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Using EMR to Fight CIED Infection

Key concepts of this article include: Patients with cardiac devices and positive blood culture should be identified for possible extraction. Patients are likely being missed within the hospital system, which can add costs and lead to inferior clinical outcomes. EMR can help make a significant impact to the hospital and patient care for little to no cost with an existing EMR program.