Crazy week of PR & news on studies should teach us how/what to ignore

Getty Images On Tuesday, it was excitement over vaccine news in 12 monkeys. (Journalism example.) On Wednesday, it was excitement over vaccine news in cells from mice.  (National Institutes of…

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Nations Cross A New Marker In The Pandemic: 1 Million Deaths

Governments around the world have now reported more than one million deaths related to COVID-19. There are nations continuing to see an escalation in cases, six months into the health…

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Advancing Standards: Standards Version Advancement Process (SVAP) and Interoperability Standards Advisory (ISA)

On the heels of the new USCDI ONDEC Submission System launched in July, ONC is giving you even more opportunities to provide feedback and input into standards and interoperability efforts…

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It has come to this: ignore vaccines-in-animals drug industry PR & news

A long-haired male golden hamster (via Wikipedia & Creative Commons) Earlier this week, a powerful opinion piece, “It Has Come To This:  Ignore the CDC,”  co-authored by former National Institutes…

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A Look at Unexpected Benefits of User Experience Design in Health Care

By thrusting millions of new users onto online tools such as Zoom, the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown has highlighted the importance of easy-to-use tools for communication and coordination. The health care…

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CBD for chronic pain: The science doesn’t match the marketing

If you ask health care providers about the most challenging condition to treat, chronic pain is mentioned frequently. By its nature, chronic pain is a complex and multidimensional experience. Pain…

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Perfect storm of politics, PR, polluted messages to the public

That was the title of a seminar presentation I made for the Georgetown University Health and the Public Interest program last week. It was delivered via Zoom for the graduate…

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Health in 2 Point 00, Episode 153 | GoodRx’s massive IPO, Olive, Bright Health & more

Today on Health in 2 Point 00, Jess is in Jacksonville hanging out with Jackson the dog and trying to replace me with @barkyboy. On Episode 153, we cover the…

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LEAP in Health IT Program Overview, 2020 (and 2019) Awards

Today, ONC announced the latest awards under its Leading Edge Acceleration Projects (LEAP) in Health Information Technology (Health IT) funding opportunity, which supports innovation to address emerging challenges and advance…

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Featured Health IT Job: Technical Lead

We like to regularly feature a healthcare IT job that might be of interest to readers. Today, we’re featuring the Technical Lead position that was recently posted on Healthcare IT…

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