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  1. SPECT/CT superior for spotting gastrointestinal bleeding

    ... of the site of GI bleeding has the potential to improve clinical care by eliminating the ambiguities of planar scintigraphy," Goenka ... of SPECT/CT in this study, we are [working] to make it a routine practice at our institution." Primary Image Size:  ...

    Kathy Mahdoubi - May 19, 2014

  2. ONC issues IT safety plan

    ... The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) has published a health IT patient safety plan that builds off of the ... in which health IT can improve healthcare safety is through clinical decision support (CDS), which can facilitate even simple tasks that ...

    Luke Gale - Jan 02, 2013

  3. AMA steps up efforts to control hypertension

    ... cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. The AMA said it launched the first phase of a multimillion-dollar initiative to improve ... attacks and strokes within five years. The strategy includes clinical interventions with four components: aspirin for high-risk patients; ...

    Candace Stuart - Apr 23, 2013

  4. Study: Access to lab data in HIE can affect testing volume

    ... Esteban Hebel, MD, from Harvard Medical School and the clinical informatics research and development department, Partners Healthcare, ... patient's median household income, according to the authors. It was also 9.06 percent lower for the patients on Medicaid compared with ...

    Jeff Byers - Apr 03, 2012

  5. HL7 progressing on next generation standards

    ... be assembled into working systems that solve real-world clinical and administrative problems at a fraction of the price of existing ... providers. If sufficient HL7 members approve the ballot, it will be available for testing in real-world applications to gather ...

    Beth Walsh - May 08, 2013

  6. Cardiac surgery group settles with HHS over HIPAA violations

    ... was a report that the physician practice was posting clinical and surgical appointments for its patients on an internet-based ... (ePHI).  “This case is significant because it highlights a multi-year, continuing failure on the part of this provider to ...

    Justine Varieur Cadet - Apr 18, 2012

  7. Provider, payor ally to drive accountable care into central Pa.

    ... The organizations said they will use population-based clinical data to deliver “highly personalized medical care, resulting in ... services” to more than 25,000 patients, adding that it follows as an extension of a partnership they forged while rolling out a ...

    Dave Pearson - Jun 15, 2012

  8. Collaboration nabs $8.4M grant to curb unnecessary medical imaging

    ... three-year project will embed American College of Radiology clinical guidelines in the image ordering process, leverage health information ... empowering physicians to provide better care, by making it a little easier to decide when to order an imaging study.” ...

    Lisa Fratt - Jul 02, 2012

  9. Colorado’s largest medical labs linked up to HIE

    ... a provider of diagnostic information services, operates a clinical laboratory in Denver that serves patients in Colorado. It joins other lab vendors participating in the CORHIO, including LabCorp and ...

    Laura Pedulli - Sep 11, 2013

  10. Optical imaging reveals breast cancer subtypes and early treatment response

    ... drugs. OMI, in comparison with other current preclinical and clinical methods that assess metabolic state in tumors, is a quantitative, ... OMI as an immediately powerful tool in preclinical models, it also may directly impact patient care as an adjunct to current ...

    Anna Steere - Oct 15, 2013

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