After an analysis found most of her patients did not have advance directives, a Cleveland Clinic physician took it upon herself to educate them about these important end-of-life documents.
Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) will be the No. 6 most influential medical innovation in 2017, predict experts at Cleveland Clinic.
Many of Cleveland Clinic’s pioneering distance health initiatives have started in or been championed by its Neurological Institute. Here’s a glimpse of how telehealth is looming large in brain and spine care.
A review of Cleveland Clinic EMR data highlights the prevalence of primary hyperparathyroidism, prompting new automated alerts to order parathyroid hormone testing for hypercalcemia patients
Cleveland Clinic has adopted an EMR-based program to ensure systematic delirium screening of all inpatients and a workflow to promote optimal delirium management. Here’s how we did it and what we’ve learned so far.
In just the past decade or two, healthcare has undergone tremendous change. We don’t expect it to let up. The change will continue, and it has forced us to rethink the way that we educate the next generation of doctors.
OR preference cards are designed to help nurses prepare for procedures. But what happens when a glut of cards flood the system? Cleveland Clinic nurses tackled the task of standardizing OR preference cards.
Now that Cleveland Clinic is a few years into its ambitious care path initiative, common lessons are emerging. Here’s insightful advice from two experts who helped launch care paths in the Neurological Institute.
Cleveland Clinic is optimizing its electronic medical record by eliminating redundancies and including clinical decision support. It’s a time saver for nurses and a better experience for patients.
Pilot studies show Cleveland Clinic’s Spine Care Path reduced inappropriate interventions for acute back pain management while also reducing the cost per patient by more than half. The next step is to integrate with the EMR.