Tag Archives: Allergies

Allergies and Electronic Health Records, we’re doing it wrong

ACP Hospitalist: “About 10% of patients in the United States report a penicillin allergy, but most of these patients are not currently allergic, meaning that they could safely take drugs in the beta-lactam class. “The vast majority of patients who … Continue reading

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Lack of interoperability, standardization and simplification is risky

I’m not a big fan of the using the “best of” model for hospital information systems (HIS). You know, when you buy the best pharmacy system you can find, and the best lab system you can find, and the best … Continue reading

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Local anesthetic allergies.

This has nothing to do with pharmacy technology, but I thought it would be worth posting. Questions about cross reactivity of one local anesthetic to another don’t come along often, but when they do it’s never easy to formulate a … Continue reading

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