Tag: strategy

Biomarker, Innovation

Targeted strategy has potential to reduce disparities in breast cancer screening rates

January 13, 2021

Via: The Medical News

Completing cancer screening tests, such as mammograms, can be challenging for low-income people, who may face such challenges as lack of transportation or inability to take time off work. A team at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) explored the possibility of […]

News, Regulatory

Healthcare Professionals Say Trump Administration Will Improve U.S. Healthcare System

December 7, 2016

Via: emrandehrnews

Aprima Medical Software, a leading provider of innovative electronic health records (EHR), practice management (PM) and revenue cycle management solutions (RCM) for medical practices, today announced the results of a post-presidential election survey of healthcare professionals, which explored predictions for […]


An Underrated Strategy for Turning Fitness Into a Habit

April 13, 2016

Via: The Huffington Post

Do you remember the exact process you went through when you brushed your teeth this morning? Do you remember groggily squeezing the toothpaste out of the tube, the feeling of the bristles on your gums, and the taste of the […]


Innovative treatment may help prevent brain swelling, death in stroke patients

March 21, 2016

Via: The Medical News

New research has provided more evidence that an innovative treatment strategy may help prevent brain swelling and death in stroke patients. J. Marc Simard, professor of neurosurgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, along with colleagues at Yale […]


CDC Comes Down Hard on Opioids for Chronic Pain

March 16, 2016

Via: MedPageToday

The CDC has released its final guidance on opioid prescribing, urging clinicians not to use the painkillers as first-line therapy for chronic pain and suggesting limits on dose and duration when they do have to be prescribed. The guidance, although […]


Healthcare miscommunication cost $1.7B and nearly 2,000 lives

February 2, 2016

Via: FierceHealthcare

Here’s one more reason why physician practices and hospitals must make it a goal to improve communications: new research shows poor communication has a body count of more than 1,700. Communication problems were a contributing factor in 7,149 cases (30 percent) […]


A Mosquito Net Descends Across the Americas

January 29, 2016

Via: The Huffington Post Health and Fitness

The social and ideological stresses of the 20th century divided the world into distinct camps; now, as we are forcing the planet’s physical systems to change at the same breakneck pace, it seems possible that we’ll see a replay of […]


EHR Incentive Programs

January 29, 2016

Via: HITECH Answers

Last year, the Administration and Congress took two extraordinary steps to put patients at the center of how we pay for care and support physicians. First, the Administration set a goal that 30 percent in 2016 and 50 percent in […]


Technology at the Core of NIH’s Five-Year Plan

December 22, 2015

Via: Healthcare Informatics

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has revealed its strategic plan from next year until 2020, with information technology at the core of many of the plan’s goals. Developed after hearing from hundreds of stakeholders and scientific advisers, and in […]