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Point-and-click medicine

A woman is rushed to the emergency room with abdominal pain and, while being examined, her heart races out of control and she suffers a fatal stroke. Unbeknownst to the ER doctor, the woman had previously been diagnosed with tachycardia. ...

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Health care records make fertile field for cybercrime

Those seemingly harmless medical forms everyone fills out before seeing a doctor can lead to identity theft if they get into the wrong hands. Names, birthdates and — more importantly — Social Security numbers can help hackers open fake credit ...

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HANYS offering certification assistance

The Healthcare Association of New York State will offer assistance to member hospital-based clinics and primary care sites interested in achieving Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition. The designation recognizes clinical practices using nationally supported care management processes. The PCMH initiative builds ...

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Hart Hearing Centers expands services

Hart Hearing Centers is now a provider of hearing healthcare benefits to regional SUNY employees and Civil Service Employee Association members in the Greater Rochester Area. Hart Hearing Centers, founded and owned by Dr. Stephen Hart, recently joined the EarQ ...

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Commentary: Is PPACA really an abandonment of federalism?

When the 111th Congress began crafting what came to be the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) it attempted to resolve one of the most inscrutable problems facing all health care regimes, i.e., everyone consumes health care but not everyone pays for it.

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