Healthcare IT News January 2, 2020
Bill Siwicki

Automated sig translation system created time savings of 34 hours per month for clinicians, translating into about $11,000 in recaptured nursing productivity over 12 months. Further, 30-day readmission rate fell from 6.2% to 5.5%.

Like other hospital executives, leaders at King’s Daughters Medical Center, a 99-bed community hospital in Brookhaven, Mississippi, 60 miles south of the state capital in Jackson, were concerned that patient records could potentially contain incomplete or inaccurate medication history data. To mitigate that risk, King’s Daughters focused on improving its medication history reconciliation process.

THE PROBLEM

Discrepancies occur when different EHRs attempt to talk with each other but run into issues for a variety of reasons. One of the most challenging problems complicating the reconciliation process...

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Topics: AI (Artificial Intelligence), EMR / EHR, Health IT, Patient / Consumer, Pharma, Provider, Technology
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