Sick spacefarers to tap clinical support app aboard ISS
NASA astronauts on the International Space Station will be able to use UpToDate to check their symptoms and access clinical recommendations.
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QRisk2 in TPP “fixed” but up to 270,000 patients affected
Up to 270,000 patients have been affected by errors in a cardiovascular disease risk calculator, which is being blamed on a “code mapping” issues.
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Choosing Wisely set for digital support
Doctors are likely to have access to online modules about the dangers of overprescribing medicines and communicating these to patients with the UK launch of the Choosing Wisely campaign by the Academy of Royal Medical Colleges.
Oncology decision support app deployed
The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust is deploying a decision support app called ONCOassist.
GP Neil Paul thinks IT could make it easier for doctors to record accurate diagnoses and prescribe better treatment. And he’s giving a talk on the subject.
Oxford pilots decision support
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust is piloting electronic ordering linked with decision support to reduce inappropriate use of blood products.
An NHS for the digital generation
In his new book, healthcare consultant Colin Jervis argues that it’s time to ‘stop saving the NHS and start re-inventing it’ by embracing disruptive technology.
Study backs UpToDate support
A study has shown that clinical decision support can help clinicians to make quicker diagnoses and give patients more accurate treatment.
Online decision aids launched
The national Shared Decision Making Programme has today launched five online patient decision aids.
Royal Liverpool pilots kidney alerts
Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust is to pilot a system that may improve the detection and prevention of acute kidney injury.