Items Tagged ‘computer program’

April 30, 2013

New Mayo tool IDs heart patients at risk for premature death

By Logan Lafferty

Researchers from the Mayo Clinic have developed a computer-aided electronic warning system to help identify patients at risk for premature death, such as from an abnormality in the heart’s electrical system, the institution recently announced. Findings on the system were published in this month’s Mayo Clinic Proceedings…What’s more, lead study author Michael Ackerman, a pediatric cardiologist at […]

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Tags: computer program, Dr. Michael Ackerman, electronic warning, FierceHealthIT, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, premature death

April 26, 2013

Mayo Clinic Creates Institution-Wide Electronic Prolonged QT Interval Warning System

By Logan Lafferty

Using a one-of-a-kind computer-aided program, Mayo Clinic has developed and implemented a Mayo-wide electronic warning system to identify patients at risk of QT-related deaths from an abnormality in the heart’s electrical system. The system informs all physicians, regardless of their specialty or QT awareness, if their patient’s ECG activated the QT alarm. In addition, the […]

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Tags: alarm, computer program, ECG, electrocardiogram, electronic warning system, HealthCanal, QT death

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