Survey finds that EHRs many times do not catch medication errors

A recent survey report released last month by Leapfrog Group found that many EHR systems do not catch medication errors. Almost 40 percent of potentially harmful drug orders weren’t flagged as dangerous by the systems, Leapfrog found. These included medication orders for the wrong condition or in the wrong dose based on things like a […]

Saince expands its Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) services to US customers from their global offices

At a time when hospital reimbursements are not only under tremendous pressure but are also changing from fee-for-services model to value based models, maintaining the quality and integrity of clinical documentation has become paramount. To ensure that their clinical documentation processes are meeting the expected quality and integrity standards, hospitals have to review their patients’ […]