Physicians report partial benefit from electronic prescribing
Physicians who used E-prescribing users reported enhanced patient safety but did not see expected improvements from using standardized medication history or formulary and benefit information.
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Using dual-risk populations for studying HIV transmission
A cooperative research program involving American and Russian researchers examining the role of drug use in the sexual transmission of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) used a dual high-risk group sampling approach that included both drug users and men who have sex with both men and women and explored the pros and cons of this approach.
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Integrating treatment for substance abuse and mental health disorders
Clients, counselors, and administrators view a cognitive behavioral treatment for co-occurring disorders as useful and acceptable.
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Science provides a starting place for health care reform
Several key studies suggest how physicians can change the health care system in ways that reflect both the needs of individual patients and population-based health outcomes.
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