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Blame the patient first

But will anyone in a democratic society admit to this agenda? Who's going to tell a fat lady they must die because their cancer is their own fault. Who's going to tell that to a smoker, or a sedentary couch potato?

August 24, 2007 by Dana Blankenhorn

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Today's Debate: Computing required by law?

Healthcare institutions stand to lose millions annually if they continue to operate at the current levels of quality control. The announcement means that hospitals must adopt some level of information technology to help track, document and report on the condition of patients throughout their stay.

August 24, 2007 by Dana Blankenhorn

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How to tell if Frodo is getting better

News reports on Silhouette Mobile, a new wound imaging system from ARANZ Medical of New Zealand, are all about how the technology is the same as that used to bring characters like Gollum to life in "Lord of the Rings."

August 23, 2007 by Dana Blankenhorn

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