patient history

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patient history,

n 1. documentation collected from the patient and further sources on the pathogenesis of the illness.
2. patient's medical or health experiences, including illness. See also anamnesis, case taking, and catamnesis.
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The Docuscan Patient History solution with Paros(TM) technology enables digital capture of patient history information.
The Patient History Card facilitates the patient's interaction with multiple healthcare providers, enabling patients to continue receiving their therapy in any setting.
Vignette's industry-leading portal will provide physicians with a federated view of information from multiple healthcare providers with a single log-in, saving time and providing complete and accurate patient history information, which can improve patient safety and enhance the quality of care.
With the help of Emerging Health Information Technology, an experienced provider of healthcare information management solutions, Bronx Lebanon's physicians and clinicians now have access to a comprehensive view of patient history, test results and current medications at the exact time and place it is needed.
NEC's healthcare customers are among some of the nation's most recognized names and include, Purkinje -- the maker of Dossier(TM), a chart management tool designed to create medical records including patient history, physical exams, procedures, medication and treatment information; Pharmaceutical Discovery Corporation -- a biotech enterprise recognized for its patented and proprietary Technosphere(TM) drug delivery system; and ProHealth Physicians -- a large practice of primary care physicians serving over 300,000 patients in the Connecticut area.
In addition, long-range wireless transmissions and electronic patient records provide more complete and continuous data feeds about patient history, health and activities.
And, the authors said, OPCAB may be better in some cases for patients that are poor candidates for traditional bypass surgery because of preexisting medical conditions such as diabetes, renal problems, and patient history of stroke or heart attack.
Unlike e-mail, webVisits will allow patients to go online via a secure Web site using a password and respond to a set of questions tailored to their specific conditions, which will produce a patient history similar to the one developed when arriving at a doctor's office for an in-person visit.
Food and Drug Administration 510(k) clearance in May 2005 for use as a posterior spine thoracic/lumbar system intended for use in the following indications: (1) degenerative disc disease (as defined by back pain of discogenic origin with degeneration of the disc confirmed by patient history and radiographic studies), (2) spinal stenosis, (3) spondylolisthesis, (4) spinal deformities (i.
HealthEngage is designed to provide powerful, yet cost effective disease and wellness management solutions and interactive analytical tools for patient education, treatment compliance, patient retention, patient history tracking, and research.
The system also interfaces with the Baylor Sammons Breast Imaging Center's patient self-check-in kiosk to provide patients with real-time access to verify and update their demographic information and patient history questionnaires.
A single system now allows case and disease managers easy access to patient history, case status, eligibility, medical management utilization, and more in order to identify high-risk and high-cost patients.

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