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April 3, 2018
EHR usability issues may contribute to potential patient harm

Challenges to usability in electronic health records (EHRs) may contribute to potential harm to patients, say researchers in a letter to JAMA published online March 27. In the study, researchers at MedStar Health’s National Center for Human Factors reviewed patient safety reports—free-text…

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April 2, 2018
New analysis questions frailty outcome for older adults

New analysis questions frailty outcome for older adults In the world of geriatrics research, the impact of physical activity on frailty has often been discussed. Now, a secondary analysis of a randomized, controlled trial could offer some insight on the topic. Researchers examined data collected…

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March 27, 2018
Uncertainty on pneumococcal guidelines calls for pharmacy vaccination support

Results of a nationwide survey on pneumococcal vaccination exposed gaps in primary care physician (PCP) knowledge of the 2015 Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) adult pneumococcal vaccine recommendations. The study also showed that nearly all PCPs readily stock and recommend the…

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March 19, 2018
Collaborating with prescribers to treat chronic pain

Pain is an emotional condition, and a big part of addressing chronic pain is addressing its emotional component. “Having a team approach to that is fundamental,” said Noah Nesin, MD, FAAFP, vice president of medical affairs at Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC), a federally qualified health…

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