Search Tag: chronic illnesses

IT Management

EHR: Ways to Improve Care for Patients with Chronic Conditions

2015 28 Jun

Limitations in the design and use of electronic health records for both clinicians and patients have prevented optimum use of EHR systems to improve chronic disease care and research. Now experts have identified strategies for using EHRs to improve care for patients with chronic kidney disease. The guidance, published in the Clinical Journal of the... Read more

Executive Health Management

Hospital Model Predicts Mortality

2015 20 Jun

According to a study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, a new tool can help clinicians assess hospital patients' risk of death within a year of admission. The study was led by Carl van Walraven, a researcher at the Ottawa Hospital and the University of Ottawa, Ontario. He analysed eight years of data for patients that were admitted... Read more