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Tri-Regulator Collaborative Releases Position Statements Addressing Electronic Health Records, Practitioner Burnout

The Tri-Regulator Collaborative, which represents the governing boards of the three organizations representing the state boards that license physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and pharmacists – the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB), National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP), and National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) – have drafted and approved two position statements that highlight the organizations’ shared commitment to protecting public health as well as the common issues faced by the three groups.

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Cybersecurity Expert Says Company Executives Must Commit to Reducing Data Breach Risks

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Smart Staffers: Why Educated Areas Are Good for Business

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The key to a thriving business may be the educational level of non-executive employees, according to new University of Georgia research.

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Science and Health News Tips from Johns Hopkins

These news tips, from stories in the fall 2017 issue of Johns Hopkins Magazine, include an engineer/fisherman's idea for a "smart" lure and the need for a really high SPF sunscreen for a new solar probe.

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New Yorkers Worried About Health Care Costs, Less About Quality of Care

High cost is by far the most important health care issue for New Yorkers, and their concern about it is growing. In a recent survey of a representative sample of New York state residents, 58 percent said the high cost of health care is their biggest concern. That’s a rise of 12.6 percentage points from last year, according to a new study from the Cornell Institute for Healthy Futures (CIHF).

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Pew! Pew! Curiosity’s ChemCam Zaps a Half Million Martian Rocks

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Late Tuesday, the ChemCam instrument that sits atop NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover fired its 500,000th shot at a Martian rock.

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Scientists Restore Tumor-Fighting Structure to Mutated Breast Cancer Proteins

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Scientists at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute have successfully determined the full architecture of the breast cancer susceptibility protein (BRCA1) for the first time. This three-dimensional information provides a potential pathway to restore the BRCA1 protein's cancer-fighting abilities, even after it suffers damage.

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UPMC Invests in Private Rome Hospital, Plans Expansion of Specialized Services

UPMC has taken a 50 percent stake in Salvator Mundi International Hospital and will expand specialized services.

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Flu Vaccine Used in Elderly May Benefit Middle-Aged Adults with Chronic Conditions

Expanding the high-dose influenza vaccine recommendation to include middle-aged adults with chronic health conditions may make economic sense and save lives. The findings may justify for clinical trials of the high-dose and new recombinant trivalent influenza vaccines in 50- to 64-year-old adults with chronic illnesses, such as heart or lung disease, diabetes, or cancer, to determine if they do provide considerably better protection than the currently recommended standard dose quadrivalent vaccine.







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