SCHN harnessing EMR data to improve care for paediatric oncology patients

Sydney Children's Hospital Network is running a proof of concept study analysing real-time data from its electronic medical record on paediatric oncology patients and their risk of infection.

The aim is to see if it can assist clinicians in their decision-making on whether patients presenting with febrile neutropenia need to stay in hospital for a dose of antibiotics or if they can be better cared for at home. The hope is to also apply the process to bronchiolitis and sepsis in future.

Posted in Australian eHealth

Tags: HISA, Health Data Analytics, Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

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