Report: Cancer death rates declined between 2001 and 2017

FierceHealthIT

In the midst of an otherwise unsettling week on the health front, researchers provided a glimmer of good news: Cancer deaths have continued to drop

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Advanced Dental: How AI Is Shaping The Dental World

Electronic Health Reporter

It is often portrayed in sci fi movies; for example, A 2001 Space Odyssey in which a robotic computer handles the running of a spaceship, or more recently, I Robot. […]. This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited.

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Missed Opportunities in Healthcare – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

This week’s chat will be hosted by Michelle Currie (@mshlcurrie) on the topic “Missed Opportunities in Healthcare” When I graduated from UCSF with a master’s degree in Clinical Informatics in 2001, I felt like the […]. We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 9/27 at Noon ET (9 AM PT).

The Remoteness of Work

Perficient

You’re really missing the full impact without the 2001 soundtrack in the background.). Today, I led our Digital Health Solutions town hall about remote work from… space. At Perficient we continue to adapt to the new realities, including trying to surprise each other while we can. In space, the remotest work of all. With a company this smart, that takes all the Hollywood Magic I can muster. Inside Our Agency Life at Perficient Remote Ready Perficient

Digital Health Gaps in the Pandemic Through the Eyes of Younger Physicians

Health Populi

Many of those who rushed to help on September 11, 2001, are, today, supporting COVID-19 efforts as highlighted in this Wall Street Journal story. .

The High Cost-of-Thriving and the Evolving Social Contract for Health Care

Health Populi

23% of households had zero or negative net worth in 2017, up from 16% in 2001. Millions of Americans have to work 53 weeks to cover a year’s worth of household expenses. Most Americans haven’t saved much for their retirement. Furthermore, the bullish macroeconomic outlook for the U.S. in early 2020 hasn’t translated into individual American’s optimism for their own family budgets. Sidebar and caveat: yesterday was the fourth day in a row of the U.S.

Medicare Members Are Health Consumers, Too – Our AHIP Talk About Aging, Digital Immigrants, and Personalizing Health/Care

Health Populi

Digital immigrants, first coined by Marc Prensky in 2001. As Boomers age, they’re adopting mobile and smart technology platforms that enable people to communicate with loved ones, manage retirement investment portfolios, ask Alexa to play Frank Sinatra’s greatest hits, and manage prescription refills from the local grocery store pharmacy. Last week, the Giant Eagle grocery chain was the first pharmacy retailer to offer a new medication management skill via Alexa.

Pharmacovigilance: The Return on Investment

Perficient

In 2001, the medical literature began to include the results of a different approach to the treatment of glaucoma and ocular hypertension. Previously, I analyzed the history of pharmacovigilance (PV), AEs and clinical therapeutics. This post examines the potential for increased return on investments when pharmacovigilance is implemented. All AE data holds value; how that value is determined takes an astute scientific approach to surveillance.

Opioid Drug Addiction: How Digital Health Technologies Can Help

The Digital Health Corner

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) from 2001 to 2014, deaths due to overdoses in the USA were noted as: 8 fold increase due to prescription drugs. After a hiatus I am returning to my beloved Digital Health Corner. I appreciate all my loyal followers and have attempted to bridge my absence with posts in other social media. In a previous post I discussed important public health issues that digital technology can address. Among them is drug addiction.

Pump Therapy to the Rescue for Type 2 Diabetes?

Insulin Nation

When I first learned that I had Type 2 diabetes in 2001, I thought my world had come crumbling down right before my eyes. Had I lulled myself into a false sense of security and subconsciously “decided” that I could still eat as I had prior to 2001, because the insulin would fix any ill effects on my blood sugar? I’d been eating delicious things all my life and couldn’t bear the thought of having to do without.

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Health Costs for People with Diabetes is 3.6 Times More than Average

Insulin Nation

According to a Reuters report , people with diabetes on these two public insurance programs saw decreased out-of-pocket spending between 2001 and 2011. A new study confirms what many with diabetes have known all along – that staying healthy comes at a steep price. Researchers with the Health Care Cost Institute found that health care costs for people with diabetes on private insurance plans was about 3.6 times more than health care costs for those without diabetes.

Telehealth and Underserved, Vulnerable Populations: Prisons, Schools, Military, Seniors

Enzyme Health

Established in 2001 in just three childcare centers, the program has grown and has provided more than 13,000 telemedicine visits since program initiation. Learn the tremendous impact telemedicine is having on access to healthcare in correctional facilities, in schools, for the military, and for seniors. Besides simply delivering convenience, telehealth is helping to close the healthcare disparity gap in traditionally underserved and vulnerable patient populations.

Telemedicine is the Future of Obesity Treatment

GlobalMed

Healthcare spending on obesity increased by 29 percent between 2001 and 2015. Did you know telemedicine is the latest tool being used to combat obesity? In the United States alone, more than one third of adults and 17 percent of children are clinically obese. And the obesity crisis is getting worse; in 1999, 30.5 percent of adults and 13.9 percent of children were clinically obese, but today those numbers have risen to over 33 percent of adults and 17 percent of children.

Controlling Prison Healthcare Costs with Telemedicine

GlobalMed

In 2001, a prisoner taken to University Medical Center in Lubbock, Texas took two nurses hostage and assaulted them. When you think of a typical telemedicine visit, you might picture a patient in a rural town communicating with a big-city specialist, or a primary care provider triaging with an emergency room department. Virtual care is now a regular aspect of the clinical landscape, from disaster recovery to behavioral and addiction treatment to military life.

What Will Healthcare Look Like in 2050?

GlobalMed

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2001. In any dialogue about telemedicine, you’ll hear a lot of talk about access to care. But there’s another conversation that needs more attention: what kind of care does telemedicine offer? See, while GlobalMed can already connect patients to EKGs, ultrasounds and advanced teledentistry , we’re also opening the door to even more advanced breakthroughs in medicine. Technology is becoming interwoven with healthcare.

Exploring the Cosmos with Telemedicine

GlobalMed

Space has inspired some of our finest writers like Isaac Asimov and Ursula Le Guin, as well as Hollywood odysseys like Star Trek and 2001: Space Odyssey. If you’ve ever stood in your backyard on a summer night and looked up at the glittering cosmos – or debated the merits of Star Trek ’s USS Enterprise vs. Star War ’s Millennium Falcon – you’ve probably wondered how far we’ll penetrate the mysteries of space in our lifetime. In some ways, it seems the impossible dream.

Spare a Rose, Save a Child Campaign Kicks Off

Insulin Nation

IDF launched Life for a Child in 2001 in partnership with Diabetes Australia-NSW and Hope Worldwide, recognizing that there are between 80,000 and 100,000 youth with diabetes in need around the world. Bennet Dunlap, an online diabetes community activist, is using social media to champion the International Diabetes Federation’s 2015 Spare a Rose, Save a Child campaign.

How Telestroke Technology is Saving Lives (and Brains): Part 1 of 2

American Well

increase from 2001), and on average, a death from stroke occurred roughly every 4 minutes. What is Telestroke Technology? Since the turn of the millennium, the United States has experienced a continuing surge in the number of stroke victims seen in hospitals across the country. According to a study released in 2015 by the American Heart Association, roughly 795,000 people experience a new or recurrent stroke annually and an estimated 6.6

How Telestroke Technology is Saving Lives (and Brains): Part 1 of 2

American Well

increase from 2001), and on average, a death from stroke occurred roughly every 4 minutes. What is Telestroke Technology? Since the turn of the millennium, the United States has experienced a continuing surge in the number of stroke victims seen in hospitals across the country. According to a study released in 2015 by the American Heart Association, roughly 795,000 people experience a new or recurrent stroke annually and an estimated 6.6

Creating examples

HAY on FHIR

valueCodeableConcept.coding.code = #2001 * extension[patient-iwi].valueCodeableConcept.coding.display Examples are probably one of the more useful things to an implementer – yet likely the least exciting part of building an Implementation Guide (IG) to the designer. And not only are they useful to the implementer, they are a good way to double check the actual IG – it’s surprising how often having to create an example finds issues with the artifacts within an IG.

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Daniel Nigrin, CIO & SVP of IS, Boston Children’s Hospital, Chapter 4

Health System CIO

I started as CIO in 2001, and I’ve been in that position about 12 years. The word “innovation” is tossed around a lot these days, but when your organization is located at “the nexus of IT” — a neighborhood in Boston that houses some of the most cutting-edge IT shops in the country — it’s not just a term; it’s a way of life.

Why T1D Diagnosis Rates Continue to Rise Across the Globe

Insulin Nation

The SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth campaign reported that the prevalence of the disease in people under the age of twenty rose by 21% between 2001 and 2009. The prevalence of type 1 diabetes was relatively stable for much of human history until the second half of the 20th century. But something very strange began to happen around 1950. Suddenly, the rate of type 1 diabetes, especially in children, began to increase sharply.

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The Pharma Industry Hits Bottom of Consumers’ Industry Rankings, and Healthcare Is Only Marginally Higher on the List

Health Populi

Gallup points out that the pharma industry has generally ranked lower than other sectors since 2001, the beginning of this study. from Gallup’s 2019 survey into Americans’ Views of U.S. Business Industry Sectors. Since reaching a relative high regard in 2015, the pharma industry reputation among consumers has declined each year since to the low this year with 58% of Americans having a negative view. This was a 31 percentage point drop in reputation in one year.

The Type 1 Tech Roundup – February, 2015

Insulin Nation

According to a LA Times report , Mann has stated that his replacement will be Hakan Edstrom, who has acted as both president and a board member since 2001. Tattoos for blood glucose readings. There’s a promising, but counterintuitive, new strategy to try to do away with finger-pricks: tattoos. According to a MedGadget report, researchers at the University of California, San Diego tested a new glucose-sensing temporary tattoo with positive results.

Diabulima – A Personal Account

Insulin Nation

I have been struggling with diabulimia since 2001. “Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination and forgiveness. Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing.”. August Wilson. Diabulimia, to me, is a mental disorder that tricks your mind into thinking you are overweight from taking insulin, and that by skipping insulin or taking it in small amounts, the weight will simply fall off.

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Precision Medicine and Digital Health : Could Rwanda become Africa’s Healthcare leader?

Lloyd Price

Only 24 years after the genocide that ripped apart the country’s socio-economic fabric, it now has a fast-growing economy, with an average GDP growth of around 8% per year between 2001 and 2015. This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. More Africans are now dying from cancer than from malaria.

Dancing with Type 1 Diabetes

Insulin Nation

In 2001, at age 27, I was diagnosed with Type 1; I consider myself a “late bloomer”. Being a dancer with the Paul Taylor Dance Company is my dream job, but getting here did not come without some hurdles, thanks to my Type 1 diabetes. Just as I was achieving my goals as a dancer, I had to learn how to take care of my condition. This was also the year that I was hired for Paul Taylor’s American Modern Dance. I had no concept of the disease, its effects, or how to manage it.

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The Focus and the F-150

Perficient

My favorite car is still my second car after college, a 2001 bright yellow Ford Focus ZX3. The reason is simple: it was the absolute minimum car required for my needs. Manual cranks served to both to open the windows and as the sole method of air conditioning in the car and the manual transmission enabled me to have fine grained control over how the engine’s meager torque was applied to the wheels. Do you really need a F-150?

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The Dangers of Hypoglycemia in the Hospital

Insulin Nation

The University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview established standard treatment protocols for diabetes in 2001. It seems incongruous to have to worry about hypoglycemia more during a hospital stay than in daily life, but diabetes specialists warn that people with diabetes who are hospitalized face a greater risk of experiencing hypoglycemic events in the hospital.

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Perficient Tower Brings New Sense of Pride to Our Chennai Colleagues

Perficient

Prakash joined Perficient in 2007, and his seniority dates back 2001. Our Chennai, India-based colleagues recently moved into the Perficient Tower, a sprawling nine-story building with state-of-the-art features. There’s plenty to be excited about inside the new space. However, it’s a Perficient sign on the outside that’s been the source of the most excitement.

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Basketball, Football, and Diabetes

Insulin Nation

Virgin Islands National Basketball summer tournament in 2001. Insulin Nation is featuring five profiles of female athletes with Type 1 diabetes who thrive at their sport. Each profile is excerpted from Judith Jones Ambrosini’s book “The Sisterhood of Diabetes: Facing Challenges and Living Dreams”. When you are 5’11” and a competitive varsity basketball player, injuries are bound to be part of the game. Shaakira Hassell’s junior year at Beloit College was one of those stress-riddled times.

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Healthcare 2020 – The Top 5 Technology Trends

Waracle

Blade Runner, Terminator, 2001, Silent Running (why not?!) – when it comes to robotics, everyone’s ears tend to prick up, and understandably so.

Proteus : What's gone wrong at the Billion Dollar Digital Health and Smart Pill Startup?

Lloyd Price

start-up, founded in 2001, had spent the ensuing decades developing a smart pill, a device designed to tell a smartphone app whether a patient has ingested a medicine. Proteus Digital Health’s CEO once confidently proclaimed that in a couple of decades, “every medicine will have a chip in it.”

I Attended an Afrezza Sales Pitch

Insulin Nation

Mannkind founder Alfred Mann has a proven track record of making innovative diabetes therapies; he is a CGM and pump pioneer, and founder of Minimed, a company which was acquired by Medtronic in the summer of 2001. I was about to take part in a sales pitch for Afrezza, the inhaled insulin product marketed by Sanofi. Being a good reporter, I decided to do some homework before attending the presentation.

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Dancing with Type 1 Diabetes

Insulin Nation

In 2001, at age 27, I was diagnosed with Type 1; I consider myself a “late bloomer”. Being a dancer with the Paul Taylor Dance Company is my dream job, but getting here did not come without some hurdles, thanks to my Type 1 diabetes. Just as I was achieving my goals as a dancer, I had to learn how to take care of my condition. This was also the year that I was hired for Paul Taylor’s American Modern Dance. I had no concept of the disease, its effects, or how to manage it.

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E-mail addresses -- Remedial and realistic

Healthcare Exchange Standards

a"@example.org user@[IPv6:2001:DB8::1] Internationalization examples Latin alphabet (with diacritics): Pelé@example.com Greek alphabet: ??????@??????????.?????? The difference between reality and theory for an e-mail address is huge. I want to drive a bit of open discussion as implementation of e-mail software, directories, and operational environments; fall somewhere along that gap.

Benefit Cost Increases Overwhelm Flat Wages for Most in US: Pew

Health Populi

since 2001, compared with a 5.3% Today’s financial news reports and the bullish stock market generate headlines saying that the U.S. economy is riding high. President Trump forecasted in late July, “we are now on track to hit an average GDP annual growth of over 3% and it could be substantially over 3%,” Trump said. “Each point, by the way, means approximately $3 trillion and 10 million jobs. Think of that.”

The Virtual Couch: Rise of the Digital Therapist

Lloyd Price

In fact, Freeman first began using VR in 2001 when he was working on paranoia. When it comes to mental health, the digital world is often portrayed as the enemy. Digital detoxes are all the rage. We fret over the effects of too much time spent on mobile phones or browsing the internet. But, increasingly, psychologists and therapists are looking to the digital world to create or deliver programmes that might improve our mental health.

Americans Believe Healthcare is in ‘State of Crisis’

BHM Healthcare Solutions

In 2018, 84 percent of Democrats and 56 percent of Republicans said there were issues with the system — the largest partisan gap since Gallup began measuring the trend in 2001. Editor’s Note: BHM watches healthcare risks and understands the importance of improving and changing with the industry. Click HERE to learn more about how BHM helps your organization address opportunities. . Seven in 10 Americans identified the U.S.

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Multiple formats of the same Document content

Healthcare Exchange Standards

CCD 2007 text/xml urn:ihe:pcc:xphr:2007 C32 2007 text/xml urn:ihe:pcc:xphr:2007 CDAR2 structured 2005 text/xml CDAR2 unstructured 2005 text/xml urn:ihe:iti:xds-sd:pdf:2008 FHIR Document 2017 application/fhir+xml application/fhir+json PDF - rendered view of C-CDA using publishers stylesheet 2001 application/pdf XDS-I 2005 application/dicom CCR 2005 application/x-ccr Bluebutton text 2013 text/plain As you can see, C-CDA 2.1

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