The Value of Usability Engineering in Clinical Decision Support Tools

National Health IT Week celebrates the power of Health Information Technology to improve the health and healthcare of patients across the nation. The advantages and disadvantages of technology such as Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems have been discussed since 2009 with the passage of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act. Similarly, Clinical Decision Support Systems … Read More

This Month in Pharmacogenetics

We’re back again with another round of PGx Articles. Pharmacogenomics is on the rise, and with the groundswell of support we’re seeing, it’s only a matter of time before we see more widespread support and implementation.  Want to be ahead of the curve?  Want to be that person who says “remember when I told you about pharmacogenetics years ago” to … Read More

Visit us at EPIC UGM 2016 September 19th-22nd

Please come visit us at EPIC User Group Meeting 2016 September 19th through 22nd in Madison Wisconsin.  Earlier this year YouScript and Epic announced a partnership to integrate YouScript into Epic’s EMR system in an effort to save lives and reduce costs.  Please stop by our booth to learn how YouScript can work for you! Please check our twitter feed for updates … Read More

Is Big Data Clinically Significant?

A restaurant patron doesn’t leave a tip as he storms out of the trashy diner that Google “recommended” to him. This is an example of big data trying to predict what kind of restaurants that customer might enjoy, and missing the mark entirely. Nevertheless, the consequences of this blunder are mild, maybe resulting in an upset stomach or a dented … Read More

This Month in Pharmacogenomics

While we here at YouScript are in the business of promoting our business, and the benefits of PGx, and the importance of being able to make those results actionable for patients and providers with the YouScript Clinical Decision Tool, we also care very much about the promotion of PGx as a whole.  And with our many social media platforms, YouScript … Read More