Radiology Services Online has introduced a vendor-neutral system that lets users view diagnostic images stored in any clinical information system. The company said the system works with a standard Web browser.
Hiring registered dietitians to work at grocery stores is an idea that took off about five years ago, and now customers are beginning to expect the services they provide, according to industry experts. Grocery store RDs are coming together through the Retail Dietitians Business Alliance and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' Food and Culinary Professionals division. Hy-Vee corporate dietitian Rochelle Gilman says the company sees a return on investment for hiring RDs and increases in sales linked to healthy promotions.
The final health IT safety plan is set to be released by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT early this summer. The plan aims to help the health IT industry pinpoint and address areas where IT tools contribute to patient safety problems.
Family-owned chocolate shops in Long Island, N.Y., such as Schwartz Candies and Lazar's Chocolate, offer old-fashioned treats such as vanilla marshmallows and nut patties. Azure Chocolat makes sweets that are kosher and gluten-free, and also offers vegan, sugar-free and dairy-free candies.
The Cancer Center Recipes Just for You Web site from the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center contains healthy eating advice and video and audio clips on preparing certain recipes. Consumers can also search for recipes geared toward dietary needs, such as gluten-free, dairy-free and low-fat.