Alexandra Wilson Pecci is an editor for HealthLeaders Media.
A tool developed by Northwell Health helps to identify patients who might benefit from being enrolled in a transitional care program upon discharge.
Although their initial FDA approval might have been based on high-quality studies, less than half of studies to support changes to those devices were randomized, blinded, or controlled.
The poll of more than more than 1,000 physicians and nurses showed that 54% of physicians said patient empowerment was helpful.
Clinical informaticists have a deeper understanding of the opportunities and the limitations of information science, says Stanford Children's Health's chief medical information officer.
Researchers writing in a JAMA Viewpoint article argue that 'developing clear policies that facilitate the positive use of digital recordings would be a step forward.'
Innovating on top of the EHR enables clinicians to get information about a patient, create clinical decision support, and integrate the data with the workflow, says Natalie M. Pageler, MD.
Complex parts make duodenoscopes difficult to clean properly, and their usage has been linked to superbug outbreaks at hospitals in the United States and Europe.
His focus will be on the ‘Patients First’ culture.
Hospitals with the most proactive unit culture management had a higher risk of cesarean delivery, postpartum hemorrhage, blood transfusion, and prolonged hospital length of stay.
At 30 days post-discharge, one in five observation status patients had a revisit, such as an ED stay, another observation stay, or inpatient stay.