Health

ACP: half of practices implement telehealth technology

(HealthDay)—Roughly half of internal medicine physicians report working in a practice that has telehealth technology, according to the results of a survey released by the American College of Physicians (ACP) at its annual ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Infective endocarditis increases more than tenfold in North Carolina

The number of hospitalizations and surgeries to treat drug-associated infective endocarditis have both increased more than tenfold in North Carolina, according to doctors at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine ...

Medical economics

New nurses work overtime, long shifts, and sometimes a second job

New nurses are predominantly working 12-hour shifts and nearly half work overtime, trends that have remained relatively stable over the past decade, finds a new study by researchers at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Ebola: A public health response in crisis

The Democratic Republic of the Congo is in the throes of its worst Ebola outbreak since the disease was first discovered there in 1976. It is the second-worst outbreak in history, behind the West Africa outbreak of 2014 that ...

Health

Health management software in a single cloud station

Electronic medical records are only useful when available at an appropriate care facility at the right time and in the correct context. The ePersonam project has developed a complete cloud-based health record management tool ...

Medical economics

Patients, doctors dissatisfied by Electronic Health Records

Electronic Health Records are intended to streamline and improve access to information—and have been shown to improve quality of care—but a new study shows they also leave both doctors and patients unsatisfied, even after ...

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