Personal health records can be useful for patient self-management and communication in colorectal cancer networks

Recently published JMIR publications “Uses of personal health records for communication between colorectal cancer survivors, caregivers, and providers: interview and observational study in a human-computer interaction laboratory” in JMIR Human Factors which reported that personal health records (PHR) can be useful for patient self-management and participation in communication with their caregivers and health care providers. … Read more

OSU Health Sciences Center and State Medical Examiner’s Office Dedicate New Shared Facility | Education

A new building at the OSU Center for Health Sciences that will house both new school facilities and the eastern office of the state’s chief medical examiner was officially unveiled to the community on Thursday. A ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house was held for the recently completed North Hall on campus at 1111 W. 17th … Read more

Improving dental care by linking medical and dental health records Information exchange

Dental professionals need access to every patient’s complete electronic health record — including lab test results and current prescriptions — so they can provide the best care possible. care that is safe for the patient, promotes preventive management and improves the results of dental treatment. This unprecedented access would help all types of dental professionals, … Read more

Epidemiology and public health response to monkeypox

Monkeypox is a zoonotic disease, meaning that it can be transmitted between animals and humans through direct or indirect contact. Following the eradication of smallpox and the end of universal smallpox vaccination, monkeypox is currently the most common orthopoxvirus infection in humans. Since May 2022, an evolving outbreak of monkeypox cases has been reported by … Read more

Nemours Children’s Health scientists receive two NIH grants to advance pediatric cancer research

Nemours Children's Health scientists receive two NIH grants to advance pediatric cancer research

Nemours Children’s Health researchers have received two grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) totaling $5 million. They include a $3.3 million NIH R01 grant awarded to Kimberly Canter, PhD, Research Scientist, Center for Healthcare Delivery Science (CHDS), Nemours Children’s Health, Delaware, to research the effectiveness of an eHealth intervention, the Electronic Surviving Cancer … Read more