A computerized laboratory alerting system.

  title={A computerized laboratory alerting system.},
  author={Karen E. Tate and Reed M. Gardner and Lindell K. Weaver},
  journal={M.D. computing : computers in medical practice},
  volume={7 5},
A computerized laboratory alerting system (CLAS) has been developed as part of an ongoing effort to improve the quality of care at LDS Hospital. The system identifies potentially life-threatening conditions on the basis of laboratory findings and then generates appropriate warnings and transmits them to clinicians. Use of the system has led to a significant increase in the proportion of patients in life-threatening situations who have received appropriate care (50.8% before implementation vs… CONTINUE READING

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