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Mayo Clinic, National Decision Support Company Unveil CareSelect Lab™ to Provide Real-Time Medical Guidance When Ordering Laboratory Tests

Health care providers now have an online tool that can improve patient care and reduce unnecessary health care costs through appropriate ordering of laboratory testing — real-time guidance while they sit with their patients.

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ISPOR Latin America Conference, Latin America, Patient Engagement, patient voice

The Voice of the Patient in Latin America

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ISPOR held its second plenary session, The Voice of the Patient, at its 6th Latin America Conference today focusing on how countries in the region can better incorporate the patient voice in the health care decision-making process.

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Latin America Faces Opportunities and Challenges in the Goal to Achieve Universal Health Care Coverage

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ISPOR held the first plenary session of its 6th Latin America Conference today exploring the challenges and opportunities inherent in the move many of the region’s countries are taking toward universal health care coverage.

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Mayo Clinic Ranks No. 1 with Quality Leadership Award

Mayo Clinic has received the Vizient 2017 Bernard A. Birnbaum, M.D. Quality Leadership award for its high-quality patient care.

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10 Research Studies Improving Neuromuscular Patient Care from the AANEM Annual Meeting

The American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM) honored 10 neuromuscular (NM) and electrodiagnostic (EDX) abstracts with its President’s Research Initiative Award at the 2017 AANEM Annual Meeting in Phoenix.

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integrative health, Integrative Medicine, Healing, Care Givers, Doctor Patient Relationship, Healing Journey, qualitative analysis, Suffering, Wellbeing

Study Provides New Insight Into Patients’ Healing Journeys

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Researchers analyzed interviews with 23 patients and produced a model of the circuitous process of healing. The study found healing involved the acquisition of trusted relationships and resources, giving rise to characteristics like self-acceptance, and ultimately, a restored sense of wholeness.

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Celebrating 30 Years of Electrodiagnostic Excellence With the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine

The 2017 American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM) Annual Meeting marks the 30th anniversary of the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine (ABEM), the only U.S. exam certifying physicians in electrodiagnostic (EDX) medicine, ensuring quality care for patients everywhere.

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Treatment Nonexistent for Some Glioblastoma Patients

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Patients diagnosed at high-volume centers are up to 40 percent more likely to receive treatment for glioblastoma, according to a study from researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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Otolarnygology, Otolaryngologist, Balloon dilation , Sinus

AAO-HNSF Presents New Clinical Consensus Statement: Balloon Dilation of the Sinuses

The American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery Foundation Board of Directors (AAO-HNSF) has approved a clinical consensus statement on balloon dilation of the sinuses to ensure patient safety and proper utilization.

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Gastroenterology Professor Appointed Director of Penn Pancreatic Cancer Research Center

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Ben Z. Stanger, MD, PhD, an associate professor of Gastroenterology, has been appointed director of the Penn Pancreatic Cancer Research Center, which includes a multidisciplinary team of pancreatic cancer experts who care for patients and conduct research on the causes and possible prevention and cure of the disease.







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