Tag Archives: medical

Sharing medical information between EHRs: 4 different approaches

The current COVID pandemic has brought into stark contrast the woeful state of medical data collection and data sharing in the United States. It has been a central goal of Health and Human Services (HHS) to at first encourage and later mandate sharing clinical data across multiple electronic health records. Unfortunately, progress has been slow… Read More »

Chronic Medical Conditions, Mental Health, and Equity On Employers’ Minds for 2022 – Employee Health in the Wake of COVID-19

One in two people in the U.S. receive health insurance through employers. As large employers tend to be on the vanguard of benefit plan design, it’s useful to understand how these companies are thinking ahead on behalf of their employees. With that objective, it’s always instructive to explore the annual study from the Business Group… Read More »

Medical device makers influence surgeons with billions in payments

The relationship between spine and joint surgeons and medical device manufacturers is coming under increased scrutiny as the former has received billions in payments from the latter in recent years. Medical device makers have paid $ 3.1 billion to orthopedic and neurosurgeons from 2013 to 2019, based on data from the federal government website OpenPayments,… Read More »

Abortion pill what is Medical abortion

Author Michelle Published April 18, 2021 Word count 409 Medical abortion is the option a woman chooses to terminate her unwanted or unplanned pregnancy. Medical practitioners mostly recommend MTP Kit for medical abortion of the pregnancy is within 56 days. MTP KIT contains primary medicine: ● one pill Mifepristone (200 mg), ● Second medicine: four… Read More »

Medical clinic added to alert list

A medical and dental clinic in Sydney’s west has become the latest venue of concern for NSW Health. Anyone who attended the Wentworthville Medical and Dental Clinic on January 15 between 11.30am and 1.15pm and was present in the dental, physio and imaging waiting room is now considered a close contact of a confirmed COVID-19… Read More »