EHR Adoption Rate Statistics

Team EduHealth recently surveyed school nurses to understand the latest EHR (Electronic Health Record) adoption trends in schools and school districts. The statistical report is based on a survey we conducted, which finds what in an EHR are school nurses and administrators looking for and which features in the system improved its adoption rates in the school and school districts. We’ve also covered important statistics on the other key decision-making factors in EHR adoption.…

Healthy sleep is vital for a students’ well-being.

A study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the maternal child and health bureau has revealed that most American high school students and 34% of children don’t get enough sleep. According to research, the new norms after the pandemic have created changes in children’s daily habits, including their sleep and wake schedules. The reasons also include the increasing…

Managing asthma as students return to school during COVID 19

The back-to-school period brings a dramatic increase in cases of asthma attacks in children and young people due to the cold weather, common viral infections and reduced asthma medication compliance. It is a challenging time for children with asthma and this year, the challenge is even greater due to COVID 19. The uncertainties and unknowns around how COVID 19 will have an impact as children return to…

Detection and control of COVID 19 spread in schools using technology

The schooling community comprising of students, teachers, staff, parents, and administration is looking at how they can slow the spread of COVID 19 within the schooling environment. Schools are determining how they can collaborate with state and local health officials to implement CDCs considerations to maintain healthy learning environments.   To help students and communities to…

School nurse with mask

COVID 19: How FERPA and HIPAA apply to student records

School administrators have to face multiple questions around privacy as COVID 19 continues to spread globally. Administrators must form a strategy on how to inform communities about infections that are spreading among students and their close circles, how to respond to such cases, and most importantly, how to manage keeping students’ privacy safe in such cases. The School Superintendents association has put together…