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Doctors Use Crowdsourcing to Solve Problems

Posted On July 03, 2014

(Undated) -- An increasing number of doctors and scientists are turning to crowdsourcing to solve their toughest medical problems. The Cleveland Clinic is a real success story, posting their most perplexing medical issues online. Problem "solvers" submit solutions, and the most successful ideas earn a cash prize. Recently, a problem solver came up with a…

VA Records System Getting Upgraded

Posted On July 02, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- The VA's electronic-records system is being upgraded. ASM got the multi-million dollar contract yesterday. ASM Research President Jim Traficant said the new system will provide one interface for managing records and patient care. The VA has been under fire for concealing long wait times and allegedly falsifying records. Recently former Proctor and…

USDA Offers Summer Food Safety Tips

Posted On July 02, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- Good grilling is safe grilling. UDSA Food Safety Specialist C.C. Williamson says it's vitally important to use a meat thermometer when you're grilling burgers. She warns that burgers that appear to be fully cooked often end up making people sick. One in six Americans get food poisoning every year, and about three-thousand…