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Education Resources, Inc. to Offer Online Course "Vestibular Rehabilitation for the School-Aged Child and Adolescent"

Feb 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Education Resources, Inc. (ERI) will offer a new online series "Vestibular Rehabilitation for the School-Aged Child and Adolescent," taught by Inger Brueckner, MS, PT, an expert in pediatric vestibular dysfunction. The online course, which benefits practitioners in schools, hospitals, OPD, and clin......
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Q&A: Executives Discuss Cost Accounting Obstacles, Opportunities

Feb 16, 2019 , Healthcare Business News
Feb. 15—Hospitals and health systems are increasingly pushing to better identify and reduce costs of care. ...
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Improving Health And Hygiene With Purell, Azure, And IoT

Feb 16, 2019 , Forbes
GOJO Industries--makers of Purell--are leveraging Microsoft Azure to develop technology for connected IoT hand sanitizer dispensers to monitor hygiene behavior in hospitals and provide data that can be used to influence the practice of hand hygiene to improve health in hospital...
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Electronic Tool Has Potential To Improve Asthma Care, Study Finds

Feb 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new electronic decision support tool for managing asthma has the potential to improve the quality of asthma care in primary care settings, suggests a study led by St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto, Canada. The research, published today in the European Respiratory Journal, aimed to determine wheth......
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Leaving the hospital early can double the odds of going back

Feb 16, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Patients who discharge themselves from the hospital against medical advice are twice as likely to be back within 30 days as those who leave when doctors say they're ready, a large U.S. study finds....
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State Highlights: Conn. Advocacy Group Aims To Give Undocumented Access To Health Insurance; Insurer Underpaid California Hospitals For ER Services, Jury Rules

Feb 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Connecticut, California, Iowa, Wisconsin, Illinois, New Hampshire, Texas, Wyoming, Minnesota, Georgia, Louisiana and...
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Asthma classes in school may help reduce attacks

Feb 16, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - School-age children with asthma who receive education on managing the condition may have fewer attacks, emergency room visits and hospitalizations than those who don't get such classes, a recent study suggests....
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VR flythrough helps surgeons, patients alike prepare for surgery

Feb 16, 2019 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
At Hoag Hospital in California, the same technology is paying dividends for patient engagement and surgical...
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HHS will test paying ambulances for trips to alternative sites, telemedicine

Feb 15, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
HHS is going to conduct an experiment to pay ambulance companies for taking patients to sites other than the hospital and to use...
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With Purchase Of Technology Firm, J&J Continues Push Into Surgical Robotics Field

Feb 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Johnson & Johnson is buying a company that created a medical device that can help physicians access nodules in patients’ lungs to diagnose and target treatments. Large medical-device makers have recently been pushing into the robotics market, partly because the equipment can command high price tags. In other health industry news: hospital sales, bankruptcy, and...
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Sanitizing regimen can reduce post-hospital MRSA infections, study shows

Feb 15, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Hospital patients who are carriers of the superbug MRSA can significantly reduce their risk of future infection by following a six-month sanitizing regimen, according to new...
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Hospital Requirements Part of Federal Data-Sharing Push

Feb 15, 2019 , Healthcare Business News
Feb. 13—A requirement that hospitals share specific information electronically at discharge in order to participate in Medicare was one of several hospital-focused provisions in a new federal data-sharing push....
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Blue Shield of Calif. 'drastically' underpaid for ER services, jury says

Feb 15, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
A federal jury decided Tuesday that insurer Blue Shield of California underpaid a California hospital system for emergency medical services provided to Blue Shield's...
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Beth Israel's Halamka on how machine learning can add value for hospitals today

Feb 14, 2019 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
From surgical scheduling to semantic search, the Boston-based center isn’t waiting to implement...
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N.Y.C. nurses to picket as negotiations with hospitals drag on

Feb 14, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Six weeks after the term of the New York State Nurses Association contract with a group of city hospitals ended, the two sides have yet to reach a deal, mostly because of their disagreement about defined nurse-to-patient...
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Aggressive sanitizing at home lowers post-hospital MRSA risk

Feb 14, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - A six-month program of aggressively washing and sanitizing at home after surgery can lower the risk of developing a potentially-deadly infection for people who harbor the antibiotic-resistant bacterium known as MRSA, a new study suggests....
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How I Hacked Hospital RFID

Feb 14, 2019 , Forbes
Tap to enter? The phone that let me through forbidden...
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Quality of care isn't better at physician-employed hospitals, study shows

Feb 14, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Hospitals that employ physicians don't perform any better than other hospitals on certain quality measures, according to a new...
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Winn-Dixie announces community donation program

Feb 14, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Winn-Dixie is launching a community donation program in Louisiana, benefiting the Ochsner Hospital for Children by inviting shoppers to make donations at checkout. Read More...
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With New Rules To Give Patients Better Access To Own Records, CMS Takes Aim At ‘Electronic Silos’ That Keep Health Data Separated

Feb 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The draft rules touch on a broad array of issues, including technology standards that are supposed to help unlock digital data stored in the electronic health records used by hospitals and doctors to track patients’ care. Meanwhile, a new paper touts the possibilities of artificial intelligence when diagnosing common...
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