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  1. Physicians engage more with EHR prompts when feedback, incentives added

    ... artery disease (CAD). The researchers selected CAD, because it is a common chronic diagnosis among the outpatient population and because ... “This observed change suggests that linking CDS [clinical decision support] tools to local accountability systems like ...

    cstuart - 2014-05-27 21:04

  2. First Word: Game-Changing Technologies Startle & Shine

    ... to help reduce the radiation dose from single scans. It is possible today with certain technology and protocols to image the ... mandated that all CT and nuclear medicine imaging at its Clinical Center track patient dose and incorporate those data into the EMR. The ...

    chunter - 2014-05-27 21:04

  3. Anticoagulant Market Thickens for AF Stroke Prevention

    ... of its association with significant morbidity and mortality. It is the second leading drug-related reason for emergency department visits ... explains. Translating these results into real-life clinical practice is causing much consternation. Connolly suggests that ...

    chunter - 2014-05-27 21:04

  4. Homing In on Oral Anticoagulation Performance Measures

    ... with more than 30 million prescriptions written for it in the U.S. in 2004 (Arch Intern Med 2007;167:1414-1419). While patients ... level of anticoagulation. "Even in carefully controlled clinical trials, only about two-thirds of patients at any one time fall within ...

    chunter - 2014-05-27 21:04

  5. CV Leaders Get Lean and Sigma-fied

    ... sponsor Champion sponsor Role of physician/clinical leaders Master Black Belt, Black Belt, Green Belt member; member ... as the group gradually begins to achieve progress, and tie it back to the purpose and importance of everyone involved." Baran has ...

    dcaparco - 2014-05-27 21:04

  6. Web-based PACS Packs Interest

    It doesn't seem right to call PACS old because the technology is still in its ... techniques, advanced software and increased bandwidth. It may be more appropriate these days that PACS are maturing, and the World ... facility had already been using the Internet to access clinical information for more than five years. "We adopted Web technology ...

    trimedstaff - 2014-05-27 21:04

  7. Back Page | On Culture, Cath Labs and Keeping Talent

    ... staffing is such a prominent issue in a cath lab, how does it affect the culture? And how important is culture in the cath lab?   ... also tends to attract and retain staff who offer not only clinical skills but who also integrate or fit well with the team.   Every ...

    mrivera - 2014-05-27 21:04

  8. Viewpoint: Va. bill raises fears, defenses about future of EHRs, HIEs

    ... Richmond, Va., recognized that if this legislation passes, it could ostensibly make healthcare information exchange and EHRs illegal. Read ... eventually wisdom, and by doing so, it will enable real-time clinical decision support. Notice the importance of data and their ability to ...

    bwalsh - 2014-05-27 21:04

  9. PACS ROI

    ... The imaging department needed more than a PACS. It also needed a major upgrade of its existing radiology information system. ... president, Information Management & Alana Higgins, manager, Clinical Applications, CHRISTUS Health System Support Center, Houston, TX ...

    trimedstaff - 2014-05-27 21:04

  10. IT Enables Excellence in Cardiovascular Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic

    ... technology that is smoothly integrated with enterprise-wide clinical IT systems. The new 278-bed Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart & ...

    mrivera - 2014-05-27 21:04

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