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EHR Relief in Sight; HHS Issues Draft Strategy to Reduce Health IT Burdens – HealthLeaders Media

Opportunity for public commentary is open through Jan. 28. The regulatory and administrative demands electronic health records (EHRs) place on clinicians are about to get a do-over. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has issued a draft strategy designed to help reduce the burden caused by the use of health information technology,… Read More »

Can Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) Help Reduce Alzheimer's?

Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the compound responsible for marijuana’s psychoactive effects, may offer hope for treating Alzheimer’s disease, at least according to a study on mice.1 Rodents with a disease similar to Alzheimer’s were given a synthetic form of THC, which resulted in fewer lost brain cells, 20 percent less sticky plaques in the brain (which are… Read More »