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EHR shortcomings harm care coordination, risk patient safety, study finds

Dive Brief: Shortcomings in EHR design and functionality, workarounds and care team communication issues are putting patient care and safety at risk, according to a new PLOS One report. Rather than improve communications within care teams, EHRs often have the opposite effect, especially while clinicians are in the patient’s room. The researchers observed care teams during… Read More »

Skin patch can help children develop more tolerance to peanut, study involving Irish children finds

The study monitored over 350 children aged between four and 11, some of whom were from Ireland. Stock photo Skin patch can help children develop more tolerance to peanut, study involving Irish children finds Independent.ie A skin patch can help children develop more tolerance to peanut, according to new research. https://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/skin-patch-can-help-children-develop-more-tolerance-to-peanut-study-involving-irish-children-finds-37843491.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article37843490.ece/a9e57/AUTOCROP/h342/nutallergy.PNG Email A skin… Read More »

Study: Many Paramedics Ignore Hand Hygiene Rules

FRIDAY, Feb. 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Paramedics have a “remarkably low” rate of compliance with hand hygiene standards, which could put patients at risk for deadly infections, according to a new report. For the study, researchers observed 77 paramedics in Finland, Sweden, Denmark and Australia as they dealt with 87 patients. The paramedics’ compliance… Read More »