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IT Management

Better Outcomes Through Patient Portals

2020 05 Jun

Online patient portals help healthcare providers to reduce the time patients spend in the facility and to cut medical costs, a new study shows.   You might also like: Patient responsibility for following up on test results   The study , conducted by The University of Texas at Austin and published in June 2020 issue of MIS Quarterly... Read more

ICU Management

Study: Heart Patients Fare Worse in ICUs

2016 09 Aug

A new study suggests that patients who have heart attacks or flareups of CHF fare worse in hospitals that rely on intensive care units to care for such patients. The findings are published in CHEST . Findings show that these patients may be half as likely to get proven tests and treatments and are less likely to survive a month after hospital stay.... Read more

Cardiology Management

Diabetic Women at Higher Risk of Heart Attack than Men

2015 18 Sep

According to new research presented at the annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes in Stockholm, diabetic women are more at risk than diabetic men of having a heart attack and other complications as they age.  Previous research also shows that diabetic women have a greater risk of cardiovascular events as compared to diabetic... Read more