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Defining adolescent common mental disorders using electronic primary care data

Cornish, R.P. et al. (2016) BMJ Open. 6:e013167

Objective: To compare the prevalence of common mental disorders (CMDs) derived from data held in primary care records with that measured using the revised Clinical Interview Schedule (CIS-R) in order to assess the potential robustness of findings based only on routinely collected data.

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Knowledge Management - What Is Its Role in Healthcare Research?

This week, we are diving into knowledge management, another new concept we can both learn together.

The driving question is…

How can knowledge management improve access to healthcare research?

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Future of the EHR: adaptive clinical workflow support

In the time since I left Ocean Informatics (the company I started with Dr Sam Heard and others in the late 1990s), I have been working with Intermountain Healthcare as well as various other openEHR vendor companies, notably DIPS (Norway) and Marand (central/south-east Europe). 1,476 more words

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Ethical Use of Telemedicine in Emergency Care

American College of Emergency Physicians(2016) Annals of Emergency Medicine68(6) p. 791

  • The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) believes that EDs using telemedicine should make this form of care accessible regardless of race, religion, sexual orientation, location, or ability to pay.

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Post-prescription antibiotic review based on computerized tools

Bouchand, F. et al. The Journal of Hospital Infection. Published online: November 25 2016

Background: Controlling antibiotic use in healthcare establishments limits their consumption and the emergence of bacterial resistance.

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10 ways in which Health Informatics changed healthcare

In what ways have the poster child for HI – electronic health record (EHR),  and the likes of it impacted healthcare systems all over the globe? 757 more words

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Gamification for Health

Gamification for Health

Driving Question:
Can games improve health?

Health Informatics