Drug Development process

A handful of the most promising hits are chosen for chemical modification to improve target specificity, potency, chemical and metabolic stability, water solubility, and other pharmacological parameters. Improved hits are now known as “lead compounds”.

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Since opening its doors in 1957, Southeast Alabama Medical Center has, through advanced treatment and technology, provided for the changing healthcare needs of the growing communities it serves which includes about 600,000 residents neighboring communities and counties of Southeast Alabama, Southwest Georgia and the Florida Panhandle. Our progress represents the culmination of distinguished service by dedicated board members, physicians, employees and volunteers, and a supportive community.

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Infographic: How Digital Health Is Shaping EHRs

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Although provider's electronic health record (EHR) adoption jumped from 42 percent in 2009 to 83 percent in 2014 as a result of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act of 2009, the broader impact of this transition remained questionable on patient outcomes…

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Speak Up: X-rays, MRIs and other medical imaging tests

Infographic | January 6, 2016

Medical imaging tests help diagnose health problems. Some tests use radiation. Radiation is useful, even life-saving, but too much can be harmful. Included in this infographic are easy- to- understand definitions for X-rays, ultrasound, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging and nuclear scans.

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Health Insurance Trends 2019

Infographic | November 30, 2018

Health insurance premiums are steadily rising. Premiums grew 2.7% annually from 2008-151. Global Health Expenditure Database, World Health Organization. Global Medical Trend Rates report 2018, Aon Hewitt. Net annual medical trend rate refers to anticipated percentage increase in medical plan unit costs net of inflation.

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Top 40 Trends In Digital Health In One Complex Infographic

Infographic | July 2, 2019

Digestible sensors? Artificial organs? Medical tricorders? Does any of these already exist, are their development in progress, or do they only appear in our imagination? The world of medical innovations is complex and diverse, full of promising technologies but also hype and marketing. Thats why we collected the most relevant trends that shape digital health in one infographic that also explains at which stage the delivery of these innovations stands, and which medical process and actor they influence. Check out the infographic here!

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Blueprint for Complex Care

Infographic | January 11, 2019

The United States spends more on healthcare than any other industrialized nation, and much of that spending is concentrated on a small percentage of individuals with complex medical, behavioral, and social needs, according to a new infographic by the Center for Health Care Strategies. The infographic highlights recommendations for advancing the field, based on input from stakeholders across the country.

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Infographic: 6 Healthcare Performance Management Trends

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The healthcare industry's transformation to a value-based system has placed even greater importance on performance management, according to a new infographic by Perficient. Healthcare Enterprise Performance Management creates visibility and accountability throughout the organization to identify financial performance gaps continuously and quickly change course when needed.

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Since opening its doors in 1957, Southeast Alabama Medical Center has, through advanced treatment and technology, provided for the changing healthcare needs of the growing communities it serves which includes about 600,000 residents neighboring communities and counties of Southeast Alabama, Southwest Georgia and the Florida Panhandle. Our progress represents the culmination of distinguished service by dedicated board members, physicians, employees and volunteers, and a supportive community.

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