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Joint Commission: Providers may now text orders

AANP SmartBrief | May 02, 2016

The Joint Commission has lifted its five-year-old ban on text messaging and now will allow health care providers to text orders on patient care, services or treatment to other providers "as long as a secure text messaging platform is used and the required components of an order are included," the commission announced. Any health care providers allowing text messaging are urged to comply with the Medication Management Standard MM.04.01.01, which sets a protocol for medication orders and what to do regarding incomplete or unclear orders. mHealthIntelligence.com (04/27)


Guidelines cover unexplained events in babies

AANP SmartBrief | Apr 27, 2016

Review examines effects of dietary polyphenols on metabolic syndrome

AANP SmartBrief | Apr 27, 2016

AANP and nursing organizations launch initiative to combat opioid abuse and promote safe prescribing

AANP SmartBrief | May 02, 2016

Study links aspirin use to lower cholangiocarcinoma risk

AANP SmartBrief | Apr 28, 2016

Nurse schedules with night shifts linked to heart disease risk

AANP SmartBrief | Apr 28, 2016

Study validates HF readmission risk prediction model

AANP SmartBrief | May 02, 2016

FDA recommends cautious oral fluconazole prescribing for pregnant women

AANP SmartBrief | Apr 27, 2016

Metformin, oral contraceptives beneficial for youths with PCOS, review finds

AANP SmartBrief | May 02, 2016

Diabetic neuropathy tied to obstructive sleep apnea, study finds

AANP SmartBrief | Apr 28, 2016


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