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Harvard scientist finds microbial contaminants in e-cigs

Popular electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) products sold in the U.S. were contaminated with bacterial and fungal toxins, according to new research from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The study, which examined 75 popular e-cigarette products — both cartridges single-use cartridges and refillable e-liquids — found that 27 percent contained traces of endotoxin, a microbial… Read More »

KLAS study finds nurses more likely to be happy with EHR than docs

Nurses have significantly higher satisfaction rates in working with electronic health records systems than physicians, according to a just-released research study. The report, by Orem, Utah-based KLAS Research, says that two-thirds of nurses are happy with the EHR their organization uses, 20 percent are frustrated, and about 18 percent are indifferent. The KLAS report seeks… Read More »

EHR satisfaction higher at hospitals with top adoption model, analysis finds

Brief Published Feb. 21, 2019 Dive Brief: Hospitals that achieve Stage 7 of the HIMSS Analytics EMR Adoption Model (EMRAM) have happier physicians, greater personalization of EHRs and better teamwork among clinicians and IT personnel, according to a new report by HIMSS Analytics and KLAS’ Arch Collaborative. Among Stage 7 hospitals, 41% of physicians report… Read More »