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AMA Launches Data Framework Effort - Datanami - Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 22:12

Health Data Management

AMA Launches Data Framework Effort
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The American Medical Association is launching a big data initiative intended to forge what it calls a “common data model” currently missing from the health care system. The Integrated Health Model Initiative seeks to create a “shared framework for ...
AMA Launches Collaborative Initiative to Tackle Health Data IssuesHealthcare Informatics
AMA launches shared framework for health dataHealthcare Dive
AMA launches platform for organizing, exchanging health informationHealth Data Management
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Kids Who Use Antidepressants May Have Greater Diabetes Risk - Medscape - Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 21:25

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Kids Who Use Antidepressants May Have Greater Diabetes Risk
Medscape
Pediatric patients who use antidepressants may have an elevated risk for type 2 diabetes, the authors of a new study report. In a retrospective cohort study of more than 119,000 youths 5 to 20 years of age, the risk for incident type 2 diabetes was ...

New Plan Aims to Slash Unnecessary Medical Testing - UVA Today (press release) - Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 20:13

UVA Today (press release)

New Plan Aims to Slash Unnecessary Medical Testing
UVA Today (press release)
... without determining they are important to the patient's treatment is a “wasteful clinical practice that threatens the value of health care,” the researchers warn in a new paper published in JAMA Internal Medicine, a journal of the American Medical ...

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Good leadership, self-compassion key to tackling physician burnout - Stanford Medical Center Report - Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 18:41

Good leadership, self-compassion key to tackling physician burnout
Stanford Medical Center Report
They shared personal experiences, presented research and offered tips on coping with stress. The conferences other co-sponsors were the American Medical Association and the Mayo Clinic. Tait Shanafelt, MD, the chief wellness officer at Stanford ...

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LGBT groups demand withdrawal of judicial nominee who called trans kids 'Satan's plan' - Fox News - Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 18:14

Fox News

LGBT groups demand withdrawal of judicial nominee who called trans kids 'Satan's plan'
Fox News
The practice has been banned in eight states and has been criticized as unscientific and cruel by the American Medical Association, the American Psychiatric Association, the American Psychological Association and other groups. Texas Sen. John Cornyn ...

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Over 130000 US Toddlers and Children Aged 0-5 Are Prescribed Addictive 'Anti-Anxiety' Drugs - PR Newswire (press release) - Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 18:09

PR Newswire (press release)

Over 130000 US Toddlers and Children Aged 0-5 Are Prescribed Addictive 'Anti-Anxiety' Drugs
PR Newswire (press release)
Revisions to the manual, including an update in 2013, expanded that diagnosis, which, in turn, meant more people would be treated, said Allen Frances, MD, the former chair of psychiatry at Duke University. Frances also chaired the DSM panels that ...

AMA Launches Collaborative Initiative to Tackle Health Data Issues - Healthcare Informatics - Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 17:07

Health Data Management

AMA Launches Collaborative Initiative to Tackle Health Data Issues
Healthcare Informatics
The American Medical Association (AMA) announced Monday that it is launching a platform, called the Integrated Health Model Initiative, to bring together healthcare providers and health technology companies around a common data model. According to an ...
AMA launches shared framework for health dataHealthcare Dive
AMA launches platform for organizing, exchanging health informationHealth Data Management
IoT Healthcare: AMA Collaborative Initiative Leverages Data to Improve CareIoT Evolution World (blog)
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The Complicated Truth About Dating a Narcissist - SELF - Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 17:05

SELF

The Complicated Truth About Dating a Narcissist
SELF
Linda* was elbow deep in dishes after dinner when she heard the sound of her cat hacking up a hairball. The 32-year-old had a choice: keep scrubbing the plates in the sink, or clean up the mess she knew was awaiting her in the living room. She chose ...

Experts devise plan to slash unnecessary medical testing - Medical Xpress - Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 16:42

Medical Xpress

Experts devise plan to slash unnecessary medical testing
Medical Xpress
... without determining they are important to the patient's treatment is a "wasteful clinical practice that threatens the value of healthcare," the researchers warn in a new paper published in JAMA Internal Medicine, a journal of the American Medical ...

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NAMI supports GIPSA announcement - Meat & Poultry - Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 16:42

Meat & Poultry

NAMI supports GIPSA announcement
Meat & Poultry
WASHINGTON – The Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) announced in an advance Federal Register notice posted Oct. 17 that it is rescinding an interim final rule (IFR) originally published in October 2016, regarding the scope ...

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