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Bundled Payment Deals Prompt Hospitals to Rethink Relationships with SNFs

Aug 15, 2018 , Healthcare Business News
Aug. 14—Hospital and health system CFOs who are trying to make bundled payments work may find an answer in closer clinical alignment with skilled nursing facilities (SNFs), according to a new study....
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DeepMind's eye disease diagnoses on par with specialists

Aug 15, 2018 lpostelnicu@himss.org (Leontina Postelnicu), Mobile Health News
DeepMind's artificial intelligence system appears to diagnose eye disease as accurately as leading human specialists, according to new research published in the journal Nature...
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Adventist Health System rebranding to AdventHealth

Aug 15, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Adventist Health System, including nearly 50 hospitals and more than 80,000 employees, will change its name to AdventHealth on Jan. 2, the health system announced...
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Different Takes: Imagine If ‘Medicare For All’ Is Cheaper Than Current Health System; Young And Grateful For Short-Term Plans

Aug 14, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages examine these and other health insurance...
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Neuroscientists Team With Engineers To Explore How Brain Controls Movement

Aug 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Scientists have made remarkable advances into recording the electrical activity that the nervous system uses to control complex skills, leading to insights into how the nervous system directs an animal’s behavior. “We can record the electrical activity of a single neuron, and large groups of neuron......
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Commentary: EHR designers must look to other industries for inspiration

Aug 14, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Most of us are practiced at the art of distinguishing a well-designed website: easy to understand, responsive and nimble. But while the use of EHRs is at an all-time high within hospitals, these systems can't claim any of those positive...
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Powerful Health Care Players Gear Up To Push Back Against Single-Payer In Case ‘Blue Wave’ Hits Hard

Aug 14, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Industry players who usually don't work together are bonding over the potential push for a single-payer system, which has become a litmus test among progressive...
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The Future Of African Healthcare Is Female

Aug 14, 2018 , Forbes
From across the world, two women—each driven by a desire to save lives—are reshaping the sub-Saharan African healthcare...
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Dexcom beats revenue guidance, eyes iCGM G6 sales for next quarter's growth

Aug 11, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Shortly after launching its integrated continuous glucose monitoring system, Dexcom announced a 42 percent increase in year-over-year sales during its Q2 earnings call.  “Not only did we exceed our annual growth guidance for the second consecutive quarter but the business continues to accelerate,” Kevin Ronald Sayers, CEO of Dexcom, said during the call. “All of our key segments demonstrated strong year-over-year growth with US and [out of US] revenues up 35 percent and 78 percent,...
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Retiring Advocate Aurora Health CMO Dr. Lee Sacks leaves legacy of 
advanced-care models

Aug 11, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Early population health management supporter Dr. Lee Sacks is retiring as Advocate Aurora Health CMO and founding CEO of Advocate Physician Partners, after a total of more than 40 years at the...
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Female leaders aim to reshape healthcare, despite the C-suite's gender gap

Aug 11, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Female executives are being urged to take charge in creating a healthcare system that keeps people healthy by looking beyond clinical processes to social...
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Do providers have the data chops to succeed with direct contracts?

Aug 11, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Healthcare consultants question whether health systems have the data analytics skills necessary to lower the cost of care and improve outcomes through direct contracts with large...
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Ebola Virus Experts Discover Powerful, New Approach For Future Therapeutics

Aug 11, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A one-two punch of powerful antibodies may be the best way to stop Ebola virus, reports an international team of scientists in the journal Cell. Their findings suggest new therapies should disable Ebola virus's infection machinery and spark the patient's immune system to call in reinforcements. "Th......
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As healthcare changes, systems need to broaden search to find disruptive CEOs

Aug 11, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Healthcare's new operating environment will require openness to change, willingness to listen to customers and front-line staff, and courage to radically redesign systems to improve quality and cut...
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Tumor Cells’ Tiny Defense Weapons Could Help Doctors Better Predict How Patients Will Respond To Therapies

Aug 11, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The weapons against the body's immune system could be used as biomarkers to figure out if the patient will respond to a very expensive type of therapy. In other public health news: psychologists at military prisons, cancer-killing drugs, surgery centers, eye worms and...
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The Cloud Facilitates Independent Living For The Elderly

Aug 11, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The EU-funded H2020 IN LIFE project has developed and connected tools and systems for the elderly with various early cognitive impairments such as early and moderate dementia. Supporting home activities – communication, health maintenance, travel, mobility and socialisation tasks – the services are ......
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Using Real-Time Video To Get The Doctor To The Patient In Emergencies

Aug 11, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The EU’s healthcare system is burdened by an ageing population, chronic ailments and rising costs. A quick diagnosis in an emergency can help save lives, curb costs and maintain resources. The EU-funded project Q4HEALTH aimed at providing “quality real-time video streaming to allow remote doctors t......
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Doxorubicin Disrupts The Immune System To Cause Heart Toxicity

Aug 10, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Doxorubicin is a chemotherapy drug widely used in ovarian, bladder, lung, thyroid and stomach cancers, but it carries a harmful side effect. The drug causes a dose-dependent heart toxicity that can lead to congestive heart failure. University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers now describe an imp......
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Health Systems In Low- and Middle-Income Countries Not Prepared To Diagnose And Treat Common Diseases

Aug 10, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Cardiovascular diseases, chronic respiratory diseases and diabetes are among the leading causes of death worldwide. A new UCLA study has found that Bangladesh, Haiti, Malawi, Nepal and Tanzania each has fewer than five health facilities that can provide the full suite of supplies and equipment, trai......
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Postmenopausal Bleeding: Reliable Sign of Endometrial Cancer

Aug 10, 2018 , RxList
Almost all women with endometrial cancer have a history of postmenopausal bleeding (PMB), although only a small minority of women with PMB will be diagnosed with endometrial cancer, a systematic review and meta-analysis has...
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