There was a continuous increase over the past decade in malpractice claims in which the use of EHRs contributed to patient injury, says a new study.
Apple has considered an expansion into health care clinics, and had talks to buy a start-up called Crossover Health, which works with big employers to build and run on-site medical clinics, according to three sources familiar.
The study showed significant differences in patient priority levels using the e-triage tool.
Nearly three-quarters of participants claimed to have used another medical staff member’s password to access an EMR at work.
Certain pharmacists can free access to patient-specific medication history data.
Seventy-nine percent of seniors do not have easy access to their EMRs.
Health information exchanges are beginning to show their promised value to the healthcare system, according to University of Notre Dame research.
Data is thin, but the search is on for the best ways to measure the quality of healthcare that is being delivered via telehealth to remote patients.
Researchers showed that the drone successfully transported human blood samples during the three-hour flight.
The findings challenge the use of claims data for sepsis surveillance.