Search Tag: review

IT Management

Paper-free NHS by 2020

2016 11 Feb

Paper-free NHS by 2020 A review is looking at ways to improve England's National Health Service (NHS) IT, including electronic health records, to achieve a paper-free health and care system by 2020. IT and patient safety expert Professor Bob Wachter has launched a review of computer systems across the NHS. The review, ‘Making IT work: harnessing the... Read more

ICU Management

Is ICU Readmission Associated with Higher Severity of Illness Scores?

2016 07 Jan

ICU readmission is associated with higher severity of illness scores during the same hospitalisation in adult patients, according to a systematic review of data from over 480,000 ICU patients and more than 32,000 readmissions. The findings, published in the journal Heart & Lung, contribute to current efforts to identify high-risk patients and to design... Read more

Executive Health Management

Study Investigates Online Physician Rating Sites’ Influence

2014 19 Feb

A new study investigating the US population’s awareness of online physician ratings sites has found that 65% of respondents are aware of these ratings, with roughly one-fourth reporting usage of these sites. The full findings are published in the February 19 issue of JAMA. Background information in the article states that while patients were increasingly... Read more