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As ‘Deaths Of Despair’ Soar Among Millennials, Experts Call For Targeted Programs To Address Their Unique Needs

Jun 14, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Experts say millennials are dealing with "burdensome levels of education debt," the cost of housing and the challenge of building careers during the "great recession" and the opioid crisis. More broadly, rates of deaths from suicides, drug overdoses and alcohol have reached an all-time high in the United...
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IBM, Walmart, Merck in blockchain collaboration with FDA

Jun 14, 2019 , Reuters
IBM, Merck and Walmart have been chosen for a U.S. Food and Drug Administration pilot program that will explore using blockchain technology to improve the security of prescription drug supply and distribution....
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Fewer psychiatrists take Medicaid patients even as the program has expanded

Jun 08, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Fewer and fewer psychiatrists are accepting Medicaid even as increasing numbers of patients have gained mental health coverage through expansion of the program, a new study suggests....
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VA Owes At Least $189 Million To Disabled Veterans Who Overpaid On Their Home Loans

Jun 08, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
At issue is a fee that is paid to the lender, which is supposed to be waived for disabled veterans. A recent audit found that more than half of the veterans entitled to this added benefit paid the fee and never received reimbursement from the government. Meanwhile, the VA implemented its expanded privatized care program on...
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Texas Gun Safety Measure: Governor Signs Bill Focusing On Arming Teachers, Boosting Mental Health Services.

Jun 08, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
But the state took no action on restricting gun sales or implementing "red flag" laws adopted by other states as gun violence increases. The Texas State Teachers Association opposed expanding the program arming teachers. News on gun safety is from Florida and Virginia, as...
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Home Exercise Program Reduces Rate Of Falling In At-Risk Seniors

Jun 06, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
An in-home exercise program reduced subsequent falls in high-risk seniors by 36%, according the results of a 12-month clinical trial published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The study, conducted by UBC faculty of medicine researchers in partnership with the clinical team ......
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In Texas, Caregiver's RN On Call Achieves Goals For Nurses, IDD Individuals Via Exclusive Supplementary Telephone Triage Program

Jun 06, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
When Caregiver, Inc.'s Director of Nursing, Randi Morgan, RN, BSN, launched a single-market RN On Call pilot in 2012, she had three priorities: sustain excellence in continuity of care, assure immediately available support after hours for direct service professionals (DSPs), and provide weekend and ......
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Gateway Health Offers Hope To New Moms With Pacify Mobile App

Jun 06, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In an effort to help mothers improve health outcomes for their newborns, Gateway Health today announced that it has launched a pilot program offering Pacify Health's mobile app to new and soon-to-be mothers enrolled in Pennsylvania's Health Choices Medicaid program. Gateway Health is also the first ......
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Middle schools can help prevent teen dating violence

Jun 06, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Middle schools that offer a comprehensive dating violence prevention program in every grade may have fewer youth involved in abusive relationships, a U.S. study suggests....
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Looking for a healthy return on your benefits communications? Check out these tips

Jun 05, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
With planning, strategy and measurement, you can execute an effective and efficient benefits communication program and demonstrate a healthy return on investment. Employee benefits are a huge expense for employers, accounting for nearly 30 percent of an organization’s total compensation costs (Bureau of Labor Statistics). With the already large investment in the benefits themselves, one […] The post Looking for a healthy return on your benefits communications? Check out these tips...
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Roche, J&J regulatory leads weigh in on Pre-Cert's progress, challenges of regulating digital health

Jun 05, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
At BIO 2019 in Philadelphia, a panel of industry experts discussed their experiences with the FDA's pilot program; ambiguities in drug, device and software pathways; and the hurdles digital health regulation has yet to properly...
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Parkinson's Foundation Hosts Professional Education Training In Charleston

Jun 04, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The Parkinson's Foundation announced the location of its signature professional education program course, Allied Team Training for Parkinson's, ATTP® in Charleston, SC. The three-and-a-half-day interactive curriculum for healthcare professionals treating patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) is pro......
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Medicaid expansion tied to 'timely' treatment for black cancer patients, study says

Jun 03, 2019 , CNN Health
The expansion of the Medicaid program -- a major part of the Affordable Care Act -- has helped black cancer patients receive more timely treatment in states where expansion took place, according to new research....
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The state of connected health care

Jun 01, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Communicators are behind stories emanating from many areas of medical care, from glucose pumps and pacemakers to data breaches and wellness programs. Here’s what may lie ahead. Safety and security are the challenges of today’s connected devices. The extra functionality of technology brings greater risks of malfunctions, mistakes and hacks. This infographic showcases how devices […] The post The state of connected health care appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Chicago Nursing Home Debacle Highlights Flaws In HUD Program That’s Become Linchpin Of Country’s Elder-Care System

Jun 01, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The New York Times looks at what went wrong with Rosewood Care Centers, and how the program it relied on is a dangerous vulnerable spot for the federal...
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Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital Cuts To Get Hearing In Front Of Energy And Commerce Next Week

Jun 01, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Medicaid DSH is the second-largest federal program to boost hospital Medicaid funding, representing about $12 billion in federal spending annually. It has been the subject of a political fight over proposed reforms to the program....
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Southeastern Grocers launches Folds of Honor donation program

May 31, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Southeastern Grocers is encouraging customers at checkout to round up their total bill to the nearest dollar in order to make a donation to Folds of Honor. Read More...
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Clinical Trial Assesses Telephone-Based Care Program For At-Risk Homebound Elderly

May 30, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Something as simple as a phone call could be a way to alert health care providers and caregivers that an elderly person suffering from dementia may be spiraling down to dangerous self-neglect, according to researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). To test t......
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Millions Of Women In Low-And Middle-Income Countries Will Need Radiotherapy For Cervical Cancer Treatment Despite Vaccination

May 30, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A first of its kind study is reporting that millions of women in low- and middle-income countries will need life-saving radiotherapy to treat their cervical cancer, despite the growth of essential human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccination prevention programs. The availability of radiotherapy in these......
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Questions raised over cancer drugs in FDA's accelerated approval program

May 29, 2019 , CNN Health
Many cancer patients and oncologists may turn to the US Food and Drug Administration's accelerated approval program, which provides access to new cancer drugs faster -- especially when a life-threatening cancer needs swift treatment or relief....
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