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Lady Lake and Electronic Medical Records

When there is a tragedy like the tornadoes in Lady Lake, Florida, or Hurricane Katrina, of course, I think about Electronic Medical Records. Even President Bush mentioned them during this State of the Union address last month. Whether or not you are a fan of his, you should know about EMRs. The idea of keeping […]

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Posted in: Health /Medical Consumerism, Healthcare Quality, Medical Records, Patient Advocacy, Patient Empowerment, Patient Tools

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Katie Couric ‘d

You may have read the report this week that cancer deaths in the US decreased for the second straight year. How marvelous that is! And a real testament to patients taking charge of their healthcare decisions …. The biggest drop in death rates was for colorectal cancer. Much of the credit for that drop is […]

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Posted in: Healthcare Quality, Medical and Research Studies, Patient Advocacy, Patient Empowerment, Patient Tools

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Katie Couric ‘d

You may have read the report this week that cancer deaths in the US decreased for the second straight year. How marvelous that is! And a real testament to patients taking charge of their healthcare decisions …. The biggest drop in death rates was for colorectal cancer. Much of the credit for that drop is […]

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Posted in: Healthcare Quality, Medical and Research Studies, Medical Errors / Mistakes / Misdiagnosis, Patient Advocacy, Patient Empowerment, Patient Tools

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