Search Tag: Medical Records

ICU Management

Study: Do Checklists Improve Care in the ICU?

2015 29 Sep

Use of an electronic "process-of-care" checklist during medical ward rounds was effective in improving daily care delivery in the intensive care unit, according to a study carried out in New South Wales (NSW). In addition to having clinical utility, researchers said the e-checklist also functioned effectively as an audit tool. The findings are published... Read more

IT Management

Can EHR Portals Follow Pet Records Model?

2015 01 Sep

Using health IT systems is one way to enhance patient engagement with their own health and wellness. For example, healthcare providers implement patient portals and secure messaging tools that enable patients to view their medical records, request prescriptions and medication refills, access lab results, and communicate with their doctors.The Centers... Read more

Executive Health Management

Medical Documentation: Fair Return on Time Investment?

2015 09 Mar

The documentation of patient information can occupy as much as half of a clinician’s working day, despite scant evidence that all of the collected information is valuable. Many medical records departments continue to use paper charts, which are more convenient for documenting a patient’s story. Hospitals which have transitioned to electronic medical... Read more

IT Management

Danish Healthcare System to Provide Elsevier’s ClinicalKey

2014 29 Apr

More than 19,000 clinicians across the entire country of Denmark will have quick, easy access to medical reference material via state-of-the-art clinical search engine Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, has announced Denmark’s decision to provide access to Elsevier’s ClinicalKey... Read more

Executive Health Management

Breast Implant Register to be Introduced in England

2013 30 Dec

Ministers announced introduction of a new register aimed at ‘cleaning up the industry’, by recording every breast implant operation in England. Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland will decide if whether they will join the register.The recent scare over sub-standard PIP implant revealed a serious lack of records, which meant that a number of surgeons... Read more

IT Management

Michigan Health Connect Partners With eHealth Technologies to Provide Medical Imaging

2013 25 Nov

Medical Images Accessed Securely From Medical Records by Member Hospitals and PhysiciansMichigan Health Connect, Michigan’s largest provider of health information exchange (HIE), now has the ability to deliver diagnostic-quality images to its member hospitals, physicians and other healthcare professionals, in a partnership with eHealth Technologies.The... Read more

IMAGING Management

Patients Want Electronic Access to Images and Reports, Says U.S. Survey

2013 11 Jul

Patients in the U.S. who want to communicate with healthcare providers via an online portal indicate they would welcome the ability to download and share medical images and radiology reports with their physicians, according to a study of 1,000 adults conducted by IDR Medical, an international healthcare marketing company. “More than one third of study... Read more

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