News tagged with electronic patient records

The most frequent error in medicine

The most frequent error in medicine seems to occur nearly one out of three times a patient is referred to a specialist. A new study found that nearly a third of patients age 65 and older referred to a specialist are not scheduled ...

dateFeb 26, 2010 in Health
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Electronic patient records are not a panacea

Large-scale electronic patient record (EPR) programmes promise much but sometimes deliver little, according to a new study by UCL researchers that reviewed findings from hundreds of previous studies from all over the world.

dateDec 14, 2009 in Other
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Novel K-anonimity algorithm safeguards access to data

As electronic health records become more widely deployed, increasing amounts of health information are being collected. This data has many beneficial applications, such as research, public health, and health system planning. ...

dateNov 20, 2009 in Other
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Electronic tracking system can help diabetes patient care

An electronic system with personalized patient information shared by diabetes patients and their primary care providers improved diabetes care and clinical outcomes, found a new study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). ...

dateJul 06, 2009 in Other
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