New Ebola Patient Tracking and Data Management Tool Helps Healthcare Workers on the Front Lines of Outbreak

A new tool developed by a Weill Cornell Medical College researcher can enhance patient care and surveillance in Ebola treatment centers in Western Africa, where the risk of disease transmission and bulky personal protective equipment prevent the use of computers and other electronic devices at the bedside. The spreadsheet tool puts accurate, up-to-date clinical information in the hands of providers, literally: It synthesizes a patient’s medical data to generate customized, printable lists that can be carried through the treatment facility to improve care delivery. Read full article

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