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CMS demands technology utopia in hospitals

The advancement of health information technology is surely becoming one of the foremost changes in the American health care system. Assuming the adoption of more advanced technologies will improve quality and efficiency, several recent federal [...]

November 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

Do EHRs Improve Quality of Care?

Over the past few years, use of electronic health records (EHRs) have grown exponentially. However, there has not been definitive proof that EHRs help improve quality and lower costs of health care. This article reviews whether having complementary [...]

November 17, 2014 // 0 Comments

Brenda’s Got A Baby

In 2013, the United States had the highest rate of teen births of all developed countries, with 274,641 girls aged 15-19 giving birth in that year alone. Only 38% of women who have a child before 18 years of age finish high school, and the children [...]

November 10, 2014 // 0 Comments

Republican Congress, Obama White House: Now What?

With the Congress fully in control by the Republican party after Tuesday’s election, the fate of the Affordable Care Act has reached a critical moment. No doubt that Republicans will continue to take symbolic votes to repeal the entire Affordable [...]

November 8, 2014 // 0 Comments

Politicians Play Doctor in Texas

In Texas, as in all other states, a person who is unable to make his or her own medical decisions has the right to an advance directive (AD) for restricting medical treatment; that is, unless that person is pregnant. A pregnant woman in Texas loses [...]

November 6, 2014 // 0 Comments

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