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Barriers to patients accessing their health data are falling

While the Office of the National Coordinator for HIT continues to remind providers of patients’ rights to electronically view, download and transmit their health information via application programming interfaces, many hospitals are already complying. Since 2014, eligible hospitals have been required to provide patients with the capability to get their information, and in 2017 nearly… Read More »

High-dose vitamin D shows benefit in patients with advanced colorectal cancer

Results of a small clinical trial suggest that supplementing chemotherapy with high doses of vitamin D may benefit patients with metastatic colorectal cancer by delaying progression of the disease, say scientists from Harvard-affiliated Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Prompted by the “very encouraging” results of the Sunshine clinical trial, the potential benefits of vitamin D supplementation in metastatic… Read More »