There's no room for conflicts of interest where public health is concerned: Democratic Party chairwoman Patsy Keever announced the records request at a news conference at party headquarters in Raleigh. “Sworn testimony suggests the governor’s...Show More Summary
Some say privacy is an illusion. I hope that isn’t true, but I do know that our medical records are not safe. Why should you care? Because our medical records contain our social security numbers, health insurance information, our home addresses, phone numbers, emergency contacts and their phone numbers, our email addresses, possibly our driver’s license […]
I spotted this page the other day from the Austin Hospital in Melbourne.My Health RecordAustin Health is participating in the My Health Record system, formerly known as the Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record (PCEHR).Austin...Show More Summary
Hospitals in conflict zones across the globe have suffered nearly 600 attacks in the past two years, a World Health Organization (WHO) report revealed Thursday.
What began a decade ago as a vision for a unified electronic patient record has propelled Mercy into a model of care driven by information. Today, Mercy’s physicians, care team and leaders have intelligence – not just data – at their fingertips boosting productivity and driving improvements that minimize unnecessary care and cost, and keep... Read More
Today, Surescripts announced that it has activated more than 10,000 SSM Health clinicians in Illinois, Missouri and Oklahoma on its National Record Locator Service, to locate patient records and obtain a more complete view of the health of a patient, regardless of where the patient received care. Imagine the scenario: you are visiting the Chicago area, and... Read More
The new system to transform military health records has an official name. Military Health System (MHS) officials say the new electronic health record (EHR) will be called MHS GENESIS and will launch at the end of calendar year 2016.Show More Summary
Sen. Kelly Ayotte's defenders have made claims about her commitment to "strengthening women's health" through action on various measures; reproductive rights advocates point out, however, that most of these measures would have done more harm than good. The post New Hampshire Sen. Kelly Ayotte’s Record on Women’s Health at Center of Heated Race appeared first on Rewire.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico has recorded more than 1,100 confirmed cases of Zika since the mosquito-borne virus was first detected in the U.S. territory six months ago. Island Health Secretary Ana Rius says 139 of the cases involve pregnant women. The virus can cause severe birth defects and babies being born […]
While dire impacts are recorded in every corner of the world, there is time to address the worst effects of environmental degradation. The post Environmental Damage Is Happening More And More Quickly, And Human Health Is At Stake appeared first on ThinkProgress.
A Paris based Associated Press correspondent was flabbergasted to receive a freedom of information request from the Public Health Agency of Canada that had been censored with scotch tape and paper. “I’ve never seen someone use an arts...Show More Summary
The National Health Service (NHS) in England has run up a record deficit of £2.45 billion ($3.57 billion)—the biggest overspend in its history. Official figures released Friday by NHS Improvement showed that NHS trusts in England, which...Show More Summary
May is National Physical Fitness and Sports month. In addition to your doctors, trainers and health experts, President Obama is even encouraging you to get out and start an active lifestyle this month. But if a push from the POTUS himself isn’t enough to get you motivated, maybe this will. Here five reasons to stop Keep Reading ?
Like so many musicians, Willis Earl Beal and Clare Maguire both signed life-changing recording contracts, but neither were prepared for quite how life-changing they would be.
High blood pressure could significantly raise the risk of developing the second most common form of dementia, according to a new study from The George Institute for Global Health. The medical records of more than four million peopleShow More Summary
Registration opens today for the American Society for Radiation Oncology's (ASTRO) 58th Annual Meeting, which will feature a record number of abstracts on radiation oncology clinical trials and research and keynote addresses from former U.S. Show More Summary
It’s a daily culinary performance that plays out across Los Angeles: Top food truck chefs whipping up gourmet meals in spaces no bigger than a restaurant’s stockroom or walk-in freezer. But even as the trucks have become a popular staple of the local food scene, with Twitter followers and long...
A team of physicians and computer scientists is using merged electronic health records to improve care and clinical outcomes for patients with chronic kidney disease, which affects some 26 million American adults.
A team of physicians from Christiana Care Health System and computer scientists from the University of Delaware is using merged electronic health records to improve care and clinical outcomes for patients with chronic kidney disease, which affects some 26 million American adults.
A recent World Bank report on South Asian development handed Delhi the undesirable title of the “world’s most polluted city,” with recorded air pollution levels three times higher than those in Beijing. A World Health Organization report last week listed ten Indian cities among the 20 most polluted in the world.1. “The actual exposure of...