Seeking a Second, More Specialized,
Opinion for a Rare Genetic Disease

Tweet Guest post, by Ricki Lewis Ricki Lewis is a geneticist and science writer. St. Martin’s Press just published “The Forever Fix: Gene Therapy and the Boy Who Saved It.” Ricki’s textbook¬†Human Genetics: Concepts and Applications, from McGraw-Hill Higher Education, is in its 10th edition. ############################## A challenge of living with a genetic disease, especially

MR Imaging, Electronic Test Ordering Creates Waste

Tweet Waste is what you get with rampant, uncritical use of MRI and health information technology, according to two papers out this week.  The authors of a companion editorial to one of the papers even go so far as to suggest we should make waste a quality of care measure. I applaud them. MRI Use