Websites that rate physicians and health plans are not reliable, researchers say, in part because the sample sizes are typically so small that they render the ratings irrelevant. >>>
Primary care providers are the cause of "at least 50,000 missed diagnostic opportunities" annually, "most resulting in considerable harm," say physicians commenting on new research. >>>
The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society annual conference will put an unprecedented spotlight on Meaningful Use, mobile technologies, and EHR privacy and security. And pre-show buzz points to possible news about making EHR data interoperable. >>>
Don't blame student loan debt concerns for chronic, widespread, and growing clinician shortages in rural areas. Could recruiting medical school students from those same under-served areas be a solution? >>>
Most healthcare providers are just in the early stages of forming a vendor-neutral enterprise imaging strategy that will handle everything from radiology DICOM images to photos, pathology slides, and ophthalmology images. >>>
The barriers to creating smartphone and tablet applications are less daunting than they may seem. This method of communicating with patients will continue to grow in popularity and effectiveness, so get developing now. >>>
In a small study, symptoms commonly associated with post-traumatic stress disorder have been shown to affect more than one-third of patients treated with mechanical ventilation for acute respiratory illness. >>>
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