• MedicalMime Usability Survey

    04 Sep, 2018

    By Thomas Laussermair

    During the month of August 2018 we conducted a usability survey for our M2Select EHR (rehab) product. Any user of the system would see a link to a brief survey on their login page. This survey asked two simple questions as follows: Answers were selections on a 5-point Likert scale, ranging from Strongly Agree (5) […]

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  • 72,000 overdose deaths in 2017

    28 Aug, 2018

    By Thomas Laussermair

    In mid-August the Center for Disease Control has released preliminary estimates for the number of Americans killed last year by drug overdoses: 72,287. That is almost 200 people dying every day in 2017. This death toll is staggering – the equivalent of a passenger jet crashing every day for an entire year. As we wrote […]

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  • How much does mental illness reduce life expectancy?

    31 May, 2018

    By Thomas Laussermair

    The New York Times published an article yesterday (30-May-2018) titled “The Largest Health Disparity We Don’t Talk About” by Dhruv Khullar. The finding of several studies is that: Americans with serious mental illnesses die 15 to 30 years younger than those without. One of the studies referenced in the article is a 2006 paper on […]

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