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Acute pharmacological blockade of alpha1 adrenoreceptors (ARs) attenuates the locomotor response to amphetamine (LRA). We took a genetic approach to study how norepinephrine (NE) signaling modulates psychostimulant responses by testing LRA in dopamine beta-hydroxylase knockout (Dbh-/-) mice that lack NE. Surprisingly, Dbh-/- animals were hypersensitive to… (More)
A report by the Environmental Science and Policy Institute paints a picture of a healthcare telecommunications "super highway" system with on and off ramps leading directly to the most disaffected in our society. It offers an inviting tour into the possibilities of tomorrow, but is it realistic?
The laboratory information system market remains volatile despite a "flattening out" in overall sales, says industry consultant and analyst Sheldon I. Dorenfest. Vendors that were giants just a few years ago have been felled by smaller competitors, but no company can afford to rest easy in its current position.
Today's users face a dizzying array of interface tools from which to choose. Keyboard, mouse, voice or touchscreen, Windows, pull-down menus, point-and-click--so many choices, but which is best?
Boosting business by putting information to work--that's the premise behind executive information systems. Here's what an EIS can do for organizations, and some systems currently offered.
Courts have cleared the way for regional Bell operating companies to sell electronic information. Although critics are fearful of the Baby Bells' power, others say the decision will open a myriad of possibilities that could have far-reaching effects on the healthcare industry.
A diverse group of users, vendors, employers, insurers and government officials met in Washington in July for the Computer-Based Patient Record Institute's First Annual Meeting. Deemed "the focal point" of legislation demanding automated patient records, their task was to overcome a myriad of differences and form a true coalition that can meet an ambitious,… (More)
Health and Human Services wants to trim the administrative fat from the country's $666 billion healthcare bill. The Hartford Foundation is letting bids for a system that allows individual communities to share healthcare data for a variety of purposes. Both efforts draw significantly on electronic media claims.