Hospital in Minn. uses EMR tool to cut blood transfusions

09/24/2013 | Health Data Management

An EMR decision support tool created by Regions Hospital in St. Paul, Minn., in conjunction with the American Red Cross lets doctors make better-informed decisions about red blood cell transfusions. The tool helped Regions use 94 fewer units per month on average since 2011, amounting to a 14% reduction.

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