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CDC says it’s made a breakthrough in finding possible cause of deadly vaping illness

U.S. health officials finally have a potential breakthrough in the vaping illness outbreak that’s killed at least 39 people, narrowing in on vitamin E acetate as a “potential toxin of concern,” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials said Friday. The compound used in supplements, cosmetics and some vaping products was detected in all 29… Read More »

Practices need to vastly improve data accuracy in records, attorney says

The processes of medical recordkeeping continue to change, as regulators more frequently set new requirements, and many healthcare organizations struggle to keep up with the changes. But the big problem is that too many hospitals and practices still haven’t managed the basics of collecting and reporting data for regulators and attorneys, Isabelle Bebit-Kilinyak, a corporate… Read More »

Confidence, investment in AI remains high, Optum says

Dive Brief: Half of healthcare organizations leveraging artificial intelligence expect a positive return on investment in less than three years, according to a new survey from UnitedHealth Group’s health services arm Optum. Nine in 10 healthcare executives are confident they’ll see an ROI sooner than previously expected. Senior health leaders also plan to invest more… Read More »

Bayer says Oct. U.S. glyphosate trial delayed until further notice

FILE PHOTO: Logo and flags of Bayer AG are pictured outside a plant of the German pharmaceutical and chemical maker in Wuppertal, Germany August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay/File Photo (This October 6 story has been refilled to correct “until February” to “until further notice” in headline and “new court date” to “court status conference” in… Read More »