(Johns Hopkins Medicine) Johns Hopkins researchers report that an analysis of survey responses and health records of more than 10,000 American adults for nearly 20 years suggests a 'synergistic' link between exercise and good vitamin D levels in reducing the risk of heart attacks and strokes.
Columbia University School of Nursing researchers found that utilizing patient electronic health records (EHR) to determine how far along a woman is in her pregnancy can support the automated delivery of content specifically targeted to their gestational age. Show More Summary
NEW YORK, April 25 (Reuters) - The Nasdaq Composite hit a record high on Tuesday, while the Dow and S&P 500 brushed against recent peaks as strong earnings underscored the health of corporate America. Read morethis | Linking Blogs | Comments
(Children's National Health System) Disparities in pediatric readmission rates for chronic conditions such as asthma, depression, diabetes, migraines, and seizures vary, with the lowest one-year readmissions recorded for depression and...Show More Summary
On Monday, digital healthcare innovation lab Klick Labs unveiled a digital health device that that wirelessly records and transmits patient tremors in real time. The proof of concept device named SymPulseTM Tele-Empathy Device was designed to help foster clinical empathy and better care for the more than 40 million people living with movement disorders in... Read More
Alphabet’s (Google’s) life sciences division Verily has launched its public pitch for a massive, multi-year health study it’s leading, along with Duke University School of Medicine, Stanford Medicine, and Google proper. Read More
Hospitals nationwide are seeking ways to use price transparency - displaying the price of lab tests at the time when doctors are placing the order - to nudge doctors to consider whether the benefits are worth the cost. But, results of a new study show that simply displaying the Medicare allowable fees did not have an overall impact on how clinicians ordered these tests.
(University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) Hospitals nationwide are seeking ways to use price transparency -- displaying the price of lab tests at the time when doctors are placing the order -- to nudge doctors to consider whether the benefits are worth the cost. Show More Summary
(University of British Columbia) People with multiple sclerosis can show signs of something wrong five years before the onset of disease, much earlier than previously thought, according to a new analysis of health records from people with the condition.
This blog appeared last week:My Health Record in General Practice Monday, 10 April 2017Dr Steve Hambleton, MBBS FAMA FRACGP (Hon) GAICDFollow Dr Steve on Twitter @SteveJHambletonAmongst my other roles, I've been a GP at the Kedron Park 7-Day Medical Centre in Brisbane for the past 29 years. Show More Summary
This came up in the discussion re access to Opt-Out myHR Records.Media Release – Catherine King MPShadow Minister For Health And Medicare = Member For BallaratANOTHER HEALTH BUNGLE – OPEN SLATHER ON YOUR HEALTH DATA UNDER TURNBULL” The...Show More Summary
The National Association for Trusted Exchange (NATE), a not-for-profit membership association focused on enabling trusted exchange has welcomed the Health Record Banking Alliance (HRBA) as its newest association member. HRBA is a non-profit...Show More Summary
2017 has been a good year for people sticking to the courage of their stupidest convictions. Even if we ignore politics, there’s still the guy who continues to daily endanger his health by eating a picture of Jason Segel, and claiming he’ll continue to do so until Jason Segel eats a picture of him. Show More Summary
Lady Gaga and Prince William video chatted about mental health issues – and it was all recorded so you can watch their conversation. “We have to make the strongest, most relentless attempt we can to normalize mental health issues, so that people feel like they can come forward,” Gaga told Prince William after their greetings. “It’s [...]
This article appeared last week:Optometrists and dentists will know if you’ve had an abortion or mental illness in health record bungleSue Dunlevy, National Health Reporter, News Corp Australia NetworkApril 10, 2017 10:00pmTHE private...Show More Summary
'Earmo' can take your temperature in one second. Just put it in your ear and click the button. You can swipe up and down to compare previous temperatures or connect to the mobile app to record temperature and get health tips. Read more... More about Healthy Lifestyle, Healthy, Healthcare, Health, and Kids
Sansoro Health, which provides software for moving data between digital health applications and electronic medical records (EMRs), announced $5.2 million in funding today. Bain Capital Ventures led the round. Customers integrate their...Show More Summary
Ryan (R-Wis.) taped a get-out-the-vote robo-call set to reach Republican voters in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District, where the GOP is hoping to hold on to the seat vacated by Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price.
On Fox Business this morning, President Trump said he's not done with health care after all. In fact, he wants to take another swing at TrumpCare before he tackles tax cuts for the rich. Just for the record, then, here is what Trump's domestic and foreign policy has looked like over the past two months: March NAFTA is the worst trade deal ever. Show More Summary
athenahealth is teaming up with electronic prior authorization (“ePA”) platform CoverMyMeds for prescriptions that will automate the ePA process for providers using the athenaClinicals electronic health record service. Of the estimated 185 million prescriptions a year in the U.S. Show More Summary