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Hospital Takes Patients With Disabilities On Surfing Trip

Aug 18, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) made a splash this week with a surfing trip for young patients. Giving new meaning to the term “patient care,” the Adaptive Sports Academy at Lerner Children’s Pavilion at HSS treated 12 patients, along with some of their siblings, to sand and surf in Long Beach, L......
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Q&A with Miami Cancer Institute CEO Michael Zinner on the growing need for cancer care

Aug 18, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Cancer care is quickly expanding to meet demand. One recent entry is the Miami Cancer Institute. The goal, CEO Dr. Michael Zinner said, is to offer the best of a community hospital setting and marry it to an academic cancer center --...
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Diet guidance could slow kidney disease, cut costs

Aug 17, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Patients with chronic kidney disease could slow the progression of their illness and delay dialysis through nutrition therapy, according to a new article in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics....
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Zika, West Nile Cases Reported in Alabama

Aug 16, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Zika, West Nile Cases Reported in AlabamaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/14/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/15/2018 12:00:00...
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Unexpected effects of climate change: worse food safety, more car wrecks

Aug 14, 2018 , CNN Health
On excessively hot days, there are more likely to be fatal car accidents and food safety problems, and police officers and government food inspectors tend to do less of their duties, according to a study published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences....
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Obamacare Repeal A GOP Albatross As Midterm Elections Near

Aug 13, 2018 , Forbes
Democrats are hanging the Republican effort to repeal Obamacare around the necks of GOP Congressional candidates in this fall’s midterm...
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Measles Case Reported in Minnesota

Aug 10, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Measles Case Reported in MinnesotaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/8/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/9/2018 12:00:00...
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Kindred Healthcare, UC Davis to build rehab hospital

Aug 09, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Kindred Healthcare and the University of California at Davis' joint venture will operate a 40-bed rehabilitation hospital, one of many provider-academic collaborations that aim to mitigate ongoing home health aide, physician and nursing...
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ACA subsidies more cost more per person than Medicaid. Is that sustainable?

Aug 09, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The individual market is stable but expensive. As the government bears more of the cost, some industry and policy analysts question its long-term role in expanding...
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Partners, Care New England and Brown explore partnership

Aug 09, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Partners HealthCare, Care New England Health System and the Ivy League school signed an agreement Tuesday that establishes Brown's Warren Alpert Medical School as the primary academic research and teaching institution for...
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Revlon, Juicy Couture’s new fragrance says Oui

Aug 09, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
The scent contains notes of watermelon accord and acai tea accord, that are balanced with pear, wild tuberose, jasmine buds absolute and dewy honeysuckle, the company said. Read More...
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Value-based purchasing programs tougher for academic hospitals

Aug 09, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
A Navigant study found 24% of academic medical centers received penalties for their performance on three of the CMS' value-based payment programs in fiscal 2018 while 13.7% of community hospitals received...
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Preschoolers' Parents May Be Unprepared to Treat Asthma

Aug 09, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Preschoolers' Parents May Be Unprepared to Treat AsthmaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/8/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/8/2018 12:00:00...
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Home healthcare care platform AlayaCare lands $13.8M

Aug 09, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
This morning Toronto-based home care platform AlayaCare announced that it scored $13.8 million in a Series B funding round led by inovia capital, with participation from Chrysalis and Fonds Innovexport.  Focused on providing home healthcare workers and clients with tools, the company’s software has several different platforms including a mobile app and clinical documentation...
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Greening vacant lots could reduce depression

Aug 08, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Getting rid of trash, planting new grass and trees and making other improvements to vacant lots may reduce neighbors' feelings of depression and worthlessness, a recent study suggests....
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Q&A with CEO Barry Ostrowsky on RWJBarnabas' $1 billion academic center investment, population health

Aug 04, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Almost one year to the day after they signed a letter of intent to forge a partnership, RWJBarnabas Health and Rutgers University launched a new academic and research health...
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As States Ease Hurdles To Physician Assistants, Salaries Eclipse $100K

Aug 03, 2018 , Forbes
Physician Assistant salaries rose nearly 3% to $105,000 last year from $102,000 in 2016 as states lift restrictions, The American Academy of PAs...
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Companies that sell short-term health plans get a boost after Trump administration eases ACA rules

Aug 03, 2018 , CNBC Health
Shares of Health Insurance Innovations and eHealth rose after the Trump administration issued a final rule that eases restrictions on short-term health plans under the Affordable Care...
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Trump administration clears way for cheap short-term health plans to compete with Obamacare

Aug 03, 2018 , CNBC Health
Insurers will be able to start selling short-term coverage that's cheaper and less comprehensive than Obamacare plans, starting in...
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Siggi’s yogurt goes back to basics

Aug 03, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
The brand's new simple sides yogurts come in vanilla yogurt with dried coconut and cacao nibs, honey yogurt with dried figs and walnuts, vanilla yogurt with almonds and dried cherries and plain yogurt with muesli and currants flavors. Read More...
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