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Hospitals serving more minorities may offer less palliative care

(Reuters Health) – Patients may have less access to palliative care at U.S. hospitals that primarily serve minorities, a study suggests. Minorities in the U.S. often receive worse healthcare and have worse outcomes, researchers note in JAMA Network Open. Non-white cancer patients tend to have less access to screening and recommended treatments, and they also… Read More »

Most hospitals sharing data, but challenges remain, ONC says

Brief Published Dec. 20, 2018 Dive Brief: A majority of hospitals used more than one electronic method to routinely exchange patient care summaries with external organizations in 2017 — 78% to send records and 61% to receive them, a new Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT analysis shows.  Hospitals typically used health information… Read More »