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Investigators discuss in "The economics of health information technology in medication management: a systematic review of economic evaluations" new findings in Health Information Technology.
This article appears in the May 2012 issue of HealthLeaders magazine. Computer-based clinical decision-support systems offer great opportunities to improve care and reduce costs, but healthcare...
The small pads that doctors use to scribble out prescriptions, a seemingly innocent part of the medical profession, have played a role in the surge of prescription drug abuse.
More integrated, better coordinated care is the goal. ACOs offer a way.
The Obama administration announced today it has changed or eliminated five regulations, saving the economy some $6 billion. President Obama also signed a new executive order "making it a continuing...
If the electronic health records industry has a nemesis, it’s Deborah Peel, the founder of Patient Privacy Rights. At a time when doctors and hospitals are digitizing their paper medical records as...
Even if the Supreme Court decides to strike down the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Eric Paternoster is sure that health insurers will implement many of the objectives outlined in the...
This family comprises a cluster of six genes that may be altered in neurological conditions, such as Parkinson’s and Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease A team headed by Eduardo Soriano at the Institute for...
Health Data Security: Tips And Tools (click image for larger view and for slideshow) While healthcare providers nationwide are just starting to digest the newly proposed rules for Stage 2 of...
Nearly one year ago, I experienced the ultimate in joy when my son was born. I'm so excited to be a dad and even more excited--and curious--to see how he grows and changes over time.

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