Laurel Ranger

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Clinical Practice Guidelines Establish Norms of Practice But Must Reduce Risk for Bias

Clinical Practice Guidelines Establish Norms of Practice But Must Reduce Risk for Bias

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Clinical practice guidelines are an important part of medical practice, but scarce funding for updates and the risk for bias have raised challenges.

Uncertainty as a Form of Violence: Current Immigration Policy and Crisis

Uncertainty as a Form of Violence: Current Immigration Policy and Crisis

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Uncertainty can be a form of violence, particularly when it is related to immigration status and constantly changing immigration policies.

Inconsistent Interpretation of Equivalence Threatens Its Implementation in Prison Healthcare Settings

Inconsistent Interpretation of Equivalence Threatens Its Implementation in Prison Healthcare Settings

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The implementation of healthcare equivalence in English prisons is threatened by a focus on security, tight budgets, and an increasing — and aging — prison population.

Bioethics Concerns Should Be a Key Element in mHealth Technology Development

Bioethics Concerns Should Be a Key Element in mHealth Technology Development

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With the ubiquitous availability of digital technology such as smartphones, smart watches, health-related apps, and patient monitoring devices, the era of mHealth is upon us.

Major Barriers to Useful Risk Prediction Must Be Overcome to Reach the Full Potential of Big Data

Major Barriers to Useful Risk Prediction Must Be Overcome to Reach the Full Potential of Big Data

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The promise of big data and predictive analytics to provide new predictive models and improve the practice of medicine must overcome 4 major hurdles before it can be considered of clinical value.

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