All posts in 'discharge letter'

Vote for the e-DL App

Posted on May 21st, 2014 · Posted in apps, discharge letter, project info, research

Together with my medical supporters, we recently applied with the e-DL App for the LinkedUp competition. The e-DL app, I developed in the context of my post-doc project and in close cooperation with partners from the Emurgency and PATIENT project at the Open University Netherlands has become a project on its..
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E-DL App now in beta testing

Posted on November 8th, 2013 · Posted in apps, discharge letter, research

The E-DL App supports the exchange of medical discharge letters from one mobile device to another by using NFC technology. In contrast to Bluetooth or any kind of messaging application through Internet such as email, NFC does not require the devices to pair before communicating nor sender and receiver addresses..
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Hospital discharge letters are a ’cause for concern’ Irish Medical Times

Posted on June 10th, 2013 · Posted in discharge letter

  The standard of hospital discharge summaries is suboptimal and needs to be improved and computer-generated templates may solve the problem, according to a study by lecturer and Crystal Clear MSD Health Literacy Awards 2013 winner Dr Bridget Maher of UCC’s School of Medicine. The CLAS app is now part of an EU..
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PATIENT project CLAS App wins award

Posted on May 14th, 2013 · Posted in apps, CLAS, discharge letter, project info, research, toolbox

Dr Bridget Maher, representing the  School of Medicine University College Cork, Ireland, won the Crystal Clear MSD Health Literacy Award GP category 2013 for the CLAS mobile application.  The app is an itemised checklist and scoring system  to help medical students and junior doctors write better discharge letters.  The app..
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Hospital Discharge Letters – Room for Improvement?

Posted on December 9th, 2012 · Posted in discharge letter, research

Hospital Discharge-Letters – Room for Improvement? Results of a recent study in which 200 hospital disc harge letters were analysed using the CLAS app (Cork Letter Writing Assessment Scale) found significant deficits in many important areas. The letters were collected from four family practices (from a variety of secondary and..
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