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    • Wednesday, October 28, 2015 9:29:00 AM

    • New AMA-Medstar Scorecard on EHR Usability Testing

      Posted Wednesday, October 28, 2015 9:29:00 AM

      To promote transparency around how electronic health records (EHRs) are designed and user-tested, and to drive improvements in clinician satisfaction and patient safety, the American Medical Association (AMA) and MedStar Health’s National Center for Human Factors in … Read Full Article

    • Wednesday, October 21, 2015 7:43:44 AM

    • Elderly More Prone to Depression, Suicide

      Posted Wednesday, October 21, 2015 7:43:44 AM

      By Shelby Edwards, Arizona Sonora News Service

      The elderly suffer from depression in larger numbers than most other age demographics, making them more likely to commit suicide.That’s according to American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry, who report 15 in 100 adults … Read Full Article

    • Tuesday, October 13, 2015 12:23:20 PM

    • New Push to Stop Overuse of Antibiotics in Nursing Homes

      Posted Tuesday, October 13, 2015 12:23:20 PM

      By Betsy McKay, Wall Street Journal  

      Orginally Published October 12, 2015

      Up to 75% of prescriptions are incorrect as heath officials open a new front in war on overuse

      A new front is emerging in the war on the overuse of antibiotics: the nursing home.

      Health … Read Full Article

    • Friday, October 9, 2015 2:53:43 PM

    • Welcome to ICD-10

      Posted Friday, October 9, 2015 2:53:43 PM

      Because we know this is a major transition, we have available resources and contact information below to help. The CMS Coordination Center is a dedicated group of Medicare, Medicaid, billing, coding, and information technology systems experts drawn from across CMS. They have the … Read Full Article

    • Friday, October 9, 2015 2:43:36 PM

    • Drug Take-Back Day Attacks Addiction Threat in Arizona

      Posted Friday, October 9, 2015 2:43:36 PM

      By Lindsey Nelson, Cronkite News

      Orginally Published September 25, 2015

      The graveyard of bright orange prescription bottles and stray single-dose tablets in many home medicine cabinets may be concealing the threat of addiction.

      Officials say that too often those pills wind … Read Full Article

    • Friday, October 9, 2015 2:34:00 PM

    • Arizona Woman is Third Victim of Widespread Salmonella Outbreak

      Posted Friday, October 9, 2015 2:34:00 PM

      Originally published September 21, 2015, Fox News

      An Arizona woman has died after eating salmonella-tainted cucumbers grown in Mexico, marking the third fatality from the widespread outbreak, health officials said Friday, September 18.

      The woman in her late 50s, who suffered … Read Full Article

    • Friday, October 9, 2015 1:17:42 PM

    • Cenpatico Takes Over Regional Behavioral Health Services

      Posted Friday, October 9, 2015 1:17:42 PM

      By Patrick McNamara, Arizona Daily Star

      Originally published October 02, 2015 

      Pima County Health Department officials have notified the community that recent changes to the state’s Regional Behavioral Health Authority (RBHA) will not change the quality of care … Read Full Article