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Healthcare Finance News: Doctors Mostly Prescribe the Preventive Therapy In case of EMR Extension

“Purely educating doctors about the importance of prescribing certain therapies may not be enough to make a meaningful impact, according to a new Penn Medicine study. Using acid suppression therapy — an effective method of reducing the risk of gastrointestinal bleeding in vulnerable cardiac patients — Penn researchers tested interventions that utilized both education and an electronic “dashboard” system linked to patients’ electronic health records which gave doctors up-to-date information on which patients would likely benefit from the therapy.” Read more at Healthcare Finance News, A Market Journal, HIT Consultant, Medical Xpress, and Beckers Hospital Review