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EHRs in 2019: Still a source of frustration, but getting better bit by bit

For years now, health IT professionals have been speaking of the post-EHR era. And indeed, for most hospitals and health systems, that’s where they are. The basic blocking and tackling of electronic health record implementation now behind them, they’ve pivoted toward a future of advanced analytics, population health, telemedicine, connected devices and artificial intelligence. Nonetheless,… Read More »

Humans co-evolved with immune-related diseases — and it’s still happening

Some of the same mutations allowing humans to fend off deadly infections also make us more prone to certain inflammatory and autoimmune diseases, such as Crohn’s disease. In a Review published November 27 in the journal Trends in Immunology, researchers describe how ancestral origins impact the likelihood that people of African or Eurasian descent might… Read More »

Walden says legislation to end surprise billing is still possible

Oregon Rep. Greg Walden told reporters Friday that he is optimistic that his bipartisan legislation to stop surprise medical billing will move forward despite a busy congressional calendar this fall. “We are making progress, there’s still discussions. I’ve talked to some of the senators who are involved and I think we’re going to find a… Read More »