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During the debate over health-care reform, we heard a lot about emergency rooms jammed with people who couldn't afford to go to a doctor. Today, …

Faster emergency transport doesn't improve the survival rates of serious trauma patients; in fact, it probably kills more patients and emergency workers, as Slate magazine reports.

Faster emergency transport doesn't improve the survival rates of serious trauma patients; in fact, it probably kills more patients and emergency workers, as Slate magazine reports.

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A team of Microsoft researchers is exploring ways to use electronic displays to help keep patients in the loop about their own care. They recently developed and evaluated a cut-and-paste prototype for a personalized patient information display inside patient rooms in the emergency department of a Washington, D.C.-area hospital. The team will present their results on April 15 at this year's Computer-Human Interface conference in Atlanta.

A team of Microsoft researchers is exploring ways to use electronic displays to help keep patients in the loop about their own care. They recently developed and evaluated a cut-and-paste prototype for a personalized patient information display inside patient rooms in the emergency department of a Washington, D.C.-area hospital. The team will present their results on April 15 at this year's Computer-Human Interface conference in Atlanta.

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Larry Nathanson, MD, has just written a generally positive first impression of the iPad in clinical use at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center's emergency department. …

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