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The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) has historically recommended antibiotic premedication in select patients with hip or knee implants undergoing medical or dental procedures that produce bacteremia. These individua...

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April is National Minority Health Month. Follow events and discussions at #NMHM17. The theme of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services’

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Healthcare professionals around the world have been concerned by alarming medical error statistics in recent studies, particularly those involving medications. Errors involving incorrect dosing, dispensing, or administration of me...

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It would be extremely difficult to find a pharmacist today who isn’t looking a little more closely at every opioid prescription he or she receives, especially those for morphine and morphine-related products. Although this is an...

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The problem of alert fatigue — the negative or overwhelmed reaction of clinicians to receiving too many intrusive or irrelevant notifications from electronic health record (EHR) systems — continues to vex clinicians, s...

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Open source software — like the famed operating system Linux — makes its source programming code openly available to download. Users also contribute to the development of the software by sharing how they have employe...

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Over the last several decades, clinical decision support solutions have demonstrated success in helping improve quality of care in the American healthcare system. But the need to “broaden that impact” has led professionals to ...

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The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) has provided guidance on when it may be appropriate to consider antibiotic administration prior to dental procedures in patients with joint replacements. The AAOS began develo...

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I’m already using e-prescribing. What more do I need to know? Well, there’s more to e-prescribing than just sending or receiving a new prescription or handling refill (renewal) requests. There are many other messa...

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