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VIAW Newswire 05.09.13

Posted on 05 September 2013 by admin

Study: Text Messages Improve Outcomes for Children With Asthma

Daily informational text messages could help improve health outcomes among children with asthma, according to a study by researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology, FierceMobileHealthcare reports.

Poor Bedside Manner Is Most Common Critique in Online Doctor Ratings

Consumers who post negative reviews on doctor rating websites such as Vitals, RateMDs and Yelp most commonly complain about a health care provider’s bedside manner and customer service, according to a report released Tuesday by Vanguard Communications, Becker’s Hospital Review reports.

Updated HIPAA Rules Posing Challenges for Health Care Providers

Health care providers say they likely will face challenges complying with new rules that expand and update HIPAA provisions, the Wall Street Journal reports (Beck, Wall Street Journal, 5/2)

Project Aims To Predict Diabetes Cases Using Artificial Intelligence

Health insurer Independence Blue Cross, New York University and NYU Langone Medical Center recently announced a partnership to develop a machine-learning algorithm that could identify undiagnosed cases of diabetes and pre-diabetes, the Philadelphia Business Journal reports (George, Philadelphia Business Journal, 4/30).

Greater Accident Risk for Senior Drivers With Pets in Car

Senior drivers who always take a pet in the car are at increased risk for being involved in a motor vehicle collision, said University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) researchers.

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