Category: In the News

Dr. Eric Poon – a CHIO to know!

Last week, Becker’s Hospital Review, a monthly healthcare publication, recognized Dr. Eric Poon as one of the 33 top “Chief Medical Informatics Officers” in the U.S. Actually, Dr. Poon’s title is similar, it’s “Chief Health Information Officer,” a position he filled at Duke in 2014. As CHIO his responsibilities are a tall order: to align technology solutions with …

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Bosworth featured in Kaiser Health News

Often, patients with chronic illnesses are prescribed a number of medications to take throughout their day, but experts suggest, close to half of those people don’t take their medications as directed by their doctors. A recent study published in Health Affairs suggested a possible fix: syncing up prescription refill timelines for patients who take multiple medications. Kaiser Health News followed up …

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Perlman featured in news articles on “cupping”

If you have been paying close attention to the 2016 olympic games, then you may have noticed some strange red circle marks on some of the competing athletes. These are a result from a practice that is supposed to aid recovery and boost performance referred to as “cupping”, and Duke GIM’s own Adam Perlman, MD, executive director for Duke …

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