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Health Professions in the News: Using telemedicine to reverse the decline of community hospitals: 5 thoughts

Becker's Hospital Review (February 2, 2015)

With community and rural hospitals closing at an alarming rate, access to care has become a major challenge for people with serious conditions who don't live in urban areas, according to a report from the Harvard Business Review. Many patients living in rural areas with serious health problems end...

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Health Professions in the News: Nursing 2.0: Improving Care Through Technology

California Healthcare Foundation (March 15, 2015)

Emerging technologies are revolutionizing nursing. First in a series, this case study on laser imaging for wound care examines how nurses are embracing new ways to provide care. Read the full story here.

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Health Professions in the News: California Launches Initiative to Advance Precision Medicine

University of California San Francisco (April 14, 2015)

Gov. Jerry Brown is launching a statewide initiative with the University of California, to advance the field of precision medicine. The effort will involve collaborating with other academic and industry partners and starting to build the infrastructure and assemble the resources necessary to further...

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Health Professions in the News: Wearable M.D.: How Fitness Trackers Can Change Healthcare

PC Magazine (May 11, 2015)

What if you could buy an over-the-counter genome testing kit, just as you can buy a pregnancy test today, then take it home and know within a matter of minutes whether you're at risk for cardiac arrest? What if, as a result of taking that test, your doctor prescribed a regimen of diet, exercise, and...

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