News tagged with medical informatics

Improving health care in the Internet age

Faster and more widely available internet access has improved our lives in many ways but healthcare is lagging behind, according to researchers writing in the International Journal of Medical Engineering and Informatics.

dateNov 02, 2010 in Other
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Informatics = essential MD competency

In an article published in the Sept. 15 edition of the Journal of the American Medical Association, (JAMA), author Edward H. Shortliffe, MD, PhD, points out that although information underlies all clinical work, and despite ...

dateSep 14, 2010 in Other
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Is your hemoglobin 'trending'?

Anemia, a common blood disorder characterized by low hemoglobin levels, has long been associated with those suffering from colorectal cancer. But researchers at Tel Aviv University have discovered that, more than a symptom ...

dateAug 03, 2010 in Cancer
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Privacy risks from geographic information

In today's world more geographic information is being collected about us, such as where we live, where the clinic we visited is located, and where we work. Web sites are also collecting more geographic information about their ...

dateApr 08, 2010 in Other
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Novel K-anonimity algorithm safeguards access to data

As electronic health records become more widely deployed, increasing amounts of health information are being collected. This data has many beneficial applications, such as research, public health, and health system planning. ...

dateNov 20, 2009 in Other
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