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Study finds U.S. healthcare would benefit from more immigrants

August 7, 2018

Via: Modern Healthcare

Opponents of increased immigration argue that migrants strain the U.S. healthcare system by driving up utilization at emergency departments and contributing to uncompensated care. But a study published Tuesday in the International Journal of Health Services finds those assertions to […]


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Regenstrief Study to Evaluate HIE Use and Impact on Patient Outcomes in the ED

January 5, 2018

Via: Healthcare Informatics

Are patients less likely to be hospitalized if emergency departments have access to their complete medical record via health information exchange? Scientists at the Indianapolis, Ind.-based Regenstrief Institute are conducting the first study of health information exchange (HIE) use over […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Johns Hopkins develops electronic triage tool to better prioritize ED patients

September 27, 2017

Via: Health Data Management

Johns Hopkins researchers have developed an electronic triage tool to help emergency departments quickly and more accurately determine those patients who are critically ill and to assign priority treatment levels. The e-triage tool identifies relationships between predictive data and patient […]