Last summer I sat in the bathroom of an Irish pub, trying desperately to solve a math equation. I had abandoned my friends at the bar, where I'd been pretending to drink an IPA, to tend to this pressing arithmetic in private. If I solved correctly for 'x,' the answer would provide me with some crucial information—whether or not my pregnancy was going well.
El nuevo dominio .hiv está disponible en registro libre desde esta misma semana y va a permitir distinguir en la Red aquellos contenidos relacionados con el VIH. Así lo ha anunciado la empresa de hosting de dominios Arsys. Además, por cada dirección registrada con esta extensión se donarán fondos a distintas organizaciones que trabajan para acabar con esta enfermedad.
A recent HIMSS study reveals hospitals that have implemented EMRs can better predict and decrease mortality rates.
HIMSS Analytics and Healthgradesrecently released EMR Effectiveness: The Positive Benefit Electronic Medical Record Adoption has on Mortality Rates, a whitepaper analyzing the effects of electronic medical record (EMR) implementation on predicting and decreasing mortality rates. The study set out to specifically answer the following questions:
Is there a relationship between the level of adoption of electronic medical records and hospital performance?What aspect of that performance is related most strongly to the adoption?Are there certain clinical areas (defined by the Healthgrades mortality - based cohorts) where this relationship is stronger or weaker?What additional variables, if any are related to the adoption level?