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IT for General Practitioners

...s use their computer to store some patient data in electronic medical records. One in five GPs reported storin...Department of General Practice, said the uptake of electronic prescribing has improved efficiency and quality of care, and reduced medication errors. "Improving...

Delhi to Host E-health Global Meet Next Month

...a range of health services and information such as electronic medical records, telemedicine, citizen-oriented information provision and virtual healthcare teams. These services are delivered or enhanced through the Internet and related technologies with the aim of improving healthcare locally, regionally and...

Meeting To Discuss Issue Of Personal Health Records

... on standards for patient-controlled interoperable electronic health records. Working groups at the invitation-only conference will focus on the technical challenge of exchanging patient records while maintaining security and honoring individual control, business models for rolling out PHRs, societal issues in ...

Electronic Medical Record For Every American by 2014

...nformation technology heralded the introduction of electronic patient records in healthcare management. It was o... President is to ensure that every American has an electronic medical record. Presently, a government healthcare IT certification group has given the green sign...

Government Views Cola Contamination with 'Utmost Seriousness': Anbumani

... (CSE) as well as its discussions in the print and electronic media on Aug 2. The report of the CSE is being examined," Ramadoss informed parliament. The ministry views "the contamination of soft drinks with utmost seriousness and is committed to protecting the health of the consumers and would take all neces...

Sub-Saharan Africans With HIV May Achieve Favorable Levels of ART Adherence

...e more established North American programs. Eleven electronic databases were searched along with major conference abstract databases (inclusion dates: inception of database up until April 18, 2006) for all English-language articles and abstracts; and researchers and treatment advocacy groups were contacted. ...

The Aids Programme In Zambia Reported As A Success

...ts because of a doctor shortage and 4. Developing electronic records that made it easy to track a patients' progress and to study the results.Stringer said, that the patients are followed carefully and those who failed to keep appointments were tracked down and encouraged to come back, explaining that the key ...

Weight loss given a thrust with e-counselling

...utomated and human groups also having access to an electronic diary and message board. In addition, the human group received weekly email feedback from a counselor, while the automated group received computer automated feedback messages. All three groups were measured at the start of the program, three months a...

Paper Prescriptions Give Way to e-Prescriptions in Northern Ireland

...s across Northern Ireland will be equipped with an electronic system to transfer prescriptions over the next two...n England, the NHS had proposed the delivery of an electronic prescription service as part of its national IT program. According to its original plan, every GP su...

Police Stumble into Trading Corpses Racket

...e remains of a lightning victim turns red while an electronic watch stops running if brought in contact with the body remains," Lucknow Senior Superintendent of Police G.K. Goswami said. He added: "The accused said they did not exhume the bones of the body in question since the suggested experiment did not wo...

Religious Activities Could Promote Obesity

...actor for obesity, he says. "We do know that the electronic church is much more appealing to women," Ferraro says. "So, the next step is learning how this venue can help communicate the importance of healthy living to this target audience." Churches can be wonderful resources to educate people about health ...

Omega -3 Fatty Acids Better than Implanted Defibrillators

...eventive strategies by food supplementation and by electronic devices in a computer-simulated community of 100,000 people that resembled the population of Olmsted County, Minn., in 2000. Lead researchers Dr. Thomas Kottke and colleagues raised omega-3 fatty acids levels among the cyber-Olmsted citizens and fo...

Brain's Filing System Uncovered

...around us. For example, if you are told that a new electronic gadget is a telephone, this instantly provides a great deal of information about its relevant parts (speaker, microphone, keypad for dialing, etc.) and functions. While much is known about how the brain processes simple visual features such as colo...

Chemistry Over The Counter: Is It Just What The Doctor Ordered?

...e form of education and training through print and electronic media. Programs and publicity will be instituted in English and other Indian languages, so that the rural lot are a part of the campaign. In addition to all this, The Consumer Affairs Department is coming out with a help line in order to provide solu...

Weightlifting Could Enhance Glaucoma Risk

...ular pressure was measured for each person with an electronic instrument. It was found that the intraocular pressure increased for 90 % of the men during the hold-your-breath bench-pressing session and for 62 % of them when they didn't hold their breath. The research team remarked that rise in intraocular p...

Quantum Dot Technology in Cancer Detection and Treatment

... medicine and biology. The distinctive optical and electronic properties of Quantum Dots (QDs) prove to be useful in advanced therapies like detection and destruction of cancer cells. // A complete review of the latest literature and studies on Quantum Dots has been recently released on the nanotechnology web...

Bionic Women –No longer the Stuff of Science Fictio

... skin, that send commands to the six motors in the electronic arm. Source-edindia NLA...

Dying for Data

...history of false starts, a comprehensive system of electronic health records linking hospitals, general practiti...mployers, insurance companies, and the government, electronic medical records promise to help reduce skyrocketing health-care costs, which now come to US $1.9 tri...

Monoclonal Antibody Reduces Exacerbations in Asthmatics

...hma, as monitored by morning and evening use of an electronic spirometer incorporating a clinical diary,” said Dr. Hansel. “Although infliximab therapy did not show significant efficacy for the primary endpoint of monitoring peak expiratory flow (PEF), it did produce a significant decrease in the diurnal (durin...

Call To Increase Family Physicians

...ansforMED Model of Care, which includes the use of electronic health records, redesigned office space, open-access scheduling and overall care that centers on the patient; 2. Support efforts to ensure health care access for all Americans; 3. Actively lobby and advocate for increased payments to family physi...

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