EMR dashboard improves pediatric anemia detection, treatment in IBD

AUSTIN, Texas — Incorporating electronic medical record-activated alerts in a pediatric inflammatory bowel disease center improved the detection and treatment of iron deficiency with and without anemia among patients, according to a presenter at the Crohn’s and Colitis Congress.“Timely diagnosis and management of iron deficiency and anemia in IBD is a challenge in clinical practice. Pediatric pathways are lacking and adult pathways do not address how to best implement in clinical practice,” Jessica Breton, MD, of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, saidRead More

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