Saturday, May 12, 2007

AHRQ and Epocrates Collaborate to Deliver Best Practices to the Point of Care

One of the problems with providing Evidence Based Medicine, is getting easy access to best practice information. Epocrates provides an excellent conduit for disseminating this information. The next step would be to create links with EHRs that would incorporate these recommendations and prompt health care providers at the point of care. And if necessary, permit the option to remove them if new research no longer supports an old recommendation. SV


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