Patient Lab Results

US Lags in Health Information Exchange, Hosts Patient Data Tech | EHR Intelligence | 12/12/2019

… to exchange patient summaries. Dig Deeper How the EHR Reporting Program May Impact Patient Safety and Burden The US also fell to the middle and end of the pack when it came to exchanging patient lab results and medication lists, with 54 and 53 percent of US primary care providers saying they could exchange that information, respectively. In the Netherlands, Norway, New Zealand, and Sweden, more than 75 percent of …

Google has collected millions of health records | Washington Examiner | 11/12/2019

G oogle and one of the nation’s largest health systems are reportedly working together to collect health information from millions of Americans without their knowledge. Google and St. Louis-based Ascension began collecting patient lab results , diagnoses, and hospitalization records last year as part of an initiative they coined “Project Nightingale,” the reported Monday. Ascension said Monday that it is trying to “deliver a comprehensive portfolio of digital capabilities that …

RNs giving patient lab results. | 6/30/2019

Jory has 10 years experience as a MSN, APRN, CNM. 1 Follower; 11,628 Visitors; 1,277 Posts 16 hours ago, NurseBlaq said: I stopped after the large goiter BS because you don’t seem to understand it’s possible to have a large goiter and it not be obvious due to being overweight, short neck, etc. Instead you just want to rant and appear to be superior and be loudly wrong! Because of …

RNs giving patient lab results. | 6/29/2019

4 hours ago, Jory said: When someone answers in a snide manner…they should expect the same back. I work very closely with an endocrinologist and co-manage many patients with thyroid disorders in pregnancy. TSH levels for childbearing women, per ASRM, should be lower than what most labs have as their normal range. I am well-versed in how to diagnose thyroid disorders as well as collaborate with our …

RNs giving patient lab results. | 6/29/2019

Jory has 10 years experience as a MSN, APRN, CNM. 1 Follower; 11,626 Visitors; 1,273 Posts 8 hours ago, NurseBlaq said: This whole post is an example of what I’m talking about. You are arguing several things that weren’t said, including the assumption my thyroid wasn’t palpated and still missed. Also, my thyroid disorder predated having children. It wasn’t caught until pregnancy until the third child and after umpteen doctors …

RNs giving patient lab results. | 6/28/2019

Jory has 10 years experience as a MSN, APRN, CNM. 1 Follower; 11,604 Visitors; 1,266 Posts On 6/26/2019 at 1:01 PM, MunoRN said: I’d explain to them that TSH levels are typically adjusted by the body based on your thyroid hormone levels, if your body senses low thyroid levels then it triggers increased TSH production to then increase thyroid hormone levels, although less commonly the body might produce too much …

RNs giving patient lab results. | 6/28/2019

MunoRN has 10 years experience as a RN and specializes in Critical Care. 64,177 Visitors; 6,145 Posts 4 hours ago, Jory said: Sounds like an innocent enough of an explanation? You review the chart and find out the patient reported they took Synthroid 125 mcg for several months at home…sounds legit? In this particular patient, patient never had a diagnosis for hypothyroidism…of any kind. Patient was taking their …

RNs giving patient lab results. | 6/27/2019

2,103 Visitors; 364 Posts 23 minutes ago, canadianedmurse said: I would have to agree that it varies based upon hospital and unit. I work in the ED and often times we get orders due to abnormal labs/diagnostic tests before the MD has time to go back into the room and talk with the patient (which they will always do - eventually). Examples include giving KCl for a low K, starting …

RNs giving patient lab results. | 6/26/2019

PeakRN specializes in Prehospital/Adult ED/Peds ED/Onc. 5,022 Visitors; 416 Posts 12 hours ago, Jory said: We have a very strict policy on this at our hospital. Nurses don’t give out lab results, period. Just because a physician has reviewed them doesn’t mean the RN should interpret them. We do have two exceptions: Bilirubin results (normal only) and blood culture results, but only if clear. It just opens …

Health IT security should consider these leading vendors | 4/29/2019

… their providers, so Health IT security breaches are some of the worst IT-related issues that can occur. A ransomware attack, for example, can cripple systems and block physicians and nurses from access to patient lab results , X-rays or even medications. Another example is patient identity theft, which can leave victims with severe financial and legal repercussions along with the hassle of having to rebuild their credit. These are …

Talend Releases New Advanced Cloud and Big Data Training for Developers | Business Wire | 12/11/2017

… hospitals, insurance companies, and laboratories that support the delivery and evaluation of health services. Healthcare provider organizations have several different computer systems used for a broad range of functions from billing records to tracking patient lab results . These systems are required to communicate with one another to exchange patient information. HL7 helps ensure that all data or messages transferred from one system to another are completed correctly, free of errors …