6 reasons to use a digital wound management system in 2022
Feb 15, 2022
Digital wound management systems can help close a critical gap in the wound care continuum.
Meeting demand with treat-in-place strategies
Jan 25, 2022
Care delivery models must change. Telehealth, remote care collaboration and interoperability support treat-in-place strategies.
Racial and social biases preserved in EHR notes, researchers find
Jan 20, 2022
Patients who are Black are more than twice as likely as whites to have stigmatizing language in their EHR, according to a new study. This record is passed along, possibly reinforcing stigma to other healthcare...
Diabetes and obesity drugs reduce COVID-19 complications, analysis shows
Sep 28, 2021
Diabetes type 2 is linked to severe COVID-19 illness, but a type of drug used to improve glycemic control and weight loss may also reduce complications from the viral disease, a new study finds.
Mastering the paper records to EHR migration
Sep 20, 2021
By now, most can agree that going electronic is a necessity of doing business, especially in the health care setting. Among other uses, electronic health records (“EHR”) often provide for the ability...
Docs ignore EHR nudges to deprescribe dementia-linked drugs: study
Jul 09, 2021
An attempt to encourage reduced use of anticholinergics failed to win the attention of physicians and patients, according to a new study.
Effective communication key to improving care coordination during transitions
Jan 21, 2021
While electronic health records systems are ubiquitous in primary, acute and specialty care settings, long-term care facilities are still lagging in adoption. The biggest reason for the disparity in adoption...
New screening tool may help prevent undiagnosed dementia
Apr 27, 2020
Seniors with eRADAR scores in the top 5% were more than five times as likely to have unrecognized dementia than those in an overall study population.
Clinical Briefs for Thursday, March 12
Mar 11, 2020
Operator ‘strongly’ encourages COVID-19 testing after one resident dies, another tests positive at Seattle senior living community … Encourage elders to access their EHR data, researchers urge …...
Clinical Briefs for Thursday, December 19
Dec 18, 2019
Sound sleep may counter genetic risk of heart disease and stroke … Healthy diet could save $50 billion in cardiometabolic health care costs … Partnership aims to identify flu vaccines for elderly nursing...