Home » Clinical Times » Infections & Immunology

Infections & Immunology

Marking World Hepatitis Day

Ireland is among 150-plus countries expected to mark World Hepatitis Day (WHD) this year, which falls today (Friday, July 28), with two events planned here, according to the World Hepatitis Alliance (WHA) a patient-led and driven non-governmental organisation (NGO) working with governments, national members and other key partners to achieve a world free from viral hepatitis.

Screening for HCR jumps with EHR alert

Implementation of an electronic health record (EHR)-based prompt in GP surgeries increased screening rates for the hepatitis C virus (HCV) among so-called US baby-boomers fivefold due to efficiency in determining needs for HCV screening and work-flow design.