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Wednesday: November 4, 2009

A handy tutorial on finding out how much sleep you actually need.A handy tutorial on finding out how much sleep you actually need.

This tutorial has some tests you can perform in the comfort and safety of your own home to determine if more sleep is required. However, if you need more than twelve hours of sleep, you may have a medical condition (not kidding).

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 7:38 AM | Tags (9) | condition | consistency | hygiene | medical | needs | nights | sleep | tutorial | wikihow |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 62 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: August 20, 2009

Grants handed out to tune of $1.2 billion for digital health record development.Grants handed out to tune of $1.2 billion for digital health record development.

$598 million to set up some 70 health information technology centers to help healthcare institutions acquire electronic health record systems and $564 million to develop a nationwide system of health information networks

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 4:11 PM | Tags (7) | digital | electronic | funding | government | grants | medical | records |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 8 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: July 2, 2009

Digitizing health records may ultimately save billions of dollars.Digitizing health records may ultimately save billions of dollars.

Analysts say an estimated $700 billion a year is wasted on unnecessary tests and mistakes that a computerized system could help avoid. Still, hospitals had been reluctant to change due to the up front costs. But industry professionals say the stimulus plan incentives are motivational factors.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 11:21 AM | Tags (8) | hospital | records | medical | database | health | industry | government | systems |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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