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Comment: Re:Makes a lot of sense (Score 1) 254

by swbozo (#36434362) Attached to: Federally-Mandated Medical Coding Gums Up IT Ops
I'm not referring to misdiagnosis, but rather situations where the medical staff (pre-op and post-op nurses), for example mark the wrong limb for amputation. Having the code would make it possible for systematic checks to occur (say, a bar code not matching the medical procedure listed in the patient's file.)

Comment: It's poverty, not scarcity (Score 2, Interesting) 231

by swbozo (#35857498) Attached to: Can Open Source Hardware Feed the World?

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