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Rethinking Healthcare

Rethinking Healthcare examines innovation in the health care industry covering topics such as electronic and personal health records, treatment, privacy, regulation and using information technology to

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China going with proprietary American personal health record

China is moving in the same direction we are, toward fully automated electronic health records (EHRs) and personal health records (PHRs) which include all of a citizen's important documents.

cancer

Save the ta-tas from unnecessary surgery

Scientists told women that they can forego tests that might result in false positives, unnecessary biopsies and the lopping-off of body parts with no good effect. That's good news except on days when ...

cancer

What has already been done in health reform

What data does is improve care and drive down costs. The medical profession has systems for using such data, procedures going back decades, but this use is often hampered by the small numbers of peopl...