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Fund Crunch Hits Indian Drug Trial

Jacob Koshy | The Hindu | February 27, 2016

Three years after the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) said it would conduct a drug trial to test a novel drug-regimen for tuberculosis (TB), lack of funds is throttling the project, several officials involved with the project told The Hindu on condition of anonymity. “The project is in the ICU (intensive care unit),” said an officer, “and unless the CSIR takes a decision it is likely to die.”...

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How Analytics Are Changing Health Care

Reid Davenport | FCW | April 25, 2014

There is more to federal health IT than HealthCare.gov. And as agencies grapple with public health research and the care of their patient populations, innovators outside government are showing what's possible with improved electronic health records (EHRs) and predictive analytics.

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Moving Towards Transformational TeleHealth At Intermountain Healthcare

Mark Hagland | Healthcare Informatics | June 1, 2013

Wesley Valdes, D.O., telehealth services director at Intermountain Healthcare, sees the future of telehealth Read More »

Nurses' Scrubs Often Contaminated with Bad Bugs

Press Release | Infectious Diseases Society of America | October 27, 2016

Bad bugs readily spread from patients in the intensive care unit (ICU) to nurses' scrubs and the room, according to research being presented at IDWeek 2016™. The sleeves and pockets of the scrubs and the bed railing were the most likely to be contaminated. The study tracked the transmission of bacteria known to be particularly troublesome in hospitals, including those such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), Klebsiella pneumoniae and Pseudomonas aeruginosa, which are resistant to many antibiotics...

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What's The Role Of A Hospital In 10 Years?

Dave Chase | Forbes | July 24, 2013

Dr. Eric Topol was named #1 Most Influential Physician Executive in Healthcare of 2012 by Modern Healthcare so his views are closely watched. In addition to his role as a cardiologist, geneticist and author of the Creative Destruction of Medicine, he’s also the Editor-in-Chief of Medscape (WebMD’s leading physician offering). Read More »