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US doctors slow to adopt electronic health records

(HealthDay)—Although doctors who are using electronic health records in a meaningful way are eligible for a $44,000 bonus from the U.S. government, many still haven't adopted the new technology, a new study ...

Feb 20, 2013
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Fetal heart ECG device breakthrough

Technology developed at The University of Nottingham has been used in a breakthrough study aimed at developing the first comprehensive model of a fully functioning fetal heart.

Feb 22, 2013
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First pediatric-focused diabetes calculator

Nationwide Children's Hospital recently developed an online resource to help parents manage their child's diabetes more effectively and care for their health at home. The "Diabetes Calculator for Kids," a first of its kind electronic tool geared toward t ...

Jun 12, 2013
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Team-based approaches needed to fight high blood pressure

Uncontrolled high blood pressure rates continue to grow despite the availability of proven treatments, but collaborative approaches can be effective in fighting this deadly disease, according to a science advisory from the ...

Nov 15, 2013
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User satisfaction with electronic health records down

(HealthDay)—Since 2010, there has been a decrease in the satisfaction and usability ratings for certified electronic health records (EHRs), according to survey results presented by the American College ...

May 10, 2013
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Slirp effect affects sperm's swimming ability

A gene known to affect hormone action in breast and prostate cancer cells has now been proven to have an impact on male fertility, according to research by a team including cancer specialists from The University of Western ...

Aug 16, 2013
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Electronic cigarettes gaining awareness, use

Increased awareness and use of electronic cigarettes in the U.S. outlined in a study released Thursday highlights the need for government regulation and evaluation, the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's ...

Feb 28, 2013
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Majority of US consumers want full access to EMR

(HealthDay)—Most U.S. consumers want to have full access to their electronic medical records (EMR), and 41 percent would be willing to switch doctors to gain access, according to a survey published by Accenture.

Sep 23, 2013
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