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9/21/2018
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1. Making health data public could enable more accurate health forecasting
If made available to researchers and public health agencies, data collected by healthcare companies could enable more accurate forecasts of when the next flu season will peak, how long it will last, and how many people will get sick. ePharm Brief
 
 
 
2. Digital games helped with heart disease
The use of digital games improved exercise capacity and energy expenditure significantly, according to a scoping review of studies on game interventions for cardiovascular disease self-management. ePharm Brief
 
 
 
3. Burnout common among residents, especially among certain specialties
Resident physician burnout in the United States is widespread, with the highest rates concentrated in certain specialties, according to research from Mayo Clinic, Oregon Health & Science University and collaborators. ePharm Brief
 
 
 
4. Medscape survey asks physicians where they'd go for care
A new national Medscape survey of more than 11,000 physicians asked respondents to rank their preferences for care and treatment for themselves or family for a complex or difficult disease or condition, such as multiple sclerosis or cardiac surgery, and five types of cancer, assuming no barriers, such as transportation or cost. ePharm Brief
 
 
 
5. New report IDs best ways for health data to be collected, shared, used
Royal Philips has released a new Future Health Index report that identifies key recommendations for the way in which health data is collected, shared, and used, in order for countries to meet their goals of driving better value in healthcare. ePharm Brief
 
 
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