Browsing: Informatics

Mina Attaalla, DO, and Jeffrey Lazar, MD, are using 3-D printing to revolutionize medical simulation education and emergency medicine training at St. Barnabas Hospital in the Bronx.
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Taking a Cue from Netflix, Priceline (and more) The Sustainable ED Looks to Other Industries for Tech With the current rise in patient census and physician burnout, is today's model of emergency medi
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Telemedicine A 34-year-old female woke up today with a sore throat. She hoped she would improve as the day went on, but the pain persisted despite over-the-counter medications. She tried calling her
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Hospitals and Hackers: Keeping Patients Safe From Cyber Attacks An 83-year-old female with a history of sick sinus syndrome status post pacemaker implantation presents to the emergency department (ED
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Clinical Apps for EM I'm one of those people who collects too many apps, most of which never get used. However, during my third-year EM clerkship and my fourth-year EM sub-I rotations, I identified a
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Perils and Pitfalls of Adopting Bleeding-Edge Technology in the ED “Wearable technology” has become a part of daily life for millions of individuals. Who can remember the last time they navigated a
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Top 5 Charting Pitfalls In general, residents receive very little education in billing and coding. But there's value in being able to quickly and efficiently churn out patient notes while achieving t
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IT in the Emergency Environment: Emergency Health Care Goes HITECH Emergency Health Care and the Stimulus Package In 2009, President Barack Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (AR
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Collecting Better Data for Better Care As new interns embark on the path towards becoming EM physicians, many may be surprised (and sometimes frustrated) to realize the sheer volume of patients who m
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Subspecialty Training in Clinical Informatics Clinical informatics is a new medical subspecialty that focuses on medical data, clinical processes, and computational systems applied to the practice of