This tender appeared a few days ago:Request for Expression of Interest for a Framework for secondary uses of My Health Record.ATM ID Health/041/1516Agency Department of HealthCategory 80101504 - Strategic planning consultation servicesClose...Show More Summary
A 15-year-old boy in Liberia died of Ebola on Monday, according to health officials, marking the first case of the virus since the country was declared free of the disease in September. The death was also the first Ebola fatality since July. Show More Summary
In the first days of November, we showed that global trade is in freefall with "China Container Freight At Record Low; Rail Traffic Tumbles, Trucking Slows Down." Now, Goldman has finally caught up, and writes that "indicators of freight...Show More Summary
By DIANE EVANS, MD Through Dec. 15, federal regulators will accept public comments on the next set of rules that will shape the future of medicine in the transition to a super information highway for Electronic Health Records (EHRs). For health providers, this is a time to speak out. One idea: Why not suggest options
If the Golden State Warriors beat the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday, they’ll set a new all-time record for the best start to an NBA season by going 16-0. While undoubtedly their success wouldn’t be possible without its talented roster, Cavaliers star LeBron James thinks the real key for the Warriors has been good health. “I think […]
By HAYWARD ZWERLING, MD Over the last half decade, the Federal Government has successfully convinced a majority of physicians and hospitals to begin using electronic health records by providing $30+ billion dollars in subsidies to those who use an ONC Certified electronic health record (EHR) according to the “Meaningful Use” guidelines. Although the physician community
NEHTA published this little piece of ‘news’ last week.Shared Health Summary Versus Event Summary Created on Tuesday, 17 November 2015 In the eHealth record system, the Shared Health Summary and the Event Summary are two separate clinical...Show More Summary
iOS/Android: Pets—they’re just like us! Well, sort of. They’re harrier and their breath smells worse, but they have vital records, just like we do, and Pawprint makes sure you keep track of all of those records in one spot. Read mor...
A slump in dry bulk shipping is set to worsen as the meltdown in global commodities and too many ships free for hire rock the sector used by investors to gauge the health of world trade.
If you don't already work for a corporate Goliath, you may soon. From health care to tech to hospitality, corporate mergers and acquisitions are skyrocketing. They'll soon outpace the $4.6 trillion record set in 2007, the Los Angeles Times reports. But when two companies merge, what happens to their......
Google today announced changes to its Google Fit app that it believes make the service a better health and fitness companion. Google Fit now provides real-time stats for runs, walks, or rides, and can better record speed, pace, route, elevation, and more. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- Planned Parenthood’s political arm launched its 2016 election program on Tuesday, signaling that it will hold accountable candidates who have a record of attacking the organization and reproductive health care access. The...Show More Summary
In 15 seasons with the Tigers, Pinkel posted a 117-71 record. Missouri head football coach Gary Pinkel will resign at the end of the season due to health reasons, the school announced in a statement Friday. He was diagnosed with lymphoma...Show More Summary
As more hospitals move to electronic health records (EHRs), many physicians have started writing about their growing discontent with the new systems. Authors have declared that EHRs are poorly designed, inefficient, lead to over-billing, and are downright dangerous. When my supervising physicians gripe about this, I mainly nod along to avoid conflict. But I have […]
If you don’t want your parents to know about your medical care—for example, if you’re getting STI tests or seeking mental health treatment and want them to butt out—go to an off-campus hospital. Read more...
The use of information technology in health care holds so much promise, and potential yet to be realized. Ask any front line physician and they will list electronic medical records (EMRs) as one of their biggest daily frustrations. A brilliant video by Zubin Damania, also known as ZDoggMD, recently parodied the current situation and the […]
The benefits of electronic health records have been well-documented, such as improved care coordination and efficiency. However, regulations involving their use have made them the subject of controversy in today’s health information landscape. Show More Summary
Pollution levels in northeast China are breaking records. In fact, the air quality being recored in the city of Shenyang is 50 times what the World Health Organization (WHO) says is safe for breathing. China’s state news agency is comparing conditions to the end of the world. Read more...
WASHINGTON --To prevent a single adverse drug event, one commercial electronic health record opioid warning system fired off 123 unnecessary and clinically inconsequential alerts, according to the results of a new study published online...Show More Summary
The huge corporations which now dominate global health care are creating amazing records of repeated ethical misadventures. We last discussed multinational Swiss based pharmaceutical manufacturer Novartis' escapades in early 2014. Since...Show More Summary