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Electronic Alerts Significantly Reduce Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections

A Penn Medicine team has found that targeted automated alerts in electronic health records significantly reduce urinary tract infections in hospital patients with urinary catheters. In addition, when the design of the alert was simplified, the rate of improvement dramatically increased.

The alerts help physicians decide whether their patients need urinary catheters in the… Electronic Alerts Significantly Reduce Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections   

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