Pharmacies miss half of dangerous drug combinations | Chicago Tribune
In the largest and most comprehensive study of its kind, the Tribune tested 255 pharmacies to see how often stores would dispense dangerous drug pairs without warning patients. Fifty-two percent of the pharmacies sold the medications without mentioning the potential interaction, striking evidence of an industrywide failure that places millions of consumers at risk.
Slava Epstein works in aggressively low-tech quarters at Northeastern University. You might expect otherwise, given the extraordinary work that he and his colleagues are doing, discovering new kinds of antibiotics that are fundamentally different than the ones doctors prescribe today.
Buyers Guide to cloud computing | Healthcare IT News
Healthcare IT News looks at the leading vendors and their cloud offerings with an eye on what matters most to healthcare organizations — including security and compliance, of course.
California Lawmakers Aim To Pay Dentists More To Treat Poor Patients | Kaiser Health News
Lawmakers have introduced a bill aiming to improve Denti-Cal, California's dental program for the poor — a program that was subject to a scathing independent audit earlier this year.