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Custom Data Collection System to Improve Health Disparity Research
Web-based application has the potential to revolutionize survey research and ultimately improve the health and well-being of many diverse populations.
Sep 18, 2019 12:11 UTC Health-Care Read More

Retirement: Deduct expenses for long-term care
The staggering costs of long-term care can wreak havoc on your retirement savings. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, about…
Sep 18, 2019 07:15 UTC Health-Care Read More

China's Gaucher Disease Patients and the Fight for Policy Relief
Although the nation's health officials ruled the disease a priority in May, a patchwork of local subsidies means the cost of treatment remains out of reach for…
Sep 18, 2019 05:01 UTC Health-Care Read More

13 Coins says they are unfairly impacted by Seattle’s new rules targeting hotel industry
SEATTLE - A well known restaurant, 13 Coins, says a new set of Seattle policies aimed to protect hotel workers is unfairly targeting small businesses that are not…
Sep 18, 2019 02:56 UTC Health-Care Read More

GAO Report Sheds Light on Drug Manufacturers’ Expanded Access Programs
Out of a sample of 29 non-representative drug manufacturers surveyed earlier this year, 23 had publicly posted policies related to accessing their investigational…
Sep 18, 2019 01:15 UTC Health-Care Read More

Protesters shut down commission meeting as fight over SF mental health policies intensifies
Loud protesters shut down a San Francisco Health Commission meeting Tuesday over the city's decision to stop admitting patients into a long-term care facility…
Sep 18, 2019 01:11 UTC Health-Care Read More

Regulators allow 2020 hospital budgets to exceed growth target
Chairman Kevin Mullin, center, and the Green Mountain Care Board listen to discussion on the challenges faced by rural hospitals in Montpelier on April 3.
Sep 17, 2019 23:23 UTC Health-Care Read More

APLA Health Announces Statewide Strategic Planning Meeting to Address Urgent Needs of People Aging with HIV
September 18 is National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day, and currently, the majority of people living with HIV are over the age of 50. To address these…
Sep 17, 2019 23:09 UTC Health-Care Read More

Settlement means nursing home company will now accept opioid-addicted patients
The owner of 16 Massachusetts nursing homes has agreed to accept patients being treated for opioid addiction, forgoing a practice that remains common…
Sep 17, 2019 22:39 UTC Health-Care Read More

McDermott to Host European Health Care Private Equity Leadership Forum 2019
LONDON, Sept. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- International law firm McDermott Will & Emery will be hosting its second annual European Health Care Private Equity.
Sep 17, 2019 20:25 UTC Health-Care Read More

Clark County approves policy for creating cultural districts
The Clark County Commission approved a policy Tuesday that creates a formal process to establish cultural districts, such as “Little Ethiopia,” in the county.
Sep 17, 2019 19:55 UTC Health-Care Read More

Fixing America's heath-care system is going to require radical reform: price caps TheHill
Americans spend more money on health care because prices are higher here than anywhere else in the world. Our system is fraught with waste, our providers…
Sep 17, 2019 19:29 UTC Health-Care Read More

BayCare Opens Innovative Health and Wellness HealthHub in Valrico
CLEARWATER, Fla., Sept. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine seeing a doctor, exercising, shopping for a Fitbit or workout gear and eating a healthy meal – all at…
Sep 17, 2019 19:21 UTC Health-Care Read More

The Future of Healthcare: “I would like there to be more discussion, research, and support for women (and men) who are struggling with real-life challenges that are not typically regarded as “health” issues” with Beth Battaglino, of HealthyWomen
I would like there to be more discussion, research, and support for women (and men) who are struggling with real-life challenges that are not typically regarded…
Sep 17, 2019 19:01 UTC Health-Care Read More

Hepatitis A hitting Florida hard
(News *Service* of Florida) — Hepatitis A is striking Florida in a more deadly fashion than in other states, and the situation is getting so bad that Florida is offering…
Sep 17, 2019 17:17 UTC Health-Care Read More

Parkinson's Foundation Invests $4.2 Million in Research Grants
MIAMI and NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Parkinson's Foundation today announced an investment of $4.2 million across 46 research grants…
Sep 17, 2019 16:32 UTC Health-Care Read More

Tennessee becomes 1st state with plan to turn Medicaid into block grant
Tennessee unveiled a plan on Tuesday to convert Medicaid into a block grant — an idea long supported by conservatives that would rupture the federal…
Sep 17, 2019 15:57 UTC Health-Care Read More

Hispanic Democrats announce 'Latina Prosperity Principles' TheHill
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) on Tuesday announced a set of legislative principles they say are meant to support Latina economic empowerment…
Sep 17, 2019 15:05 UTC Health-Care Read More

Conduit Health Partners and Central Logic Join Forces to Improve Care Access and Drive Health System Growth
LAS VEGAS, Sept. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Conduit Health Partners, a patient access company that develops strategies to mitigate risk and help health…
Sep 17, 2019 14:58 UTC Health-Care Read More

Ocasio-Cortez backs liberal challenger to one of the most conservative House Democrats
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is backing a liberal challenger to fellow Democratic Rep. Dan Lipinski — her first endorsement of a candidate aligned with the…
Sep 17, 2019 14:10 UTC Health-Care Read More

Flavored e-cig ban to pose challenges for marijuana legalization
PHHPC meets today to implement flavored e-cig ban — Ban doesn't help low-income communities of color.
Sep 17, 2019 14:00 UTC Health-Care Read More

DataGen Launches BPCI-A Episode Evaluation Tool
ALBANY, N.Y., Sept. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- DataGen, a leading healthcare data analytics and policy firm, has launched a free online tool to help hospitals...
Sep 17, 2019 13:34 UTC Health-Care Read More

Worst US measles outbreak in decades fades
NEW YORK (AP) — The nation's worst measles epidemic in 27 years could be in its final stages as a week went by with no new reported cases. "To get to zero is…
Sep 17, 2019 12:52 UTC Health-Care Read More

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