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IOM report "Dying in America"

The Institute of Medicine yesterday released its report “Dying in America: Honoring Individual Preferences Near the End of Life.” It is a 500 page report with lots of interesting and relevant information, and it suggests many avenues for improvement. 76 more words

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The Cochrane Colloquium comes to India

Cochrane, the global leader in evidence-informed health is for the first time in its more than 20 year history (the first Cochrane Centre opened in Oxford,UK in October 1992 ) is for the first time holding its annual colloquium in India, or for that matter in South Asia. 190 more words

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RWJF Initiative on the Future of Nursing | The information from the experts has been published. What are you and other community stakeholders doing about it?

Are you familiar with the RWJ report titled “The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health” by the Committee on the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Initiative on the Future of Nursing, at the Institute of Penn Medicine (University of Pennsylvania Health System)? 513 more words


Anthem Blue Cross joins forces with Southern California hospitals to create new health-care network

Pay close attention to this because it is the way that the healthcare industry is going to go. And, unlike the ranting of people who don’t actually understand these markets, this is exactly what the overarching Obamacare strategy aims to do. 155 more words

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