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How Geisiner made governance a key to its digital transformation

In early 2020, Geisinger Health launched a multi-year digital transformation program to transform patient and caregiver experiences, which sought to harness best-in-class technology solutions and innovation from the digital health ecosystem, and also envisioned the transformation of IT infrastructure to support digital health experiences. When the pandemic struck in early 2020, Geisinger’s leadership reaffirmed their […]

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Majority of Greeks Trust COVID Vaccines Despite Protests: Poll

ATHENS (Reuters) – Nearly two-thirds of Greeks believe getting vaccinated against COVID-19 can beat the pandemic and most favour mandatory vaccination for certain groups such as healthcare workers, nursing home staff and teachers, a survey showed on Thursday. The findings come as the government pushes vaccinations by offering cash and other incentives, with the aim […]

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Gut Microbiome May Offer Novel Bacterial Markers in Kids With Autism

(Reuters Health) – Children with autism spectrum disorder may have a distinctive and underdeveloped gut microbiome that isn’t related to their eating habits, a small Chinese study suggests. Researchers performed deep metagenomic sequencing of fecal samples collected from 64 preschoolers aged 3-6 with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and 64 age-matched typically developing children. They also […]

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Equity in dermatology: Visual representation of darker skin is key

Disparities and inequities pervade every area of health, and dermatology is no exception. In fact, insufficient visual representation of conditions that affect darker skin, coupled with many other inequities in healthcare, has led to particularly stark disparities in health outcomes for People of Color. Although skin cancer tends to affect more non-Hispanic white people than […]