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Health Technology Trends is a monthly newsletter featuring unbiased original reporting that keeps you up-to-date on the latest developments in healthcare technology. And it only takes minutes to read.

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Speaking the Same Language: Doctors Should Write Letters to Patients in Plain Languagehttps://www.ecri.org/components/HRCAlerts/Pages/HRCAlerts091218_Language.aspxSpeaking the Same Language: Doctors Should Write Letters to Patients in Plain Language9/12/2018 12:00:00 AM ​Doctors should write their outpatient clinic letters in plain English, according to a September 2018 initiative from the United Kingdom's Academy of Royal Medical Colleges.
Hospital System's Perinatal Safety Interventions Lead to Sustained Reduction in Adverse Eventshttps://www.ecri.org/components/HRCAlerts/Pages/HRCAlerts091218_Perinatal.aspxHospital System's Perinatal Safety Interventions Lead to Sustained Reduction in Adverse Events9/12/2018 12:00:00 AM ​A multihospital system's initiative to reduce obstetrical high-risk events was effective in decreasing events at its 37 hospitals immediately after the initiative's introduction and continued to lower adverse events once the initiative had been fully adopted.
Photography and Surveillance: Risk Management Tips for Long-Term Care Facilitieshttps://www.ecri.org/components/CCRM/Pages/IICCRM090718_photo.aspxPhotography and Surveillance: Risk Management Tips for Long-Term Care Facilities9/7/2018 12:00:00 AM ​Many facilities use surveillance cameras as a means to monitor their grounds, help prevent residents from wandering, and ensure resident safety within their personal space, according to an article published in Annals of Long-Term Care on August 13, 2018.