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805 Articles Matching "record"

FDA touts record-breaking number of October generic approvals

Nov 13, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
The Food and Drug Administration approved 110 generic drugs and tentatively approved 18 generic drugs for a total of 128 approval actions throughout the month of October. Read More...
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Athenahealth sold to Veritas Capital for $5.7 billion

Nov 13, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
After a year of fielding several takeover attempts, the electronic health records vendor will be acquired by Veritas Capital and Evergreen Coast...
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California Wildfire Death Toll Climbs To Become One Of Most Deadly On Record

Nov 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
A total of 29 bodies have been found so far from that fire, while another 228 are still missing. A quarter million people remained evacuated on Sunday amid fears that the infernos that broke out Thursday could flare up again, as dense smoke made air unhealthy for millions from San Francisco to San...
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U.S. Smoking Rates Hit Record Low

Nov 11, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: U.S. Smoking Rates Hit Record LowCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/8/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/9/2018 12:00:00...
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As California Wildfires Force Thousands To Evacuate, What To Do To Protect Yourself

Nov 11, 2018 , Forbes
The Camp Fire has become the most destructive wildfire in California recorded history. Meanwhile, as a result of the Woosley Fire, over 200,000 residents are fleeing their homes in Ventura and Los Angeles...
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U.S. Smoking Rates Hit Record Low

Nov 09, 2018 , WebMD
U.S. smoking rates have fallen to the lowest levels ever, federal health officials say. Among adult smokers, the smoking rate fell from 15.5 percent in 2016 to 14 percent in 2017. That rate was 67 percent lower than it was in...
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Measure To Cap Dialysis Profits Pummeled After Record Spending By Industry

Nov 09, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The dialysis industry raised nearly $111 million in a successful bid to defeat the measure, which also was opposed by hospitals and doctors. The union that sponsored the measure collected about one-sixth that...
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CDC says smoking rates fall to record low in US

Nov 09, 2018 , CNBC Health
An estimated 14 percent of adults in the U.S., or 34.3 million people, smoked cigarettes in 2017, according to the Centers for Disease Control and...
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QuickChek exits pharmacy business in deal with CVS Pharmacy

Nov 08, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
The Whitehouse Station, N.J.-based chain will be transferring prescription records from nine of its stores to CVS Pharmacy, with plans for CVS Pharmacy to purchase and operate one location in the future. Read More...
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UnitedHealth Group reports revenue growth in Q3, looks ahead to digitizing health records for patients, providers

Nov 07, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
UnitedHealth Group finished Q3 2018 with 12 percent year-over-year revenue...
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U.S. Opioid Overdose Deaths Reach New Record

Nov 07, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: U.S. Opioid Overdose Deaths Reach New RecordCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/2/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/5/2018 12:00:00...
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Premier to acquire Stanson Health in $51.5 million deal

Nov 07, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Stanson Health, which was founded by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Dr. Scott Weingarten, provides software that feeds real-time clinical data into electronic health records to guide the most appropriate...
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Like clockwork: How daylight saving time stumps hospital record-keeping

Nov 06, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
One of the most popular electronic health records software systems used by hospitals, Epic Systems, can delete records or require cumbersome workarounds when clocks are set back for an hour, prompting many hospitals to opt for paper records for...
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Reports Shed Light On How Daylight Savings Time Creates Problems At Hospitals, In Our Brains

Nov 06, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
"Falling back" an hour causes glitches in Epic Systems, the electronic record system used by some hospitals, requiring them to fall back on paper records during the time change. Other problems with the time change include interrupted sleep patterns and other health...
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Amid record STD rates, doctors treat patients' partners sight unseen

Nov 06, 2018 , CNN Health
If patients return to Dr. Crystal Bowe soon after taking medication for a sexually transmitted infection, she usually knows the reason: Their partners have re-infected them....
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Like Clockwork: How Daylight Saving Time Stumps Hospital Record Keeping

Nov 04, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
One of the most popular electronic health records software systems used by hospitals, Epic Systems, can delete records or require cumbersome workarounds when clocks are set back for an hour, prompting many hospitals to opt for paper records for part of the night...
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U.S. Opioid Overdose Deaths Reach New Record

Nov 04, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: U.S. Opioid Overdose Deaths Reach New RecordCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/2/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/2/2018 12:00:00...
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The final finisher: The inspiring stories of last-place marathon runners

Nov 04, 2018 , CNN Health
When Simon Kindleysides crossed the finish line at the Virgin Money London Marathon this year, what followed was a blur -- but he became a "superhero" to his kids, and he set a world record in becoming the first paralyzed man to complete the race on foot....
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Star Rating Changes At VA Hospitals Might Conceal Problems, Former Officials Say

Nov 03, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Other veteran hospital news focuses on a "deteriorating'' no-bid $10 billion contract for electronic records and controversial research on dogs and...
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Ad Check: What Happens If California Limits Dialysis Center Profits?

Nov 03, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Both sides in the contentious and expensive battle over California’s Proposition 8 are cherry-picking the facts ahead of Tuesday’s vote as dialysis companies spend record amounts to persuade voters through...
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