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March 29, 2013  10:03 AM

Biometric identification in health care for increased patient safety



Posted by: Jenny Laurello
biometric identification, HIPAA, iris scanning, patient ID systems, patient identification, Patient safety

If you’ve ever seen Minority Report, think back to the scene where detective John Anderton walks into the Gap and is identified using their eye scanner. Though the use of biometric technology still seemed beyond its years to many at the time the movie was released in 2002, it is now being...

February 4, 2013  11:47 AM

Evidence-based decision making in the operating room: The rise of case-based reasoning



Posted by: Jenny Laurello
case-based reasoning, Data analytics, Decision support, medical errors, Patient safety

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November 17, 2011  12:51 PM

IOM’s HIT and Patient Safety report addresses little



Posted by: Jenny Laurello
EHR, electronic health records, Institute of Medicine, IOM, IOM HIT and Pateint Safety Report, Patient safety

By: Wendy Whittington, M.D., MMM, Chief Medical Officer, Anthelio Healthcare Solutions Last week the Institute of Medicine (IOM) released its report on Health Information Technology and Patient Safety, Health IT and Patient Safety: Building Safer Systems for Better Care. This...


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