Lisa Rosenbaum.

But he became distracted instantly, losing his hold on the details of his individuals’ lives. He slumped around, shirt half-untucked, perpetually pulling a yellowed handkerchief from his pocket to clean his perspiring forehead. Everyone worried he was sick. His problem, however, turned out to be the electronic wellness record . Investigating the main causes, Wachter discovers design flaws, such as defaulting to certain units for medicine dosing and alerts rendered meaningless by their sheer quantity. But he concludes that the mistake stemmed much less from the EHR itself than from its results on our collective psychology. There’s the critical care doctor who, unable to identify new information in daily notes, provides begun printing them out and holding two superimposed web pages up to the light to observe what’s changed.The 2015 meeting is held in collaboration with the Croatian Association of Cardiology Nurses. More than 300 abstracts had been submitted which is an all time record. The two day congress is set to host over 500 nurses and allied health professionals from around 40 countries. Leading edge programmes and analysis will be provided by international speakers on topics including how genes donate to coronary artery disease, increased cholesterol and hypertension.