Clinical Practice

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

2016-07-29T06:09:11+08:00

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+08:00

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

2016-07-21T16:49:47+08:00

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 Patients2016-07-21T16:49:47+08:00

Use of Depression Screening Questions to Help with Diagnosis

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

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 Diagnosis2016-07-08T03:53:57+08:00

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

2016-06-16T03:28:31+08:00

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 Algorithms2016-06-16T03:28:31+08:00

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

2016-12-15T10:14:59+08:00

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 & Bites2016-12-15T10:14:59+08:00

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

2016-06-03T03:38:48+08:00

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 Neutropenia2016-06-03T03:38:48+08:00

How to Identify Listeria Monocytogenes Symptoms, Sources, Risk Factors

2016-05-27T17:07:17+08:00

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 Factors2016-05-27T17:07:17+08:00

Case Study: Liver Trouble & Non Alcoholic Steatohepatitis NASH

2016-04-27T12:31:02+08:00

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 NASH2016-04-27T12:31:02+08:00

How Medical Algorithms Can Help with End of Life Issues

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

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 Issues2016-04-08T08:32:58+08:00

Treatment for Allergic Rhinitis & Spring Allergies With Health Analytics

2016-04-01T00:31:40+08:00

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 Analytics2016-04-01T00:31:40+08:00

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

2016-03-23T13:09:32+08:00

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 Anemia2016-03-23T13:09:32+08:00

10 Basic Rules for Clinical Algorithm Development

2017-03-07T10:55:51+08:00

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 Development2017-03-07T10:55:51+08:00

5 Medical Calculators to Assist Students on Neurology Rotations

2016-12-15T10:17:52+08:00

For many medical students, learning about neurology and incorporating textbook information into clinical practice can be difficult. Use of [...]

5 Medical Calculators to Assist Students on Neurology Rotations2016-12-15T10:17:52+08:00

Can Medical Algorithms Help to Reduce Telemedicine Liability?

2016-12-15T10:12:57+08:00

Telemedicine has come a long way over the past 20 years. Modern technology has made it accessible to an [...]

Can Medical Algorithms Help to Reduce Telemedicine Liability?2016-12-15T10:12:57+08:00

Case Study: Young Male with Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms

2016-01-28T07:43:30+08:00

Jeff is a 23-year-old male with a history of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis symptoms. Because of their progression and a [...]

Case Study: Young Male with Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms2016-01-28T07:43:30+08:00

Utilizing Medical Algorithms to Think Like A Doctor: Scurvy Case

2016-12-15T09:28:28+08:00

Summary and response to the New York Times Well article: Think Like A Doctor: Limping Along We present a [...]

Utilizing Medical Algorithms to Think Like A Doctor: Scurvy Case2016-12-15T09:28:28+08:00

How Medical Algorithms Are Used in Clinical Trial Design

2016-12-15T09:29:56+08:00

Clinical trials play an important role in evidence-based medicine. It is necessary to know how a therapy performs under [...]

How Medical Algorithms Are Used in Clinical Trial Design2016-12-15T09:29:56+08:00

Embracing Disruptive Information Technologies in Healthcare

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

Some aspects of medicine have not changed very much over the centuries. As new decision support systems become available [...]

Embracing Disruptive Information Technologies in Healthcare2016-12-15T09:58:15+08:00

Case Study: An Unlucky Potluck Dinner – Foodborne Illness Outbreak

2015-11-03T02:08:01+08:00

This case study illustrates how medical algorithms can be successfully integrated into the clinical decision making process to achieve [...]

Case Study: An Unlucky Potluck Dinner – Foodborne Illness Outbreak2015-11-03T02:08:01+08:00

Improving Geriatric Nutritional Assessment with Medical Algorithms

2015-10-27T09:41:34+08:00

Malnutrition is a known risk factor for early hospital readmission amongst geriatric patients. Identifying and improving the nutritional status [...]

Improving Geriatric Nutritional Assessment with Medical Algorithms2015-10-27T09:41:34+08:00

Case Study: How Analytics Aid in Making an Early Leptospirosis Diagnosis

2015-10-09T12:56:21+08:00

Throughout this case, health analytics are referenced that help physicians make an early leptospirosis diagnosis.  Other analytics referenced aid [...]

Case Study: How Analytics Aid in Making an Early Leptospirosis Diagnosis2015-10-09T12:56:21+08:00

Improving Diagnosis in Healthcare with Automated Medical Algorithms

2016-12-15T09:32:11+08:00

In September, 2015, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) released a report titled Improving Diagnosis in Health Care. This report [...]

Improving Diagnosis in Healthcare with Automated Medical Algorithms2016-12-15T09:32:11+08:00

Five Gastroenterology Calculators for Diagnosis, Prognosis, & Research

2015-08-28T06:50:50+08:00

Abdominal pain is one of the most common reasons for patients to seek medical evaluation. With over 7 million [...]

Five Gastroenterology Calculators for Diagnosis, Prognosis, & Research2015-08-28T06:50:50+08:00

5 Ways to Use Cardiology Algorithms for Monitoring & Research

2015-08-21T06:57:18+08:00

There have been numerous stories over the past several years highlighting how mobile health apps and devices have assisted [...]

5 Ways to Use Cardiology Algorithms for Monitoring & Research2015-08-21T06:57:18+08:00

7 Medical Algorithms to Use with Apple ResearchKit Apps

2016-12-15T09:33:53+08:00

“In March, 2015, Apple released an open source software framework designed for medical and health research, helping doctors and [...]

7 Medical Algorithms to Use with Apple ResearchKit Apps2016-12-15T09:33:53+08:00

How Automated Medical Algorithms Can Improve Patient Safety

2016-12-15T09:36:39+08:00

GA Miller studied the limits of human cognition. He found that the number of discrete items that a person [...]

How Automated Medical Algorithms Can Improve Patient Safety2016-12-15T09:36:39+08:00

Congestive Chart Failure and Electronic Health Record Systems

2016-12-15T10:05:31+08:00

Years ago you could find patient charts on the oncology or transplant service that were a foot thick or [...]

Congestive Chart Failure and Electronic Health Record Systems2016-12-15T10:05:31+08:00

How to Use Clinical Decision Support Systems for Prescription Reimbursement

2016-12-15T10:28:00+08:00

The  Affordable Care Act has led to an increase in the number of people with access to the US [...]

How to Use Clinical Decision Support Systems for Prescription Reimbursement2016-12-15T10:28:00+08:00

Risks to Patient Safety: Calculating Algorithms by Hand

2016-12-15T09:47:50+08:00

While medical algorithms can be valuable decision support tools, calculating them by hand can bite you. With hand calculations, [...]

Risks to Patient Safety: Calculating Algorithms by Hand2016-12-15T09:47:50+08:00

Wearable Technology Gadgets, Medical Algorithms, & Your Doctor

2015-07-16T20:09:42+08:00

You probably have seen the commercials, online ads, and numerous tweets, blogs, and posts about the just released Apple [...]

Wearable Technology Gadgets, Medical Algorithms, & Your Doctor2015-07-16T20:09:42+08:00