Navigation Links
Electronic health records prime clinicians to provide progressive care to older adults
Date:7/8/2010

COLUMBIA, Mo. In 20 years, approximately 72 million older adults will reside in the United States, almost double the current number, according to the U.S. Administration on Aging. Potential issues are compounded by the projected shortage of health care workers needed to provide elder care. As part of the solution, an interdisciplinary team of University of Missouri researchers is refining electronic health record (EHR) technology to more efficiently meet increasing health care demands.

The MU researchers are developing an EHR system that encompasses standard health assessments and those obtained through new technologies. The goal is to increase efficiency and accuracy, improve patient outcomes and reduce costs for long-term care.

"As the use of emerging technologies increases along with the older population, maintaining complete and accurate patient information can be overwhelming," said Marilyn Rantz, professor in the MU Sinclair School of Nursing. "A comprehensive system that encompasses all measures, old and new, is the key to enhanced and efficient clinical decision making."

The EHR is being tested at TigerPlace, an independent senior-living facility that helps residents age in place. According to the researchers' initial findings, use of the EHR system can enhance nursing care coordination and advance technology use and clinical research.

"New technologies to passively monitor older adults' health are being developed and are increasingly commercially available," Rantz said. "The challenge remains to integrate clinical information systems with passive monitoring data, especially in long-term care and home health settings, in order to improve clinical decision making and ensure patient records are complete."

Effective EHR systems display data in ways that are meaningful and quickly assessable for clinicians, Rantz said. With access to comprehensive data, clinicians can make more informed clinical decisions, bett
'/>"/>

Contact: Emily Martin
MartinEm@missouri.edu
573-882-3346
University of Missouri-Columbia
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. What to Look for When Selecting an Electronic Health Record for Your Community Oncology Practice - Free Educational Webinar
2. Digital Signatures Presented at Electronic Document Management Conference
3. Compex , Leaders in Electronic Muscle Stimulators, Sponsors the Jelly Belly Cycling Team Presented by Kenda
4. Electronic Interconnect Offers Medical Electronics, PCBs, Design Engineering
5. Electronic Health Record Assistance for Central Illinois Medical Practices
6. Aprima and Pacific Medical IT Partner to Provide Electronic Health Records to Physician Practices
7. Greenway Medical Technologies Donates Electronic Health Record, Clinical Research and Revenue Cycle Solutions to Northern Kentucky University
8. Electronic Merchant Systems Modernize Medical Billing
9. “M*Modal and Intelligent Medical Objects Partner to Improve Ease of Use of Electronic Medical Records”
10. LG Electronics Provides a Dose of HD for the Healthcare Industry at HIMSS 2010
11. Electronic Health Information Leader Says Physician Practice Redesign is Vital Next Step Towards Safer, More Effective Care Delivery
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Electronic health records prime clinicians to provide progressive care to older adults
(Date:9/30/2014)... AutoTex PINK proudly offers pink ... in support of breast cancer awareness and research in ... non-profits to “go pink” -- supporting walks, runs and ... a woman-owned company that is among the nation’s leading ... partnering with their customers to raise breast cancer awareness ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Teeth replacement ... Dental Art Institute in Oxnard and Thousand Oaks, Calif., ... and tomorrow to provide training on full mouth rehabilitation. ... work, placing implants, providing cosmetic dentistry, correcting bite issues, ... said. , Dr. Jivraj, who has traveled to India ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... September 30, 2014 Loffler Companies, ... business technology and services was recognized by BEI ... Effectiveness (FCE) in 2013. This prestigious rating means ... first time and for an extended period following, ... than 20 years BEI Services has been the ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness ... courageous battles, Incredible Veins, Body & Skin is offering ... Cynosure. , “For cancer patients who receive radiation ... on their skin to accurately aim the radiation on ... survivors, they decide to have their tattoo removed as ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... 30, 2014 Julie Kuriakose, ... Allergy , will discuss how restaurants can become more ... special dietary restrictions at the 2014 Allergy Eats ... Professionals, October 21 in New York City. , “I’m ... topic to such an engaged industry audience. As food ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Change Your Blades … Change A Life! AutoTex PINK Wiper Blades Are Helping Wipe Out Breast Cancer 2Health News:Change Your Blades … Change A Life! AutoTex PINK Wiper Blades Are Helping Wipe Out Breast Cancer 3Health News:World-Renowned Dental Implant Expert, International Instructor in India Speaking about Reconstructive Dentistry 2Health News:World-Renowned Dental Implant Expert, International Instructor in India Speaking about Reconstructive Dentistry 3Health News:World-Renowned Dental Implant Expert, International Instructor in India Speaking about Reconstructive Dentistry 4Health News:World-Renowned Dental Implant Expert, International Instructor in India Speaking about Reconstructive Dentistry 5Health News:Loffler Companies Rated Number One Among U.S. Dealers in Service “First Call Effectiveness” 2Health News:Loffler Companies Rated Number One Among U.S. Dealers in Service “First Call Effectiveness” 3Health News:Incredible Veins, Body & Skin Takes A Stand Against Breast Cancer With PicoSure® By Cynosure 2Health News:Hudson Allergy’s Dr. Julie Kuriakose to Speak at Prestigious Food Allergy Conference in New York City 2Health News:Hudson Allergy’s Dr. Julie Kuriakose to Speak at Prestigious Food Allergy Conference in New York City 3
... Children,s Health Fund (CHF) strongly supports the health ... its steadfast commitment to this momentous effort.  We believe that ... especially for children.  The action taken shows an unprecedented effort ... well-being of all children in this country.  CHF thanks House ...
... ) today announced it will participate in the Barclays Capital 2010 High Yield Bond and Syndicated Loan Conference in Phoenix, Ariz. , on March 24-26, 2010 . , ... , ... ... ...
... Living wills and surrogate decision makers account for only ... making medical decisions for hospitalized patients lacking the capability to ... Researchers who queried 281 physicians report their conclusions ... of the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society . ...
... AF Stat a collaboration of healthcare leaders ... of people affected by atrial fibrillation (AFib) today ... widget to help healthcare practitioners better explain the risks ... The most common form of heart arrhythmia, AFib affects ...
... , ... the launch of Website Realizer, an efficient solution to reduce the costs for building a ... looking website without writing a single line of code. , ... (PRWEB) March 22, 2010 -- Adritech Software has announced the ...
... fewer irritants than lighter brews, researchers find , ... coffee-lovers with delicate stomachs, scientists may have found a ... gastrointestinal discomfort. , European researchers studying stomach-irritating chemicals in ... production in the stomach. , "The major import of ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Statement by Irwin Redlener, MD, President, Children's Health Fund on Passage of a Health Care Reform Package by the House 2Health News:Statement by Irwin Redlener, MD, President, Children's Health Fund on Passage of a Health Care Reform Package by the House 3Health News:HealthSouth To Present at Barclays Capital 2010 High Yield Bond and Syndicated Loan Conference 2Health News:HealthSouth To Present at Barclays Capital 2010 High Yield Bond and Syndicated Loan Conference 3Health News:Numerous factors weighed when patients cannot make their own decisions 2Health News:'AFib Educator' app and widget offers patient dialogue tool for complex cardiovascular disease 2Health News:Adritech Software Releases Website Realizer, a Website Builder to Create Websites without Any Programming Knowledge 2Health News:Coming Soon: A Low-Heartburn Coffee? 2Health News:Coming Soon: A Low-Heartburn Coffee? 3
(Date:9/30/2014)... PALO ALTO, Calif. , Sept. 30, 2014 ... early-stage investment group focused on supporting promising emerging ... companies, has been named the Top Angel Investment ... CB Insights as the best performer out of ... that included: historical performance, network strength (connections), selection ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... DIEGO , Sept. 30, 2014 ... three-dimensional biology company focused on delivering breakthrough 3D ... Liver Model has been selected as a finalist in ... 2014 Most Innovative New Product Awards, sponsored by ... of innovative technology and life sciences products in ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... Inc. ( www.synapsebiomedical.com ) announced today it has ... its NeuRx DPS® System for ALS patients.  The ... requirement was implanted over a month and a ... is the only medical device approved by the ... device that obtained approval at the end of ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Life Science Angels Ranked the Top Angel Investment Group in the U.S. 2Life Science Angels Ranked the Top Angel Investment Group in the U.S. 3Organovo Inc. Selected As A Finalist In 27th Annual CONNECT Most Innovative New Product Awards 2Organovo Inc. Selected As A Finalist In 27th Annual CONNECT Most Innovative New Product Awards 3Synapse Biomedical Announces the Early Completion of Enrollment in the FDA Post Approval Study for ALS Patients 2Synapse Biomedical Announces the Early Completion of Enrollment in the FDA Post Approval Study for ALS Patients 3
... RYE, N.Y., Oct. 14 Curemark, LLC, a drug research ... announced that it has enrolled the first patients in Phase ... first clinical trial patients have been enrolled at Lake Mary ... sites with a total 170 children across the country. , ...
... Cardiva Medical, Inc. announces today that its President, Glenn ... Chief Executive Officer at Innovative Energy, Inc., an alternative energy ... Medical stated, "I would like to thank Glenn for his ... his tenure as President, we have transformed Cardiva from an ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Curemark Enrolls First Patients in Phase III Clinical Trials for Autism Treatment 2Cardiva Medical, Inc. Announces the Departure of its President and his Appointment as CEO of Innovative Energy, Inc. 2Cardiva Medical, Inc. Announces the Departure of its President and his Appointment as CEO of Innovative Energy, Inc. 3
The WatchMate ID model displays multiple alarms locally with resident ID numbers and this information, along with residents names, can be displayed at a central station. Alarms may be cleared locall...
... Radianse indoor positioning ... measure of where and ... patients flow through care ... data provides intelligence that ...
... supports patient safety by providing patient ... patients are in the right place ... the exact patient location when a ... Measure patient flow times to identify ...
... VACUETTE Blood Collection Needles are preominantly used ... for single-use. The colour of the needle ... individual needle gauges. For example, yellow symbolises ... green 21 G (0.80 mm) and black ...
Medicine Products: