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Electronic, paperless transfusion process: improving patient safety and saving money - The Academy of Fabulous Stuff

This Future Hospital Programme case study focuses on how Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (OUH) developed and implemented a fully …

The best iOS 9 features you don't know about yet

Who knew in-app Spotlight searches could be this exciting?<p><b>Read next:</b> The iOS 9 review.<p>Swipe right for Siri? Old news. Here are several iOS 9 features you might not have discovered yet — or ones that you'll find surprisingly useful.<p><b>Phone Number Lookup</b><p>In iOS 9, your iPhone can pull data from the …

How Apple's embrace of the new USB points to world without wires

Ready or not, Apple's new MacBook is cutting the computing industry's cables.<p>The slim laptop has just a single USB port, the new tiny Type-C variety that's slowly popping up in devices this year. It's a multipurpose port that connects to external devices like hard drives, runs video to TVs and …

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The Problem with Precision Medicine

Last Friday, in a speech at the White House, President Obama unveiled what he called his Precision Medicine Initiative, a two-hundred-and-fifteen-million-dollar plan to collect genetic information from a million American volunteers in order to further the development of personalized, genetics-based …

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How world’s worst Ebola outbreak began with one boy’s death

BBC News<p>Emile Ouamouno was just two years old and living in the remote Guinean village of Meliandou when he began suffering from a fever, headache and bloody diarrhoea.<p>In December 2013, despite his family's best efforts, the young boy died - followed within days by his three-year-old sister …

Pathology department saved as community rejects privatisation agenda

Wednesday 8th October 2014 will become a monumental date in local community action. Over 11000 local people had signed a petition to make a very firm …

The Sun Sets on American Empire

Throughout the campaign season, Mitt Romney and Barack Obama alike insisted that the 21st century must be another American century—that the U.S. …

Electronic Health Records - Expensive, Disruptive And Here To Stay

Physicians have more to do these days and it has nothing to do with treating patients. Although staff shortages and increasing need for care are time consuming for providers and add responsibilities, the real culprit of lost work time, especially for Emergency Room physicians, is electronic health …

Everything you need to know about life under Obamacare

<b>What is Obamacare?</b><p>“Obamacare” is what we’ve all apparently decided to call the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, a set of health reforms passed by the Congress and signed into law by President Obama in March 2010.<p>The law itself touches on everything from how hospitals are reimbursed for …

FDA Tells Google-Backed 23andMe to Halt DNA Test Service

23andMe Inc., the Google Inc.-backed DNA analysis company co-founded by Anne Wojcicki, was told by U.S. regulators to halt sales of its main product …

5 Ways to Improve Lab Workflow | Laboratory Manager

To increase revenue potential, efficiencies must be taken beyond the lab and into other departments<p>In the age of healthcare integration, IT …

Underground, overground

FROM his offices high above Victoria station, Glenn Keelan, an engineer, looks down on a hive of activity. Huge diggers chew up and spit out earth …

The value we can extract

Blur iPad App: Turn Your Photos into iPad Wallpapers

<b>Blur</b> is a fun new iPad an iPhone app that lets you turn your photos into striking background images and iPad wallpapers.<p>The app can use any image from your photo library (or a new photo you snap within the app) as its foundation. It couldn’t be any simpler to use. You take a new photo or import one …