TITLE

EHRS: Hurley Medical's EHR Analysis Plays Key Role in Flint's Water Crisis

AUTHOR(S)
Morrissey, John
PUB. DATE
April 2016
SOURCE
Health Data Management;Apr2016, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article acknowledges the role of electronic health record (EHR) analysis at Hurley Medical Center (HMC) in Flint, Michigan in the discovery of high levels of lead content in the water supply in Flint. Topics discussed include an initiative from HMC pediatrician Mona Hanna-Attisha to conduct an analysis of blood test records in small children via EHR, evidence of lead contamination in children as a result, and the shutting down of water supply and reestablishment of the lake water source.
ACCESSION #
114207435

 

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