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2018 Articles Matching "reduce"

Commentary: Hospital-insurer collaborations can reduce readmissions, cut costs

Jan 20, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Provider-payer collaborations, through aligned incentives and leveraging a wealth of data, can achieve better care outcomes at a lower...
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How To Give A Good Medical History To Get Better Health Care

Jan 20, 2019 , Forbes
A key to the ideal health care visit takes forethought. The end result will likely result in time savings and reduced angst plus provide a higher likelihood of a good outcome for your visit. What is this key? Write out a narrative of your problem in advance of your visit. This article explains...
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Automation, tech companies aim to reduce lick, stick and pour duties

Jan 19, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
With volume demands increasing alongside the need to provide clinical services to patients, pharmacies turn to automation and software to help get prescriptions filled and pharmacists out from behind the counter. Read More...
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Steps to Reduce Hospital Sleep Disruptions Studied

Jan 19, 2019 , WebMD
Nighttime room entries dropped by 44 percent after researchers educated doctors and nurses on the health consequences of in-hospital sleep...
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Actos vs. Jardiance

Jan 18, 2019 , RxList
Actos (pioglitazone hydrochloride) and Jardiance (empagliflozin) are used to treat type 2 diabetes. Jardiance is also indicated to reduce the risk of cardiovascular death in adult patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular...
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How Getting a Flu Shot Could Save Your Life

Jan 18, 2019 , WebMD
The flu can alter your immunity and make you more prone to other infections,. Getting a flu shot is relatively cheap and can reduce hospitalizations, acute heart illnesses and...
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Acupressure Relieves Long-Term Symptoms Of Breast Cancer Treatment, Study Finds

Jan 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new study finds acupressure could be a low-cost, at-home solution to a suite of persistent side effects that linger after breast cancer treatment ends. Researchers from the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center reported in 2016 that acupressure helped reduce fatigue in breast cancer survivor......
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Protecting Oligodendrocytes May Reduce The Impact Of Multiple Sclerosis

Jan 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A small molecule, Sephin1, may be able to significantly delay harm to nerve cells caused by multiple sclerosis, a disabling immune-mediated disease that damages nerve fibers in the brain and spinal cord. These nerve fibers are wrapped in a sheath of fatty tissue called myelin, which acts as a prote......
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Novel Imaging Technology May Help Reduce Biopsies For Breast Tumors

Jan 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In American women, breast cancer is the most common cancer and the second-leading cause of cancer death. While routine screening helps to detect breast cancer, existing technology frequently identifies suspicious lesions that turn out not to be cancer. In fact, up to 80% of the biopsies performed re......
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New 'planetary health diet' will save millions of people -- and the planet

Jan 18, 2019 , CNN Health
An international team of scientists has developed a diet it says can improve health while ensuring sustainable food production to reduce further damage to the planet. It's based on cutting red meat and sugar consumption in half and upping intake of fruits, vegetables and nuts....
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This diet is good for you and the environment, scientists say

Jan 17, 2019 , CNN Health
An international team of scientists has developed a diet it says can improve health while ensuring sustainable food production to reduce further damage to the planet. It's based on cutting red meat and sugar consumption in half and upping intake of fruits, vegetables and nuts....
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Infographic: Reducing Your Alzheimer's Risk

Jan 16, 2019 , WebMD
WebMD's infographic details ways you can keep your brain sharp and reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s...
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Study: Hinge Health's digital pain program reduces chronic lower back pain, disability

Jan 16, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The digital care program also improved users' knowledge of their condition, and reduced their interest in pursuing...
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Medicare changes could have some patients paying more for drugs

Jan 15, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - A proposed shift in Medicare coverage for medicines administered by doctors may help reduce total drug spending, but a new study suggests it may also lead to higher out-of-pocket costs for some patients....
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Health Tip: Reduce Childhood Stress

Jan 13, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Health Tip: Reduce Childhood StressCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/11/2019 12:00:00...
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Alzheimer's Disease Support

Jan 12, 2019 , RxList
Reliable information for Alzheimer's disease patients and caregivers about how to manage the stages of the disease, and reduce physical and emotional stress of the...
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Study Supports Enhanced Screening Prior to Invasive Heart Disease Imaging

Jan 11, 2019 , CardioSmart
Better screening could reduce unnecessary tests and procedures in patients being evaluated for heart disease, study...
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Liberal lawmakers challenge Trump with drug cost legislation

Jan 11, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Challenging the Trump administration on a high-profile consumer issue, leading congressional liberals plan to unveil a package of bills Thursday designed to radically reduce what Americans pay for prescription drugs by linking prices to lower...
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Aldactone vs. Accutane

Jan 11, 2019 , RxList
Aldactone (spironolactone) and Accutane (isotretinoin) are used to treat acne. Aldactone is used off-label for acne. Aldactone is typically used to reduce fluid retention (edema) caused by heart, liver or kidney problems, high blood pressure (hypertension), and certain patients with hyperaldosteronism....
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Aldactone vs. Inspra (Eplerenone)

Jan 11, 2019 , RxList
Aldactone (spironolactone) and eplerenone are aldosterone receptor blockers used to reduce fluid retention (edema) caused by heart, liver or kidney problems, and high blood pressure (hypertension)....
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