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Technology better than tape measure for identifying lymphedema risk

Bioimpedance spectroscopy (BIS) is better than a tape measure for assessing a woman’s risk for developing lymphedema after breast cancer surgery, according to interim results of a study led by Sheila Ridner, PhD, RN, Martha Ingram Professor and director of the PhD in Nursing Science Program at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. The multisite international… Read More »

More than third of outpatient providers want to replace EHRs, IT tools

Brief Published April 29, 2019 Dive Brief: A sizable number of outpatient organizations are looking to replace EHRs and other IT tools with systems that better suit their needs or offer better value, a new Reaction Data report found. Among 153 ambulatory care providers, almost 40% are considering replacing existing IT tools — from EHRs (27%)… Read More »

Air Pollution Is Worse Than Smoking

Nearly 95 percent of the world live in areas where pollution levels are higher than deemed safe by the World Health Organization (WHO).1 Fine particulate matter measuring less than 2.5 micrograms (PM2.5) is one indicator of outdoor air pollution. Concentrations exceed 10 micrograms per meters cubed (ug/m3) for 95 percent of the world and nearly… Read More »