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Use of EHRs Associated With Higher Rate of Detection of Growth Disorders in Children

JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association

“Monitoring of linear growth is a well-established part of pediatric health care in the developed world. Although monitoring aims to support early diagnosis and timely treatment of disorders affecting growth, such disorders are often diagnosed late,” write Ulla Sankilampi, M.D., Ph.D., of Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland, and colleagues.

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Combination Therapy For Severe Alcoholic Hepatitis Does Not Result in Improved Survival

JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association

Four weeks of treatment with a combination of the drug pentoxifylline and the corticosteroid prednisolone did not improve 6-month survival compared with prednisolone alone in 270 patients with severe alcoholic hepatitis, according to a study in the September 11 issue of JAMA.

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Use of EHRs For Patients With Diabetes Linked With Reduction in ED Visits, Hospitalizations

JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association

Among patients with diabetes, use of an outpatient electronic health record (EHR) in an integrated healthcare delivery system was associated with modest reductions in emergency department visits and hospitalizations, but was not associated with a change in office visit rates, according to a study in the September 11 issue of JAMA.

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Article ID: 607388

Incentive Program for Small Practices With EHRs Results in Improvement in CV Outcomes

JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association

A pay-for-performance program in electronic-health-records-(EHR)-enabled small practices led to modest improvements in cardiovascular care processes and outcomes, according to a study in the September 11 issue of JAMA.

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Article ID: 607387

Individual Financial Incentives Result In Greater Blood Pressure Control

JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association

In an examination of the effect of financial incentives on hypertension care at 12 outpatient clinics, physician-level (individual) financial incentives, but not practice-level or combined incentives, resulted in greater blood pressure control or appropriate response to uncontrolled blood pressure, according to a study in the September 11 issue of JAMA.

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Article ID: 607501

Medicaid Pays For Nearly Half of All Births in the United States

George Washington University

Medicaid paid for 45 percent of the 4 million births in the United States in 2010, an amount that has been rising over time, according to a report out today. The study, published in the September 2013 issue of the peer-reviewed journal Women’s Health Issues, offers the most comprehensive information to date on Medicaid financing of births in each of the 50 states and nationally.

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Article ID: 607498

Fracking May Drive Down Real Estate Values, Survey Finds

Dick Jones Communications

Fracking for natural gas may negatively impact the value of homes near the drill site, according to a survey to be reported in a forthcoming issue of The Journal of Real Estate Literature.

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Article ID: 607324

NCI Scientists Identify Targets for Melanoma Immunotherapy

American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)

Using a highly sensitive technology called NanoString, researchers have identified seven targets that could potentially be used to develop new immunotherapies for patients with metastatic melanoma, according to a study published in Clinical Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.

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Article ID: 607492

How the Newest Diesel Engines Emit Very Little Greenhouse Gas Nitrous Oxide

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

New research shows that the catalyst used in the latest catalytic converters attacks its target pollutant in an unusual way, providing insight into how to make the best catalytic converters.

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Article ID: 607488

Redefining the Criteria for ALK Positive Lung Cancer

University of Colorado Cancer Center

A University of Colorado Cancer Center study published today in the journal Cancer shows that the current criteria used to match lung cancers with the drug crizotinib may miss some patients who could benefit from the drug.

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