The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) EHR Incentive Program — also known as meaningful use (MU) — initially provided incentives to accelerate the adoption of electronic health records (EHRs) to meet certified program requirements. Many physicians were mandated to change over to electronic records at the cost of tens of thousands of dollars. […]
(University of California - San Diego) In the new study, published in the Jan. 23 issue of the journal Nature Communication, Scripps researchers Katie Cramer and Richard Norris developed a 3,000-year record of the abundance of parrotfish...Show More Summary
President-elect Donald Trump nominated Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.) as secretary of health and human services. Once again, working people have some serious concerns about Price and his record. Here are seven key reasons that Price is a bad choice for working people.
President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to run Health and Human Services is taking heat for his controversial stock holdings in companies affected by laws he’s worked on and voted for. But federal records...
(Binghamton University) Researchers at Binghamton University, State University of New York have devised a new way to protect personal electronic health records using a patient's own heartbeat.
Today, HRC announced its opposition to Tom Price's appointment as Secretary of Health and Human Services. In a report and letter sent to Congress this morning, HRC cited his career-long record of opposing basic human rights for LGBTQ...Show More Summary
Amid rising criticism of his record and questions about his extensive trading in healthcare stocks, Rep. Tom Price is set to appear before the Senate Health Committee on Wednesday in his bid to become President-elect Donald Trump’s Health and Human Services secretary. Price, an orthopedic surgeon...
This appeared a couple of weeks ago:Phone access makes health care easierChloerissa EadieTuesday, January 03, 2017 12:25PMBECAUSE Bunbury woman Sandra Motteram could access her daughter Eliza’s health records on a phone, the four-year-old went through with a scheduled vaccination instead of having to make another appointment. Show More Summary
"Representative Price’s record shows that he’s clearly not up to the job"
Rep. Tom Price, President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for Secretary of Health and Human Services, is facing ethics questions over investments he made in medical companies. Citing House records, CNN revealed on Monday that Price bought...Show More Summary
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This appeared last week:Personal health records now available online 12 Jan 2017, 10:25 a.m.Following a Federal Government trial in Western Sydney, local hospitals are now uploading around 570 discharge summaries to My Health RecordShow More Summary
“We have almost no evidence from the archeological record of what maternal health and death was like until now”
(University of North Carolina Health Care) A research team at the UNC School of Medicine found that the Graduate Record Exam (GRE), which is required for admission to graduate and doctorate programs across the country, is not the best indicator for predicting a student's success while pursuing a doctorate in the experimental life sciences. Show More Summary
Warfarin is a commonly prescribed blood thinner used to prevent harmful blood clots. However, the drug requires frequent monitoring, daily dosing and can result in serious negative effects when mixed with vitamin K, a vitamin commonly found in vegetables such as lettuce or broccoli. Show More Summary
It's one of the Midwest's largest healthcare providers.
(University of Missouri-Columbia) A new study from University of Missouri Health Care has found that using electronic health records can improve the care patients on warfarin receive after they leave the hospital and eliminate potential confusion among care providers and pharmacists.
This popped up a little while ago.New digital health chief to get $522,000 a year to fix troubled My Health Record systemDaniel Burdon Published: January 11, 2017 - 11:08AM The head of the Turnbull government's six-month-old Australian...Show More Summary
Although Sen. Jeff Sessions is likely to be confirmed as our next Attorney General, he’s having to play an unusual game of defense considering his insane record on race, immigration, women’s health, and domestic violence and hate crime legislation. Questioned by Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) on his strident opposition… Read more...
(University of York) Health scientists at the University of York have shown that in the 25 years since the NHS was tasked with digitising patient records there has been limited progress made.