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CBMi pediatricians talk about health IT innovations for vaccines asthma

Doctors Robert Grundmeier and Alexander Fiks at the Center for Biomedical Informatics at CHOP talked about the Care Assistant program at a recent health IT seminar at the Quorum at the University City Science Center. It was originally designed as a tool to do more precise decision-support projects to improve healthcare outcomes using the provider’s electronic health record system from Epic.

Care Assistant alerts physicians to any vaccinations children under 2 years old need and helps them give that information to parents in a way that easily fits into their workflow. Whenever any patient encounter is opened within an EHR for a child under 2 years old, physicians see a prominent alert for routine childhood vaccinations.

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