vaccines

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2D Barcodes Can Save Money And Streamline EHR Implementation

Katie Wike | Healthcare Technology Online | August 13, 2013

The use of 2D barcodes for vaccines improves the accuracy of medical records and transfers patient information directly into an EHR system; providing healthcare savings is the next step Read More »

Africa: New Push On Malaria

Julie Strupp | allAfrica.com | November 22, 2013

Malaria researchers believe that better coordination and new technologies, such as the use of vaccines and sophisticated disease mapping, can inject new life into the ambitious goal of eradicating the deadly illness. Read More »

Africa’s First Humanitarian Drone Testing Corridor Launched in Malawi

Press Release | UNICEF | June 29, 2017

The Government of Malawi and UNICEF today launched an air corridor to test potential humanitarian use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), also known as drones. The corridor is the first in Africa and one of the first globally with a focus on humanitarian and development use. It is centred on Kasungu Aerodrome, in central Malawi, with a 40km radius (80km diameter) and is designed to provide a controlled platform for the private sector, universities and other partners to explore how UAVs can be used to help deliver services that will benefit communities...

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Autism Epidemic Linked To Epidemic Of Vaccine Induced Diabetes

Press Release | Classen Immunotherapies, Inc. | July 12, 2013

A new peer reviewed study was published in the current issue of Open Access, Scientific Reports (Volume 2, Issue 3, 2013)  linking the autism epidemic to the epidemic of  vaccine induced type 1 diabetes. Read More »

Can GAVI’s New Partnership Model Crack ‘mhealth Pilotitis’ While Opening New Markets For Vodafone?

Stephanie Hanson | devex.com | August 21, 2013

In the 13 years since it was founded to jumpstart stagnating global vaccination rates, the GAVI Alliance has achieved some remarkable results. Read More »

Could Yellow Fever Return To The United States?

Peter Hotez and Kristy Murray | PLOS.org | December 5, 2013

Peter Hotez and Kristy Murray from Baylor College of Medicine highlight the potential for yellow fever to return to the southern cities of the United States Read More »

e-Health Project In Malaysia To Monitor Medical Drug Preservation With Waspmote

Alberto Bielsa | Libelium | January 20, 2012

Medical drugs are very expensive, in special vaccines and others that need to be stored at a specific temperature. Therefore, real-time monitoring is vital to control whether the cold chain has been broken or not. Wireless sensor networks (WSN) are capable of getting temperature, humidity or luminosity measurements and transmit the data to a remote server periodically. In this way, real-time conditions can be monitored in order to know when a problem in a freezer or a refrigerator happens, avoiding critical situations and saving a huge amount of money.

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FDA Seeks Data Mining Tool to Track Adverse Drug Reactions

Joseph Marks | NextGov | July 24, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration is in the market for a data mining tool that will gather information on adverse reactions to vaccines and other drugs, according to solicitation documents posted Monday. Read More »

HLN to Present Innovative Open Source Solutions at HIMSS19 Interoperability Showcase

Press Release | HLN Consulting | January 22, 2019

For the third straight year, HLN Consulting, a leading medical informatics consulting company, will participate in the Interoperability Showcase at this year's HIMSS19 Global Conference and Exhibition which is being held in Orlando, FL from February 11-15, 2019. The Showcase itself runs on February 12-14 and consists of a series of connected demonstrations which are collaborative projects between 6-8 organizations using interoperability standards to exchange information and improve the quality and value of the care provided. Together they develop a storyline, or scenario, that contextualizes the value of their demonstration and tells the story of a patient, caregiver, or provider. This year HLN will participate in two scenarios...

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Italian Court Rules MMR Vaccine Caused Autism: US Media Blacks Out Story

Kristan Harris | South Milwaukee Now | June 14, 2013

The debate over vaccines continues as an Italian court ruled in favor of the Bocca family whose nine-year-old son became autistic after receiving the MMR (Measles/Mumps & Rubella) vaccine. I came across this case and felt it was a good idea to report on this as the vaccine debate has been a hot topic here lately. Read More »

Medicines Shouldn't Be A Luxury - Médecins Sans Frontières

Staff Writer | MSF Access | January 28, 2015

What if the medicines that could save your life cost a hundred times what you earn in a year?  Many people in developing countries can’t get hold of the treatment they need to stay alive and healthy...

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Superbugs Will Kill 10 Million a Year by 2050

Zack Budryk | Fierce Healthcare | May 19, 2016

Healthcare experts have long warned drug-resistant superbugs are a "looming global threat," but left unchecked, they may kill someone every three seconds by 2050, according to a new report. The Review on Antimicrobial Resistance began in 2014 and in the meantime, antibiotic-resistant infections have already wrought havoc, causing several outbreaks linked to contaminated scopes and proving potentially more deadly than cancer, according to experts...

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The Forgotten History Of Vaccinations You Need To Be Aware Of

Joseph Mercola | Mercola.com | January 18, 2015

Vaccines are one of the most controversial medical therapies, and it's impossible to make an informed decision unless you know both sides of the story. In the process of knowing both sides, the historical context is critical...

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Using EHR, HIE To Share Vaccine Data Improves Public Health

Jennifer Bresnick | EHR Intelligence | July 22, 2013

EHRs are an effective tool in the fight against infectious diseases, according to a new study by researchers at the Columbia University School of Nursing.  Automated immunization reporting using EHR data helped speed the collection of vaccine data and allowed public health agencies to assemble a clearer picture of at-risk populations. Read More »

Why Branding Obesity As A Disease Is A Step In The WRONG Direction...

Joseph Mercola | Mercola.com | July 6, 2013

The documentary film Hungry For Change1 is another revolutionary look at food and nutrition from the creators of the best-selling film Food Matters. Read More »