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Friday January 12nd, 2018 night edition

The fax of life

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But when it needs to share patient records, it turns to an outdated technology: the fax machine.

One medical worker recalled a fax fiasco from the 1990s when he practically sent medical records to the moon.

It is the cockroach of American medicine: hated by doctors and medical professionals but able to survive — even thrive — in a hostile environment.

By one private firm’s estimate, the fax accounts for about 75 percent of all medical communication.

The Obama administration spent upward of $30 billion encouraging American hospitals and doctor offices to switch from paper to electronic records.

“I think if we want to kill the fax, we need to schedule a funeral,” he says.

But we do know this: As long as the fax sticks around, it is bad for doctors and bad for patients. »

Dog missing for 5 days is found alive in a snowbank in Maine

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Sophie, a 13-year-old yellow Labrador retriever, had been missing for five days when she was found Tuesday buried in a snowbank.

Sophie, a yellow Labrador retriever from Bryant Pond, was found in a snowbank after being missing for five days.

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School board president: Everybody wants to take the side of the - FOX 8, WVUE,, weather, app, news, saints

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“This is not about the board, it’s about the teacher and everybody wants to side on the poor little woman who got thrown out,” said Fontana.

The school board president also told KATC that he had to lock down the Vermilion Parish School Board office Tuesday because of death threats.

She also encouraged other people to get involved in their local communities and attend school board meetings. »

The business of improving global health

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No matter where I go, no matter who I talk to, there’s one point I always try to get across.

And hundreds of millions of others will suffer from diseases and malnutrition that sap them, and their countries, of their strength and their potential.

The way to fill that gap is to innovate, and that’s why I’m excited to be here today. »

US ambassador to Panama resigns because he can 'no longer work for Trump'

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According to reports, the leaders of CDU, CSU and SPD parties after night-long talks agreed on a plan for formal coalition negotiations.

Anees Ansari, Zainab's father, accused the police of being slow to respond when his daughter went missing in the eastern Punjab province.

“If the ambassador feels that he can no longer serve ... then he has made the right decision for himself and we respect that.”. »