Items Tagged ‘FierceHealthIT’

April 30, 2013

New Mayo tool IDs heart patients at risk for premature death

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

Researchers from the Mayo Clinic have developed a computer-aided electronic warning system to help identify patients at risk for premature death, such as from an abnormality in the heart’s electrical system, the institution recently announced. Findings on the system were published in this month’s Mayo Clinic Proceedings…What’s more, lead study author Michael Ackerman, a pediatric cardiologist at […]

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Tags: computer program, Dr. Michael Ackerman, electronic warning, FierceHealthIT, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, premature death


April 16, 2013

Researchers call for national standards for genomic data use

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

Better standards are needed for how discoveries in genomic medicine are found and recorded as health information technology develops, according to researchers from Harvard and the Mayo Clinic who published a viewpoint in the Journal of the American Medical Association last week…In an announcement touting the viewpoint, Gianrico Farrugia, M.D., director of Mayo Clinic’s Center for Individualized Medicine, called the researchers’ work […]

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Tags: Dr. Gianrico Farrugia, FierceHealthIT, genomic data, genomic medicine, health information technology, Individualized medicine, Journal of the American Medical Association, Mayo Clinc's Center for Individualized Medicine, national standards


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