Research continues to show how EHRs can help benefit the healthcare industry. In our last video, we discussed a study that found that EHR use can help boost HIV screening rates in NYC and New Orleans clinics.
Now, a study has found that EHR alerts can reduce urinary tract infections in hospital patients.
Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania found that EHR alerts helped remind doctors to follow procedures that reduce the risk of UTIs in patients.
This is one of the many useful purposes of EHR alerts that can keep patients safe and help doctors make important treatment decisions.
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