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Measure The Impact Of The ONC’s New Interoperability Rules Now

July 20, 2020
Mark Savage Aaron Neinstein,Julia Adler-Milstein “Measure The Impact Of The ONC’s New Interoperability Rules Now" Health Affairs Blog, July 7, 2020
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Sponsoring Institution Interests, Not National Plans, Shape Physician Workforce in the United States

July 18, 2020
  Diane R. Rittenhouse, Alexandra S. Ament, Kevin GrumbachFamily Medicine Published Online: 7/16/2020
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Drug Overdose Deaths Spike During the Pandemic

July 15, 2020
Emerging evidence shows that drug overdose deaths are surging from increased substance abuse driven by feelings of isolation, anxiety and depression during the coronavirus pandemic. Fatal drug overdoses were already ticking upward in 2019, according to preliminary data from the Centers for Disease...
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Using Care Navigation to Address Caregiver Burden in Dementia: A Qualitative Case Study Analysis

July 15, 2020
More than 15 million family members or friends care for individuals with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias in the United States, which involves providing emotional, physical, and practical support. Many caregivers experience burden and resulting health effects due to the intensive nature of...
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New Model of Breast Cancer’s Causes Developed by UCSF-led Team

July 13, 2020
New Model of Breast Cancer’s Causes Developed by UCSF-led Team ‘Paradigm II’ Interactively Illustrates the Complex, Dynamic Relationships Between Causes A new model of the causes of breast cancer, created by a team led by researchers at UC San Francisco, Genentech and Stanford University, is...
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Testing Cascades—A Call to Move From Descriptive Research to Deimplementation Science

July 13, 2020
Timothy S. Anderson and Grace A. Lin JAMA Intern Med. Published online June 8, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.1588
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Introduction: Improvement and Measurement in the Era of Electronic Health Records

July 08, 2020
Andrew Auerbach and David W. BatesAnnals of Internal Medicine 2020;172:S69-S72. doi:10.7326/M19-0870
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COVID-19, more reality than myth: Dr. Kim Rhoads breaks down the virus

July 06, 2020
Q&A with Dr. Kim Rhoads, MD, MS, MPH, an associate professor of epidemiology and biostatistics at UCSF, as she provides insight about the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and quarantine and the accuracy of COVID-19 tests that are being used in San Francisco.  Read more
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Virtual doctor visits likely to continue after pandemic despite insurance coverage cuts

July 06, 2020
A new California state law starting in 2021 requires health plans to extend coverage of telehealth visits at the same rate as in-person visits. Marissa Raymond-Flesch, MD, MPH, assistant professor and affiliate faculty member at the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, says patients...
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Nursing Home Workers Confront Risks in Facilities Devastated by Coronavirus

June 10, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has devastated nursing homes across the country. There have been more than 35,000 COVID-19 deaths in long-term care facilities, according to the U.S.