Alexandra Wilson Pecci is an editor for HealthLeaders Media.
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.
A study links dental antibiotic prescribing with C. diff infection, and often, unnecessary prescriptions.
The program also reduced hospital admissions and increased the use of primary care doctors.
The fund aims to provide financial help to hospital employees in Puerto Rico who have experienced significant property loss or damage from the recent hurricanes.
Researchers say that new payment models in radiation oncology should also consider measures to address behavioral health.
Nearly three-quarters of participants claimed to have used another medical staff member’s password to access an EMR at work.
Electronic communications and cloud-based tools helped healthcare providers in Texas deliver patient care before, during, and after the storm.
The system allows physicians logged into Yale’s EHR to quickly identify which patients are at high risk for adverse events and overdose.
The Every Prescription Conveyed Securely Act would require electronic prescriptions for controlled substances under Medicare.
Simple conversations between healthcare providers and their low-income patients can improve adherence to blood pressure medications.