Lab reports get more readable; AMA calls for electronic health record revamp

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> Medical labs work to make their reports more patient-friendly, according to the Wall Street Journal. Article

> A Nevada urologist faces federal prosecution over re-use of needle guides, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported. Article

Provider News

> Safety-net accountable care organizations can deliver care that achieves healthcare's "Triple Aim" of better care, improved health and reduced costs, according to a blog post from Health Affairs. Article

Health Insurance News

> When consumers used UnitedHealth's price transparency tools, they were able to comparison shop for lower costs and search for high-quality providers, according to a new study of the insurer's myHealthcare Cost Estimator. Article

Health IT News

> The American Medical Association, concerned about current electronic health record design,  released a new framework outlining eight priorities to improve the usability of the systems. Article

And Finally… Dog days are over. Article