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Urgent Care vs. Emergency Room; What you need to know

When to use Urgent Care and when to go to the Emergency Department

September 1, 2015

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Shelby Cannon, Marketing Intern at Haywood Regional Medical Center… 383 more words


The wonderful, natural birth of Indy

Hi friends – a few of you wanted to hear about Indy’s birth and luckily I took the time to write down the whole thing right after he was born (because honestly, the details are already getting fuzzy with this baby brain I have!!) 2,592 more words


NQF CEO urges better quality measures

National Quality Forum CEO Christine Cassel, MD, outlines a "path forward" for healthcare quality measurement in a commentary published Sept. 1 in the Journal of the American Medical Association… 33 more words


Oncology group slapped with $750K HIPAA fine

Healthcare security folks, listen up: Failing to encrypt portable devices and laptops containing patient data could result in a serious HIPAA fine, as one Indiana-based health group can now attest to. 67 more words


What will DoD-Cerner mean for EHR ROI?

The landmark Department of Defense contract awarded to Cerner and Leidos will have a big effect on how private-sector health systems gauge the value of their… 29 more words


FDA clears new stethoscope for new age

The FDA has cleared Eko Core, a digital stethoscope designed by medical devices startup Eko Devices. Company founders call Eko Core "a next-generation" stethoscope – billed as the only one on the market to wirelessly stream heart sounds to a HIPAA-compliant smartphone app. 29 more words