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Using technology to reduce medication-related harm

A nine-year-old boy with Asthma went to his primary care doctor who prescribed him a drug common to treating his condition, but by mistake, selected the wrong entry in a pull-down menu list on his computerized medication order entry system. He accidentally prescribed the boy with a potent anticoagulant with a similar name. The young…

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Geeky Gynaecologist Glog 5: The Learning Health System

Aiming for organisational transformation towards becoming a ‘Learning Health System’-Role of AI. “The Learning Health System (LHS) focusses on approaches to capture data from clinical encounters and other health-related events, analyze the data to generate new knowledge, and then apply this knowledge to continuously inform and improve health decision making and practice.”[1] Learning Healthcare has…