News tagged with information systems

Electronic records show variation in blood usage

(HealthDay) -- Electronic information systems can be used to generate detailed information about blood component use by individual providers and surgical services, and they reveal significant variation in ...

May 01, 2012
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Report: Electronic health records still need work

(AP) -- America may be a technology-driven nation, but the health care system's conversion from paper to computerized records needs lots of work to get the bugs out, according to experts who spent months studying the issue.

Jan 27, 2012
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Report: Food labels need Energy Star-like ratings

Just like that Energy Star tag helps you choose your appliances, a new report says a rating symbol on the front of every soup can, cereal box and yogurt container could help hurried shoppers go home with the healthiest foods.

Oct 20, 2011
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Technology poses no harm to nursing home residents

(Medical Xpress) -- The federal government is pushing doctors and hospitals to convert to electronic medical records by 2015, touting reductions in costs, increased patient safety and greater efficiencies in the U.S. health ...

Jul 04, 2011
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