sábado, 19 de septiembre de 2015

September Clinical Center News 2015

September Clinical Center News 2015

CC News

September 2015

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Clinical Center News

National Institutes of Health Clinical Center

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CC earns prestigious certification for electronic medical record system

The Clinical Center was recently announced as the first federal medical facility to be recognized by a leading health care organization for eliminating the use of paper charts and maintaining a superior electronic medical record system for inpatient care. Health Information and Management Systems Society Analytics awarded the research hospital Stage 7 certification, the highest level attainable, within their electronic medical record adoption model.

Access to research, resources a barrier in Africa: Barmes Global Health Lecture addresses disparities

Development for emerging countries is not only linked to money; access to research and ideas are critical factors in growth and improvement, argued Rwanda’s Health Minister in remarks made at the NIH Clinical Center. Dr. Agnes Binagwaho, Rwanda’s health minister, delivered the July 29 David E. Barmes Global Health Lecture. Her presentation, “Medical Research and Capacity Building for Development: The Experience of Rwanda,” was grounded in her expertise in public health in Rwanda.

New clinical trial opens for patients with relapsed acute myeloid leukemia


Scientists within the CC recently launched a program focused on the detection, prevention and treatment of relapsed acute myeloid leukemia, a cancer in the bone marrow cells which normally make white blood cells, red blood cells or platelets.

Updated medical coding system enables precise patient documentation

On Oct. 1, the health care industry, including the Clinical Center, will face one of its largest transitions of data management. Health care providers are implementing a new coding classification of describe medical diagnoses and inpatient hospital procedures. It is called ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS — the 10th revision of the International Classification of Diseases Clinical Modification and Procedural Coding System.

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