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Grisly medical pratices that were popular before modern medicine … – Business Insider

Wikimedia Commons Modern medicine owes its successes to centuries of trial-and-error experiments on the human body. Without accidental discoveries and meaningful mistakes, our medical canon wouldn’t be as full as it is today. Here are a few of the grisly practices that led to the efficient methods we have ; View As:...
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How to implement a cybersecurity awareness program | Medical … – ModernMedicine

With all the security requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), it may seem redundant to consider setting up a security awareness program at a medical practice. But, such a program—to educate employees about security challenges and safe practices—could help prevent any security mishaps. When staff...
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8 grisly practices that were popular before modern medicine – Business Insider

Wikimedia Commons Modern medicine owes its successes to centuries of trial-and-error experiments on the human body. Without accidental discoveries and meaningful mistakes, our medical canon wouldn’t be as full as it is today. Here are a few of the grisly practices that led to the efficient methods we have ; View As:...
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Doctors spending over $32000 on health information technology – ModernMedicine

Medical groups need to spend a lot of money to outfit, maintain and manage health information technology in their practices—more than $32,500 per year in for every single full-time doctor in the practice, according to a recent study. Furthermore, that total, from a survey of physician groups conducted by...
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'Digital Pills' Help Patients, Doctors Keep Track of Medications – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

A modern medical marvel is helping revolutionize patient care in North Texas. The new pills are filled with more than just medicine. They also contain a tiny sensor with a very important role. Izayah Neil, 15, takes a lot of pills. “I’ve been taking meds almost all my life,”...
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Opioid crisis in rural areas may be tackled through telemedicine … – Washington Post

Oxycodone pain pills (John Moore/Getty Images) GILES COUNTY, Va. — Robert Devereaux is a family physician in this southwest corner of Virginia, where problems surrounding prescription opioid use far outstrip the capacity of psychiatrists and addiction specialists to treat them. When he found crushed fragments of painkiller pills inside the...
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Medical Errors Should Not Be Our 3rd Leading Cause of Death … – Huffington Post

Suppose two jumbo jets crashed every day, killing a total of about 365,000 people in a year. Remarkably enough that’s about the level of carnage caused every year in our country by avoidable medical mistakes. We would never tolerate such an incredible loss of life were it caused by...
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When Modern Medicine Becomes a False God – ChristianityToday.com

Since the birth of our daughter, my wife has been dealing with an anxiety disorder. At its most extreme, she suffered constant panic attacks, triggered by things as slight as our children arguing or the worship music in a darkened sanctuary. Today, tightness in her chest often prevents her...
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UN meeting tackles the 'fundamental threat' of antibiotic-resistant superbugs – The Guardian

[unable to retrieve full-text content] (press release) (blog) UN meeting tackles the ‘fundamental threat’ of antibiotic-resistant superbugsThe Guardian“We need governments, the pharmaceutical industry, health professionals and the agricultural sector to follow through on their commitments to save modern ; The World Health Organization director general, Margaret Chan, said...
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UN set to fight greatest threat to modern medicine – TRT World

In a major development, members of the UN have agreed to ink a declaration to fight anti-biotic resistance which is the greatest threat to modern medicine, The Guardian reported on Wednesday. All 193 member states gave their nod to the initiative during a high-level meeting on antibiotic resistance on...
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