Electronic health records have proven very useful to Canadian physicians in community-based care, helping them to reap more than $1.3 billion in benefits since 2006, according to a new report by PwC.
Joining an ever-growing list of healthcare facilities looking to improve personalized medicine, Oregon Health & Science University this week announced a partnership with Intel Corp. aimed at speeding genomic analysis efforts. Through the collaboration, OHSU and Intel researchers and engineers will work to create "next-generation computing technologies" that streamline the process of sorting through large amounts of biomedical data.
A new computational model highly predictive of breast cancer survival has been developed by Columbia University engineering researchers.
Emergency room access to a patient's medical history compiled through health information exchange reduced both readmissions and single-day admissions in a study from Israel.
Data about individual patients collected every day in doctor's offices and hospitals could be used to improve care among the population at large, according to a discussion paper released by the Institute of Medicine.
Researchers have launched a project to develop new tools to reduce patient safety risks associated with electronic health records, according to a new article published in BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making .
Building on the success of a two-year study that determined that videoconferencing significantly reduced hospital readmissions, Indianapolis-based St. Vincent Health has partnered with its parent organization, Ascension Health Alliance, to form a joint venture that officially will launch a remote care management program next month with the goal of scaling the program on a national level.
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Stanford University researchers touted success in using analysis of free-text notes in electronic health records for surveillance of drug interactions in near real time.
Officials at Massachusetts General Hospital hope that a telehealth pilot program announced this week can help to improve care provided for heart failure and neurology patients, as well as for children considered hyperactive and those with Autism Spectrum Disorder.