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‘Trending’ doctors’ notes could help hospitals predict COVID-19 surges

Data mining technology developed by researchers at the NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre could help hospitals plan for surges in COVID-19 cases, based on notes recorded electronically by doctors.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 24 Feb 2021

CogStack to improve access to patients’ electronic health records in Australia

New technology will shortly be trialled across health centres in Victoria, Australia to improve access to patients’ electronic health records optimising healthcare delivery and health outcomes.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 3 Dec 2020

Using patient data to understand service use and improve care during the COVID-19 pandemic

CRIS-COVID-19 Rapid Response Initiative is a project led by Robert Stewart and Matthew Broadbent from the Clinical Record Interactive Search (CRIS) team. They have created a data resource which provides both clinicians and researchers short- and long-term monitoring of clinical outcomes and changes to service use during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 18 Nov 2020

ACE inhibitors and ARBs not associated with severity of Coronavirus

Researchers have found ACE inhibitors (a type of blood pressure medicine commonly used in patients with high blood pressure or diabetes) and ARBs (used to treat heart failure and high blood pressure) did not increase the severity of COVID-19 disease in patients in two hospitals.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 7 Jul 2020

Ten BRC researchers and academics among most cited in the world

Clarivate Analytics today published its annual Highly Cited Researchers list. Now in its fifth year, the citation analysis identifies the most influential researchers as determined by their peers around the globe - those who have consistently won recognition in the form of high citation counts over a decade. King’s College London has 24 entries in this year’s list, with 18 of those working at the IoPPN and 10 affiliated with the NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 27 Nov 2018