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More than half of Americans want money, control in exchange for genetic data

As people become more aware of privacy concerns and the ways in which genomic database companies are profiting from their data, their expectations for compensation and control may increase, according to researchers at Penn State and Cornell University. “As human genomic data collection rises, the organizations responsible for managing these data are developing and refining… Read More »

Students Experience Rural and Urban Pharmacy Care with Exchange Program – Pharmacy Times

Caring for patients in a rural community is vastly different than in a city, and students at 2 universities had a chance to see the differences firsthand, earlier this year. After months of planning, the Health Equity Leadership Program allowed pharmacy students from Howard University in Washington, D.C. and from the University of Wyoming (UW)… Read More »

Transitions hampered by info exchange between venues of care

Transitions in care between providers offering different levels of care are still mired in manual processes that hampers the ability to coordinate care. A new survey examines the processes of how patients are being transitioned from acute-care providers to the long-term and post-acute care treatment environments. The research suggests that the difficulties in moving patients… Read More »

I gave away half my liver in exchange for a new kidney for my mother

Liver recipient Connie Saragoza de Salinas, donor Aliana Deveza, surgeons Nancy Ascher and John Roberts, donor Annie Simmons and kidney recipient Erosalyn DevezaJessica Bernstein-Wax/UCSF Health By Clare Wilson “It was heart-breaking for me to see what my mom was going through – dialysis was getting to be really painful for her,” says Aliana Deveza, in… Read More »