EHR vendors, health systems frequently engage in information blocking, study shows

With a little over two months to go before federal rules prohibiting information blocking take effect, a new study has found that the practice is prevalent among EHR vendors and providers. The Department of Health and Human Services will implement its long-awaited interoperability and information blocking rules in April. This move will provide patients...

Fitness+ Time to Walk Walking Experience For Apple Watch

One of the healthiest things you can do for your physical and emotional self is to get up and go for a walk. And the fact that you can do it anywhere for free makes it more likely to happen. But if you need a little inspiration to get in the habit of...

Ask the Investor: MedCity INVEST offers new opportunities for startup-investor meetings

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Given that we are still practicing physical distancing, the annual MedCity INVEST conference is launching a novel way to facilitate interactions between innovative startups and investors looking for the next new thing. INVEST is scheduled for April 19-23 and will take place virtually. Called “Ask the Investor” these intimate meetings with healthcare and life...

Startup banks on immune-system memory to tackle cancer

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A New York-based startup is advancing what it believes is a novel approach to harnessing the immune system to fight cancer.Many approaches rely in some way on training blank T-cells to recognize and attack cancer cells. Founded in 2020, Loki Therapeutics is based on research that makes cancer cells look like targets the...

Vegan Valentine’s Day menu – BBC Good Food

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For us, a Valentine’s Day dinner should be rich, luxurious and special. Which, believe it or not, is just as easy to achieve with plants as it is with oysters and steak. Check out our sumptuous recipes below, designed to go with each other perfectly. For more inspiration, see our classic Valentine’s menu and the 10...