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Citational Racism: How Leading Medical Journals Reproduce Segregation in American Medical Knowledge

Bill of Health

One outcome of this work was the 2008 apology by Ronald Davis, the AMA’s immediate past president, for the AMA’s history of racial exclusion at the NMA’s annual meeting in Atlanta. We conducted a literature search in the SCOPUS database for articles labeled “editorials” in JAMA and JNMA since January 1, 2008. What we found.

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Systemic Failures Need Systemic Solutions: COVID-19 and Macromedical Regulation

Bill of Health

In Macromedical Regulation , 82 Ohio State Law Journal 727 (2021), we address the nation’s systemic failure to contain an infectious contagion, and we offer solutions by deriving lessons from the 2008 financial contagion. We also do not presume that any smartly-designed regulatory regime can overcome the incompetence of its leaders.

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Monthly Round-Up of What to Read on Pharma Law and Policy

Bill of Health

The selections feature topics ranging from a discussion of potential pathways to enable government patent use before nonpatent exclusivities expire, to an examination of medical oncologists who receive more than $100,000 annually from pharmaceutical companies, to an analysis of the launch prices of new drugs from 2008-2021. 2022 Jun 21.

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MetroHealth finds employee inappropriately accessed patient records for several years

Becker's Health IT

MetroHealth said it discovered that an employee was inappropriately accessing patient records since 2008, reported June 26.

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Stay Compliant After the Windows Deadline

Healthcare IT Today

If you have Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 systems, doing nothing isn’t an option. After January 14, 2020, Windows 7 and Server 2008 will no longer receive critical security patches and updates from Microsoft. What will your executives, board, and the public think if you report a breach that could have been prevented?

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In these hard times we should accelerate digital transformation, not put it on hold

Digital Health News

For those of us old enough to remember the 2008 financial crisis, US President Barack Obama’s Chief of Staff, Rahm Emanuel, invoked a universal truth […]

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Healthcare & Life Sciences Private Equity Deal Tracker: GTCR Invests in 7to7 Dental

McGuire Wood

7to7 Dental , founded in 2008 and based in San Antonio, is a dental service organization with nine locations in the San Antonio area. GTCR has announced a strategic investment in 7to7 Dental. GTCR , based in Chicago, pursues a wide range of investments in several industries, including healthcare.