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Collaborative initiative to address gaps in healthcare information - Cardiovascular Business - Monday, October 16, 2017 - 19:03

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Collaborative initiative to address gaps in healthcare information
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The American Medical Association (AMA) has announced a collaborative initiative to improve the organization and sharing of healthcare information. The Integrated Health Model Initiative (IHMI), open to all healthcare and technology stakeholders, ...
AMA taps technology companies, providers in a new initiative to reorganize fragmented health dataFierceHealthcare
AMA jumpstarts it Integrated Health Model Initiative : 6 things to knowBecker's Orthopedic & Spine
New project has long-term goal: Unleash new era of patient careAmerican Medical Association (blog)
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Handgun waiting period laws save lives, study says - CNN - Monday, October 16, 2017 - 19:03

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Handgun waiting period laws save lives, study says
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(CNN) Over 33,000 people in the United States die each year from firearm injuries, according to the most recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. However, delaying the purchase of guns by a couple of days could save nearly 1,700 ...
750 Gun Deaths a Year Are Prevented by Waiting Periods, Study FindsNew York Times

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Monument adds 2 - Politico - Monday, October 16, 2017 - 18:59

Monument adds 2
Politico
She was previously senior legislative counsel at the American Medical Association. She'll lobby for clients including Gundersen Health System, Aurora Health Care, Global Blood Therapeutics, ThedaCare, MDVIP and the Network for Regional Healthcare ...

AMA launches initiative focused on organizing health data - MedCity News - Monday, October 16, 2017 - 18:55

MedCity News

AMA launches initiative focused on organizing health data
MedCity News
The American Medical Association has founded the Integrated Health Model Initiative, a collaborative that brings the healthcare and technology sectors together around a shared data model. Through IHMI, physicians can collect, organize, exchange and ...
Collaborative initiative to address gaps in healthcare informationCardiovascular Business
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AMA taps technology companies, providers in a new initiative to reorganize fragmented health dataFierceHealthcare
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Psychiatry and Mass Violence - New York Times - Monday, October 16, 2017 - 18:28

New York Times

Psychiatry and Mass Violence
New York Times
... carrying out such policies. JEFFREY LIEBERMAN, NEW YORK. The writer is chairman of psychiatry at Columbia University and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and a former president of the American Psychiatric Association. Continue reading the main story ...

Opioid-related deaths fell 6.5% after recreational marijuana legalized in Colorado, research finds - The Denver Channel - Monday, October 16, 2017 - 18:26

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Opioid-related deaths fell 6.5% after recreational marijuana legalized in Colorado, research finds
The Denver Channel
And another study from the Journal of the American Medical Association found that yearly overdose deaths involving opioids were close to 25 percent lower in states with medical marijuana programs. But the Colorado Substance Abuse Trend and Response ...

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The Complex Ethics of a Haunted House Starring Psychiatric Patients - Atlas Obscura - Monday, October 16, 2017 - 18:21

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The Complex Ethics of a Haunted House Starring Psychiatric Patients
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As of October 1997, both the American Psychiatric Association and the local National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) chapter declined to take a strong position on whether the hospital should shut it down. While they grasped the stigma problem ...

The Complex Ethics of a Haunted House Starring Psychiatric Patients - Atlas Obscura - Monday, October 16, 2017 - 18:15

Atlas Obscura

The Complex Ethics of a Haunted House Starring Psychiatric Patients
Atlas Obscura
As of October 1997, both the American Psychiatric Association and the local National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) chapter declined to take a strong position on whether the hospital should shut it down. While they grasped the stigma problem ...

Magic Mushroom to Treat Depression is Possible According to Studies - Edgy Labs (blog) - Monday, October 16, 2017 - 18:01

Edgy Labs (blog)

Magic Mushroom to Treat Depression is Possible According to Studies
Edgy Labs (blog)
*Disclaimer* The following article should not be interpreted as medical diagnosis or treatment advice. If you're concerned about depression or mental illness, contact your general physician or psychiatrist. A recently published study suggested that ...

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Trump Says He Had to Undermine Obamacare to Force Changes - Bloomberg - Monday, October 16, 2017 - 17:57

Washington Examiner

Trump Says He Had to Undermine Obamacare to Force Changes
Bloomberg
... face higher premiums, fewer choices, and less access to the medical care they need,” said the groups, including America's Health Insurance Plans, the American Medical Association, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and the American Hospital Association.
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Medical and business groups plead with Congress to fund Obamacare payments after Trump cut them offWashington Examiner
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