New Technology Can Find New Uses for Old Drugs

A computer program that analyzes drug data and genetic information could help discover new uses for medications already on the market, according to two studies. For the National Institute of Health-funded research, Stanford University scientists identified possible drug-disease matches for 53 of the 100 diseases analyzed. Researchers noted that re-purposing existing medications could reduce drug development requirements and costs.

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Electronic Health Records 2.0: What Does the Future Hold?

This Expert voices panel focuses on Electronic Health Records 2.0, which aired on Federal News Radio (WFED) on February 28, 2012. Panelists include: Peter Basch, MD, FACP, Medical Director, Ambulatory EHR...

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