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A Method to Measure Diagnostic Errors from Big Data Could be Key to Preventing Disability and Death from Misdiagnosis

In an effort to reduce patient misdiagnoses and associated poor patient outcomes from lack of prompt treatment, a Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality researcher is helping to lead the way in providing hospitals a new approach to quantify and monitor diagnostic errors in their quality improvement efforts. The approach, called Symptom-Disease Pair Analysis of Diagnostic Error, or SPADE, is featured in a paper published today in BMJ Quality & Safety. read more

Disney Deal Could Redraw Fox’s Animation Business – Hollywood Reporter


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Disney Deal Could Redraw Fox's Animation Business
Hollywood Reporter
Fox's Blue Sky Studios has produced hits like the 'Ice Age' franchise, but now will be under the same roof as Pixar and Disney Animation. With Thursday's news that the Walt Disney Co. is acquiring 21st Century Fox's entertainment assets for $ 52.4
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Mitochondrial DNA Could Predict Risk for Sudden Cardiac Death, Heart Disease

Johns Hopkins researchers report that the level, or “copy number,” of mitochondrial DNA—genetic information stored not in a cell’s nucleus but in the body’s energy-creating mitochondria—is a novel and distinct biomarker that is able to predict the risk of heart attacks and sudden cardiac deaths a decade or more before they happen. In the future, testing blood for this genetic information could not only help physicians more accurately predict a risk for life-threatening cardiac events, but also inform decisions to begin—or avoid—treatment with statins and other drugs. read more