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  1. Twelve in 2012 from Cardiovascular Business

    ... we have included top hits through Facebook and Twitter. Clinical updates, whether it is the latest findings on anticoagulants and statins or imaging modalities ...

    Candace Stuart - Dec 20, 2012

  2. Cancer disparity gets a closer look

    ... with the American Cancer Society, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to address ... roadmap for further policy making and funding opportunities. It was noted that cancer mortality rates were decreasing for minority ...

    Kathy Mahdoubi - Feb 19, 2014

  3. CCHIT releases ACO health IT “roadmap”

    ... released a 42-page framework to help them navigate health IT challenges. CCHIT’s “ ACO HIT Framework ” provides a roadmap ... management, patient and caregiver relationship management, clinical engagement, financial management, reporting and knowledge management. ...

    Laura Pedulli - Jun 10, 2013

  4. CSC: Don't discount social media; you'll need it

    ... a flash-in-the-pan; rather, healthcare should get used to it. According to the Falls Church, Va.-based company, the experience of ... Information sharing •             Clinical outcomes •             Speed innovation ...

    Jeff Byers - May 11, 2012

  5. Will access to rad dose histories lead to illogical decisions?

    ... patient radiation history has gathered momentum. “Although it is obvious that patient dose histories could provide valuable information ... must also be careful not to misuse imaging histories in clinical decision making,” wrote Jonathan D. Eisenberg, BA, from the ...

    Lisa Fratt - May 25, 2012

  6. How to maintain control over imaging

    ... Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, emphasized clinical excellence and service to patients. He recommended a strong customer ... by making sure that we constrain the use of imaging where it does not add value and foster the use of imaging only when it does.” ...

    Lisa Fratt - Jul 12, 2013

  7. 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

  8. Persistence pays off: FDA OKs Merck’s combo drug

    ... and non-familial) hyperlipidemia or mixed hyperlipidemia. It also may be used to reduce elevated total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol in ... letter, the agency said it needed additional data. In a clinical study, the combination tablet lowered LDL cholesterol by 53 to 61 ...

    Candace Stuart - May 03, 2013

  9. Absence of calcification predicts CTA misdiagnosis

    ... that influence inaccurate diagnosis, focusing on patient clinical characteristics and coronary artery segments. For their analysis, they ... centers who were referred for invasive coronary angiography. It defined significant obstructive CAD as luminal diameter narrowing of 50 ...

    Candace Stuart - Sep 24, 2013

  10. Side-stepping ‘valley of death:’ a mechanism to breathe life into research investment

    ... a healthcare product’s progression from basic research to clinical practice could change that. It’s no secret that healthcare research “often takes 20 years or so to ...

    Luke Gale - Oct 04, 2012

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