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Patients’ ability to access medical records levels off, ONC contends

Patients have more ways to access their medical records, but the percentage of those offered access to their health information has remained static. The percentage of individuals offered access to their medical record—about 50 percent—did not change between 2017 and 2018, according to a new report from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health… Read More »

High-dose vitamin D shows benefit in patients with advanced colorectal cancer

Results of a small clinical trial suggest that supplementing chemotherapy with high doses of vitamin D may benefit patients with metastatic colorectal cancer by delaying progression of the disease, say scientists from Harvard-affiliated Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Prompted by the “very encouraging” results of the Sunshine clinical trial, the potential benefits of vitamin D supplementation in metastatic… Read More »

Artificial intelligence can identify at-risk patients, inform care and improve disease prevention

There’s no shortage of buzz around artificial intelligence and its potential impact on a variety of areas within healthcare, from patient care to revenue cycle operations. There is an emerging trend toward AI assets that amplify the value of patient data and provide an extendable, scalable pathway to effective primary disease prevention. That’s something that… Read More »