Impact of electronic reminders on venous thromboprophylaxis after admissions and transfersVendor Selection Criteria
Study was done at a University Hospital. The study consisted of:
- Admission Patients
- Transfer Patients
At 6 hours after admission or transfer, the CDS algorithm checked for prophylaxis orders within 0–30 h of the patient’s arrival, increasing the specificity of the displayed reminders
Also, added automated VTE reminders
- Increase VTE awareness for patients admitted and being transferred
- Increase VTE prophylaxis
- Postponing prophylaxis checks to 6 h after admissions and transfers reduced the number of reminders by 62% and thereby minimized the
risk of alert fatigue.
The study did improve VTE awareness in Admission and transfers.
The study improved:
- Patient hand-off
- Quality of Care