A generalizable system that can be applied to multiple cancer endpoints and validated using large multibatch datasets is necessary for the success of clinical decision support systems (CDSS), reported a review published in the October issue of the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.
This is a tale of making cardiac care better. Better for patients, better for the caregivers providing it, and better for a hospital morphing and migrating to thrive in the new world of accountable care.
An analysis of delays in diagnosis and treatment in the outpatient setting revealed a number of complex origins that call for even more advanced systems and performance measures to improve communication and coordination among providers.
Hospitals’ exchange of electronic health information to providers outside their organizations increased by 41 percent between 2008 and 2012, federal researchers report in the August issue of Health Affairs. But the sharing of clinical care summaries and medication lists is lagging.