Improving healthcare accessibility through point-of-care technologies.

  title={Improving healthcare accessibility through point-of-care technologies.},
  author={Christopher P Price and Larry J. Kricka},
  journal={Clinical chemistry},
  volume={53 9},
BACKGROUND The NIH is committed to improving healthcare quality in the US and has set up initiatives to address problems such as the fragmented nature of healthcare provision. A hypothesis has been developed that testing closer to the point at which care is delivered may reduce fragmentation of care and improve outcomes. METHODS The National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB), the NIH's National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, and the National Science Foundation… CONTINUE READING
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