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California Health Care Providers Will Soon Have To Inform Patients If They’re On Probation For Serious Misconduct

Sep 22, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The legislation was one of several bills California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) addressed this week. Brown also signed into law a measure that requires restaurants to offer water or milk as the default drink for children's meals, but vetoed a statewide change to school start...
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Patients Emerge From Persistent Comas And Vegetative States In Nexus Health Systems Program

Sep 22, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Nexus Health Systems announces the launch of their Emerging Consciousness Program – also known as The Phoenix Project – for individuals with a disorder of consciousness post-brain injury. Since the program formed in early 2018, over 85% of patients have experienced improved wakefulness after being i......
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More Americans Are Recording Their Doctor Visits

Sep 22, 2018 , WebMD
In a new study, almost 30 percent of doctors surveyed said they had recorded a visit for a patient's use. And about 19 percent of U.S. adults said they'd done so themselves -- usually after asking the doctor's...
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Sloan Kettering's cozy deal with start-up ignites a new uproar

Sep 22, 2018 , CNBC Health
Paige.AI promised to transform how cancer is diagnosed with application of AI and health care. Their advantage, though, was access to 25 million patient tissue slides through Sloan Kettering as well as investors from the cancer center holding stake in the start-up. The arrangement has sparked outrage and caused resignations, The New York Times...
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Researchers Find Racial Disparities In Treatment For Heart Attack Patients

Sep 22, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new study published today in the Journal of the American Heart Association shows disparities between the care given to black and white patients seeking treatment for a type of heart attack called NSTEMI (Non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction). Researchers found that black patients were less lik......
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From the Hospital To A Horse Farm: Patients Go On Therapeutic Horseback Riding Trip

Sep 22, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Fifteen patients from Hospital for Special Surgery’s Lerner Children’s Pavilion were riding high in July when they were treated to a therapeutic horseback riding trip. The young people, who receive medical care or rehabilitation services for cerebral palsy or another medical condition, sported huge ......
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NYU Meyers Launches Aliviado, A Resource For Home Health And Hospice Teams Caring For People With Dementia

Sep 22, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Up to one-third of patients receiving home health care have dementia, and 16 percent of hospice patients have dementia as their primary diagnosis—but many clinicians working in home health and hospice have little training on how to manage the challenging symptoms of this complex set of diseases. Th......
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Four people get cancer from donated organs

Sep 22, 2018 , CNN Health
Four European patients developed breast cancer after receiving organs from the same donor, a case report explains....
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The internet of things extends healthcare into the home

Sep 22, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Now that devices like blood pressure cuffs and scales are connected to the internet, patients can send their medical measurements directly to health systems, whose care teams monitor the patients'...
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At Joe Biden's Urging, Airbnb, WeWork, And Others Commit To Help Cancer Patients

Sep 22, 2018 , Forbes
The companies are committing to find ways to use their businesses to help patients with...
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UNC School Of Medicine Study Shows Surprise Low-level Ozone Impact On Asthma Patients

Sep 21, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new study led by UNC School of Medicine researchers indicates that ozone has a greater impact on asthma patients than previously thought. The study, published in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, recruited 23 African American youth ages 12-17 with persistent asthma from the Allergy/I......
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Scientists Make A Smartphone App Test That Diagnoses Urinary Tract Infections In One Hour

Sep 21, 2018 , Forbes
A cell phone app and lab kit has been developed that enable a smartphone to ID bacteria from patients anywhere in the world in about an...
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Billionaires’ Initiative Targets Costs From Chronically Ill Patients, Which Make Up Vast Majority Of Health Spending

Sep 21, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The initiative, created by Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase, is geared toward cutting health care costs, and recent moves signal where officials are looking to improve...
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Three Boston hospitals fined nearly $1 million for HIPAA violations from TV filming

Sep 21, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Three major Boston hospitals' invited ABC film crews to film a documentary series, but the shoots violated patient privacy laws, HHS...
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Why Eczema Is Tougher to Treat for Black Patients

Sep 21, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Why Eczema Is Tougher to Treat for Black PatientsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/19/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/20/2018 12:00:00...
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FDA concludes examination of Parkinson's drug

Sep 21, 2018 , CNN Health
The Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday it had not identified any "new or unexpected safety findings" related to a drug used to treat psychosis in Parkinson's patients, though it did find potentially troubling prescribing practices....
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State Highlights: NYC Hospitals Eschew Stereotypically Bland Food For More Nutritional Meals; Conn. Continues On Rocky Road Toward Universal Database For Patient Records

Sep 21, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from New York, Connecticut, Tennessee, Delaware, South Dakota, Michigan, Massachusetts, Wisconsin, California, Florida, Oregon, Texas, Arizona, New Hampshire and...
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Easing Sleep Apnea May Be Key to Stroke Recovery

Sep 21, 2018 , WebMD
The investigators found that, among stroke patients, "treatment of sleep apnea with CPAP therapy provides significant benefits, even greater than the benefits of tPA, the FDA-approved drug treatment for stroke," said study lead researcher Dr. Dawn...
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Moving Homegrown Ideas Into The Clinic

Sep 21, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Bringing new cancer therapies to the broader patient population is a multi-faceted process. Whether it’s a new therapy, revised method of surgery or novel combination of the two, it must always be first tested in humans before becoming approved standard of care. The majority of human trials are co......
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Will CVS Caremark Make ICER The American NICE?

Sep 21, 2018 , Forbes
CVS Caremark intends to institute a $100,000 per QALY threshold for drugs, above which it would deny patient access. However, without an empirically determined threshold, pricing and formulary decisions contingent on an arbitrarily defined threshold cannot be considered...
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