• Genomics and Society: Expanding the ELSI Universe , a three-day conference funded by NHGRI on the issues that spring from the ethical, legal and social implications of genomic research, will be held on June 5 - 7, 2017 by The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine and UConn Health. (genome.gov)
  • NHGRI's ENCODE Project has spent 13 years building a catalog of all the functional elements in the human genome sequence, and making it available to scientists worldwide for the study of human health and disease. (genome.gov)
  • Overall, BMI increased less in children in the CDS intervention during one year (a reduction of 0.51) and the CDS plus health coaching intervention resulted in a smaller magnitude of BMI improvement (reduction of 0.34) compared with usual care. (eurekalert.org)
  • We found that an intervention that leveraged efficient health information technology to provide CDS for pediatric clinicians and that provided an intervention for self-guided behavior change by families resulted in improvements in the children's BMI," the study concludes. (eurekalert.org)
  • Researchers found that using a more participatory public health approach decreased by 30 percent the amount of unhealthy foods and beverages in intervention schools. (redorbit.com)
  • According to the study, a public health approach may be more effective in changing school environments and policies because of stakeholder engagement in intervention design, implementation, and evaluation. (redorbit.com)
  • Top five prescriptions per specialty are listed below and the complete lists of top 20 prescriptions per specialty are available at Practice Fusion's Health Research Center . (fiercepharma.com)
  • Consistently ranked at the top of KLAS for specialty vendors, our people and our products are dedicated to removing the obstacles that prevent pediatricians from practicing medicine. (pcc.com)
  • Further, the program executive officer must provide to the federal chief information officer monthly updates on progress made by the two departments to reach interoperability and modernize their respective electronic health records. (rssing.com)
  • Dr. Christine Sinsky, an internist in Dubuque, Iowa, said the rules will "ultimately slow innovation" by subsidizing current products rather than encouraging the development of better systems, which would lead to better electronic health records. (nextgov.com)
  • The money would go toward education on basics such as file applications and management as well as database design and the skills needed to transition from paper to electronic systems, he said. (nextgov.com)
  • Congress further directed the program executive officer to continue to brief House and Senate Appropriations committees on a quarterly basis and provide written notification to these committees prior to signing any contract for electronic health record systems in excess of $5 million. (rssing.com)
  • Wai'anae Health Academy (WHA) - The Waianae Health Academy was formed in 1992 as a partnership between Leeward Community College, Kap'iolani Community College and the WCCHC. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Waianae Health Academy also offers comprehensive Haumana Kokua (student support services) to assist people enter and succeed in the programs they choose. (wikipedia.org)
  • Also, we found positive associations between the percentage of well child visits in which oral health screenings and oral health referrals are performed and the reported importance of having pediatric oral health information in the EHR. (springer.com)
  • The Health Center was developed by the community, for the community, whose relationship is of utmost importance and is demonstrated by the board of directors, the majority of whom are from the community. (wikipedia.org)
  • While we strive to keep this list up to date, it's always a good idea to check with your health plan to determine the specific details of your coverage, and to contact the doctor's office to verify acceptance of your particular plan. (sutterhealth.org)
  • Part of the Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 (CHIPRA) Quality Demonstration Grant Program that attempts to define what an electronic health record used in child health ought to do in order to provide ideal care. (pedinfo.org)
  • It's best described as a collection of good ideas about things an EHR should do in the child-health environment. (pedinfo.org)
  • Our triage nurses are trained and advised by our pediatricians, and they can help you decide whether or not your child needs to be seen on that day. (pedialliance.com)
  • To support behavior change in families, pediatricians also provided educational materials and follow-up visits focused on behaviors changes, including decreasing screen time, less consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages, more exercise and sleep. (eurekalert.org)
  • The Consumers Union and AARP have given their support to the proposed meaningful use rule as outlined by the Health and Human Services Department and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. (nextgov.com)
  • The game-changing agreement makes the technology company's cloud-based EHR readily available to pediatricians in Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, and Monroe Counties. (constantcontact.com)
  • The MCH version of the technology will have its own name that harkens to its robust pediatric module, which facilitates quick and easy entry of patient-encounter information typical of what a pediatrician would see in his or her practice. (constantcontact.com)
  • The subsidies are part of the economic stimulus package Congress passed in February 2009, which included about $20 billion for health information technology. (nextgov.com)
  • We are convinced that CMS is on the right track to ensure that taxpayer money is well-spent," said Christine Bechtel, vice president of the National Partnership for Women and Families and a member of the Health Information Technology Policy Committee , which advises HHS. (nextgov.com)
  • Four of the nation's leading consumer advocate groups endorsed the Obama administration's definition of what constitutes an electronic health record, a requirement clinicians and facilities must meet to receive federal funds. (nextgov.com)
  • CMS established 25 meaningful use standards and in a February letter to David Blumenthal, national health IT coordinator at HHS, the chairmen of the policy committee urged HHS and CMS to provide clinicians flexibility this year when meeting standards for deploying electronic health records. (nextgov.com)
  • The author was for some time the acting pediatrician to the Johns Hopkins Hospital and now fills the chair at Duke University. (annals.org)
  • All Americans are encouraged to talk about, and to write down, the health problems that seem to run in their family during this time of family togetherness. (healthcanal.com)
  • The new report, Accelerating Progress on Obesity Prevention, describes schools as "the heart of health. (redorbit.com)
  • But look what happened in West Virginia when state lawmakers had no say when the State Health Department moved to mandate vaccines for school admittance. (ageofautism.com)
  • Knowing the family's health history may help ensure a longer, healthier future together. (healthcanal.com)
  • Patient portals improve productivity for the entire team by automating tasks like scheduling, check-in paperwork and sharing of health records and patient results. (technicaldr.com)
  • This stable membership -- in conjunction with comprehensive electronic medical records -- enables studies such as this one, in which the long-term effects of exposures during pregnancy can be examined. (eurekalert.org)
  • The departments have a long history of struggling to fully integrate their medical records, including the multi-billion dollar iEHR project they ultimately abandoned. (rssing.com)
  • The answering service will evaluate your call and, depending on the situation, will either forward you to the nursing staff at All Children's Hospital or contact the pediatrician or nurse practitioner on call. (pedialliance.com)
  • Amid a naturally wooded, 40-acre site, the Mercy Virtual Care Center is transforming health care and changing how new commercial buildings are planned, constructed and function. (mercy.net)
  • Concerns remain with the progress being made by the Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs to fully develop, procure and deploy an interoperable electronic health record solution," the legislation stated. (rssing.com)
  • The Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (the Secretary) retains discretion whether to pay the financial incentives as a single consolidated amount or in periodic installments. (bakerdonelson.com)
  • PCC knows the value of having control over our own future, and our commitment to helping pediatricians stay independent is the driving force behind everything we do. (pcc.com)