COVID 19 and Clinical IT

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COVID-19 & Clinical IT August Resource Center

Next-Generation EHRs: From Meaningful Use to Meaningful Usability

July 30, 2020
A HIMSS study shows EHRs have come a long way; however, feedback from healthcare practitioners suggests they haven’t come far enough.
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Healthcare Researchers: COVID-19 Is Six to 24 Times More Prevalent than Found in Confirmed Cases

July 22, 2020
A team of 39 healthcare researchers has published a study in JAMA Internal Medicine that finds that the true number of U.S. COVID-19 cases could be anywhere from six to 24 times...
Patient Matching
Patient Identification/Matching

HIT Leaders Emphasize Need for Better Patient Matching to Fight Pandemic

June 3, 2020
Improved patient matching in EHRs will play a role in being successful in contact tracing and vaccination development efforts
Clinical IT

In Face of COVID-19, University Hospitals Leaders Push to Integrate the ICU

May 26, 2020
Health system leaders are implementing a systems engineering approach to improve ICU management
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At UCSD Health, Clinician Leaders Leverage the EHR for COVID-19 Preparedness

May 20, 2020
A team of clinicians and clinician informaticists at UCSD Health in San Diego has published an article in JAMIA describing their work in setting up a clinical and resource decision...