Search Tag: EHR

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NLP+EHR: Automatic Detection of Adverse Drug Reactions

2021 07 Mar

A group of Spanish researchers present the results of their work on applying natural language processing (NLP) techniques for electronic health record analysis and specific data extraction.   You might also like: A vendor-neutral, open-source, natural language approach of EHR data is suggested by a team of U.K. researchers, to help... Read more

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Timely Alerts Reduce Mortality

2020 13 Nov

An automated alert system that analyses electronic health records (EHR) can help identify high-risk in-hospital patients needing interventions by rapid response teams, resulting in decreased mortality, says a Kaiser Permanente-led study (Escobar et al. 2020).   You might also like: AI Tool Helps to Reduce COVID-19 Mortality  ... Read more

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AI Will Drive Health Information Management, Experts Say

2020 06 Nov

Nine in ten health information management executives expect widespread implementation of AI technology to reduce costs and manage data in the next five years, a research by Black Book shows.   You might also like: 'Time Saving' EHR Copy-Pasting Must Stop   By 2022, the clinical documentation market is expected to reach... Read more

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AI Tool Helps to Reduce COVID-19 Mortality

2020 25 Aug

A team at Hospital Clinic Barcelona-IDIBAPS has created an artificial intelligence (AI) tool, which stratifies hospitalised COVID-19 patients according to possible symptom complications. In turn, this allows provision of personalised treatment. As a result of this approach, significant reduction in early mortality rates was observed.  ... Read more

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EHR Systems: From Record to Plan

2020 14 Jun

For the medical community, overwhelming amounts of information that needs to be processed has been one of the challenges exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. An expert suggests that this challenge can be turned into an opportunity to overhaul the electronic health records (EHRs) system.   You might also like: COVID-19 & Tech:... Read more

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Optimising Healthcare Data for Improved Patient Care

2019 16 Oct

Harnessing the power of healthcare data is key to developing innovative solutions that lead to better patient care.   At Medtronic , two key approaches enable the medical device company to utilise data on people's health to help hospitals become more efficient and effective in their delivery of care. The first one entails developing devices that... Read more

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Making a Success of Health Data Exchange

2019 05 Sep

Recently, the Alaska Journal of Commerce reported the success of a data exchange platform being used at emergency departments in several Alaskan hospitals. The Collective Medical platform allows for easier health data exchange between hospitals and means that emergency department staff have immediate access to a patient’s medical history. The system... Read more

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Authorities Eye Indonesian Healthcare Blockchain Pilot

2019 24 Jul

An Indonesian island is upping the innovation stakes with a healthcare Blockchain project for local citizens . Batam, located a short boat ride from Singapore, is working with a group of tech partners on a Public Healthcare Blockchain (PHB) , leveraging world-class data analytics tools at a secure data centre. You might also like: Nearly... Read more

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Non-traditional stakeholders making waves in healthcare

2019 22 Jan

Amazon, a name closely attached to retail and consumer goods, is also attracting a lot of attention as it makes an aggressive push into healthcare. Last November the company announced the launch of a new machine learning service intended to mine data from electronic health records ( EHRs ). The initiative, industry observers point out, is meant... Read more

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You say tomatoes, I say tomaahtoes: EHRs need common standards

2018 25 Jul

There is a lot of variability in the way electronic health records are actually used by physicians, which highlights the need for basic standards in EHR design and implementation, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. Researchers from the American Medical Association and MedStar Health... Read more