, Aseltine R, Doshi R, Chen K, Rogers SC, Wang F.
Accurate prediction of suicide risk among children and adolescents within an actionable time frame is an important but challenging task. Very few studies have comprehensively considered the clinical risk factors available to produce quantifiable risk score... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The case for improved transdiagnostic detection of first-episode psychosis: electronic health record cohort study - Fusar-Poli P, Oliver D, Spada G, Estrad é A, McGuire P.
BACKGROUND: Improving outcomes of a First Episode of Psychosis (FEP) relies on the ability to detect most individuals with emerging psychosis and treat them in specialised Early Intervention (EI) services. Efficacy of current detection strategies is undete... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Exclusive: Three trusts paying US firm £210m for tech catch-up
A new electronic health record system will cover three linked London trusts in a deal worth £210m as they look to catch up with peers on tech maturity, they have revealed to HSJ. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - November 24, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Assessment of 136K pediatric patients tested for SARS-CoV-2 in US
(JAMA Network) This observational study used   electronic health records for almost 136,000 pediatric patients in the United States to describe testing for SARS-CoV-2 and SARS-CoV-2 infection and COVID-19 illness. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - November 23, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Wrong - Patient Order Entry Errors Reduced With Patient Photos
Display of patient photographs in electronic health records associated with decrease in WPOE errors (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - November 19, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Source Type: news

Wrong-Patient Order Entry Errors Reduced With Patient Photos
THURSDAY, Nov. 19, 2020 -- Displaying patient photographs in electronic health records (EHRs) reduces wrong-patient order entry (WPOE), according to a study published online Nov. 11 in JAMA Network Open. Hojjat Salmasian, M.D., Ph.D., from Brigham... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 19, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Validation of automated sepsis surveillance based on the Sepsis-3 clinical criteria against physician record review in a general hospital population: Observational study using electronic health records data
Conclusions A fully-automated Sepsis-3 based surveillance algorithm using EHR data performed well compared with physician medical record review in non-intensive care wards, and exposed variations in hospital-onset sepsis incidence between wards. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - November 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Inclusion of patient headshots in electronic health records decreases order errors
(Brigham and Women's Hospital) Analysis of the millions of orders placed for participating patients over a two-year span showed the rate of wrong patient order entry to be 35 percent lower for patients whose photos were included in their EHR. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Bidirectional associations between COVID-19 and psychiatric disorder: retrospective cohort studies of 62  354 COVID-19 cases in the USA, Lancet Psychiatry
Adverse mental health consequences of COVID-19, including anxiety and depression, have been widely predicted but not yet accurately measured. There are a range of physical health risk factors for COVID-19, but it is not known if there are also psychiatric risk factors. In this electronic health record network cohort study using data from 69 million individuals, 62 354 of whom had a diagnosis of COVID-19, we assessed whether a diagnosis of COVID-19 (compared with other health events) was associated with increased rates of subsequent psychiatric diagnoses, and whether patients with a history of psychiatric illness are at a h...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - November 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Student medical records at UC San Diego make epic change and a California first
(University of California - San Diego) UC San Diego was the first university in California to connect 40,000 student health records to the electronic health record platform of its top-ranked academic medical center, UC San Diego Health. The experience has created a model for other colleges. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

~65 Percent of Office-Based Doctors Can ID Patients in Need of Follow-Up
THURSDAY, Nov. 5, 2020 -- Almost 65 percent of office-based physicians have the computerized capability to identify patients due for preventive or follow-up care, and having an electronic health record (EHR) system is associated with the ability to... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 5, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Computerized Capability of Office-Based Physicians to Identify Patients Who Need Preventive or Follow-up Care - United States, 2017
This report describes how computerized capability, like an electronic health records system, improves physicians'ability to identify patients who need follow-up or preventive care. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - November 5, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: Electronic Health Records MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Prevention Source Type: news

Prediction of severe chest injury using natural language processing from the electronic health record - Kulshrestha S, Dligach D, Joyce C, Baker MS, Gonzalez R, O'Rourke AP, Glazer JM, Stey A, Kruser JM, Churpek MM, Afshar M.
INTRODUCTION: Trauma injury severity scores are currently calculated retrospectively from the electronic health record (EHR) using manual annotation by certified trauma coders. Natural language processing (NLP) of clinical documents in the EHR may enable a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Focused efforts needed to help health IT reach its promise
(RAND Corporation) Most health systems have adopted electronic health records and other health information technology over the past decade, yet the performance of health systems across the US continues to lag. A new study finds that leveraging the technology to improve the quality of health care will require significant and sustained effort by health systems. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New Suicide Risk Prediction Model: A Boon for Clinicians? New Suicide Risk Prediction Model: A Boon for Clinicians?
A suicide risk-prediction model that uses data from electronic health records accurately stratifies risk without adding to clinicians'workload, results of a new study suggest.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - October 26, 2020 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

The Trump Administration Shut a Vaccine Safety Office Last Year. What ’s the Plan Now?
The office was dedicated to the long-term safety of vaccines. Experts say plans to track coronavirus vaccines are fragmented and “behind the eight ball.” (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Carl Zimmer Tags: Vaccination and Immunization Clinical Trials Public-Private Sector Cooperation Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Science and Technology United States Politics and Government Electronic Health Records your-feed-healthcare your-feed-science Source Type: news

iCAD inks distribution deal with Change Healthcare
Computer-aided detection (CAD) software developer iCAD said that healthcare...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: New CMS payment model doesn't cover iCAD's rad therapy iCAD touts ProFound AI Risk clinical data Change Healthcare launches new AI software for EHRs Change Healthcare inks deal with Vizient Change Healthcare buys Prometheus Analytics iCAD reports Xoft Axxent milestone (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 20, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Medication-related problems in older people in Catalonia: a real-world data study - Troncoso-Mari ño A, López-Jiménez T, Roso-Llorach A, Villén N, Amado-Guirado E, Guisado-Clavero M, Fernández-Bertolin S, Vigues MP, Foguet-Boreu Q, Violán C.
PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to determine medication-related problems (MRPs) in primary care patients over 65  years of age. METHODS: Cross-sectional study based on the electronic health records of patients (65-99 years of age) visited in 284 ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Lyft And Epic In Deal To Ease Medical Transportation
Lyft and Epic, an electronic health record firm, are partnering to help alleviate patients ’ transportation barriers to healthcare services. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 8, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Enterprise Tech /enterprise-tech business pharma Source Type: news

Coming out of stealth mode, new startup Spesana reveals molecular diagnostic decision support tool
The new tool helps synthesize information from EHRs, payers, clinical trials and reports.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 6, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

COVID-19: The Tipping Point for Rapid Tech Adoption
Every care provider and life sciences business says the same thing: the global pandemic emergency is acting as an unprecedented accelerant that is profoundly changing the way healthcare is delivered and R&D is conducted.    Above all, the experiences of 2020 have expanded our sense of the possibilities for technology to transform our health. We are in a new technological era. “COVID has disrupted our industry,” says Bertrand Bodson, Chief Digital Officer at Novartis. “It has highlighted our strengths and areas we now need to dial up. Healthcare’s digital moment has arrived.&rdquo...
Source: EyeForPharma - October 2, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Andrew Stone Source Type: news

A minimum data set of user profile or electronic health record for chemical warfare victims' recommender system - Aalipour E, Ghazisaeedi M, Sedighi Moghadam MR, Shahmoradi L, Mousavi B, Beigy H.
BACKGROUND: There are many people who are suffering from a variety of physical and mental illnesses due to the chemical attacks. There are various technologies such as recommender systems that can identify the main concerns related to health and make effor... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Risk of COVID-19-related death among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or asthma prescribed inhaled corticosteroids: an observational cohort study using the OpenSAFELY platform
Summary Background Early descriptions of patients admitted to hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic showed a lower prevalence of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) than would be expected for an acute respiratory disease like COVID-19, leading to speculation that inhaled corticosteroi ds (ICSs) might protect against infection with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 or the development of serious sequelae. We assessed the association between ICS and COVID-19-related death among people with COPD or asthma using linked electronic health records (EHRs) in England, UK. Me thods In this obser...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

QuickStats: Management of Patient Health Information Functions Among Office-Based Physicians With and Without a Certified Electronic Health Record (EHR) System - National Electronic Health Records Survey, United States, 2018
This report describes how office-based physicians are managing patient health information. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - September 24, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Source Type: news

Multisite data linkage projects in mental health research - Carson L, Jewell A, Downs J, Stewart R.
Registers based on electronic health records have substantially enhanced the capabilities of mental health research. These registers can be further supported by linked administrative data, generating evidence with a high level of external validity, repr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

COVID-19 Poses Added Risk for People With Addiction Disorders: Study
FRIDAY, Sept. 18, 2020 -- People with addiction disorders are at greater risk for COVID-19 and more likely to become seriously ill if infected, a new study finds. The researchers analyzed non-identifiable electronic health records of more than 73... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 18, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Why Don't Electronic Health Records Mandate Pregnancy History? Why Don't Electronic Health Records Mandate Pregnancy History?
New data showing adverse pregnancy outcomes occurred in roughly 1 in 3 women and confirming an association with late ASCVD begs the question of why EHRs don't mandate pregnancy history, experts say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - September 17, 2020 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

CVD Data Reignite Call to Mandate Pregnancy History in EHR CVD Data Reignite Call to Mandate Pregnancy History in EHR
New data showing adverse pregnancy outcomes occurred in roughly 1 in 3 women and confirming an association with late ASCVD begs the question of why EHRs don't mandate pregnancy history, experts say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - September 17, 2020 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Change Healthcare launches new AI software for EHRs
Healthcare information systems vendor Change Healthcare announced new artificial...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Change Healthcare inks deal with Vizient Change Healthcare buys Prometheus Analytics Change Healthcare acquires Nucleus.io Change Healthcare reports Q1 revenue decrease Change launches digital EHR access platform (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 11, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news