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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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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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.
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 University Hospitals NHS Trust is piloting electronic ordering linked with decision support to reduce inappropriate use of blood products.
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.
A study has shown that clinical decision support can help clinicians to make quicker diagnoses and give patients more accurate treatment.
The national Shared Decision Making Programme has today launched five online patient decision aids.
Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust is to pilot a system that may improve the detection and prevention of acute kidney injury.