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  • Preparing medical students for the 'third science'

    Preparing medical students for the 'third science'

    Pennsylvania State University - www.medicalxpress.com | June 14, 2016


    Penn State College of Medicine faculty are helping shape the "third science" of medical education by defining what health systems science is and how student perception of it should be addressed in designing curriculum. Two recent College of Medicine research studies address health systems science, the study of methods and principles for improving quality, outcomes and costs of health care delivery for patients and populations within medical care systems. Health systems science is often called the third science that complements the traditional pillars of basic and clinical science, and has as its primary goal the education of systems-ready physicians. Read More
  • Case Western Reserve looks to bring holograms to medical education

    Case Western Reserve looks to bring holograms to medical education

    Mark Taylor - medcitynews.com | June 13, 2016


    By 2019, if the evaluations underway now at Cleveland’s Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) Medical School continue to confirm their effectiveness as teaching tools, medical students will learn anatomy, pharmacology, surgery and other medical classes using virtual reality holograms that would make teenaged gamers jealous. Read More
  • How Can Tablets Be Infused into Medical Education?

    How Can Tablets Be Infused into Medical Education?

    Satish Misra MD - www.medpagetoday.com | June 10, 2016


    ​In a recent issue of Medical Teacher, a group of medical educators described eight best practices for using the iPad and other tablets in medical education based on the experiences of seven medical schools. Medical educators from the Medical College of Georgia interviewed faculty and administrators at seven medical institutions that had deployed tablets in their curriculum. That list includes first-on-the-block Stanford, where first-year students received iPads back in 2010, and UC Irvine, where educators have tested a variety of technologies including tablets and Google Glass. Read More
  • Very Profitable Nonprofit Hospitals...But Where Are The Profits Going?

    Very Profitable Nonprofit Hospitals...But Where Are The Profits Going?

    Bruce Y. Lee - http://www.forbes.com/ | May 08, 2016


    A study published in the May issue of Health Affairs revealed that in 2013, seven of the top ten most profitable hospitals in the United States were nonprofit hospitals, with each earning over $163 million in profits from patient care. Read More
  • How Physician EHR Use Can Lead Patients to New Therapies

    How Physician EHR Use Can Lead Patients to New Therapies

    Daniel Barton - https://ehrintelligence.com | May 16, 2016


    Every year, thousands of patients are newly diagnosed with chronic conditions and hundreds of new therapies enter the market. Yet connecting eligible patients to treatment plans with the potential to drive better outcomes is often fraught with challenges that physician EHR use may help resolve. ​In many cases, the challenges start before the therapy even begins. The sobering fact is that primary non-adherence rates — in which patients never even fill their prescriptions — can be as high as 30%. A recent literature review cited multiple reasons for first fill abandonment rate, including patients’ lack of perceived need for the medication, concerns about the medication, affordability, access barriers to pharmacies, and forgetfulness. Read More