News tagged with electronic medical records

Initiating statins linked to increased risk of T2DM

(HealthDay)—Initiating statin therapy is associated with an increased risk of type 2 diabetes, which is not explained by differential survival, according to a study published in the May issue of Diabetes Ca ...

Jun 17, 2013
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Use of EHRs can enhance doc-patient communication

(HealthDay)—Electronic health records (EHRs) can be used during clinical encounters to enhance the physician-patient relationship, encouraging communication during the clinical encounter, according to a ...

Jun 13, 2013
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New, more efficient blood-ordering guidelines issued

(HealthDay)—By extracting blood utilization data from electronic medical records and applying it to a proposed algorithm, a cost-saving, institution-specific maximum surgical blood order schedule (MSBOS) ...

Jun 11, 2013
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Most doctors feel they are under-using mobile apps

(HealthDay)—Most physicians feel they are not maximizing use of mobile applications, and would utilize additional electronic health record (EHR) functionalities if they were available, according to poll ...

Jun 11, 2013
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Systematic screening of med adherence will ID barriers

(HealthDay)—Implementation of systematic monitoring for medication adherence will allow for identification of barriers to adherence and tailoring of interventions, according to a viewpoint piece published ...

May 22, 2013
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New blood-thinner measures may cut medication errors

Blood thinners are the preferred treatment option to prevent heart attacks, blood clots and stroke, but they are not without risk, and not just because of their side effects. These high-risk drugs, known as anticoagulants, ...

May 22, 2013
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User satisfaction with electronic health records down

(HealthDay)—Since 2010, there has been a decrease in the satisfaction and usability ratings for certified electronic health records (EHRs), according to survey results presented by the American College ...

May 10, 2013
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