Tag Archives: Test

Prior authorization tool for images to get test in Hawaii

Two vendor organizations are working to test technology that will place clinical decision support within electronic health records to enable proper choice of radiological procedures. The ability to give physicians access to CDS within their regular workflows is crucial in advance of a new government initiative that will call for physicians to consult clinical guidelines… Read More »

Healthy woman diagnosed with cervical cancer at 25 begs Government to lower smear test age 

‘Healthy’ woman who was told she had advanced cervical cancer aged 25 and had a hysterectomy begs officials to lower the smear test age to 16 Emily-Rae Rushmer had no symptoms other than abnormal bleeding She was diagnosed in November and got progressively more ill over Christmas  She is infertile and went through an early… Read More »

Medical News Today: Coexisting conditions: New test predicts suicide, cognitive risk

After studying thousands of people for over a decade, researchers have concluded that living with multiple chronic conditions can seriously affect a person’s brain health and mental well-being, hastening forms of memory loss and increasing the risk of dying by suicide. Having multiple chronic conditions can speed up cognitive decline. Recent research has shown that… Read More »