A new computer program called Cornelius calculates two risk scores for each newly arrived Vanderbilt University Hospital patient ― one estimating the patient’s risk of developing pressure ulcers during the current hospital stay, and the other estimating the patient’s risk of returning to VUH for readmission within 30 days of discharge, the university's news service reports.
Cornelius’s risk models use a handful of clinical and demographic factors that are typically documented in the electronic medical record within 24 hours of hospital admission, the Vanderbilt University Medical Center Reporter notes.
Register or login for access to this item and much more
All Health Data Management content is archived after seven days.
Community members receive:
- All recent and archived articles
- Conference offers and updates
- A full menu of enewsletter options
- Web seminars, white papers, ebooks
Already have an account? Log In
Don't have an account? Register for Free Unlimited Access