As of Aug. 27, 2019, 215 cases of severe pulmonary disease possibly related to vaping have been reported to the CDC. Evidence to date suggests the illness is a form of acute lipoid pneumonia likely related to inhalation of lipid materials.
Patients unhappy when clinicians focus on screens, not them
May 17, 2016
Electronic health records and various devices bring countless benefits to the healthcare experience, but evidence is mounting that EHRs also threaten quality and patient satisfaction when clinicians spend too much time looking at a screen instead of the patient.
The wide adoption of electronic health records (EHRs) and other electronic systems inevitably means that healthcare facilities will have to cope with outages. Several facilities recently have experienced how much the failure of one of those systems can cripple a hospital.