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Interest in point-of-care technologies increases among healthcare professionals during the pandemic

Interest in point-of-care technologies increases among healthcare professionals during the pandemic

Healthcare professional interest in point-of-care technologies (POCTs) has increased during the pandemic, with perceived applications of easy-to-use devices at home, mobile, or at the bedside for a wider range of illnesses. Does the COVID-19 pandemic have a positive side? A recent paper by UMass Chan Medical School and UMass Lowell researchers in humanities and social …

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Mental health professionals mixed on bill to shorten assessment window

Mental health professionals mixed on bill to shorten assessment window

Mental health professionals disagree over a bill that would expand who can perform mental health assessments while requiring them to be done within 3 hours, saying the effort merely codifies what that community mental health service programs are already contractually required to do. House Bill 6355, sponsored by Rep. Graham Filler of R-Greenbush Township, was …

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