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1/17/2017
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1. EHRs can help patients after they leave the hospital
A new study from University of Missouri (MU) Health Care has found that using an EHR can improve the care patients receive after they leave the hospital and eliminate potential confusion among care providers and pharmacists. ePharm Brief
 
 
 
2. 2 million patients received telehealth visits from Teladoc as of December
Telehealth company Teladoc says that as of December 2016, the company has provided more than 2 million telehealth patient visits. ePharm Brief
 
 
 
3. Researchers tackle lung cancer screening with AI, machine learning
Artificial intelligence and machine learning will be cornerstones of the third annual Data Science Bowl competition from Booz Allen Hamilton and Kaggle. ePharm Brief
 
 
 
4. 'Adult' diabetes increasingly appearing in children
Private health insurance claim lines with a Type 2 diabetes diagnosis more than doubled in the pediatric population (ages 0 to 22 years) from 2011 to 2015, increasing by 109%; that's according to FAIR Health, a national, independent nonprofit dedicated to transparency in healthcare cost and insurance information. ePharm Brief
 
 
 
5. Preventable deaths more likely in rural America
A new CDC study demonstrates that Americans living in rural areas are more likely to die from five leading causes than their urban counterparts. ePharm Brief
 
 
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