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You Can’t Get Away From Salt

by Admin 01.28.2014

Doctors are beginning to find that poor nutrition is linked to a variety of diseases — high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, and even Alzheimer’s. We hear about fresh fruits and vegetables, lean meats and complex carbohydrates ad  nauseum, but until it’s too late you don’t hear about one of the worse offenders: salt. In [...]

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How Obamacare Should Have Rolled Out

by Admin 11.10.2013

Our government knows how to pay for things. But it doesn’t often know how to do them correctly. That’s why three young San Francisco coders were able to create a site in a very short period of time that solves many of Healthcare.gov’s problems. The site, HealthSherpa.com is what’s known as a”front-end” for Obamacare. A good [...]

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Safety-Net Providers Find Benefits, Problems With Open Source EHRsReporting Technology’s Impact on Healthcare

by Admin 07.15.2013

A new study finds that some safety-net providers have opted to use open source electronic health record software instead of commercial EHR systems. While providers generally are satisfied with the open source software, obstacles to increased adoption remain. <em>Healthcare IT News</em>, <em>Modern Healthcare</em>. from iHealthBeat: Top Headlines http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Ihealthbeat/~3/jDNTJpH-D8o/safetynet-providers-find-benefits-problems-with-open-source-ehrs

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Various Groups Hiring More IT Workers, New Survey FindsReporting Technology’s Impact on Healthcare

by Admin 07.15.2013

A new HIMSS Analytics survey finds an upward tick in hiring at health care providers and technology vendors, with more than 85% of respondents hiring at least one employee in 2012. However, the survey also found respondents are having difficulty finding local, qualified talent.&nbsp;<em>eWeek</em> et al. from iHealthBeat: Top Headlines http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Ihealthbeat/~3/pe3O4svWywU/various-groups-hiring-more-health-it-workers-new-survey-finds

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