Archive for February 2018

Doctors can now get a 3-D holographic look at your insides

Original Post By: Jeniece Pettitt Dr. Judy Yee has spent decades pouring over medical scans trying to make sense of 3-D problems on a flat screen. But now a breakthrough technology is making her job a lot easier. She uses EchoPixel’s True 3-D software. It takes data from CT and MRI scans and transforms it into…

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7 compliance issues every HR leader should know

Original article written by: Pamela DeLoatch From recruiting to retirement, HR leaders handle a variety of compliance issues related to employees. With the start of the new year, now is the perfect time to do a high-level review of some need-to-know topics. Whether you’re new to HR or an experienced professional, it’s important to stay abreast…

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CAREER ADVICE from Maya Angelou: Make your own path

“My paternal grandmother, Mrs. Annie Henderson, gave me advice that I have used for 65 years. She said, ‘If the world puts you on a road you do not like, if you look ahead and do not want that destination which is being offered and you look behind and you do not want to return…

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Treating Molluscum Contagiosum Infection? 'Natural resolution' — that is, no treatment — 'remains a reasonable approach'

Original article by: by John Jesitus, Dermatology Times The dearth of evidence regarding treatments for non-genital molluscum contagiosum leaves physicians uncertain if any interventions work better than allowing the infection to resolve itself, according to researchers. “The overall conclusions have hardly changed. We found no strong evidence either for or against the most commonly used treatment options for…

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Joint Commission Launches New Stroke Certificate

Original article by:John Commins, HealthLeaders Media The Joint Commission has created a Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center (TSC) certification. David Baker, MD, executive vice president for Health Care Quality Evaluation at The Joint Commission, said the new certification program was developed after surveys showed that one-third of certified primary stroke centers routinely performed endovascular thrombectomies (EVTs). “Multiple studies have…

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What If Amazon Ran Hospitals?

What if Dr. Alexa offered you the next appointment with your doctor in the Amazon Clinic? What if you could buy your prescription drugs in Amazon’s online pharmacy? What if you could get your personalized plaster cast from the 3D Printing Department? In light of the recent moves of Amazon and other tech giants in the healthcare…

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