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SmartAlert: Learning from physicians to deliver useful medication alerts

Electronic medical alerts are one the great advancements of healthcare IT. A medication alert is shown in electronic health records any time a physician orders a medication and there is a potential for a medication error. The problem today is that too many alerts are shown, leading to fatigue and distrust of alerts, with 49%-96% of alerts overridden today. The lesson is that more is not always better. Our vision ...more »

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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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Digital Starting Points

Imagine if every encounter between patients and healthcare providers (HCP) ended with patients receiving relevant and reliable Digital Starting Points tailored to their needs and health literacy skills. Instead of searching on their mobile phones outside the doctor’s office or pharmacy or on the web at home, patients start with trustworthy websites, social media, and apps and can avoid inaccurate, biased, and unbranded ...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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