Tag: EMR

Interacting with EMR best practice advisory ‘significantly’ improves AAA screening rates

Positively interacting with best practice advisory notifications is correlated with an increased rate of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening, according to an analysis of...

Navigating EMRs: SVS webinar to demonstrate how to make them work...

Vascular surgeons can learn how to make electronic medical records (EMRs) work for them at a webinar Sept. 7. The webinar, sponsored jointly by...

Innovation within the Veterans Health Administration

If one were to ask the average citizen where cutting-edge technology is developed, the most probable answer would be “private industry”; think Apple, Tesla,...

Corner Stitch: A letter to new vascular interns

Every intern starting vascular surgery this year is incredibly talented, and soon to be a member of a tight-knit, supportive, and fiercely passionate group...

Surgeons relate patient-reported outcomes experiences

Ashley K. Vavra, MD, and Christopher J. Smolock, MD, talk to Vascular Specialist about why they decided to collect patient-reported outcomes (PROs), how they...

An open letter to Epic Systems

Dear Epic, I am not writing to you today as a customer, but rather on behalf of your users. More specifically, I am representative...

System outage alert: Cyberattack sends medicine back to paper age

On Oct. 28, 2020, the University of Vermont Health Network—consisting of six hospitals in Vermont and upstate New York, was hit by a cyberattack.1...

Alarming rate of suicidal ideation among female vascular surgeons warrants urgent...

Gender-based differences driving career dissatisfaction and burnout exist, viewers of the SVS ONLINE (June 20–July 2) virtual conference heard during the William J. von...

Virtual catch-up: Vascular surgery and coming around to telemedicine

Remote treatment of patients, so-called telemedicine, has been around since the 1940s, when it was first used for transmission of radiology images. In later...

Minority of patients in population of 4M demonstrate rapid progress of...

PALM BEACH, Fla.—While the overall incidence of rapid carotid stenosis progression is low, patients who show any degree of a worsening condition may warrant...