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3014 Articles Matching "system"

Dieting is out. That poses a problem for Weight Watchers as it renames itself WW

Oct 19, 2018 , CNBC Health
Weight Watchers had weathered threats over the decades from the likes of Jenny Craig, Nutrisystem and fad diets like Atkins. But its biggest competition in recent years hasn't been from any of its rivals. Consumers don't want to diet any...
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Commentary: Building a talent pipeline for healthier minority communities

Oct 18, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Meharry Medical College President Dr. James E.K. Hildreth says healthcare stakeholders should help disadvantaged students find a path in the industry to improve the system and the communities where they come...
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Medicaid buy-in proposals prompt similar worries as 'Medicare for all'

Oct 18, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Echoing industry concerns over "Medicare for all," providers warn that Medicaid buy-in proposals may drive more cost-shifting in the healthcare...
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Walgreens To Expand Primary Care With Michigan Health System

Oct 18, 2018 , Forbes
Walgreens Boots Alliance will collaborate with Michigan's McLaren Health Care to expand primary healthcare services throughout the...
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Automated System Identifies Dense Tissue, A Risk Factor For Breast Cancer, In Mammograms

Oct 18, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers from MIT and Massachusetts General Hospital have developed an automated model that assesses dense breast tissue in mammograms -- which is an independent risk factor for breast cancer -- as reliably as expert radiologists. This marks the first time a deep-learning model of its kind has s......
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Improving Drug Price Transparency: From Removing Pharmacy Gag Clauses To Reforming The Rebate System

Oct 18, 2018 , Forbes
Given the importance of rebates to the current drug pricing system, state and federal changes designed to either establish transparent rebates or discounts, or get rid of rebates altogether, could significantly impact drug pricing and formulary management in the healthcare...
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Hospital execs fail to reduce costs where needed, report says

Oct 17, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
A new Kaufman Hall report finds hospitals and health systems are making only limited progress when it comes to cutting costs, and aren't prioritizing areas like service rationalization or clinical...
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Measuring Well-Being: It's More Than GDP

Oct 16, 2018 , Forbes
At a time when GDP is rising at a steady clip while simultaneously overall life expectancy is falling, it behooves the federal government to systematically record and report healthcare system successes and...
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Up & Comers 2018: What's past is prologue for the next generation of leaders

Oct 14, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Where there's a need, there's an Up & Comer. Whether it's lifesaving operations or trouble obtaining insurance, the delivery system plays a dramatic role in people's lives. This rings true for this year's class of dynamic young...
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RAC Recoveries Increase, as Problems Persist

Oct 13, 2018 , Healthcare Business News
Oct. 12—An update of Medicare’s overpayments recoupment program isn’t giving providers much hope for change in a system they say unfairly takes and holds their money for long periods, if not for...
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U.S. Food And Drug Administration (FDA) Grants Vapotherm Hi-VNI® Technology System A New Product Category

Oct 13, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Vapotherm, Inc. (Vapotherm), a leader in advanced respiratory technology, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Vapotherm's latest version of the Precision Flow® product, the Precision Flow Hi-VNI™ system, a new product category and product code (QAV). The FDA ......
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Workplace Violence Training: Beyond Tabletop Exercises 

Oct 13, 2018 , American Journal of Nursing
Breaking the rules of ordinary nurse behavior. Have you ever thrown a fire extinguisher at a hospital visitor? In this issue, “Workplace Violence Training Using Simulation” describes how one Ohio health system employs classroom learning, hands-on defense techniques, and simulated violence scenarios to prepare staff for potentially violent situations, including the presence of an active [...] The post Workplace Violence Training: Beyond Tabletop Exercises  appeared first on...
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Johns Hopkins, Cambridge work together on healthcare culture of safety

Oct 13, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Johns Hopkins University and Health System worked with researchers at the University of Cambridge to better address a prevailing culture where frontline staff felt afraid or intimidated to bring up patient safety issues with tenured...
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Cancer Stem Cells Use “Normal” Genes In Abnormal Ways

Oct 13, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
CDK1 is a “normal” protein – its presence drives cells through the cycle of replication. And MHC Class I molecules are “normal” as well – they present bits of proteins on the surfaces of cells for examination by the immune system. But a University of Colorado Cancer Center study published in the jou......
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No end in sight: EHRs hit hospitals' bottom lines with uncertain benefits

Oct 13, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Electronic health record software installations can take a financial toll on hospitals and health systems as they wrestle with temporarily lower patient volumes and disruptions to workflows, as well as higher IT...
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Q&A: New Vista CEO Dr. Stephen Odom says healthcare needs to be relational, not transactional

Oct 13, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The stigma associated with mental health issues and substance abuse continue to plague the delivery system. For Dr. Stephen Odom, addressing the underlying causes of abuse and mental health is at the core of the mission at New Vista...
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Commentary: Health systems must respond to climate change now

Oct 13, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Now is the time to take a proactive approach. No community can afford to wait for disaster to strike before strengthening its public health and healthcare system...
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Fostering diversity for the next generation of healthcare leaders

Oct 13, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Some health systems are grooming junior employees from minority backgrounds to become the next generation of leaders, so that they will better reflect the growing diversity of the patient and community...
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Prison health systems need better integration into the community

Oct 12, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
A new report calls for reforms in state prison health systems that include increasing partnerships between correction facilities and community healthcare providers in order to provide inmates continuity of care during their incarceration and...
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Depo-Medrol vs. Kenalog

Oct 12, 2018 , RxList
Depo-Medrol (methylprednisolone acetate) and Kenalog-40 (triamcinolone acetonide) are corticosteroids used to treat pain and swelling that occurs with arthritis and other joint disorders. They are also used to treat blood disorders, allergic reactions, certain cancers, eye conditions, skin/intestinal/kidney/lung diseases, immune system disorders, endocrine disorders, gastrointestinal diseases, hematologic disorders, respiratory diseases, rheumatic disorders, and nervous system...
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