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Ebola outbreak holds lessons for world health community

Volunteer medical staff underwent training through the World Health Organization in Freetown, Sierra Leone, Africa. ... There is a huge need for continued investment in their public health systems,” he said.
June 2015

Frustrations with EHRs rampant as development slows

The EHR has to fulfill multiple data demands: for payers, for public health, and for documenting “meaningful use” of the EHR in order to receive incentive payments and avoid penalties, said ... NextGen Healthcare and vice chair of the Electronic
May 2015

Warnings for varenicline, bupropion; pacemaker recalled

A boxed warning for smoking cessation drugs varenicline (Chantix) and bupropion (Zyban, Wellbutrin) about the risk of serious mental health events, including changes in behavior, depressed mood, hostility and suicidal thoughts. ... A public health
September 2009

Army physicians on the front line of infectious disease research

This trial was conducted by the Thai Ministry of Public Health in collaboration with a team of leading Thai and U.S. ... He formed a friendship with the dean of the Makerere University Institute of Public Health in Kampala on his first trip there.
February 2010

ICD-10 changes looming amid a modern medical landscape

But is ICD-10 the fix that offers more detail and specificity in capturing health care data? ... Without ICD-10 data, there will be serious gaps in the ability to extract important patient health information needed to support research and public health
February 2015

Officers and Regents election results announced

Institutes of Medicine/Association of State and Territorial Health Officials primary care/public health collaboration project, 2012-present; High Value Care Task Force, 2011-present; Governor, Washington State Chapter, 2010-present. ... Colorado Health
March 2014

Healing the homeless during COVID-19

said. When the pandemic hit, people experiencing homelessness were already in a terrible public health situation, Dr. ... Right now, the positive test rate is down to 1% to 4%, low enough to do effective isolation and contact tracing and other key public
September 2020

Government expert encourages transition to electronic records

There's the maximum funding available through the health IT incentive program in 2011 and 2012. ... So when you are doing a lab report or a public health report or an immunization report or sending a referral, those are formatted in messages that can be
October 2011

Clearing the air about climate change

I think it's a general recognition that climate change is a public health issue, maybe even the most important public health issue of our generation,” said Dr. ... sciences at the University of Washington's School of Public Health in Seattle.
September 2016

Nominees named for College Officer and Regent positions

Wayne J. Riley, MD, MPH, MBA, MACP. Education: BA, Yale University, New Haven, Ct., 1981; MPH, Tulane University School of Public Health, New Orleans, 1988; MD, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, ... Areas of expertise: Medical education,
November 2013

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