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Electronic Health Records May Compromise Safety for Chemotherapy Patients

New Research from Christopher Friese and Minal Patel

Electronic health records were supposed to streamline patient information, but in the decade since inception, health workers claim they have compromised patient care and complicated their jobs. A recent University of Michigan study confirms earlier research about EHRs' shortcomings—this time in the highly complex outpatient chemotherapy setting. Read more

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Improving Affordability of Prescription Drugs

Q & A with Minal Patel

Out-of-pocket expenses for prescription medications impose a heavy financial burden, especially on low- and middle-income patients with chronic diseases, often reducing adherence to medication and worsening health outcomes. Members of Congress have launched an investigation into the rising prices of life-saving drugs like insulin. Read more