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Institute for Family Health Screens 90% of Patients for Depression

The Institute for Family Health in New York has teamed up with the Zero Suicide initiative to screen as many of their primary care patients as possible for symptoms of depression.

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Lakeland Health Prevents Hemorrhages in Labor and Delivery

As of May 2016, 82% of obstetric patients at Lakeland Health had undergone a hemorrhage risk assessment and 98% had their blood pressure taken within 15 minutes of arrival.

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High-Risk Opioid Prescriptions Fall 72% at Kaiser Permanente Southern California

Using the EHR, Kaiser Permanente Southern California drastically reduced the number of opioid prescriptions physicians write.

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Parkland Uses Epic to Screen Patients for Suicide Risk

In 2015, Parkland Health in Dallas, Texas implemented a universal assessment program in Epic that has helped clinicians identify and treat suicide risk in thousands of patients.

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Using Care Everywhere Can Reduce ED Visit Time by Almost One Hour

Researchers found that data requested using Care Everywhere was received 58.5 minutes faster, on average, than data requested using more traditional methods.

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Cedars-Sinai Study Shows Catheter Safeguards Save Lives and Money

A recent study by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center shows that, on average, catheter safety protocols reduce central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) by 57%.

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Easier Eligibility Verification in Epic Saves Time and Money

Wellmont Health System recently transitioned from a legacy coverage eligibility system to Epic, and it’s paying off big with time and money savings.

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Hospitals Improve Patient Experience with MyChart Bedside

St. Louis-based Mercy has put patients’ real-time medical information into their hands, which has been a hit with patients.

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