New York Post: E-record rules are burning out docs and killing patients

(iStock) Driving while texting is so dangerous that it’s outlawed. But doctors and nurses are expected to care for patients while keeping their eyes glued to a computer screen, following prompts and clicking boxes. Some electronic health-record systems require 62 clicks just to order Tylenol, and a full ER shift involves 4,000 clicks. No wonder mistakes are rampant. Last week, […]

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Judge rules Manafort 'intentionally' lied to Mueller team, voiding plea agreement

Judge voids Paul Manafort’s plea deal Judge says Manafort ‘intentionally’ lied to Mueller investigators. A federal judge on Wednesday found that Paul Manafort, President Trump's former campaign manager, "intentionally" lied to Special Counsel Robert Mueller in response to some, but not all, of their inquiries — a ruling that voids his plea deal and exposes Manafort, at a minimum, to a harsher […]

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5 rules wealthy people live by

Millennials out-earning young households from previous generations? FBN’s Liz MacDonald on a new Pew Research report on Millennials’ income. America’s wealthy think differently. And it’s not always about money. Continue Reading Below High net worth individuals think deeply about how and when to make big purchases, and have instituted frameworks to question their emotions, assumptions and investment horizon before making major financial decisions. […]

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Budget rules sow discord among Democrats as new Congress set to open

House Democrats are clashing over rules for the new Congress before it even opens, with three members slamming a budget provision they say will hamper their plans for health care and other priorities. The House’s rules package for the Congress that convenes Thursday contains what’s known as a pay-as-you-go provision, which would require new spending to be offset with either […]

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Federal judge rules health care overhaul unconstitutional

A federal judge in Texas ruled President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act "invalid" Friday, the eve of the sign-up deadline for coverage next year. In a 55-page opinion, U.S. District Judge Reed O'Connor ruled that last year's tax cut bill knocked the constitutional foundation from under "Obamacare" by eliminating a penalty for not having coverage. Continue Reading Below Supporters of […]

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Judge rules no punishing Smithfield Foods for hog complex

A federal judge in North Carolina is shutting down a lawsuit against a Smithfield Foods hog feeding operation by some neighbors who complained of odors, flies and noises. U.S. District Judge David Faber on Thursday declared there wasn't enough evidence for those neighbors to pursue punitive damages. Continue Reading Below Jurors in Raleigh determined Wednesday that eight neighbors of a […]

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