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Millennial physicians opting out of the Hippocratic Oath in favor of alternatives

Written by Emily Rappleye (Twitter | Google+)  | June 05, 2017  Conducted by Medscape shows the popularity of the Hippocratic Oath, an optional vow to uphold certain ethical standards, is waning in favor of alternative oaths, or no oath at all. Medscape has surveyed more than 2,600 physicians and 134 medical students since last November… Continue reading Millennial physicians opting out of the Hippocratic Oath in favor of alternatives

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Word from the C-suite: ‘Health IT opens a whole new level of innovation’

Written by Alyssa Rege | May 23, 2017 One healthcare executive firmly believes all hospitals and health organizations should utilize health IT to improve administrators access to data to build a network that can provide individualized care to all patients. Jitin Asnaani is the executive director of CommonWell Health Alliance, a vendor-neutral platform that aims to… Continue reading Word from the C-suite: ‘Health IT opens a whole new level of innovation’

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Top 10 patient safety concerns released by ECRI Institute

Mar 14, 2017 | Cara Livernois  ECRI Institute has released its annual top patient safety concerns for 2017, which aims to identify potential threats to patient safety while addressing challenges and offering suggestions and resources to address them. ECRI complied the list as a checklist for healthcare organizations in the improvement to patient information security.… Continue reading Top 10 patient safety concerns released by ECRI Institute

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How to prepare for employment in the age of artificial intelligence

by BEN DICKSON — 1 day ago in ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE  For centuries, humans have been fretting over “technological unemployment” or the loss of jobs caused by technological change. Never has this sentiment been accentuated more than it is today, at the cusp of the next industrial revolution. With developments in artificial intelligence continuing at a… Continue reading How to prepare for employment in the age of artificial intelligence

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Trumpcare – The Cities Most and Least Affected

With the average health-insurance premium estimated to rise 15 to 20 percent in the next two years and federal tax credits expected to decrease under the recently proposed American Health Care Act, the personal-finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2017’s Cities Most Affected by Trumpcare. To gauge the impact of the Republican-proposed health… Continue reading Trumpcare – The Cities Most and Least Affected

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Physician Opinions About Healthcare Reform (humor)

  The medical community is unable to reach consensus on what to do with America’s health insurance situation. The Allergists were in favor of scratching it, but the Dermatologists advised not to make any rash moves. The Gastroenterologists had sort of a gut feeling about it, but the Neurologists thought the Administration had a lot… Continue reading Physician Opinions About Healthcare Reform (humor)

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Artificial Intelligence – Will Computers Replace Doctors?

Published on Jun 27, 2016 1:56 minute video. Will doctors be replaced with computers? In this digital age, technology like IBM’s computer Watson is creating uncertainty about human-powered professions, including those of physicians. This video describes how the need for empathy and the ability to evaluate hundreds of salient points at once will preserve the… Continue reading Artificial Intelligence – Will Computers Replace Doctors?