Tag Archives: Clinical

KU School of Medicine looking for participants in clinical trial for COVID-19 vaccine – KWCH

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) – The KU School of Medicine in Wichita is looking for participants in a clinical trial for a COVID-19 vaccine. To be eligible, you must be at least 18 years old. The trial starts in late August in Wichita. KU School of Medicine Center of Clinical Research Director Dr. Tiffany Schwasinger-Schmidt, one… Read More »

Clinical Update 2020: Antipsychotic Medications and Risk of Gestational Diabetes

Given the number of younger women using atypical antipsychotic medications, there is an urgent need for more accurate data regarding the reproductive safety of these medications. One important question is whether these newer antipsychotic medications, which have been associated with an increased risk of metabolic syndrome and diabetes, may increase the risk of gestational diabetes… Read More »

Technology optimization: refining clinical decision support

Physicians on the front lines of healthcare delivery welcome the assistance of clinical decision support technology – as long as it works well, gives proper suggestions and does not get in their way. Perhaps more than other healthcare information technologies, clinical decision support systems really require CIOs, CMIOs and other health IT and clinical leaders… Read More »

Clinical Update 2019: Tamoxifen and Antidepressants

Women receiving tamoxifen for the treatment or prevention of breast cancer should be aware of possible drug-drug interactions between tamoxifen and specific antidepressant medications.  Antidepressants are used widely to treat depression and anxiety disorders in midlife women. In addition, multiple studies have shown that SSRI and SNRI antidepressants are an effective non-hormonal treatment for hot… Read More »

How clinical documentation improvement helped one hospital boost speed, efficiency

Staff at Montefiore St. Luke’s Cornwall in New York City was faced with a complex and timely physician query process. THE PROBLEM Queries often would be left unanswered, as providers were challenged by varying manual workflows, unclear deadlines, and multiple steps required to access the information they needed to answer queries. The overall process had… Read More »

India’s Jehangir Clinical Development Centre to join Clinerion’s global network of partner hospitals

Jehangir Hospital, a 350-bed hospital in Pune, India, along with its research arm Jehangir Clinical Development Centre (JCDC), last week announced that it will join Clinerion’s Patient Network Explorer platform. Clinerion is a global data technology service company headquartered in Switzerland while JCDC has over 60 principal investigators and conducts on average 25-30 clinical studies… Read More »