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2012-11-08 11:26:04

Electronic health records (EHRs) are expected to improve patient safety, but they themselves can present challenges for which health care providers must be prepared. Experts at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and Baylor College of Medicine have proposed a framework to help develop new national patient safety goals unique to electronic health record-enabled clinical settings. Their report appears in the current issue of the New England Journal of Medicine....

2011-11-28 23:12:46

A recent initiative proposes to allow patients to obtain access to their test results directly from a laboratory. But, according to researchers at Baylor College of Medicine, the impact of patients having direct access to test results without physician interpretation in the picture is unclear. They are advocating for more research to guide best practices in this area. Their report considers impacts from both the physician and patient perspectives. The report was released online today in...

2011-08-06 00:00:03

Borrowing from Manufacturing World, ITFM Newcomer Improves On Existing Top-Down, Allocation-Based Costing Alternatives; Result is More Accurate and Defensible Fremont, CA (PRWEB) August 05, 2011 IT Financial Management (ITFM) is one of the fastest-growing areas of IT management for good reason: with millions"”sometimes hundreds of millions"”of dollars at stake in many larger companies, ITFM allows organizations to identify, justify and, where warranted, chargeback the cost of...

2010-08-18 17:58:58

A new and still-evolving model for primary medical care could offer solutions to the costly and potentially devastating issue of diagnostic error, according to health researchers from Baylor College of Medicine and Stony Brook University Medical Center. "Diagnostic errors are the single largest contributor to malpractice claims (about 40 percent) and cost approximately $300,000 per claim," said Dr. Hardeep Singh, assistant professor of medicine and health services research at the Veterans...

2010-07-28 13:08:02

Errors in diagnosis place a heavy financial burden on an already costly health care system and can be devastating for affected patients. Strengthening certain aspects of a new and evolving model of comprehensive and coordinated primary care could potentially address this highly relevant, but underemphasized safety concern, said health researchers from Baylor College of Medicine and Stony Brook University Medical Center. "Diagnostic errors are the single largest contributor to malpractice...

2009-09-09 08:51:15

A new framework of recommendations created by health informatics researchers may help doctors and hospitals prepare for a federal initiative to expand the use of electronic health records (EHRs). The recommendations from faculty at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, the Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine appear in a commentary in the Sept. 9 edition of JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association. "With...

2009-06-16 15:11:47

 Nearly half of patients over the age of 65 said they were enthusiastic about the possibility of email communication with their physicians, even though less than 2 percent corresponded that way at the time of a 2003 survey, said researchers at the Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine in collaboration with those at the University of California at Los Angeles in a report in the Journal of Medical Internet Research. "I think the enthusiasm would...

2008-11-24 17:15:01

A Burnley, England, court has booted a juror who allegedly used Facebook to ask friends what they thought of the case. Burnley Crown Court officials said the woman was removed from the jury after it was revealed that she had posted details of the child abduction and sex assault case against Nelson Claudino, 26, Farooq Ahmed, 27, and Hardeep Singh, 32, on the social networking Web site, The Sun reported Monday. Officials decided to continue the trial with the remaining 11 jurors. A legal...


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