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OpenNotes notches another big milestone, with 40 million patients now seeing their EHRs

OpenNotes has gained major momentum over the past decade in its efforts to convince providers that patients have the right to access the clinical notes in their electronic health records. This week, the initiative announced that more than 40 million patients across some 200 health systems are using secure portals to see their doctors’ notes.… Read More »

A Rose by Another Name

Medical Practice Jun 21, 2019• By SAURABH JHA, MD Can we reduce over diagnosis by re-naming disease to less anxiety-provoking makes? For example, if we call a 4.1 cm ascending aorta “ecstasia” instead of “aneurysm” will there be less over-treatment? In this episode of Radiology Firing Line Podcast, Saurabh Jha (aka @RogueRad) discusses over diagnosis… Read More »

ADA: Novo Nordisk’s oral semaglutide posts another heart safety win

SAN FRANCISCO—Novo Nordisk may have already submitted its approval application for its oral GLP-1 drug semaglutide, but the deluge of positive data hasn’t stopped. Tuesday at the American Diabetes Association annual meeting, the Danish drugmaker rolled out cardiovascular outcomes results showing that the its wannabe blockbuster didn’t hurt cardiovascular safety in high-risk Type 2 diabetes… Read More »