Health IT and Electronic Health Activate your FREE membership today |  Log-in

All Things HIT:

CDS


January 15, 2012  11:46 PM

Order sets, a prescription for defensive medicine



Posted by: AllinHIT
CDS, Chronic care management, clinical decision support, Defensive medicine, EHR usability, Order sets

According to CMS, health care costs in the state of Florida are at $132 billion annually. Although this is an astounding amount, and worthy of a huge gasp, learning that $40 billion of that cost was a result of defensive medicine was the most alarming! Defensive medicine, the act of providing...

August 5, 2011  1:48 PM

Clinical decision support systems and HIEs can play a critical role in reducing ER errors



Posted by: AllinHIT
CDS, CDSS, clinical decision support, ED, Emergency department, Emergency room, ER

One hundred twenty four million people are treated in hospital emergency rooms each year.  Unfortunately, there are common mistakes of diagnosis, which contributes to the ER department having the highest number of malpractice suits in the hospital.   There is no doubt that implementing HIEs...


February 1, 2011  11:01 AM

Stanford report reveals EHR and CDS quality myth



Posted by: AllinHIT
CDS, clinical decision support, EHR, electronic health record

Last week, an extensive report by Dr. Randall Stafford of Stanford University, and Max Romano, the National Heart Lung, and Blood Institute, revealed electronic health records (EHRs) & clinical decision...

Bookmark and Share     Comments are off for this post.     RSS Feed     Email a friend


Forgot Password

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an e-mail containing your password.

Your password has been sent to: