Clinical and Quality Analysis


A review of selected studies done in the Partners' Longitudinal Medical Record (LMR) can be viewed by clicking on this presentation title: LMR Research Efforts.

ASHP interviews Dr. Bates regarding Medical Home.

David Bates, M.D. is prominently featured in an important episode of the Public Television Series Healthy Body, Healthy Mind on the link between health information technology (HIT) or electronic health records (EHRs) and the efficiency, and quality of healthcare that patients receive. Whether it's ensuring prescriptions are written and dispensed correctly, monitoring patients from a distance, or diagnosing patients in rural areas of the country, there are many ways to affect a patient's safety. This episode highlights some important work of HIT pioneers and show how tools such as EHRs can help make healthcare both safer and more efficient. For more information or to view this episode online click on the following link: Electronic Health Records & Patient Safety.

David Bates, M.D. discusses medication patient safety on the Public Television Series syndicated show Healthy Body, Healthy Mind. Patient safety initiatives featured in this program include Brigham and Women Hospital's use of the new Web-based Incident Reporting System, CPOE, Barcode/eMAR System and Smart Pump Infusion Technology. This program also highlights the many multidisciplinary efforts involved in carrying out these safety measures. For more information or to view the episode online click on the following link: Patient Safety.

Audio Program:
NPR's Talk of the Nation REPORT: HOSPITAL MEDICATION ERRORS COMMONPLACE with David Bates, M.D. hosted by Joe Palca.



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