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Transforming Health Care by Eliminating Fatal Hospital-Associated Blood Clots Through Technology

We plan to transform health care by decreasing hospital readmissions and improving quality through the eventual elimination of preventable deep vein thrombosis (DVT). DVTs - blood clots in the leg veins - can travel to the lungs and cause fatal pulmonary embolisms (PE). Preventable DVT/PEs are a leading cause of hospital deaths and readmissions. In collaboration with our partners, the Society of Hospital Medicine, ...more »

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Open Digital Medicine - A Privacy Policy Template

Medicine is becoming digital. Must it also become closed and licensed as a result? Our project will develop a model privacy policy for apps and websites committed to open medicine and sharing of patient data. Most medicine is on paper and still open. It’s peer-reviewable, modifiable by anyone and can be taught and practiced without buying a license. As EHRs, PHRs, apps and web services absorb and then extend medical ...more »

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An innovative social services EHR connecting communities with comprehensive care

Referral is a health and social service best practice. It’s done on everyone’s best days; but what about when time is tight or client needs are outside of a provider’s expertise? Systematically supporting comprehensive referral as part of everyday practice promotes care for the whole client, not just pieces of a client. Public Health Management Corporation (PHMC), a direct service nonprofit public health institute, will ...more »

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Patient Based EHRs = Interoperability Now

It's time to change the premise of EHRs. While providers will always need to keep proprietary patient records, why should providers be the accepted central repository for a patient's healthcare records? Patients should be the ones controlling their healthcare data, not providers. Providers cannot import mHealth API data into their EHR systems, but patients can. Providers cannot import genetic API data into their ...more »

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Relationship-based care 2.0: The Maternity Neighborhood

What if the medical chart, instead of being just the clinician’s documentation record, was something the clinician and the patient owned and honed collaboratively? What if “personalized medicine” tapped the most underutilized resource for personalizing care: relationships? Private Practice is building on established success of our shared electronic health record for maternity care to launch the Maternity Neighborhood, ...more »

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