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(HealthDay)—The final omnibus rule, which makes changes to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996, goes into effect March 26, and physicians must be in compliance by Sept. ...
Health Feb 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The federal government invested more than $25 billion in health information technology (IT) as a result of the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act; yet, little is known about how IT applications improve patient safety ...
Health Feb 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Health information technology (IT) can improve pediatric obesity screening rates and treatment, but the effect on weight loss and other outcomes is less clear, according to a study published ...
Pediatrics Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Teenage girls desperate for a tan are determined to find ways of getting round the law banning under-18s from using sunbeds, according to a new study from Cancer Research UK published in the Journal of Pu ...
Health Feb 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
vast collections of human tissue samples that scientists hope will lead to new treatments for diseases – have a right to basic information about how their donations may be used, a Michigan State University ...
Other Jan 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Stage 3 Meaningful Use measures need to focus more on measuring improvements in patient health outcomes rather being than a large and growing collection of functional measures, the American College of Physicians (ACP) says ...
Health Jan 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Despite wide investments nationally in electronic medical records and related tools, the cost-saving promise of health information technology has not been reached because the systems deployed are neither interconnected nor ...
Health Jan 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Health officials say 2012 was the nation's worst year for whooping cough in nearly six decades.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A virtual patient named Denise may help future physicians feel more comfortable and capable assessing suicide risk.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 04, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Millions of Americans read physician ratings on websites such as Healthgrades.com, but such ratings are based on scores from an average of only 2.4 patients, a Loyola University Medical Center study has found.
Health Jan 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Turns out a few extra pounds may not be such a bad thing, according to a new analysis of nearly three million adults that showed people who are overweight or slightly obese may live longer.
Overweight and Obesity Jan 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 5
Many Americans have fatalistic views on cancer prevention—they believe that getting cancer is a matter of luck or fate. Recent research, published in the Journal of Communication, found that people who use the internet to inq ...
Cancer Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists have found that low-level exposure to organophosphates (OPs) produces lasting decrements in neurological and cognitive function. Memory and information processing speed are affected to a greater degree than other ...
Health Dec 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Genome mapping could prove key in preventing superbugs in hospitals, an Australian researcher said Friday, urging its use to prevent countless deaths from antibiotic-resistant infections.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 30, 2012 | 2.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Race, education, and income impact health information-seeking, confidence in obtaining health information and trust in health information sources.
Health Nov 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0