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  1. Active Hospital Boards Linked to Better Clinical Outcomes
    In a new study on hospital leadership, researchers go beyond exploration of the relationship between the hospital board and members of the C-suite. In doing so, they found a definite link between boards, front-line management, and quality of care.
  2. Why Do Pets Have Better Web Portals For Medical Records Than Humans?
    Professional design, readable fonts and  intuitive navigation are all characteristics of a good patient portal. Unfortunately, what’s lacking in the case of many human portals is the wealth of uncluttered, helpful information that patients need in order to successfully manage their health.