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12/17/2018
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1. Eli Lilly to tap smartphone data for clinical research
Eli Lilly and Evidation Health have expanded their collaboration with a multiyear agreement to provide Lilly with global access to Evidation's Andromeda data platform. ePharm Brief
 
 
 
2. Older patients found EHR-linked medication reminders useful
Patients found electronic notifications about glaucoma medications useful, finds a new study in JAMA Ophthalmology. ePharm Brief
 
 
 
3. Survey examines EHR regrets
Over seven years of inpatient EHR system implementations, Black Book crowd-surveyed tens of thousands of hospital executives and user-level IT staff that underwent at least one broad EHR system switch to reconsider whether providers got what they bargained for. ePharm Brief
 
 
 
4. Chronic opioid therapy associated with increased healthcare spending
New research published in the December issue of The American Journal of Accountable Care found that chronic opioid therapy (COT) for noncancer pain is associated with increased healthcare spending as well as hospital stays. ePharm Brief
 
 
 
5. Average outpatient visit costs $500
The average outpatient visit in the United States costs nearly $500, according to a new study. ePharm Brief
 
 
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