Thursday, March 12, 2009
Tuesday, March 10, 2009
A recent study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine studied the actions of more than 2800 physicians in Massachusetts, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania in generating 3.5 million electronic prescriptions. One in 15 of these prescriptions resulted in an alert for a drug interaction or allergy, more than 98% of which were for a drug the patient was already taking. In more than 90% of interaction warnings and 77% of drug allergy alerts, the clinician overrode the warning...MORE
Friday, March 06, 2009
Google has announced changes that enable individuals to share their health profiles with health care providers. Access to invitees is limited to 30 days, viewers can not change a profile, and owners can see a report listing all viewers. MORE...