HAI Types

HMO Improvements

September 27, 2000

Survey Reveals that HMOs Made Improvements in Quality of Care During 1999

Rules for the Web

September 21, 2000

Hi-Ethics for Health Internet Ethics, a group representing 20 US based health dot.coms, has released 14 ethical principles for medical websites. This isn't the only set of ethical standards developed for the Internet.

Electronic Signatures

September 20, 2000

The Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act, signed by President Clinton in June, gives electronic signatures the same legal weight as paper signatures.

Pediatric Newsletter

September 20, 2000

(SAN FRANCISCO)Medem Inc., a company that develops web sites for physicians, has introduced a new e-mail newsletter service for parents. Called Smart Parents' Health Source, the service sends newsletters out three times a month.

Health Tips for Safer Holidays

September 5, 2000

(MENTOR, OHIO) Health experts reveal that people have a greater risk of getting sick around holidays because they attend events in public places where large crowds congregate.

Mass Medicine

August 25, 2000

Treating Groups of Patients vs. Individuals