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Not-for-profit health systems working to get around tax on high exec pay

Jun 23, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Not-for-profit health systems are finding clever ways to reduce or avoid the new tax law's 21% excise tax on executive compensation that exceeds $1...
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Opioids that are painkillers but aren't addictive? This biochemist thinks it's possible

Jun 23, 2018 , CNBC Health
This biochemist explains in The Conversation how he and other researchers are working on designing new drugs that will block pain but without the euphoria that leads to...
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How to be an ally to your LGBT friends, relatives and co-workers

Jun 23, 2018 , CNN Health
Pride Month offers numerous events where members of the LGBT community can celebrate who they are....
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The History Of Hospice: A Different Kind Of Health 'Care'

Jun 23, 2018 , Forbes
100 years ago today, the movement behind hospice care as born. Or rather, Dame Cicely Saunders was born. A dynamic woman who forever altered the way we think about end of life care. As a nurse, social worker, doctor and writer, she claimed those with a terminal diagnosis needed distinctive...
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Risk Level For Harmful Chemicals In Drinking Water Needs To Be 7-to-10 Times Lower Than EPA Recommended, Study Finds

Jun 22, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
“This study confirms that the EPA’s guidelines for PFAS levels in drinking water woefully underestimate risks to human health,” said Olga Naidenko, senior science adviser at the Environmental Working Group. Other news on the safety of drinking water comes from New York and Cleveland....
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Oscar Health to sell Obamacare plans in 6 new markets next year

Jun 22, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
New York-based Oscar is bringing its narrow-network exchange plans to Florida, Arizona and Michigan, as well as new metro areas in three states where it already offers insurance, including Ohio, Tennessee and...
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7 steps for more inclusive internal communication

Jun 22, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
The trend toward increasing workplace diversity is not only an ethnic and religious matter; consider how your organization eases interactions for vision- and hearing-impaired...
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Immigrants And U.S. Healthcare: What One Med School Dean Wants Congress To Know

Jun 22, 2018 , Forbes
From H1B visa holders to dreamers, immigrants working in medicine and science are making a vital contribution to the U.S. healthcare, says one medical school dean who will be watching today's vote...
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These are the top 10 companies young people want to work at — and what it means

Jun 22, 2018 , CNBC Health
Young people today have high expectations for their work life. Here's where they'd like to be employed....
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Healthbox and the opportunities for digital health globally

Jun 22, 2018 , Mobile Health News
Neil Patel, executive vice president for Healthbox, which recently joined HIMSS, talks about the role his consulting firm can play in working with international digital health companies....
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LifeBeam's latest $20M injection will expand Vi, its AI-powered workout headset

Jun 22, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
LifeBeam, a wearable health sensor and fitness device maker, has raised $20 million from Joy Ventures, Square Peg Capital, New Era Ventures, Cerca Partners, Triventures, Wellborn Ventures, and FGI Capital Partners to expand its business, VentureBeat...
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Editor’s Note: The best and brightest

Jun 21, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
DSN editor in chief Seth Mendelson highlights how retailers work to appeal to potential employees and retain the ones they have in a changing retail environment. Read More...
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Retailers focus on retention

Jun 21, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
While dangling higher salaries and improved benefits might help to attract workers, several studies have shown that retailers also should be paying close attention to investing in retention alongside recruiting. Read More...
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Mayo Clinic exploring blockchain EHR use cases with UK startup

Jun 21, 2018 , Mobile Health News
Medicalchain, a London-based startup that develops blockchain technology for storing electronic health records, announced this week that it is has signed a working agreement with the Mayo Clinic to explore different distributed ledger initiatives at the health system. The company says its blockchain platform can securely store health records, describing it as a single source of truth that can easily and securely be accessed, updated and...
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Herbal Essences teams up with Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Jun 21, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Herbal Essences and the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew will be working together to bring cutting-edge botanic science to the shampoos and conditioners created by the hair care brand. Read More...
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CVS Health taps new sources of talent

Jun 21, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
“To support growth at CVS Health, we focus on attracting and equipping diverse talent for careers within all parts of our company, including the pharmacy,” said David Casey, the company’s vice president of workforce strategies and chief diversity officer. Read More...
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How you can network and meet potential clients at Amazon HQ this summer

Jun 20, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
Get in front of 140+ digital communicators at our Social Media & Digital Communications...
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Engineers Configure RFID Tags To Work As Glucose Sensors

Jun 20, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
These days, many retailers and manufacturers are tracking their products using RFID, or radio-frequency identification tags. Often, these tags come in the form of paper-based labels outfitted with a simple antenna and memory chip. When slapped on a milk carton or jacket collar, RFID tags act as smar......
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Distracted Nursing: On Personal Cell Phone Use at Work

Jun 20, 2018 , American Journal of Nursing
A new societal norm. Kathleen Bartholomew Most of us have seen the cars on the highway that suddenly slow down in the passing lane, blocking other cars while weaving dangerously across the dividing lines between lanes. We know the signs of distracted driving well enough by now. It resembles drunk driving. Or we’ve [...] The post Distracted Nursing: On Personal Cell Phone Use at Work appeared first on Off the...
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Some Prison Nurses Earning More Than $100,000 In Overtime A Year, Costing Taxpayers Millions

Jun 20, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
While about 50 nursing vacancies exist, the prisons rely on volunteer overtime to accommodate the shortages. In other health worker news: limits proposed on the number of patients a nurse can see, reinstated health care workers are turned away on eve of union vote, and a new movement in paramedicine....
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