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Courtroom Standoffs: Hospitals On Brink Of Insolvency Trying To Squeeze Money From Patients Who Just Don’t Have It

Aug 20, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Emergency room visits can often lead to a court date when the patients can't pay their bills. In a small Missouri town the practice has become so routine that some people here derisively refer to it as the “follow-up appointment." In just this town, there can be dozens of cases each week. “I’m trying to make peace with the fact that this debt could sit on me forever,” said Gail Dudley, 31....
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State Highlights: Workers, Patients From Closed D.C. Area Women’s Hospital Look Back On ‘Cutting Edge’ Treatment; Virginia Communities Work On Ways To Keep Mentally Ill Out Of Court Systems

Aug 20, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from the District Of Columbia, Virginia, Washington, Kansas, California, Ohio, Wisconsin, Massachusetts and...
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To Attract Docs To Rural Areas, Hospitals Promote Lifestyle, Importance Of Mission

Aug 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Hospital systems in rural America have to get creative in order to attract medical professionals to work there. NPR looks at some novel strategies that are yielding success. In other news impacting the industry: a new rule goes into effect next week that prohibits health care facilities from disposing of hazardous waste pharmaceuticals into the public sewer system. Regional hospital news also comes out of Pennsylvania and Washington...
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Sick hospital workers often expose patients to contagious illness

Aug 17, 2019 , Reuters
Hospital workers often come to work with contagious respiratory illnesses, against the recommendations of public health regulators, a Canadian study suggests....
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Equal Treatment Under the Law: Isn't it Time for Fairness?

Aug 16, 2019 , Forbes
Non-profit hospitals receive significant tax relief to treat under-served patients, resulting in sizable revenues for the hospitals. Physicians also contribute billions of dollars of uncompensated care, but receive no tax breaks in an already difficult practice...
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Doctors Suspect Vaping Is Linked To Dozens Of Lung Illnesses In Teens Who Had To Be Hospitalized

Aug 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Some patients appear to have suffered severe lung damage that required weeks of treatment in intensive care units, and all reported vaping in the weeks leading up to the illnesses. “We have no leads pointing to a specific substance other than those that are associated with smoking or vaping,'' said Dr. David D. Gummin, medical director of the Wisconsin Poison Center. News on e-cigarettes looks at conversations to have with children and companies' battling Food and Drug Administration review...
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D.C. Appeals Court Upholds Government’s Plan To Change Payments To Safety Net Hospitals

Aug 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
But the court decision is far from final. Lawsuits by hospitals in several jurisdictions are challenging the rule and appeals are also pending before other federal courts. Elsewhere, a Tennessee judge granted class action status to a lawsuit against Community Health Systems and other hospital news from California, Kentucky and Maryland....
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Massachusetts Considers Opening Safe Injections Sites In Boston Areas Hit By Open Drug Use, But Some Find Models Lacking

Aug 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Both the Boston City Council and Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone are considering sites like one used in Toronto, where medical teams supervise drug use. Federal prosecutors sued Philadelphia to block the opening of a site there in February. News on substance abuse looks at Naloxone's role in saving lives in Minnesota; meth makes inroads in Massachusetts and opioids go missing in a Florida hospital, as...
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Cedars-Sinai study on inpatient VR pain management offers glimpse at real-world outcomes

Aug 15, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Positive data from the pragmatic study is the clearest evidence yet that in-hospital therapeutic VR could be effective in a live deployment, according to...
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Virtual Reality's Latest Use: Easing The Pain Of Childbirth

Aug 14, 2019 , Forbes
This was underlined yet again on Friday, when the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff announced that it had begun a trial in which VR headsets would be given to women in...
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A Road Map For Transformation: The NYU Langone Story

Aug 14, 2019 , Forbes
In 2007, NYU Langone Health was ranked 60 out of 90 academic medical center hospitals in quality and safety. Today, they are regularly ranked either number one or number two. This article gives an inside look at what NYU Langone did to...
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British hospitals may be poorly prepared for high casualty incidents

Aug 14, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - More than half of key hospital doctors in England who would likely be involved in responding to a major incident, such as a bombing or massive fire, are ill prepared for it, a new report suggests....
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Hospital Deals With Drugmakers To Mine Patients’ Genetic Data Raise Privacy Concerns

Aug 14, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Drugmakers have been buying access to patients’ genetic code data from hospitals. But those facilities don't always disclose to patients the full ways their data could be used. In other news, Modern Healthcare reports on how policy differences complicate potential business deals between religious and secular...
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Bills from out-of-network doctors rising at in-network hospitals

Aug 13, 2019 , Reuters
A growing number of Americans treated at hospitals that are part of their insurance networks are getting billed for out-of-network care, a U.S. study suggests....
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State Highlights: N.C.’s Plan To Hold Down Hospital Costs Hits Roadblock; NYC Patients’ Privacy Breached

Aug 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
A selection of articles about health care from around the country, including North Carolina, New York, Louisiana, California, Florida and...
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Physician Burnout: Isolation, Loneliness And The Loss Of The American Hospital

Aug 13, 2019 , Forbes
Times, like hospitals, have changed. This article looks at how the changing role of the American hospital has left doctors feeling lonely, isolated and, increasingly, burned out....
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Kaiser Permanente’s Net Income Soars To $2B In Second Quarter

Aug 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The not-for-profit health system cites strong equity returns and an accounting change as reasons behind the strong jump. Other hospital and health system news comes out of California, Connecticut, Minnesota and Louisiana, as...
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‘Medicare For All’ Could Toss Wrench In Senate Democrats’ Plan To Use Midterm Playbook That Secured The House

Aug 09, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Senate Democratic candidates want to replicate the success of the midterm elections, where House candidates used protecting the health law as a winning topic. But the push toward a more progressive plan like "Medicare for All" could undermine that strategy. Meanwhile, opponents of a Medicare buy-in option say such a plan would hurt rural hospitals....
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Thailand unveils first batch of medical marijuana for hospital distribution

Aug 08, 2019 , Reuters
Thailand delivered 4,500 bottles of cannabis oil to treat hospital patients on Wednesday, its first official use of marijuana for medical purposes since a measure legalizing such use took effect this year....
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Singapore-based patient intelligence platform DocDoc raises $13M

Aug 08, 2019 , Mobile Health News
DocDoc, a virtual network of physicians and hospitals supporting patients to find quality medical care in Asia, announced that it has raised $13M in its latest institutional capital round. The financing was done on a convertible note and was led by Adamas Finance Asia Limited (ADAM), a London-listed investment company, alongside leading regional family offices, a fund managed by a global investment firm specialising in financial services and the Cyberport Macro...
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