Rebecca Chia, PhD, RN


Optimizing EHRs to Improve Cancer Screening in Older Adults

October 08, 2014

Electronic health records (EHR), which have been found to improve care and management of multiple chronic diseases in older adults, could also be customized to improve cancer screening rates in this population by integrating recommended screening protocols based on age, family history and other environmental, occupational, and behavioral risk factors (ie, smoking and alcohol use).