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We Are Not The Only Ones Who Noticing That Digital Health Is Struggling To Deliver.

This appeared at a New England Journal Of Medicine sub-site.Why Real-World Results Are So Challenging for Digital HealthArticle · February 8, 2017 Joseph C. Kvedar, MD & Alexander L. Fogel, MBA Partners HealthCare Stanford University...Show More Summary

More Extremely Preterm Babies Survive, Live Without Neurological Impairment

Babies born at just 22 to 24 weeks of pregnancy continue to have sobering outlooks -- only about 1 in 3 survive. But according to a new study led by Duke Health and appearing Feb. 16 in the New England Journal of Medicine, those rates are showing small but measurable improvement. Show More Summary

DELTA Software Improves Detection of Safety Differences in Medical Devices: Interview with Dr. Frederic Resnic

Researchers are solving the issue of chronic underreporting of medical device adverse events. In the New England Journal of Medicine last month, they described their use of DELTA (Data Extraction and Longitudinal Analysis), a statistics software...Show More Summary

Social Risk Factors Influence Health Outcomes, Medicare Payment

Social risk factors including income, education and ethnic background influence health outcomes and should be taken into account in Medicare payment models, according to a New England Journal of Medicine Perspective released today, "Social Risk Factors and Equity in Medicare Payment."

Smaller, More Focused Insurers Earning Profits in New Market

"Success and Failure in the Insurance Exchanges," a New England Journal of Medicine Perspective article released today, examines whether the financial struggles of some major insurers under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) reflect a policy failure that should be addressed via repeal or reform, or a mismatch of these firms' capabilities and strategies to a newly created market.

Doctors remove 6-foot-long tapeworm from patient through his mouth 

Tapeworms are generally loathsome and creepy parasites, and it turns out their removal can be pretty unsavory as well. A medical report recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine notes that doctors in India rid a man of a roughly 6-foot long tapeworm by pulling it through his mouth. Show More Summary

University of Miami Doctors Publish Study of First Locally-Acquired Zika Transmission

Following the recent Zika outbreak in Miami-Dade County, a multidisciplinary team of physicians with the University of Miami Health System and Miller School of Medicine published a case study today in The New England Journal of Medicine, describing in detail the nation's first locally-transmitted case of Zika.

Cost, Technology Issues Are Barriers to Real-Time Cancer Patient Symptom Reporting

In a perspective published in the New England Journal of Medicine, a UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researcher addresses the need for - and the barriers preventing - electronic reporting of patients' symptoms between vis...

Cost, technology issues are barriers to real-time cancer patient symptom reporting

(UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center) In a perspective published in the New England Journal of Medicine, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researcher Ethan Basch, M.D., M.Sc., addressed the need for -- and the barriers preventing -- electronic reporting of patients' symptoms between visits.

President Barack Obama Slams 'Repeal And Delay' Approach To Affordable Care Act

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

President Barack Obama is on a roll when it comes to publishing journal articles. A day after his epic 56-page article on criminal justice reform for Harvard Law Review dropped, the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine published...Show More Summary

GOP plan to repeal ACA now, replace later is ‘reckless,’ says Obama

In an opinion piece in the New England Journal of Medicine, Obama sought to dispel the notion that Republicans could fulfill their campaign promises to gut the Affordable Care Act immediately without risking devastating consequences for consumers. Show More Summary

Physician's Near-Death Experience Inspires Campaign to Boost More Effective Patient Communication

In an article to be published in the Jan. 5 edition of the New England Journal of Medicine, a Henry Ford Hospital critical care medicine physician describes in candid detail about how her own near-death experience inspired an organizational campaign to help health professionals communicate more effectively and demonstrate more empathy to their patients.

Will Fraud Investigators Read the New England Journal of Medicine?

2 months agoIndustries / Medical : Dr. Wes

The Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services took great pride in publishing a video at the end of 2016 heralding all their accomplishments for the year. We might 2017 bring? The OIG of HHS should...Show More Summary

Fish oil during pregnancy found to lower asthma risk in kids

2 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

A Danish study finds that women who took fish oil during pregnancy significantly lowered their children's risk of asthma. The findings were published in the New England Journal of Medicine. The large, carefully designed study involved over 700 pregnant women in their third trimester. Show More Summary

Amniocele dramatically illustrated

2 months agoHumor / odd : TYWKIWDBI

As reported by the New England Journal of Medicine:A 33-year-old asymptomatic woman (gravida 6, para 5) presented at 22 weeks of gestation with a large herniation of the amniotic sac through the left uterine wall that was detected by routine ultrasonography. Show More Summary

Rare Rupture: Baby’s Feet Outside of Mom’s Uterus

In a report published December 21 in the New England Journal of Medicine, Dr. Pierre-Emmanuel Bouet highlights a case unlike anything he has seen in his years as an OB/GYN at Angers University Hospital in France. Indeed, the condition...Show More Summary

UTHealth's Wolinsky is senior author of paper on new therapy for primary MS

(University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston) Positive results of an investigational medication study for primary progressive multiple sclerosis were published online in today's New England Journal of Medicine in a paper led by senior author Jerry Wolinsky, M.D., of McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).

UTHealth's Wolinsky Is Senior Author of Paper on New Therapy for Primary Progressive MS

Positive results of an investigational medication study for primary progressive multiple sclerosis were published online in today's New England Journal of Medicine in a paper led by senior author Jerry Wolinsky, M.D., of McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).

Treating cancer, mental health neglect in rural America

(Oregon Health & Science University) OHSU Knight Cancer Institute oncologist publishes New England Journal of Medicine 'Perspective' on her experience treating a patient in rural Oregon with breast cancer, mental illness.

Knowing What We Don't Know

3 months agoIndustries / Medical : Dr. Wes

This week, Richard Baron, MD and Clarence H. Braddock, III, MD, MPH, both paid staff of the independent and unaccountable American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), received more (free?) advertising space in the New England JournalShow More Summary

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