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1/19/2019
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1. CareDox, Boston Children's Hospital team to tackle gaps in kids' healthcare management
CareDox, a provider of healthcare software and services for K–12 school districts, is teaming with Boston Children's Hospital to address gaps in pediatric disease management. ePharm Brief
 
 
 
2. Black women with high breast cancer risk less likely to pursue preventive care
Black women at high risk of breast cancer are less likely than white women to pursue potentially life-saving preventive care, and racial disparities in healthcare and elsewhere are to blame, new research suggests. ePharm Brief
 
 
 
3. Firm predicts surge in healthcare wearables
Wearables, including health trackers and remote patient monitoring devices, are set to become "must haves" in delivering healthcare, with $20 billion forecast to be spent annually on these devices by 2023, finds Juniper Research. ePharm Brief
 
 
 
4. Study shows persistent racial disparities in asthma prevalence, morbidity, mortality
In the United States, there are persistent racial disparities in asthma prevalence, morbidity, and mortality. These disparities can largely be explained by looking at socio-economic and environmental factors, such as access to healthcare, a nationwide analysis shows. ePharm Brief
 
 
 
5. Faster cognitive decline linked to emergency, urgent hospitalizations in older adults
Emergency and urgent hospitalizations are associated with an increased rate of cognitive decline in older adults, report researchers at Rush University Medical Center. ePharm Brief
 
 
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