With CaraFlow's QYK Solutions, over 600 hospitals around the country are now prepared to tackle the upcoming flu season with a paperless solution for employee vaccination campaigns. To help flu vaccination teams get ready for flu, we've developed a checklist to help the Nurses, Management and IT teams plan a successful campaign.
Some U.S. states have mosquitoes that can become infected with and spread Zika virus, and travel-associated Zika virus infections in U.S. states may result in local spread of the virus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) have issued new guidance for protecting workers from occupational exposure to Zika virus.
The guidance also provides tips for healthcare and laboratory workers, and outdoor workers. The guidance may be updated as additional information becomes available. Affected employers are advised to read the guidance in its entirety.
The transition from paper to electronic health records is gaining momentum with America's healthcare organizations. While CaraFlow eliminates paper forms by providing electronic data capturing solutions, companies like Epic Systems Corp and Cerner Corp are revolutionizing the standardization of patient health information.
"It's starting to allow for more standardized medicine — which, for most patients with common things, is a good thing," said David Kaelber, a physician and chief medical informatics officers of MetroHealth in Cleveland.
In a recent article from the Journal Sentinel, Guy Boulton spoke to MetroHealth System in Ohio and Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin on the topic. Read the full story, "Move to electronic health records begins to transform health care."