Clinical Practice

Much To Do About Tattoos: Tattoo Infections & Other Risks

2017-06-24T10:45:10+00:00

Last month the FDA updated its Consumer Report "Think Before You Ink" which outlines some of the adverse effects [...]

Much To Do About Tattoos: Tattoo Infections & Other Risks 2017-06-24T10:45:10+00:00

Tools Reduce Hospital Readmissions – Medical Calculators

2017-02-04T17:56:10+00:00

Life is full of things that cause negative feelings. These feelings need to be discharged, and unfortunately some of [...]

Tools Reduce Hospital Readmissions – Medical Calculators 2017-02-04T17:56:10+00:00

12 Medical Calculators to Help Achieve Your New Year Resolutions Ideas

2017-01-05T17:32:25+00:00

It is the New Year and once again it’s time to consider a resolution to clean up your act. [...]

12 Medical Calculators to Help Achieve Your New Year Resolutions Ideas 2017-01-05T17:32:25+00:00

5 Medical Calculators for Exotic Animal Bites and Risk Assessment

2016-12-14T13:04:03+00:00

Some people are drawn to the exotic or esoteric, including their choice of pets. Exotic pets have become widespread [...]

5 Medical Calculators for Exotic Animal Bites and Risk Assessment 2016-12-14T13:04:03+00:00

21 Scores for Comorbid Medical Conditions: Charlson Comorbidity Score & More

2016-10-07T00:42:38+00:00

Comorbidity (also referred to as polypathology) refers to the number and type of health problems that a patient has. [...]

21 Scores for Comorbid Medical Conditions: Charlson Comorbidity Score & More 2016-10-07T00:42:38+00:00

How to Obtain Health Insurance Prior Authorization in 3 Minutes or Less

2016-12-15T10:29:14+00:00

Whether you’re a doctor, nurse, or office administrator, it’s likely you have dealt with the time-consuming hassle of obtaining [...]

How to Obtain Health Insurance Prior Authorization in 3 Minutes or Less 2016-12-15T10:29:14+00:00

Reduce Readmissions with Analytics & CDC Antibiotic Resistance Program

2016-12-15T09:08:07+00:00

This case study discusses hospital readmissions and provides healthcare professionals with recommended medical algorithms in the form of scores, [...]

Reduce Readmissions with Analytics & CDC Antibiotic Resistance Program 2016-12-15T09:08:07+00:00

A Hospital with No Beds? Strategy to Improve Hospital Readmission Statistics

2016-12-15T09:08:58+00:00

It seems counterintuitive at first, a hospital with no beds. However, this is the in which direction healthcare is [...]

A Hospital with No Beds? Strategy to Improve Hospital Readmission Statistics 2016-12-15T09:08:58+00:00

Protecting our Blood Supply: How to Prevent a Blood Transfusion Reaction

2016-09-08T01:53:41+00:00

As Zika virus spreads in North America, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) which regulates the blood supply, has [...]

Protecting our Blood Supply: How to Prevent a Blood Transfusion Reaction 2016-09-08T01:53:41+00:00

The Many Faces of Sepsis (5): Progression from a Community Acquired Infection

2016-08-19T04:14:40+00:00

Community acquired infection is an important cause of sepsis. While most infections do not result in sepsis, the sheer [...]

The Many Faces of Sepsis (5): Progression from a Community Acquired Infection 2016-08-19T04:14:40+00:00

Case Study: Cancer, Sarcoid, or Rose Thorn Infection?

2016-07-29T06:09:11+00:00

This case study highlights medical calculators and analytics which can be instrumental in a physician’s clinical decision making process, [...]

Case Study: Cancer, Sarcoid, or Rose Thorn Infection? 2016-07-29T06:09:11+00:00

Many Faces of Sepsis (4): Sepsis Criteria for Vulnerable Patients

2016-07-21T16:49:47+00:00

Some patients may be more prone to sepsis than others, often because of a defect in their host defenses. [...]

Many Faces of Sepsis (4): Sepsis Criteria for Vulnerable Patients 2016-07-21T16:49:47+00:00

Online Medical Calculators and Pokemon Go… A Perfect Catch

2016-12-15T09:57:13+00:00

Depending on your age, you may or may not remember the original Pokemon craze in the United States many [...]

Online Medical Calculators and Pokemon Go… A Perfect Catch 2016-12-15T09:57:13+00:00

Use of Depression Screening Questions to Help with Diagnosis

2016-07-08T03:53:57+00:00

It’s no surprise that patients will often defer or deflect from certain topics while talking with their primary care [...]

Use of Depression Screening Questions to Help with Diagnosis 2016-07-08T03:53:57+00:00

Many Faces of Sepsis (3): Obscure Causes Sepsis Infection

2016-12-09T02:20:01+00:00

Our third article in the series on sepsis, centers on obscure causes that sometimes make sepsis difficult to diagnose. Throughout the [...]

Many Faces of Sepsis (3): Obscure Causes Sepsis Infection 2016-12-09T02:20:01+00:00

Many Faces of Sepsis (2): Pediatric and Neonatal Sepsis Algorithms

2016-06-16T03:28:31+00:00

This second article in our series on sepsis, centers on this complex clinical problem in infants and children. Throughout [...]

Many Faces of Sepsis (2): Pediatric and Neonatal Sepsis Algorithms 2016-06-16T03:28:31+00:00

Summertime Ailments: Patients with Hot Tub Itch, Sunburns & Bites

2016-12-15T10:14:59+00:00

Preparing for Summer: Using our Medical Algorithms platform to review common situations Summer is approaching. With the warm weather comes the [...]

Summertime Ailments: Patients with Hot Tub Itch, Sunburns & Bites 2016-12-15T10:14:59+00:00

Many Faces of Sepsis (1): Cancer Therapy and Management Febrile Neutropenia

2016-06-03T03:38:48+00:00

The purpose of this case study is to highlight ways in which medical algorithms can be integrated into the [...]

Many Faces of Sepsis (1): Cancer Therapy and Management Febrile Neutropenia 2016-06-03T03:38:48+00:00

How to Identify Listeria Monocytogenes Symptoms, Sources, Risk Factors

2016-05-27T17:07:17+00:00

Recently, a nationwide recall of frozen food items was instituted as a result of potential bacterial contamination from Listeria [...]

How to Identify Listeria Monocytogenes Symptoms, Sources, Risk Factors 2016-05-27T17:07:17+00:00

Case Study: Liver Trouble & Non Alcoholic Steatohepatitis NASH

2016-04-27T12:31:02+00:00

This case study introduces a patient with non alcoholic steatohepatitis and related conditions, along with suggested medical calculators which [...]

Case Study: Liver Trouble & Non Alcoholic Steatohepatitis NASH 2016-04-27T12:31:02+00:00

How Medical Algorithms Can Help with End of Life Issues

2016-04-08T08:32:58+00:00

Recently the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released new CPT codes (99497, 99498) to encourage advance care planning [...]

How Medical Algorithms Can Help with End of Life Issues 2016-04-08T08:32:58+00:00

Treatment for Allergic Rhinitis & Spring Allergies With Health Analytics

2016-04-01T00:31:40+00:00

Spring is here and with a turn of the calendar, warmer temperatures, and outdoor activities, comes the symptoms of sneezing, [...]

Treatment for Allergic Rhinitis & Spring Allergies With Health Analytics 2016-04-01T00:31:40+00:00

Case Study: 81-Year-Old Woman with a History of Hereditary Hemolytic Anemia

2016-03-23T13:09:32+00:00

The purpose of this case study is to demonstrate how medical algorithms can be integrated into the clinical decision [...]

Case Study: 81-Year-Old Woman with a History of Hereditary Hemolytic Anemia 2016-03-23T13:09:32+00:00

How to Reduce Paperwork & Time Needed for Insurance Prior Authorizations

2016-12-15T10:27:23+00:00

Using Medical Algorithms to Increase Likelihood for Prescription Coverage with Insurance Prior Authorization We present two cases demonstrating how algorithms available [...]

How to Reduce Paperwork & Time Needed for Insurance Prior Authorizations 2016-12-15T10:27:23+00:00

10 Basic Rules for Clinical Algorithm Development

2017-03-07T10:55:51+00:00

Keeping an Eye on the Prize: 10 Basic Rules for Clinical Algorithm Development While at the HIMSS16 conference last week in [...]

10 Basic Rules for Clinical Algorithm Development 2017-03-07T10:55:51+00:00