The new world’s longest golf club is 22 feet, 6.75 inches end-to-end, shattering the previous record of 14 feet, 5 inches. Its inventor, Michael Furrh, also typically pulls muscles in his back, legs, and both arms just from swinging it. Show More Summary
An estimated 1.6 million patient records have reportedly been handed over by the UK National Health Service, as part of a data sharing agreement with a scientific subsidiary of Google: Deep Mind.
The prevalence of Salmonella in retail poultry in the United States is at its lowest level since testing began in 2002, plus there has been a reduction in this bacteria’s resistance to antibiotics important for human health.
Ever since electronic health records technology was introduced in the late 20th century, the healthcare industry has undergone rapid progression. Currently, physicians’ use of EMR and EHR systems is at an all-time high. Let’s take this time to look back and review just how transformational this technology has been in the industry. Show More Summary
Google is getting real-time access to patient data at 3 London hospitals under a new pilot program.
President Barack Obama on Friday announced new efforts to speed up development of so-called smart guns, the latest step in his final-year push to reduce gun violence. Obama also announced the administration is publishing a proposed rule...Show More Summary
Ransoming of health care records not uncommon.
Puerto Rico has recorded 683 Zika virus cases since last November, including one death, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said in its weekly morbidity and mortality report released Friday.
Delhi-based Oxyent Technologies Pvt. Ltd. backed Integrated Child Health Records (iCHR) has raised Rs 3 crore (over $450,000) from a senior partner with financial
Scholars will record the United States as one of the strongest and most prosperous nations in all history. The capacity of Americans to achieve is a part of our country's legacy. Yet according to a study conducted by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, over 43 million adults in the U.S. Show More Summary
The first case of sexually transmitted Zika virus in a Canadian resident has been recorded in Ontario, Canada’s Public Health Agency (PHAC) said.
This press release appeared a day or so ago. It is republished with permission.April 21 2016—Media Release—Government’s My Health Record, a Privacy Disaster The Australian Privacy Foundation today said that Federal Government’s My Health Record system is a privacy disaster waiting to happen. Show More Summary
This study compares information available in a typical electronic health record (EHR) with data from insurance claims, focusing on diagnoses, visits, and hospital care for depression and bipolar disorder.
New York, NY - April 21, 2016: Complementary sources of data can be used to paint a more complete picture of a patient's health trajectory than a single source. Significant recent investment in Electronic Health Records (EHRs) took place on the assumption of improved patient safety, research capacity, and cost savings. Show More Summary
He’s been in poor health for the past few weeks, and sadly Prince passed away at his Paisley Park estate in Minnesota on Thursday (April 21). The “Raspberry Beret” hitmaker was said to be in his recording studio at the time of his death,...Show More Summary
A decade ago, electronic health records were aggressively promoted for a number of reasons. Proponents claimed that they would facilitate the sharing of health information, reduce error rates in health care, increase health care efficiency,...Show More Summary
For the first time on record, life expectancy for white women is declining in America, according to newly released data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics. Between 2013 and 2014, the expected lifespan at birth for white women in the United States fell ... More »
For the record, here's what Health Minister Jane Philpott said as she heralded marijuana legislation in Spring 2017 The post Jane Philpott on drug policy: ‘We must do better for our citizens’ appeared first on Macleans.ca.
Mount Sinai Health System has launched OpenNotes Initiative that allows patients electronic access to their provider’s notes in their medical records, at the East 102nd Street and East 85th Street Primary Care Associates of the Mount Sinai Doctors Faculty Practice offices. Show More Summary
Republican presidential candidate John Kasich once again touted his record on reproductive health while speaking at a town hall event Monday, despite having made access to that care more difficult during his tenure as Ohio governor. The post Reminder: Kasich Has Made Accessing Reproductive Health Care in Ohio More Difficult appeared first on Rewire.