Tag Archives: PATIENTS

Electronic consults with allergists save time for doctors and patients

When allergy specialists advise other doctors via “e-consults,” everyone – patients included – saves time, a new study suggests. In an e-consult, specialists review a patient’s electronic medical record through a secure portal and answer questions from primary care doctors who seek their advice and opinion. This system is intended to replace the informal “curbside”… Read More »

NHS hospital to trial genetic analysis for blood pressure patients

Volunteers will be sought at a blood pressure clinicMatthew Horwood/Getty By Adam Vaughan A hundred people undergoing treatment at a UK hospital are to get their DNA analysed in a pioneering trial. Around 85,000 people with rare disorders in the UK have already had their genomes sequenced through the National Health Service as part of the… Read More »