(Reuters Health) - Parents may notice medical errors and bad reactions to treatment that aren’t documented in their children’s hospital records, a U.S. study suggests.
Not obviously a record that feels like its creator made it for his mental health – more that he looked at the mess of his life and saw a great new concept
The essence of the Quantified Self movement is to get knowledge about your mind and body using data. You can do this by manually checking and recording everything you do. Track your vitals, your food, your workouts, your productivity, and your moods. But the manual approach is tiring. Show More Summary
Survey: Patients Regard Open Access to Their Medical Records as Critical to Receiving High Quality Health Care 87% of patients believed provider access to their full medical history Is vital to personalized care, according to a new digital health survey released today by Transcend Insights. The survey found that a vast majority of patients (97... Read More
Electrocardiogram: An overview An electrocardiogram (EKG) records the electrical signals in your heart. It's a common test used to detect heart problems and monitor the heart's status in many situations. Learn more about EKGs and other types of heart rhythm monitoring. Also in today's tips... Bipolar disorder in children: Is it possible? Although […]
Four major health systems, including Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center (Conn.), Singing River Health System (Miss.), SLUCare Physician Group (Mo.) and WVU Medicine (W. Va.), went live with Surescripts National Record LocatorShow More Summary
Majority of healthcare leaders plan to use additional technologies and tools to realize the full intended benefits of electronic health records (EHRs) and to improve clinician satisfaction with using them, according to a Nuance EHR study conducted by HIMSS Analytics. Show More Summary
Andrew Puzder, a restaurant executive, had been scheduled to appear at a confirmation hearing before the Senate Health, Education Labor and Pensions Committee on Thursday morning. He had come under fire for hiring an undocumented immigrant as a housekeeper and was also opposed strenuously by Democrats and labor unions for his past positions on overtime […]
Planned Parenthood used dirty instruments, and failed to record whether aborted babies were viable, according to the 2016 inspection report.
When it comes to what certain foods can do to or for you, it's probably best to take motherly advice, familiar sayings and other bits of conventional wisdom with a grain of salt.
Helena, Montana, does not often make global headlines, but in 2003 the small capital city became known for briefly achieving one of the most astounding public health triumphs ever recorded. In June of the previous year, Helena had implemented a comprehensive smoking ban in its workplaces, bars, restaurants, and casinos. Show More Summary
At 2:30 on a Wednesday afternoon, I headed down to 3001 Market Street to meet Katie Deschaine, a Senior Applications Manager. She plays an important role in operations of the Health System's electronic health records, EPIC, but I was there to see the epic performance by her therapy dog Robert in brightening the days of patients at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
A climate and health expert at The Australian National University (ANU) has warned that extreme high temperatures across New South Wales, including Western Sydney, and in Canberra could set new temperature records and put people's lives at risk.
Health secretary says there is no excuse for some of health service’s shortcomings after figures show record delays for patients Jeremy Hunt has said that performance in some parts of the NHS is “completely unacceptable”. The healthShow More Summary
Today, HRC said Tom Price’s confirmation as Secretary of Health and Human Services puts the health and well-being of LGBTQ people in jeopardy. Price has a long, disturbing record of opposing basic civil rights for LGBTQ people and will...Show More Summary
The city Health Department this year upped its game in the fight against STDs — hiking funding from $15.5 million to $25.5 million.
Grady Health System has earned the HIMSS Analytics Stage 7 Award on the Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM) SM, becoming Georgia’s only adult acute care hospital to earn the highest rating for improving patient care and safety through health information technology. Show More Summary
This appeared a few days ago.The future of digital health in Australia: a social policy discussionBy Australian Digital Health Agency 03.02.2017As Australia moves towards a digital health system, important social policy discussions are needed about how future developments will affect Australians. Show More Summary
The non-stop faxes would be comical if it weren't for the financial penalties the company could face for possessing patient health records.