Monthly Archives: July 2011

What’s driving EMR adoption?

Don Fluckinger writes about native iPad EMRs and a survey amongst solo doctors’ opinions on EMR adoption. His platform of choice for speed is, of course, is Safari , up to 4x faster than than Internet Explorer on Windows. He … Continue reading

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Daily News- Diabetes & Eye

A summary of diabetes and the eye. This installment reports on the (1) use of antioxidants to mediate the complications of diabetes; (2) Phase III reports are promising for Lucentis and (3) not only are eye photographs of the eye … Continue reading

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Diabetes in the News

Diabetes is one of this country’s most persistent and costly health care issue and affects Americans in ever more increasing numbers. This week’s news items about diabetes includes  (1) Hydration may lower the risk of hyperglycemia by 21%. The magic … Continue reading

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EMR – Why must there be 300 different choices?

I’ve been baffled by the initiative to have doctors “connect” with each other and the plethora of electronic medical records (EMR) software on the market. In no way can one imagine that information sharing is wholeheartedly embraced, rather it is … Continue reading

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