Want to save hundreds of lives and millions of dollars? Integrate clinical pathway tools with your EHR

Unnecessary variation in care is bad for patients and causes wasted expense, but can be addressed with electronic health records systems and, most important, clinical pathways.

 Pathways help the hospitals provide consistent, standardized care by outlining treatment for patients with common medical conditions and procedures. Pathways are divided into steps, based on timeframe or patient condition, which organize orders and clinical documentation.

Read the full article, published in Healthcare IT News, to learn more.