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IT Management

Fixing EHRs: Better Interface and Workflow

2017 01 May

Many in the healthcare field, especially physicians, often have unpleasant things to say about EHRs. A common complaint is that EHRs are not designed to streamline physician workflow. See Also : EHR Optimisation: Key Things to Consider In a survey on how EHRs can be fixed, Healthcare IT News received nearly 100 answers from insiders at provider... Read more

ICU Management

ICU-Customised Lab Value Ranges Reduce False Positive Alerts

2014 29 Sep

Early detection and response to abnormal laboratory values is crucial in critical care. However, traditional electronic medical record (EMR) interfaces mark laboratory tests as abnormal based on standard reference ranges derived from healthy, middle-aged adults. This yields many false positive alerts with subsequent alert-fatigue when applied to complex... Read more