AMAZING NEWS from India where the Congress-led government says it has reduced the number of new HIV-infections from 520,000 two years ago to 28,000 this year. Assuming they’re counting properly, that’s good.
COULD this service offered by a Dallas Company be the future of coverage for the uninsured? The details: $18 membership fee, $4.95 a month, $35 per call. Somehow, we’re skeptical. USA Today had the story in yesterday’s issue.
WIRED NEWS has the scoop on health IT, explaining: "Computers are no cure for dumb docs." For some reason there’s no mention of dumb computers in the story. Or dumb vendors. Or dumb gadget-obsessed journalists, for that matter.
"research published Wednesday suggests that even the best computer systems can’t stop hospitals from being killing machines."