A first-of-its-kind study in the United States has shown that death rates in a hospital dropped significantly when a computerized physician order entry system was installed and efficiently used.
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According to 2010 research published in the journal Pediatrics, if mothers would breastfeed their babies for the first six months of life, then 911 lives would be saved in the United States and billions of dollars saved annually.
A study conducted by the non-profit group Commonwealth Fund found that out of seven developed countries in the world, the United States was ranked seventh (last) overall in health care, while Australia was third.
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I was just at the VA hospital because I drove a friend there to his surgery. I was appalled to see Windows XP as the OS of choice for that hospital. When people's lives are on the line, would you want to trust such a hackable and infectable OS as Windows XP? I get why the average PC user uses some form of Windows.
Computer system-based health-related records praised The hospital has installed a computer program that will give immediate feedback on a patient's essential indicators, a method that could save lives, according to hospital officials. The Modified Early Warning Method launched in late July and has been met with a … Read a lot more on Mail Tribune
A U.S. study has concluded that over 4 million injuries to children and adolescents were treated in ERs from 1997 to 2007 within the United States. An alarming number of traumatic brain injuries were reported, too.