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Nov. 19, 2018

Officials caught 'snooping' on health records

In an annual report released Wednesday, commissioner Catherine Tully says an investigation revealed a ''dangerous and insidious culture of entitlement'' to viewing records at the Nova Scotia Health Authority, with unauthorized access in some cases taking place over a long period of time.

Genetic risk score correlates with headache prevalence and severity

A higher polygenic risk score—a genetic analysis computed from a combination of several of a person’s genes—is associated with more frequent and severe headaches, according to the results of a new study. The findings support the idea that a propensity for headaches has a genetic basis.

4 tips to smooth the payment process for patients

Perspective is key in the health care revenue cycle: From one angle, you'll see a mass of disjointed payments, frustrated patients, and mounting bad debt. With a small shift toward a perspective that centers on patients, an entirely different picture emerges – one that shows simplified payments and a new level of financial engagement.
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Joint mobilization plus exercise can effectively treat knee osteoarthritis

An intervention combining passive joint mobilization to realign the patellar (kneecap) position, along with exercise to maintain it, can reduce pain and improve function and quality in life in patients with knee osteoarthritis. » Read more...

OCA Thrive 2018 Workshop Event

Dec. 8, 2018
Location: Toronto
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