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tickler

A manual or automatic system for reminding users of scheduled events or tasks. It is used in PIMs, contact management systems and scheduling and calendar systems.
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high-risk patient types mentioned in the Clinical Alert, such as those
In addition, the ACCF/AHA Clinical Alert suggests genetic variations in other genes, such as ABCB1, may also contribute to variability in response to clopidogrel.
And we hope to obtain some $3 million to $4 million a year in savings as a result of implementing clinical alerts.
PHILADELPHIA, July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Like a warning light on your car's dashboard that alerts you when routine maintenance is overdue, Independence Blue Cross (IBC) is now providing timely notices to physicians and specialists through a new electronic messaging tool: Clinical Alerts.
Physician access to clinical alerts in real time The percentage of respondents that have enabled real-time quality reporting data 2011 All 2011 Most Wired Drug formulary 77% 95% checks Drug allergy 84% 100% alerts Drug interaction 78% 100% alerts Dose checking 68% 93% (max/min) Source: Hospitals & Health Networks' Most Wired Survey, 2011 Note: Table made from bar graph.
This provides users with an interactive tool that can instantaneously issue evidence-based, patient-specific, clinical alerts when potential medical issues are identified.
Clinical alerts are released periodically and are available through an NLM database called ALERT The scope of the database includes research findings from NIH-funded clinical trials and presently contains about eight 1-2 page summaries.
Now, with RL's real-time surveillance, risk managers can receive clinical alerts from any number of hospital systems to automatically be notified of cases that could turn into patient harm or become an HAI.
Clinical alerts and contraindications are also given for each test.
We covered a survey of 110 Northwest Permanente physicians, in which 80 percent said they ignore automated clinical alerts if they are running behind schedule--and 84 percent said they always run behind schedule.
Clinical alerts and reminders; decision support tools; video and graphic capabilities; and links to the medical literature, clinical practice guidelines, and research databases will all be accessible through the CPR.
2],[3]] The TheraDoc Clinical Intelligence (TM) Platform is the engine that powers these software modules, which also include the Antibiotic Assistant (TM), ADE Assistant (TM), Clinical Alerts Assistant (TM) and Anticoagulation Assistant (TM).

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