clinical guidelines

clinical guidelines

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We expect that having that information and clinical guidelines at the point of care will dramatically improve patient outcomes, while reducing the cost of care.
Backed by rigorous, independent, medical review, HealthGate's evidence-based, clinical guidelines are supported by its affiliations with Duke University Medical Center, among others.
Clinical guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) cite catheter securement devices as being advantageous over suture in reducing catheter-related bloodstream infections.
HealthGate's flagship offering, Quality Architect(TM), combines evidence-based clinical guidelines, order sets and other point-of-care tools with a state-of-the-art web-based application that facilitates asynchronous collaboration and institutional content management.
Metfessel worked as Senior Scientist, Evidence-Based Health Care at the Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement where he was responsible for the development of Technology Assessments and the application of medical evidence grading strategies to clinical guidelines.
Of these, 15 (50 percent) were using teams and 10 (32 percent) were using some form of clinical guidelines.
Hospital practice data are collected on individual physicians along with performance information, including functional outcome, and then are fed back to individual physicians to permit comparison with peers and establishment of clinical guidelines.
HealthGate's Quality Architect(TM) solution features an expansive library of evidence-based clinical content, including order sets, patient safety checklists, clinical guidelines, and patient-focused discharge planning instructions.
Contemporary clinical guidelines define RHTN as "the failure to achieve goal blood pressure in patients who are adhering to full doses of an appropriate three-drug regimen that includes a diuretic.
R) Therapy Clinical Guidelines, product literature and Instructions for Use prior to application.
Presently, consideration of available clinical guidelines and position statements is important in the development of coverage policy.
With the establishment of several proprietary protocol companies and the push to develop national clinical guidelines, protocols have appeared on the health care scene with a vengeance.

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