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Use of EHRs, CPOE associated with physician burnout, dissatisfaction

July 27, 2016

Physicians reported low satisfaction with their electronic health records and computerized physician order entry, according to findings published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings.

An analysis of survey data also found that physicians who used these technologies were more likely to be less satisfied and burned out.

Health Care Legislative and Regulatory Update

Are the holiday baskets really worth the risk?

July 27, 2016
From international law firm Arnold & Porter LLP comes a timely column that provides views on current regulatory and legislative topics that weigh on the minds of…
In the Journals

Neurology society opposes routine use of closure devices for patients with PFO, stroke

July 27, 2016
The American Academy of Neurology issued an update to a guideline on patent foramen ovale closure devices, recommending that the devices not be routinely used for…

New trial to investigate localized drug delivery after atherectomy-based revascularization in patients with CLI

July 27, 2016
Mercator MedSystems, Inc. has announced enrollment of the first participants in the LIMBO-ATX trial, which will evaluate lower-limb adventitial infusion of dexamethasone…
FDA News

Clot-removal device used in pediatric cardiac surgery launched

July 27, 2016
ClearFlow Inc. announced it has launched in the U.S. market a device to remove clots from chest tubes used in pediatric cardiac or cardiothoracic surgery. The device…
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The Patient With Atrial Fibrillation

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Atrial fibrillation is the most common type of tachyarrhythmia and is characterized by disorganization of the heart’s…
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VIDEO: With chest pain in the ED, decision tree reduces resource use, patient hospitalizations

June 25, 2016
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AAHFN 2016

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VIDEO: Uric acid levels in patients with ACS suggest increased risk for CAD, represent predictive tool

July 6, 2016
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