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Blog posts tagged with pediatrics

  • Pediatric hospital successfully activates CPOE in critical care units

    Jennifer MacGregor
    March 03, 2016

    The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), affiliated with the University of Toronto, is the largest organization dedicated to improving children’s health in Canada. These clinicians provide the best in complex, specialized care for some of our country’s youngest patients. We’ve always been impressed by the compassionate team at SickKids, but perhaps never so much as when we collaborated with them to complete five successful Allscripts Sunrise™ activations in 2015. We recently Read more…

  • Exploring data exchange in UPMC’s pediatric environment

    Martha Thorne
    October 27, 2015

    At a recent meeting for clients that use Allscripts population health solutions, we heard several success stories. Despite various outstanding achievements, many interoperability conversations started with, “We’re not as far along as UPMC, but…” A clear leader in interoperability, UPMC is a healthcare provider and insurer. To give a sense of the organization’s size and influence, UPMC operates more than 20 hospitals and 500 outpatient sites. Read more…

  • Kid-sized doses in an adult-sized world

    Salman Naqvi
    July 21, 2015

    When prescribing medications, physicians base it on the weight of the patient. Pediatricians are constantly scaling doses to fit their patients, increasing the risk of errors. To ensure patient safety, Phoenix Children’s Hospital (Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.A.) wanted to find an enhanced solution to Dose Range Checking (DRC) to help its clinicians during order entry. Phoenix Children’s Hospital Chief Medical Information Officer, Dr. Vinay Vaidya, M.D., shared more information in a recent Client Read more…

  • Taking the detective work out of pediatric care

    Jennifer MacGregor
    March 12, 2015

    Alberta Children’s Hospital (Calgary, Alberta, Canada) uses Allscripts SunriseTM to improve care and free its clinicians from tedious “detective work” and calculations. In a recent case study, physicians describe how they’ve applied intelligent order sets to pediatric diabetes management and infant Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN). Solving the mystery of insulin management According to pediatric endocrinologist Dr. Jonathan Dawrant, managing insulin has three main challenges: Read more…

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