Docs don't always follow protocol for CT scans on children; Tweeting at HIMSS12 was record setting;

> Doctors don't always follow appropriate protocol for using CT scans on pediatric patients, often exposing such patients to too much radiation, according to a study published in the May edition of the American Journal of Roentgenology, AuntMinnie.com reports. The study examined CT use in 40 developing countries from 2007 to 2009. Article

> Tweeting at this past February's Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society's annual conference in Las Vegas occurred at a record clip, HIMSS announced this week in a blog post. According to a new infographic, HIMSS12 set the world record for tweet volume at a healthcare conference with an average of 167 tweets per hour. Post

> Electronic health records should be adopted by more providers and by a wider range of provider types, according to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's (AHRQ's) latest healthcare quality and disparity reports. The companion reports, released last week, find that EHRs can improve the quality and safety of care in all types of hospitals. FierceEMR

And Finally... I wonder if they danced to Donny Osmond for their first dance. Article

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