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2012 Potpourri XII

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An early spring for much of the country and our latest Potpourri is in full bloom, with nuggets on health information exchanges, genetic testing guidelines, an employer survey on reform, EMRs and lab test ordering and the relationship between clinical quality and patient satisfaction.

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Personalized Medicine

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Years after it was initially predicted to do so, medical care based on individual genetic findings is becoming more pervasive. A new report from UnitedHealth Group examines trends and impacts over the next few years from this more personalized version of medicine.

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2011 Potpourri XXXV

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Fall looms and brings the football season. Our Potpourri scores with nutritious bites of health information, including getting more genetic data into medical records, giving doctors price lists, the value of HIEs, reducing hospital costs, medication continuation after hospitalization and use of episode-based payments.

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2011 Potpourri XI

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Another in our weekly series of health care nuggets, with this week’s Potpourri featuring Medicare beneficiaries and physician supply, the FDA’s position on certain device software, a wellness survey, the AMA’s stance on genetic testing, marketing of drugs, and an integrated disability and health care program.

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