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Monthly Archives: September 2014

KY Nurse Practitioners’ Prescribing Authority Expanded

KY Nurse Practitioners’ Prescribing Authority Expanded

On February 26, 2014, Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear signed into law Senate Bill 7 (SB7), expanding the prescribing authority of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs) in Kentucky. The law puts a program in place to allow KY nurse practitioners to collaborate with practicing physicians to prescribe non-scheduled legend drugs. It also allows ARPNs to prescribe … Continue reading KY Nurse Practitioners’ Prescribing Authority Expanded

CDC Reports Rise in EHR Adoption Among Office-based Physicians

CDC Reports Rise in EHR Adoption Among Office-based Physicians

The US healthcare system is undergoing a massive transformation as paper-based medical charts give way to electronic health records (EHR). After nearly 25 years of using paper charts, physicians have widely started accepting the use of Electronic Health Records (EHR). A new report from The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that the … Continue reading CDC Reports Rise in EHR Adoption Among Office-based Physicians

Need for a Patient-centric Approach When Writing Pathology Reports

Need for a Patient-centric Approach When Writing Pathology Reports

Patient-centered care (sharing the management of an illness between the patient and the doctor) in general is very important for effective healthcare as it will increase adherence to management protocols, reduce morbidity and improve the quality of life of patients. The reason why patient-centered care is effective in pathology is that it helps patients understand … Continue reading Need for a Patient-centric Approach When Writing Pathology Reports

Nurses and PAs Can Ease Rheumatology Workforce Shortage

Nurses and PAs Can Ease Rheumatology Workforce Shortage

A workforce study of rheumatology in the U.S. was conducted recently and it was revealed that the high demand for rheumatology services will cause a shortage of rheumatologists in the next several decades. A group of American researchers administered a nationwide survey of midlevel providers such as nurses and physician assistants (PAs) and found that … Continue reading Nurses and PAs Can Ease Rheumatology Workforce Shortage

Federal Prisons to Adopt Advanced EHR System

Federal Prisons to Adopt Advanced EHR System

The Bureau of Prisons (BOP) is planning to replace the basic electronic healthcare records of its inmates with a new electronic health record system. The main purpose behind the initiative is having an advanced system with capabilities such as clinical decision-making, mobility, infectious disease outbreak management, and compliance with user guidelines, set forward by the … Continue reading Federal Prisons to Adopt Advanced EHR System

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