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STROKE AWARENESS: TIME IS BRAIN FUNCTION

About 795,000 Americans will have a new or recurrent stroke this year. That’s a stroke every 40 seconds. Compared to white Americans, blacks are...
Author: Jay Jaser

Hospital discharge: It’s one of the most dangerous periods for patients

Article credited to Jordan Rau April 29 at 4:05 PM Joyce Oyler (left) died because of medication mistakes by a Missouri pharmacy and home health...
Author: Jay Jaser

'Lyme disease is a ticking time bomb': Leading expert explains how life-wrecking illness is spreading - and what YOU can do to protect yourself

Article credited to By DR HANY ELSHEIKHA FOR THE CONVERSATION and  The Daily l Mail Lyme disease is known to wreck lives and strike when people least...
Author: Jay Jaser

Adoption of Electronic Health Records Is Growing, but the User Experience Is Still Poor

Article credited to: RASCHEL IAROCCI and EFFECTIVEUI BLOG The topic of Electronic Health Records (EHR) usability emerged as a hot item during the...
Author: Jay Jaser

Shareholders Challenge Pharmaceutical Industry To Take Back Unused Drugs

  Article credited to: Taraneh Arhamsadr and PRNewswire-USNewswire OAKLAND, Calif., April 21, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Citing the lack of free...
Author: Jay Jaser

Melanoma: No skin type is immune

noun \ˌme-lə-ˈnō-mə\ : a type of cancer or tumor that begins as a dark spot or area on the skin. One Conversation:  with Dermatologist Robert J....
Author: Jay Jaser

Insomnia appears to damage the brain’s communication networks

Article Credited to: BY RADIOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF NORTH AMERICA ON APRIL 5, 2016 Using a sophisticated MRI technique, researchers have found...
Author: Jay Jaser

Hospital readmission penalties for SNFs pose 'critical problems,' researchers say

Article Credited to: Emily Mongan, Staff Writer for McKnights A provision of the Protecting Access to Medicare Act that will penalize both the...
Author: Jay Jaser

Want to Improve the Patient Experience? Pay More Attention to the Room - Susan E. Mazer’s Blog

Article Credited to: Susan E. Mazer April 7, 2016 Lists, surveys, multiple-choice HCAHPS questions, operational manuals — the healthcare industry is ...
Author: Jay Jaser

Electronic records and end-of-life plans

Article credited to: Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News In a perfect world, patients with advance directives would be confident that their doctors...
Author: Jay Jaser