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House Votes to Let Vets Seek More Care Outside VA

May 20, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: House Votes to Let Vets Seek More Care Outside VACategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/18/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/18/2018 12:00:00...
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​Last Call for Speaker Submissions: Healthcare Security Forum, Big Data & Healthcare Analytics

May 19, 2018 jonah.comstock@himssmedia.com (MobiHealthNews), Mobile Health News
Speaker proposals are being accepted for the Healthcare Security Forum, in Boston, Oct. 15-16, and the Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum, Boston, Oct. 22-23 until Friday, May...
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Health System Invests $200M In Programs To Reduce Homelessness

May 19, 2018 , Forbes
More and more, hospitals and health care companies are addressing so-called “social determinants of health” like housing and food security in addition to providing traditional medical...
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Obamacare tied to earlier cancer detection in young women

May 19, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) provision allowing adult children to stay on their parents' health insurance policy until age 26, young women with gynecological cancers were diagnosed and treated sooner, researchers say....
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The Big Risks And Rewards Of Artificial Intelligence Playing A Role In Doctors’ Visits

May 19, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The technology could improve care and revolutionize burdensome record-keeping practices, but it also carries thorny questions about who owns the data and how it’s used. In other public health news: strokes, emergency contacts, suicide, labor, acupuncture, cancer, the E. coli outbreak, and...
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Startup LifePlus announces noninvasive CGM wearable currently in testing

May 19, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Yesterday, startup LifePlus exited stealth mode to reveal what it claims to be the first noninvasive continuous blood glucose monitoring multi-sensor wearable, called LifeLeaf. Although details are scare on exactly how the technology works, the company said the product is being tested in five clinical trials around the...
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Practicing Declining Patient Simulations Help Improve Clinician Responses

May 19, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A project in the radiation oncology outpatient unit at Johns Hopkins Hospital showed an improvement in clinician’s comfort level in responding to urgent patient care situations after a department-wide exercise focused on recognizing the signs when a patient’s condition was declining during their app......
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What do U.S. immigration policies mean for the healthcare workforce?

May 19, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
There's been a drop in the number of foreign-born medical graduates applying for residencies in the U.S. at the same time as the country struggles with physician staffing shortages. Industry stakeholders worry the decline comes from recent...
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Trump Nominates Acting VA Secretary To Lead Troubled Agency

May 19, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
President Donald Trump surprised Robert Wilkie Friday with the Veterans Affairs nomination announcement. “The president’s gift underscores his promise to do all that he can for veterans, which includes supporting those who care for our veterans,” Wilkie said at the...
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Editorial: Anchors away on tackling the social determinants of health

May 19, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Social scientists know a lot about the root causes of so much of the ill-health in our society, yet healthcare systems have rarely acted on that knowledge. That's finally starting to...
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CEO Power Panel: Health systems find consumerism drives innovation

May 19, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
As consumer tech companies enter the healthcare market, health systems find that consumerism is driving...
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Exclusive: HCA, KKR team up for Envision bid - sources

May 19, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters) - U.S. hospital operator HCA Healthcare Inc and private equity firm KKR & Co have joined forces to make an offer for U.S. physician services provider Envision Healthcare Corp , people familiar with the matter said on Friday....
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Guest Commentary: VA Mission Act will advance care coordination for veterans

May 18, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
"We realize the VA MISSION Act will be a new program and there will be growing pains. But we stand behind the ideals and concepts that the VA MISSION Act promises our veterans," says Ascension President and CEO Anthony Tersigni. His name has...
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AACN Statement Addresses Evolving TeleICU Nursing Practice

May 18, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) has published an update to its landmark teleICU nursing standards, offering specific recommendations for the development, growth and enhancement of teleICU programs. In 2013, AACN issued the first authoritative document to define practice guid......
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Start-ups have a better shot than Amazon at fixing health care, says prominent tech investor

May 18, 2018 , CNBC Health
Venture capitalist and Palantir co-founder Joe Lonsdale is shifting his attention to health care....
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How do you communicate during a health care crisis?

May 18, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
Tell us what makes your crisis, community relations or internal communications succeed during times of turmoil. Enter Ragan’s 2018 Health Care PR & Marketing Awards by the final deadline on May...
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Early Depression Diagnosis Is Deadly Serious For Patients With Coronary Artery Disease

May 18, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
For clinicians providing comprehensive care to patients with coronary artery disease (CAD), proactive depression screening may not always rank high on the list of first-priority concerns. However, Florida State University researchers who surveyed years of data on epidemiological and clinical factor......
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Ors hair care updates olive oil collection

May 18, 2018 , Drug Store News - Clinical Retail
The collection's new formulations include Omega 6 and 9-rich castor oil, coconut oil, and Brazilian Pequi Oil, which smooth, protect and seal in moisture, the company said. Read More...
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CMS considers paying all Medicare providers for cancer gene therapies

May 18, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The CMS is considering reimbursing all Medicare providers for one-time cancer treatments that genetically alter patients' cells to fight the disease. The move could increase revenue by millions at each hospital offering the...
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Connected monitor maker CareTaker Medical secures $3.4M investment

May 18, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Charlottesville, Virginia-based connected monitor company CareTaker Medical has closed a $3.4 million investment. The funding round was led by IrishAngels, KOFA Healthcare, and Jaffray Woodriff, with participation from other new and existing investors. The company’s new funds will be used to accelerate global commercialization of the device, according to a...
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