Lisa Rosenbaum.

Lisa Rosenbaum, M.D.: Transitional Enduring or Chaos Harm? The EHR and the Disruption of Medicine A decade ago, a primary care physician We admired seemed to come undone . His effectiveness had derived not really from rushing between individuals but from knowing them so well that his charting was effortless and fast. But he became distracted abruptly, losing his hold on the details of his patients' lives. He slumped around, shirt half-untucked, perpetually pulling a yellowed handkerchief from his pocket to clean his perspiring forehead. Everyone concerned he was ill. His problem, however, ended up being the electronic health record .

One in seven prisoners includes a psychotic illness or major depression, and around one in five enters prison with clinically significant substance-use disorders, the researchers said. 'As these disorders are common and mostly treatable, better screening and mental health providers before and after discharge are essential to avoid upcoming violence and improve both general public health insurance and safety,' said lead author Seena Fazel, a professor of forensic psychiatry at the University of Oxford in England. Outcomes of the scholarly research, which involved nearly 48,000 ex-convicts in Sweden, are published in the Sept. 3 problem of The Lancet Psychiatry. Researchers found that 42 % of the men and 60 % of the women were identified as having at least 1 mental health condition before release.