In trial, researchers test EHR alerts to lower harmful screenings, overtreatment in seniors
Feb 13, 2024
Researchers devised a new way to ensure that older adults aren’t being overtreated or tested needlessly. Their efforts resulted in lower unnecessary screenings for cancer, urinary tract infections and...
Study tests adverse drug events in older adults using electronic health record tool
Jan 23, 2024
A recently developed electronic health record tool that adjusts medication doses for older adults specifically lowered adverse drug events, a new report showed.
Clinical briefs for Tuesday, Jan. 23
Jan 23, 2024
Older adults with schizophrenia have fewer adverse events with clozapine than younger folks … Older trauma patients need individualized care to weigh surgery … Primary care docs, urologists team up...
Clinical briefs for Wednesday, Oct. 11
Oct 11, 2023
Nursing home turnover linked to poor health, safety … Mupirocin can combat Staph in critically ill people … Intervention lowers catheter-linked UTIs at hospital … Healthcare workers use EHRs differently...
Epic, Abridge pair up to bring AI to medical documentation
Oct 10, 2023
AI-enabled documentation startup Abridge is integrating with Epic as part of the electronic health record vendor’s latest program for third-party developers.
The evolution of EHR solutions: Incentivization to specialization
Nov 09, 2022
electronic health record (EHR) solutions have become increasingly mainstream, but the ever-changing landscape will require them to continually evolve.
The silver tsunami factor: Creating a disaster recovery plan for the impending healthcare devastation
Mar 09, 2022
The urgency and devastation around the COVID-19 pandemic have supplanted the very real concerns about the coming “Silver Tsunami’s” impact on our nation’s healthcare and long-term care industries. ...
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...
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.