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CEO Power Panel: Health systems see drugs as fastest-growing expense

Feb 17, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Modern Healthcare's CEO Power Panel survey indicates healthcare leaders still fear unbridled drug costs and wonder if the industry has reached a breaking...
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McKesson Pharmacy Systems gets Creative for eCare Plans

Feb 17, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Pharmacist eCare Plans include a vital shared document containing a patient’s current treatment regimen, medication support needs drug therapy issues and other pertinent details. Read More...
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Guest Commentary: Systems must 'let go' of owning everything and focus on patient experience

Feb 17, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
In the old days, healthcare organizations prioritized owning facilities, maximizing volume, optimizing revenue and controlling production in-house. There was little regard for total costs, outcomes or patient experience. Meanwhile, an...
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Ascension says it's nearing finish line in Presence acquisition

Feb 16, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Ascension and Presence Health signed a definitive agreement to bring Presence into Amita Health, a joint venture between Ascension and Adventist Midwest Health. The two systems signed a letter of intent six months...
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Blood Test For Concussions Approved By FDA For First Time

Feb 16, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Currently, most patients with suspected traumatic brain injury are evaluated using a neurological exam, followed by a CT scan. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said that the blood test could save the health care system money by preventing unnecessary...
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FDA Head Vows To Tackle High Drug Prices And Drugmakers ‘Gaming The System’

Feb 16, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
In an exclusive interview, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb describes what he’s doing to spur competition and bring down drug...
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Patient advocate: Learning to navigate the healthcare system akin to mastering a new language

Feb 16, 2018 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
When Kate Sheridan was 11 years old, a series of complications from Lyme Disease changed her life...
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Queen's University Announces Novel Drug Delivery System With Potential To Reduce Rates of HIV

Feb 16, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (or PrEP) is when people at very high risk for HIV take HIV medicines daily to lower their chances of getting infected. PrEP can stop HIV from taking hold and spreading throughout the body. Queen’s, along with their collaborators, PATH, ViiV Healthcare, the Population C......
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Lessons learned, strides made towards consumer-focused care

Feb 16, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
As new technologies and consumer-focused strategies continue their takeover of the healthcare industry, health systems will have to adjust their care models or be left in the dust. Rewiring an incumbent healthcare enterprise is no easy feat, however, and nearly every decision and assumption made along the way is a potential pitfall that requires an open...
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Cancer-Killing Virus Acts By Alerting Immune System

Feb 16, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new UC San Francisco study has shown that a cancer-killing ("oncolytic") virus currently in clinical trials may function as a cancer vaccine -- in addition to killing some cancer cells directly, the virus alerts the immune system to the presence of a tumor, triggering a powerful, widespread immune......
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State Highlights: Ga. Bill Passed In House Would Boost Rural Health Care; ‘Patient Dumping’ In Sacramento Is ‘Systemic,’ Group Says

Feb 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Georgia, California, Oklahoma, Minnesota, Texas, New Hampshire, Colorado, Wisconsin, Oregon and...
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Baylor Scott & White boosts operating margin in first half of 2018

Feb 15, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The Texas system saw a strong first half for its fiscal 2018, including an operating margin of 8% compared with 4.7% in the first half of 2017. That comes after its profit grew 149% year-over-year in fiscal...
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Sanner, Amiko detail partnership targeting novel medication adherence strategies

Feb 15, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Bensheim, Germany-based drug delivery system manufacturer Sanner GmbH and London, UK-based Amiko — a startup that has leveraged smart sensors and artificial intelligence to develop its connected inhaler and app suite Respiro — are looking to integrate novel technologies into medication packaging to better address the challenges of medication...
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Homeless patients were being discharged in hospital gowns. So this Miami nurse found them clothes

Feb 15, 2018 , CNN Health
As a nurse for nearly 30 years at Jackson Health System in Miami, Oliver Castellanos has noticed that many of his patients are homeless....
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More Than 320 Counties, Cities And States Are Suing Drugmakers For Role In Opioid Epidemic

Feb 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Local and state leaders have been turning toward the legal system in their battle against the opioid crisis. In other news, the White House has approved research into which addiction treatments actually work best; doctors say Purdue's decision to stop marketing OxyContin is "20 years late"; and experts react to Attorney General Jeff Session's comments that patients should just "take some aspirin sometimes and tough it out a little...
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New Dutch law to make all adults organ donors unless they opt out

Feb 15, 2018 , CNN Health
A new law would make all adults in the Netherlands organ donors -- unless they opt out of the system....
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Radiogenix System

Feb 15, 2018 , RxList
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FDA clears insulin dose calculator that's connected to a smartphone app

Feb 15, 2018 , CNBC Health
The Food and Drug Administration has approved Glooko's Mobile Insulin Dosing System....
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Community Health Systems selling Louisiana hospital

Feb 15, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
CHS will sell a 60-bed hospital, Byrd Regional Hospital in Leesville, La., to Allegiance Health Management. The Franklin-based system expects the deal to close in the first half of...
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How we can fix our broken health-care system: Former Celgene chief

Feb 15, 2018 , CNBC Health
Former Celgene CEO Bob Hugin is running for Senate in New Jersey. Here's how he says we need to fix health care....
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