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A Single View of Vitals Aids Rapid Triage in a COVID-19 Hot Spot

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In March of 2020, more than a quarter of the patients in the Yale New Haven Health System had COVID-19. The health system had to rapidly double the number of ICU beds to accommodate the influx of patients and direct resources like ventilators and infectious disease specialists to the most critically ill. YNHHS used Epic … Continue reading “A Single View of Vitals Aids Rapid Triage in a COVID-19 Hot Spot”

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Post-op Opioid Prescription Amounts Decreasing, But Not Yet at Recommended Levels

The number of opioids patients receive after surgical procedures has a significant impact on their risk of developing chronic opioid use. Several expert panels have issued recommendations for safe opioid prescribing for the maximum number of opioid tablets that should be prescribed following common outpatient procedures.

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