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Health System Invests $200M In Programs To Reduce Homelessness

May 19, 2018 , Forbes
More and more, hospitals and health care companies are addressing so-called “social determinants of health” like housing and food security in addition to providing traditional medical...
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Vecna, Imprivata partner on biometric palm vein scanning for secure patient check-in

May 19, 2018 , Mobile Health News
Vecna Technologies, a developer of patient self-service systems, has integrated its onsite patient check-in platform with Imprivata's PatientSecure identification technology. Through the partnership, hospitals and ambulatory practices will be able to use Imprivata's biometric palm vein scanning technology to securely ID patients who are checking in using Vecna's...
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Editorial: Anchors away on tackling the social determinants of health

May 19, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Social scientists know a lot about the root causes of so much of the ill-health in our society, yet healthcare systems have rarely acted on that knowledge. That's finally starting to...
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CEO Power Panel: Health systems find consumerism drives innovation

May 19, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
As consumer tech companies enter the healthcare market, health systems find that consumerism is driving...
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U.S. - North Korea Meeting Could Be Make Or Break For Global Health Security

May 19, 2018 , Forbes
Recently, small amounts of info about North Korea's health system have made their way out of the country. Data points have gone from bad to worse to accusations of massive human rights violations. Malnutrition, tuberculosis, malaria and hepatitis B, are a health security nightmare waiting to...
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Discount Drug Mart taps McKesson HVS system for central fill pharmacy

May 18, 2018 , Drug Store News - Clinical Retail
McKesson High Volume Solutions (HVS) will provide a dispensing automation platform for Discount Drug Mart’s central fill pharmacy to be located in Avon Lake, Ohio, the company has announced. Read More...
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Scientists have transplanted memory from one snail to another. So, what does it mean for humans?

May 18, 2018 , CNN Health
It's the kind of study science fiction dreams are made of: A team of neurobiologists at UCLA successfully "transplanted" a memory from the nervous system of one snail into another....
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Smartphone system more quickly detects foodborne pathogens

May 18, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Researchers at Purdue University have developed a new system that enables normal smartphones when paired with a phone cradle to detect foodborne pathogens in...
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City of Hope picks Walker to head Orange County campus

May 18, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Annette Walker, a top Providence St. Joseph Health executive, is leaving the health system to serve as president of City of Hope, Orange County, a cancer research and treatment center in Irvine,...
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MC10 gets its first FDA clearance for BioStamp nPoint, a sensor platform for clinical trials

May 18, 2018 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
Cambridge, Massachusetts-based sensor maker MC10, known for its flexible and stretchable electronics, has received its first FDA 510(k) clearance for the BioStamp nPoint system. BioStamp nPoint is a more advanced version of the company's non-FDA cleared...
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Nebula Genomics, Longenesis team up to create life data ecosystem, data sharing platforms

May 18, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
DNA, health records, and blood test results are not only intimately personal, they are also a valuable asset to researchers. Recently a smattering of companies have been working to create a market for people to share and sell their personal data to researchers and healthcare players. Those efforts are going one step further, as two growing names in the health data and blockchain industry are teaming...
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Cardon Children's Medical Center

First Robotic System Plays Tic Tac Toe To Improve Task Performance

May 18, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) in Beer-Sheva, Israel have demonstrated for the first time the feasibility of a robotic system that plays Tic Tac Toe with rehabilitation patients to improve real-life task performance. The interdisciplinary research team designed a game wit......
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VA and Cerner reach agreement on EHR

May 18, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
After several months of delays over interoperability and other concerns, the Veterans Affairs Department and Cerner have come to an agreement for the VA's new electronic health record...
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Could Nonprofit Drug Firms Cut Sky-High Prices?

May 18, 2018 , WebMD
Earlier this year, the consortium of several large hospital systems announced it would form a nonprofit drug company called Project...
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VTCRI Wins Award To Develop Test For Mild Traumatic Brain Injury, Working With Industry Partners, University Of Virginia

May 17, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Scientists at two of Virginia’s largest universities, working with clinicians from the two major health systems and a growing Virginia-based biotechnology company, have teamed up to address an important medical challenge — how do you accurately diagnose a mild traumatic brain injury that has subtle ......
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Researchers Uncover Gut Bacteria's Potential Role In Multiple Sclerosis

May 17, 2018 , Forbes
Molecules produced from the breakdown of food by gut bacteria have been shown for the first time to directly affect cells in the central nervous...
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J&J CEO warns of 'unintended consequences' of Trump's drug-price reduction plan

May 17, 2018 , CNBC Health
"There are going to be changes in the pricing system" for prescription drugs, Johnson & Johnson chief Alex Gorsky...
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Different Diseases Elicit Distinct Sets Of Exhausted T Cells

May 16, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The battle between the human immune system and long-term, persisting infections and other chronic diseases such as cancer results in a prolonged stalemate. Over time battle-weary T cells become exhausted, giving germs or tumors an edge. Using data from multiple molecular databases, researchers from ......
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Oscar Health's narrow-network strategy yields first-ever quarterly profit

May 16, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The quarterly profit—the first Oscar has reported since launching five years ago—signals that the health insurer's strategy of creating narrow networks through partnerships with major brand-name hospital systems may be a...
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Maryland Gets Green Light For Unique All-Payer Model Geared Toward Helping State Control Health Costs

May 16, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Maryland's current model, which was approved in 2014, doesn't provide comprehensive coordination across the entire health care system, so the federal government required the state to develop a new model to include health care that patients receive in the hospital and in the...
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