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Will the increase in patient portals decrease health care spending while increasing health care outcomes?

I would like to do a longitudinal study of patients that utilize patient portals and those that do not. This would be a continuous assessment of the cost of healthcare, the number of tests given, outcomes, and overall health assessment for individuals of similar demographics and health statuses. Does the increase in availability of information cause a positive, negative, or an unnecessary impact on the patient's health... more »

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how to make RCT more efficient

All of US data source could be use to identify cohorts of individuals with key data already in the system that would be eligible to specific randomized control trial focused on treatment or prevention of certain rheumatic diseases. Such approach could substantially reduce the time required to fully enroll into clinical trials and also potentially reduce costs related to some specimen collection

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Speaking of Bad Tongue!

Shape, color of tongue are good indicators of overall health. Besides known tongue diseases, roles of denture, tobacco use, illicit drug and opioid abuse will be studied. Functions of resident tongue bacteria in periodontal diseases should be studied. Studies of resident bacteria, other tongue abnormalities are needed relating overall health. Roles of tongue cancer in head and neck cancer also needs to be studied. Besides... more »

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