Personalized treatment protocols can be developed with EHR data

Individualized treatment guidelines that help physicians prevent heart attacks and strokes can be created by taking computer-based risk calculators and integrating them into electronic health records (EHRs), according to a new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. The cardiovascular guidelines calculator requires the same data that is used in everyday management of hypertension. --Read the full article at FierceHealthIT