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HIMSS AsiaPac 18 – Interoperability and security as top concerns of military health leaders

Setting the context regarding military health systems for the broad audience who may not have direct experience with them or understand how they work, Dr Charles Alessi, Chief Clinical Officer, HIMSS, who is also the moderator of the IMHIT panel on Day Two of the conference, explained that the populations in military health systems are… Read More »

Weight Loss & Acute Porphyria

Being overweight is a particular problem in patients with one of the acute porphyrias because reducing the intakes of carbohydrate and energy in an effort to lose weight can worsen these diseases. Severe acute attacks have occurred in patients who attempted to lose weight rapidly with very low energy diets. Patients with acute Porphyria should… Read More »