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Aortic valve replacement widens heart patients' options
Heart specialists in Buffalo and across the country brace for greater demand as word spreads about TAVR effectiveness for most patients – including rock…
Jul 19, 2019 09:59 UTC Health-Care Read More

California Woman Has Flesh-Eating Bacteria Despite Not Going in Water
Noelle Guastucci was celebrating July 4th weekend when her foot suddenly started swelling and she developed a rash.
Jul 18, 2019 22:51 UTC Health-Care Read More

Meningococcal, Hep A vaccines to be required for 2019-20 school year in Kansas
Meningococcal and Hepatitis vaccines will be required for the 2019-20 school year.
Jul 18, 2019 17:32 UTC Health-Care Read More

"If you like your plan, you can keep it." Biden's health pitch invokes Obama's troubled claim
Joe Biden invoked a risky — and familiar — phrase to sell his health care plan. At an AARP event in Iowa, Biden told voters he'd create a government insurance…
Jul 18, 2019 16:26 UTC Health-Care Read More

Health insurance idea born at U-M could help millions of Americans spend less for the care they need most
ANN ARBOR—Millions of Americans with chronic conditions could save money on the drugs and medical services they need the most, if their health insurance…
Jul 17, 2019 17:13 UTC Health-Care Read More

CMS Finding New Ways to Penalize Home Health Providers
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is finding new ways to penalize home health providers. In its proposed payment rule for 2020 released last…
Jul 17, 2019 16:34 UTC Health-Care Read More

Demolition Begins to Make way for new Medstar Shah Medical Group Building in Waldorf
The building at the intersection of Route 301 and St. Patrick's Drive in Waldorf is often overlooked by passersby. A wall of trees along southbound 301 limits the…
Jul 17, 2019 16:21 UTC Health-Care Read More

How Data Analytics Has Curbed the Prescription of Opioids in Philly
Though the opioid epidemic is not nearly as bad as it was in 2017 when the misuse of prescription painkillers resulted in more than 5,000 overdose deaths in…
Jul 17, 2019 13:38 UTC Health-Care Read More

Doctors working overtime as Hawke's Bay's flu season stretches health sector
Hawke's Bay doctors are working feverishly as winter flu and injuries overwhelm the region's medical centres and the hospital's Emergency Department.
Jul 17, 2019 09:22 UTC Health-Care Read More

Travis County Included In Federal Plan To Address Growing Number Of HIV Cases
The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention met with other health care leaders in Austin on Tuesday to discuss the need for "disruptive"
Jul 17, 2019 01:18 UTC Health-Care Read More

Exclusive: Trump to order drive for improved flu vaccine
President Donald Trump is readying an executive order that would direct HHS to overhaul the development of flu vaccine and encourage more Americans to get…
Jul 16, 2019 20:00 UTC Health-Care Read More

Intermountain launches value-based care spinoff
Intermountain Healthcare has spun off a new company that aims to help providers, payers and other stakeholders transition to value-based care, the integrated…
Jul 16, 2019 18:50 UTC Health-Care Read More

Ontario Investing in New Program to Support Seniors' Mental Health
TORONTO - Seniors want to remain active and live independently in age-friendly communities that are open to their full participation. Yet many seniors face…
Jul 16, 2019 18:26 UTC Health-Care Read More

Radical health service report underlines Canberra's plight
Despite the high proportion of Canberrans choosing to pay for access to the private system, many use the public system when they can.
Jul 16, 2019 13:59 UTC Health-Care Read More

McLeod Health to launch Cerner EHR at 4 more hospitals
Florence, S.C.-based McLeod Health will roll out a Cerner EHR at four more of its hospitals in September, according to SC Now.
Jul 15, 2019 19:48 UTC Health-Care Read More

Hearing, Vision Loss Raise Dementia Risk in Older Adults
LOS ANGELES — Impaired vision or hearing loss increases the risk for dementia in older adults. The risk is particularly pronounced in individuals with both…
Jul 15, 2019 18:14 UTC Health-Care Read More

Replacing an EHR comes with many challenges and costs
The vast majority of healthcare provider organizations use electronic health records and physician practice management systems to manage the care they give…
Jul 15, 2019 05:50 UTC Health-Care Read More

Legacy Healthcare takes control of SD nursing homes in receivership
It's been a long road for many nursing facilities in the state, but stability appears to be on the horizon for one group. On July 1, Legacy Healthcare took over…
Jul 14, 2019 12:29 UTC Health-Care Read More

DHMC opening 10-bed neurocritical care unit
LEBANON — While hospital leaders ceremonially opened Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center's new neurocritical care unit on Friday afternoon, Wanda…
Jul 12, 2019 21:37 UTC Health-Care Read More

3 'medical conditions' no longer recognized by doctors
Medical research has changed how doctors diagnose conditions for the better. Read this Spotlight feature to find out about the top three "medical conditions" that…
Jul 12, 2019 16:03 UTC Health-Care Read More

1st reported measles case in Ohio confirmed by Department of Health
This is the first confirmed measles case in the Buckeye State since 2017, ODH says.
Jul 12, 2019 15:41 UTC Health-Care Read More

Lunds & Byerlys to Close All 14 Pharmacies July 11, 2019
Lunds & Byerlys is shuttering all 14 of its pharmacies, the company announced Thursday. In a statement, the company said the decision stems from “significant…
Jul 11, 2019 22:55 UTC Health-Care Read More

Resident Hour Cap Does Not Harm Patients, New Study Confirms
Reductions in residency training hours do not significantly affect quality of patient care, including inpatient mortality, according to a study published online today…
Jul 11, 2019 21:25 UTC Health-Care Read More

Germany finds most new drugs did not offer meaningful benefits
Eight years ago, Germany required comparisons between all newly introduced drugs and existing options, such as the standard of care, to gauge their benefit as…
Jul 11, 2019 17:29 UTC Health-Care Read More

Diabetes Exercise Tips to Stay Safe While Being Active
Find tips for safe, effective exercise when you have diabetes at U.S. News and World Report.
Jul 11, 2019 15:30 UTC Health-Care Read More

Big Pharma Fail: No Evidence Of Added Benefit In Most New Drugs
COLOGNE, Germany — There seems to be a new drug to treat anything and everything these days, but are these medications as effective as they claim to be?
Jul 11, 2019 15:16 UTC Health-Care Read More

Health officer warning others of measles exposure
GRAND TRAVERSE COUNTY, Mich. (WPBN/WGTU) -- A warning tonight from health officials after a new case of measles was confirmed in Grand Traverse…
Jul 10, 2019 23:02 UTC Health-Care Read More

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