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Screening for Osteoporosis to Prevent Fractures: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement: This 2018 Recommendation

blog post image Screening for Osteoporosis to Prevent Fractures: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement: This 2018 Recommendation Statement from the US Preventive Services Task Force recommends screening for osteoporosis with bone measurement testing to prevent osteoporotic fractures in women 65...

Flare - an app that connects people and emergency response vehicles in Kenya. "How a speedy emergency services app is saving

blog post image Flare - an app that connects people and emergency response vehicles in Kenya. "How a speedy emergency services app is saving lives: Not every country has a single number to call in an emergency. One start-up is trying to change that."

Facebook accused of fake audience numbers: Facebook Inc. claims its ads have the potential to reach more people than recent

blog post image Facebook accused of fake audience numbers: Facebook Inc. claims its ads have the potential to reach more people than recent U.S. census data shows exist, and that’s troublesome for one analyst, who thinks third-party measurement services stand to benefit.

Chatbots as a Patient Engagement solution – Florence.chat "Chatbots are computer programs that are able to conduct a

blog post image Chatbots as a Patient Engagement solution – Florence.chat "Chatbots are computer programs that are able to conduct a conversation and are typically used in dialog systems for various practical purposes including customer service or information acquisition. Despite their creation more than 60...

Improving MRCP PACES pass rates through the introduction of a regional multifaceted support framework. "Our innovative,

Improving MRCP PACES pass rates through the introduction of a regional multifaceted support framework. "Our innovative, cost-effective teaching framework for PACES preparation has improved exam outcomes and facilitated swift junior doctor career progression, while raising the profile of the trust. Furthermore,...

Head of stroke programme condemns HSE inertia "Widespread inertia in the health service is leaving Ireland unprepared

blog post image Head of stroke programme condemns HSE inertia "Widespread inertia in the health service is leaving Ireland unprepared to cope with a huge increase in the number of stroke patients over the next decade, the outgoing head of the national stroke programme has warned. ...

Jeremy Hunt can attack me all he wants – but he is wrong to say the NHS is working | Stephen Hawking "Hunt doesn't deny

blog post image Jeremy Hunt can attack me all he wants – but he is wrong to say the NHS is working | Stephen Hawking "Hunt doesn't deny that he dismissed research contradicting his claim of excess deaths due to poorer hospital care and staffing at the weekend. He admits he relied on one paper by Professor Nick Freemantle...

Sony Develops System for Authentication, Sharing, and Rights Management Using Blockchain Technology: Sony Corporation and

blog post image Sony Develops System for Authentication, Sharing, and Rights Management Using Blockchain Technology: Sony Corporation and Sony Global Education (SGE) have developed a system that will apply block chain technology to the field of education. By using "technology that makes mutual use of educational achievements...

Cost Effectiveness of Support for People Starting a New Medication for a Long-Term Condition Through Community Pharmacies:

blog post image Cost Effectiveness of Support for People Starting a New Medication for a Long-Term Condition Through Community Pharmacies: An Economic Evaluation of the New Medicine Service (NMS) Compared with Normal Practice Rachel A. Elliott. Lukasz Tanajewski. Georgios Gkountouras. Anthony J. Avery. Nick Barber....

Online GP service Push Doctor Limited not providing safe care, according to CQC: Following a comprehensive inspection, the

blog post image Online GP service Push Doctor Limited not providing safe care, according to CQC: Following a comprehensive inspection, the Care Quality Commission has reported that online GP service Push Doctor Limited was not providing safe care in accordance with current regulations.

Person-centred care in a sustainable system: Dr Eileen Burns is President of the BGS. She is currently Clinical Lead for

blog post image Person-centred care in a sustainable system: Dr Eileen Burns is President of the BGS. She is currently Clinical Lead for integration in Leeds. The BGS position is based on three priorities: all older people can access person-centred care services when they need themfunding is structured on a basis...

Reducing Excessive Use of Antipsychotic Agents in Nursing Homes: This Viewpoint describes the structure and outcomes of

blog post image Reducing Excessive Use of Antipsychotic Agents in Nursing Homes: This Viewpoint describes the structure and outcomes of a national initiative of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to reduce the use of antipsychotics in nursing homes. Jerry H. Gurwitz. Alice Bonner. Donald M. Berwick. JAMA....

Just killed off my @paper_li paper #EdMedTech Daily as it just proved impossible to filter out all the alternative health

blog post image Just killed off my @paper_li paper #EdMedTech Daily as it just proved impossible to filter out all the alternative health nonsense and proposed diabetes cures. The microblogging service that uses your twitter followers and keywords to create a daily summary of interesting stories also left you with...

Amazon to dive into health care? Yes, reports Healthcare Economist "Unsurprisingly, Amazon is also considering healthcare

Amazon to dive into health care? Yes, reports Healthcare Economist "Unsurprisingly, Amazon is also considering healthcare applications for their Echo product as well as their Alex voice assistant. Many may not know, but Amazon is already in the healthcare business, as a leading seller of medical supplies."...

Rapid assessment and frailty: Beverley Marriott is a Advanced nurse practitioner working in the Birmingham community healthcare

blog post image Rapid assessment and frailty: Beverley Marriott is a Advanced nurse practitioner working in the Birmingham community healthcare foundation trust. She is also a King’s College Older Person Fellow. "There continues to be a growing emphasis on older people and emergency hospital admissions, with Frailty...

Bolstering the workforce is the key to the survival of the NHS | Niall Dickson: Falling staff numbers demand radical answers

blog post image Bolstering the workforce is the key to the survival of the NHS | Niall Dickson: Falling staff numbers demand radical answers if we are to meet the challenges that face the health service

Care Quality Commission warns online doctor services may pose risk to public - Hospital Dr

blog post image Care Quality Commission warns online doctor services may pose risk to public - Hospital Dr

Out of Africa: Notes from a visit to Kenya - John Kay: Financial services for a developing economy need to be established

blog post image Out of Africa: Notes from a visit to Kenya - John Kay: Financial services for a developing economy need to be established from the bottom up, not the top down.

Remote intelligence will be with us before artificial intelligence concludes Richard Baldwin in his book "The Great Convergence".

blog post image Remote intelligence will be with us before artificial intelligence concludes Richard Baldwin in his book "The Great Convergence". He proposes this future by explaining the present state of global trade in terms of three "separation costs"; transport, knowledge, and people. Transport costs fell with...

The most disruptive phase of globalization is just beginning. Is the anger that brought us Brexit and Trump explained by

blog post image The most disruptive phase of globalization is just beginning. Is the anger that brought us Brexit and Trump explained by the declining share of the global market of the G7 countries? What did Nissan actually explain to Theresa May's government about "manufacturung" in the 21st century? Could we really...