DeepBiomarker: identifying important lab tests from electronic medical records for the prediction of suicide-related events among PTSD patients - Miranda O, Fan P, Qi X, Yu Z, Ying J, Wang H, Brent DA, Silverstein JC, Chen Y, Wang L.
We examined lab tests together with medication use and diagnosis from electronic medical records (EMR) data for prediction of suicide-related events (SREs; suicidal ideation... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 25, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Utilizing technology to increase efficiency of infection prevention data collection: Our experience using electronic medical records for symptom surveillance
Utilizing technology can increase efficiency for infection prevention data collection. The purpose of this article is to explain our experience using electronic medical record (EMR) reports for symptom surveillance to increase understanding of how technology enhances infection prevention abilities. The new EMR report method took on average just over 8 minutes a week to run compared to the traditional manual method which took 7 hours a week indicating a major time decrease for data collection. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - April 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ghana: KATH Revenue Generation Improves ... Following Implementation of Electronic Medical Records
[Ghanaian Times] Kumasi -- Revenue generation has significantly improved at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH), following the implementation of the Electronic Medical Records (EMR) which was implemented some two years ago. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 25, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Direct healthcare costs of moderate and severe work-related injuries: estimates from the National Trauma Center of Qatar - Consunji RJ, Mekkodathil A, El-Menyar A, Mehmood A, Sathian B, Hyder AA, Hirani N, Abeid A, Al-Thani H, Peralta R.
Work-related injuries (WRIs) are recognized as a leading cause of admission to the national trauma center of Qatar. A retrospective analysis of trauma registry data and electronic medical records was conducted on a cohort of all WRI patients who were admit... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 21, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

White House Initiative Should Focus on Helping Africa ’s Health Workers Be Present, Ready, Connected, and Safe
By Cheick Oumar Tour é, Chief technical officer (interim) ; David Bryden, Director of the Frontline Health Workers Coalition and senior policy and advocacy advisor at IntraHealth InternationalFebruary 04, 2022As the White House plans to launch a new initiative to strengthen the global health workforce around the world, I sat down withCheick Touré, a doctor and health workforce expert from Mali who serves asIntraHealth International’s interim chief technical officer.We talked about what the Biden Administration should incorporate into their plan to help build a stronger, more prepared, and more sustainable...
Source: IntraHealth International - February 4, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: Health Workers Source Type: news

[Ad hoc announcement pursuant to Art. 53 LR] Roche reports good results in 2021
Basel, 3 February 2022Group sales increase 9%1 at constant exchange rates (CER); 8% in Swiss francsPharmaceuticals Divisionsales increase 3%; continued strong demand for newly launched medicines more than offsets impact of biosimilarsDiagnostics Divisionsales grow 29%; strong momentum in base business and continued high demand for COVID-19 testsMajor approvals for medicinessince the last quarter: United States: Susvimo and Vabysmo (age-related blindness)Europe: Gavreto (specific type of advanced lung cancer); Actemra/RoActemra (severe COVID-19); Ronapreve (non-hospitalised COVID-19 patients and prophylaxis)Major appro...
Source: Roche Investor Update - February 3, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

[Ad hoc announcement pursuant to Art. 53 LR] Roche reports good results in 2021
Basel, 3 February 2022Group sales increase 9%1 at constant exchange rates (CER); 8% in Swiss francsPharmaceuticals Divisionsales increase 3%; continued strong demand for newly launched medicines more than offsets impact of biosimilarsDiagnostics Divisionsales grow 29%; strong momentum in base business and continued high demand for COVID-19 testsMajor approvals for medicinessince the last quarter:United States: Susvimo and Vabysmo (age-related blindness)Europe: Gavreto (specific type of advanced lung cancer); Actemra/RoActemra (severe COVID-19); Ronapreve (non-hospitalised COVID-19 patients and prophylaxis)Major approvals f...
Source: Roche Media News - February 3, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Roche introduces cobas infinity edge, a new open digital ecosystem for point of care professionals, driving improved patient outcomes and operational efficiencies in healthcare
Basel, 11 January 2022 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today introduced cobas ® infinity edge, a secure and encrypted cloud-based platform for the integration and management of point of care data, available for use in clinical settings globally.More people are using digital technologies in health than ever before. Only 15% of healthcare organisations are fully equipped to make quick data-driven decisions due to lack of data integration, multiple incompatible IT systems, and other information silos. With longer life expectancies, and more people living with chronic conditions, healthcare systems face growing pressure ...
Source: Roche Media News - January 11, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Roche introduces cobas infinity edge, a new open digital ecosystem for point of care professionals, driving improved patient outcomes and operational efficiencies in healthcare
Basel, 11 January 2022 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today introduced cobas ® infinity edge, a secure and encrypted cloud-based platform for the integration and management of point of care data, available for use in clinical settings globally.More people are using digital technologies in health than ever before. Only 15% of healthcare organisations are fully equipped to make quick data-driven decisions due to lack of data integration, multiple incompatible IT systems, and other information silos. With longer life expectancies, and more people living with chronic conditions, healthcare systems face growing pressure ...
Source: Roche Investor Update - January 11, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Roche introduces cobas infinity edge, a new open digital ecosystem for point of care professionals, driving improved patient outcomes and operational efficiencies in healthcare
Roche ’s new cloud-based platform connects patient test results, medical records and third-party applications, allowing professionals to monitor patients’ health, adjust treatment protocols, and make quick data-driven patient care decisions anytime, anywhere within and across clinical settings.The new digitalecosystem breaks down common information silos for point of care (POC) professionals, reducing costs and administrative burdens by connecting information securely and compliantly across devices, providers, and locations.Cobas® infinity edge is designed as an open platform, allowing healthcare professionals to easi...
Source: Roche Media News - January 11, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Oracle nears deal to buy health IT company Cerner for $30bn
Acquisition of electronic medical records provider would push software group deeper into fast-growing sector (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 17, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Prior health care utilization among adolescents treated for a suicide attempt at a rural ED - Kahn G, Tumin D, Vasquez-Rios V, Smith A, Buckman C.
PURPOSE: To characterize prior contact with a rural academic health system among young people treated for a suicide attempt in the system's emergency departments (EDs). METHODS: We retrospectively examined electronic medical records from a health s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Pharmacies Often Not Notified of Discontinued Rx
Interventions, including phoning pharmacies and enabling CancelRX in electronic medical records, may reduce risk for medication safety events (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 29, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, P Source Type: news

A qualitative content analysis study using electronic medical records to understand youth suicide attempts - Piper K, Young CC, V Jones K, Lawson KA, Wesson CL, Barczyk AN.
PROBLEM: Suicide is the second leading cause of death for people aged 10-24 in the United States. The purpose of this study was to examine circumstances youth self-reported when presenting to hospitals due to a suicide attempt. METHODS: A qualitati... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Biologics' Benefit in Psoriasis Might Extend to Preventing PsA Biologics' Benefit in Psoriasis Might Extend to Preventing PsA
People with psoriasis had a lower risk for PsA if they had been treated with a biologic than if they had not, based on a study of electronic medical records in an Israeli health system.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Nurses Headlines)
Source: Medscape Nurses Headlines - August 31, 2021 Category: Nursing Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news