Search results for "Electronic Health Records"

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EHR access for inpatients shows promise in small trial

Giving inpatients access to their electronic health records (EHRs) during hospitalization appeared to improve empowerment and did not seem to affect clinician or nurse workload, according to a small new study. ... Patients used an electronic tablet
March 2015

Useless charts and fresh eyes in handoffs

In hospitals with electronic health records, TMI is often a symptom of “CoPaGA syndrome” or “copy-and-paste-gone-amok syndrome.”. ... This is why we can't ask a busy resident who doesn't know a given patient to pause to look in an electronic
September 2011

Using medical applications on wards, in clinics

In a fast-paced, interactive session, two speakers reviewed many popular software applications, as well as particularly useful features of electronic health records. ... During the fast-paced, interactive session, the speakers reviewed many other popular
April 2013

Digital tools help patients find their way

Five years ago, Mayo introduced a smartphone application that connected patients to their electronic health records (EHRs) and appointment schedules, as well as maps of the campus and points of interest ... For example, Connexient customized its
May 2017

More hospitals adopting EHRs, but some lag behind, study finds

More than 75% of U.S. hospitals now have at least a basic electronic health record (EHR), but small and rural hospitals still lag in implementation, according to an analysis of ... Results were published online on Nov. 11 by Health Affairs. Of these
November 2015

Extensivists and near miss programs: Readers respond to December issue

Monitoring near misses helps health care agencies to design safe systems for patients without waiting for patients to first suffer adverse events. ... Furthermore, evidence is mounting that more hospitals in New York State are using a variety of safety
February 2012

Paper records containing personal information not always properly discarded by hospitals

However, they stressed that the move to electronic health records may lead to increased disposal of paper charts, which in turn may increase the risk of inappropriate handling of personal information. ... Minimizing the printing of documents containing
March 2018

Rebuilding from ruin

There is no way EMS could have handled it all.”. Electronic health records are critical. ... We were able to quickly get the records over to other facilities where patients had been taken,” said Kim Day, central regional president of the Sisters of
September 2011

Study identifies additional factors that predict 30-day readmissions

Disability and certain social determinants of health affect the risk of 30-day readmission beyond factors currently included in Medicare's risk adjustment, a recent study found. ... Our results suggest that a first priority may be to focus on the
November 2016

Watching residents

direct supervision, or is not physically present but is able to be reached immediately by phone or other electronic methods. ... Farnan. For example, electronic health records (EHRs) may be useful to assess how much supervision a trainee needs.
December 2018

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