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Revolutionizing healthcare with clinical AI: Google for medical records

Outsourcing Pharma

Creating artificial intelligence to understand medical conditions, and not just the English language, sounds far-fetched, but this is what one CEO is achieving with an impressive foundational innovation.

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Covid-19 increases risk of developing autoimmune disease, but vaccination helps, large study shows

STAT

Researchers used the medical records of 10 million Korean and 12 million Japanese adults to see whether those who had Covid were more likely to be diagnosed with autoimmune inflammatory rheumatic diseases, or AIRDs, in the year following infection.

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Opinion: Bloated patient records are filled with false information, thanks to copy-paste

STAT

I recently took care of a patient whose medical records included multiple notes about her past open-heart surgery. Only she had never undergone open-heart surgery. Read the rest…

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How policymakers could tweak HIPAA to better protect abortion records

STAT

WASHINGTON — Patient privacy law offers little protection if law enforcement requests a person’s medical records — an issue that’s fueled concern as states impose restrictions on abortion after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Sara Jacobs (D-Calif.), Jacobs recently worked with Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-Calif.)

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Medically Integrated Specialty Pharmacies Can Leverage Electronic Medical Records to Improve Quality of Care

Pharmacy Times

These pharmacies can use electronic medical records to work more directly with providers, monitoring adverse medication effects and assessment schedules and being more tuned into patient needs.

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Opinion: Charging patients to message their doctors mostly benefits major hospital systems

STAT

Some hospital systems have started charging patients for digital messages to their doctors via the electronic medical record, either a flat rate (like a copay) or on sliding scale depending on the time or complexity of the physician’s response. Thinking about messaging your physician about a weird rash?

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Emphasizing Electronic Medical Records in Toxicity Management

Pharmacy Times

Exploring the significant role of electronic medical records (EMR) in toxicity management for patients with HR+/HER2– breast cancer.