CDS

Fresh application of older healthcare technology

I came across an interesting article in the July issue of Pharmacy Practice News. The article describes some of the posters presented at the 2013 ASHP Summer Meeting in Minneapolis. The technology covered is relatively old, and a little antiquated when you look at much of the technology floating around the world these days. Nonetheless, […]

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Pharmacovigilance, what’s in a name

I read an interesting discussion about pharmacovigilance (PV) software a few weeks ago on one of the pharmacy listservs I belong to. The conversation struck me as odd because much of it sounded an awful lot like a discussion on clinical decision support (CDS). This led me to wonder whether or not PV and CDS […]

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Impressive offerings in the new edition of ACI eJournal

The third issue of the eJournal Applied Clinical Informatics (ACI) is available online and it’s packed with some pretty interesting stuff. Even though CPOE and CDS have been topics for discussion for quite sometime, they’ve somehow managed to fly under the radar for the most part. Here’s some stuff on CPOE and CDS in the […]

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IntelliDose EHR integration

CMIO: “Allscripts will integrate IntrinsiQ’s IntelliDose chemotherapy management tool into its EHR product suite as a new offering for physician practices. The Waltham, Mass.-based IntrinsiQ’s IntelliDose calculates and tracks the administration of chemotherapy treatments and will enable Allscripts’ multi-specialty and oncology clients to manage oncology patient care workflow, according to the company. Under the agreement, oncology practices will […]

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“What’d I miss?” – Week of January 24th

As usual there were a lot of things that happened during the week, and not all of it was pharmacy or technology related. Here’s a quick look at some of the stuff I found interesting. – What’s that? Oh, Avatar is still #1 at the box office. It’s now #2 on the list of top […]

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Clinical Surveillance

There is a nice article in the November 2009 issue of Hospital Pharmacy on the use of clinical surveillance in pharmacy. I’ve mentioned these types of systems before here and here. From the article: Clinical surveillance tools are atype of clinical decision support system (CDSS), providing pharmacists with patient information that has been filtered according […]

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