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Reminder: Last Chance to Participate in ACR’s Meaningful Use Survey

This is the final opportunity to participate in the American College of Radiology’s (ACR) one-minute, 3-question survey for radiologists regarding the Medicare/Medicaid EHR Incentive Program. The survey will close shortly after the 2014 RSNA conference. 66 more words

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Interoperabilty - It's Healthcare's time.

If interoperability wasn’t one of the biggest healthcare IT buzz words in 2014, it certainly will be in 2015. As growing numbers of hospitals and providers have begun using EMRs, the necessity to share data between systems has become paramount. 386 more words

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The Interoperability Imperative

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Call me a “fan boy” but I couldn’t wait to get my hands on Apple’s iPhone 6. 786 more words

Meaningful Use in 2014: Early Rookie Participation Numbers Very Low

Every month, representatives from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and Office of the National Coordinator for HIT (ONC) provide a report to the HIT Policy Committee regarding registration and attestation statistics for the EHR Incentive Program, or “Meaningful Use” (MU). 369 more words

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Redacted Melanoma

Not dealing at all.

Risk factors

  • Personal history of melanoma – strongest risk factor
  • Multiple naevi – next strongest risk factor
  • Sun exposure

Classification

  • Classically (but does not carry prognostic significance) …
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General Medicine

Redacted Colorectal Cancer

I like CRC. It’s got the least horrible pathology of the common cancers. But still, blurgh. Work in progress, friendos.
Pathology

  • Adenomatous polyp -> carcinoma in situ -> invasive colorectal cancer…
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