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Clinical research The prepublication release of information from federally-funded research that may have an immediate effect on patient care
Medspeak A message—email, letter, etc.—that reminds a health care provider of a particular patient of management related issues germane to that person’s management

clinical alert

Medtalk Tickler A message–electronic, snail mail, etc–that reminds a health care provider of a particular Pt, of management related issues germane to that person's management
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* provide clinicians with decision support through system-generated clinical alerts.
The mobile responder service will not be required to attend to clinical alerts e.g.
And these clinical alerts would be provided alongside existing claims transactions already governed by strict privacy rules."
The device intelligently combines voice calling, messaging, clinical alerts and alarms, and more, providing a single wearable device to clinicians for their many communication and workflow management needs."
"The new Smartbadge is purpose-built to leverage the full software capability of the expanded Vocera Platform - voice calling, messaging, clinical alerts and alarms, and more - with its larger, touch-screen display."
The DAISY Award was developed by the Barnes Family to recognize nurses who have a profound impact on patient care and Nursing Informatics nurses support their clinical colleagues every day providing the following assistance: support with documentation; providing safety with clinical alerts; and the ability to view clinical data to make better decisions.
> Improved risk management: Risks will be mitigated through automatic and immediate clinical alerts. The system is designed to adhere to evidence-based, best-practice clinical pathways and will help prevent adverse events.
Wilder added that it only takes one "bad actor," or in this case, one patient care organization, along the care continuum, to take it from a "nice, coded spot" and put it in a "non-coded spot." In sum, Wilder said that NYeC "has a lot hooked up, and has 2 million people looking at data." But he noted that much of the volume that takes place right now is in the form of clinical alerts that will say an inpatient event happened at X facility at Y time, and then gives a phone number to call.
A great example is automated clinical alerts based on information exchange.
Medical staff members are expected to remain on the phone to read back orders and provide responses to clinical alerts that may occur during the ordering process.
Physician access to clinical alerts in real time The percentage of respondents that have enabled real-time quality reporting data 2011 All 2011 Most Wired Drug formulary 77% 95% checks Drug allergy 84% 100% alerts Drug interaction 78% 100% alerts Dose checking 68% 93% (max/min) Source: Hospitals & Health Networks' Most Wired Survey, 2011 Note: Table made from bar graph.
MINDscape contains such information as: patient demographics, insurance coverage, clinician-selected problem lists entries, International Classification of Diseases (ICD-9) diagnoses, all transcriptions, selected pharmacy records, allergies, immunizations, automatically generated clinical alerts, stay/visit data, Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) procedure codes, laboratory data, and radiology reports.

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