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ONC: Patients must balance benefits of third-party apps with risks

While the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT is pushing to empower patients to access and share their electronic health information, ONC is warning about the inherent risks from third-party apps. In March, ONC issued a proposed rule requiring healthcare providers to offer patients’ access to their electronic health information through secure, standards-based… Read More »

5 menstruation myths you must leave behind

Approximately half of the world’s population experiences, will experience, or has experienced menstruation, and yet myths about this biological process still abound. In this Spotlight feature, we debunk some of the most widespread menstruation misconceptions. In this Spotlight feature, we debunk some widespread myths surrounding menstruation. As of 2017, the world’s population numbers 7.53 billion… Read More »

The discrimination against nurse practitioners must stop

I have been a neonatologist for 30-plus years. Throughout my career, nurses and neonatal nurse practitioners (NNPs) have guided me, assisted me and comforted me through difficult patient care issues that arose. Even more importantly, they allowed me to leave the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) without worrying about how my patients were being taken… Read More »