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Patient Surveillance System Cuts Mortality by 15 Percent
… mortality rates for Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth, and University Hospital Coventry between 2005 and 2010, during the introduction of the VitalPAC electronic system–developed by The Learning Clinic in London–for recording patient observations.
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Magazine|Can Big Data Tell Us What Clinical Trials Don't?
On the clinical side, Longhurst has been advocating for a button in electronic medical-record software that would allow doctors to run automated searches for patients like theirs when no other sources of information are available. With time, and with …
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Texas Health: Ebola Patient Allowed To Leave Because Of EMR Error
The Texas Department of State Health Services on Thursday ordered the family of the Dallas man infected with Ebola to stay in their home and not allow visitors while public health officials seek to locate as many as 100 people who may have had direct …
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