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Hamilton and Burlington health providers apply to be first in Ontario to reinvent care
Hamilton and Burlington organizations want to be among the first to adopt a major overhaul of the health care system by the Progressive Conservative…
Jul 19, 2019 03:12 UTC Health-Care Read More

Kentucky Man Fighting Illness from Flesh-Eating Bacteria
Jonathan Metcalf has been fighting the illness for several weeks and had to have a six-inch section of his thigh removed.
Jul 18, 2019 18:02 UTC Health-Care Read More

Game On: PDGM Encourages Home Health Agencies to 'Game the System'
When the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) developed the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM), part of the goal was to fix problems that exist…
Jul 18, 2019 15:55 UTC Health-Care Read More

State of emergency, Part 2: Why Ontario badly needs more ER nurses
ANALYSIS: Hospital administrators see them as expendable. But nurses provide care and bring order to chaos — and our hospitals don't have enough of them.
Jul 18, 2019 14:33 UTC Health-Care Read More

Allegheny County Board of Health approves $300K for asthma study, $90K for trees
Doctors and researchers from the University of Pittsburgh School of Public Health and UPMC Children's Hospital received a $300000 grant from the Allegheny…
Jul 17, 2019 21:21 UTC Health-Care Read More

Abbott ramping up FreeStyle Libre production following bountiful Q2
Following a major sales bump in the second quarter of 2019, Abbott Laboratories is planning to significantly ramp up manufacturing for its FreeStyle Libre…
Jul 17, 2019 19:23 UTC Health-Care Read More

B.C. announces new urgent care centre for East Vancouver
The REACH Urgent and Primary Care Centre will be fully operational by October.
Jul 17, 2019 18:39 UTC Health-Care Read More

Health insurance idea born at U-M could help millions of Americans spend less for the care they need most
ANN ARBOR—Millions of Americans with chronic conditions could save money on the drugs and medical services they need the most, if their health insurance…
Jul 17, 2019 17:13 UTC Health-Care Read More

American Medical Association enacts reimbursement codes for 3D printing services in healthcare
The American Medical Association (AMA) has accepted a proposal from the American College of Radiology (ACR) which advances the use of 3D printing in…
Jul 17, 2019 11:51 UTC Health-Care Read More

Skin sensors are the future of health care
Thin, flexible, wireless monitoring systems could make medicine more predictive and personalized, argue Shuai Xu, Arun Jayaraman and John A. Rogers.
Jul 17, 2019 11:01 UTC Health-Care Read More

Travis County Included In Federal Plan To Address Growing Number Of HIV Cases
The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention met with other health care leaders in Austin on Tuesday to discuss the need for "disruptive"
Jul 17, 2019 01:18 UTC Health-Care Read More

Ontario Investing in New Program to Support Seniors' Mental Health
TORONTO - Seniors want to remain active and live independently in age-friendly communities that are open to their full participation. Yet many seniors face…
Jul 16, 2019 18:26 UTC Health-Care Read More

Seattle Nurse Contracts Measles from Patient — Despite Being Fully Vaccinated
The nurse was wearing protective equipment, but still contracted the virus.
Jul 16, 2019 17:56 UTC Health-Care Read More

Radical health service report underlines Canberra's plight
Despite the high proportion of Canberrans choosing to pay for access to the private system, many use the public system when they can.
Jul 16, 2019 13:59 UTC Health-Care Read More

McLeod Health to launch Cerner EHR at 4 more hospitals
Florence, S.C.-based McLeod Health will roll out a Cerner EHR at four more of its hospitals in September, according to SC Now.
Jul 15, 2019 19:48 UTC Health-Care Read More

Hearing, Vision Loss Raise Dementia Risk in Older Adults
LOS ANGELES — Impaired vision or hearing loss increases the risk for dementia in older adults. The risk is particularly pronounced in individuals with both…
Jul 15, 2019 18:14 UTC Health-Care Read More

Richard Smith: An example of low value health care—time to talk about money and opportunity cost
I'm sitting in the eye clinic for perhaps the tenth time and concluding that the whole programme that I have been through has been a waste of time, resources,…
Jul 15, 2019 16:34 UTC Health-Care Read More

CMS releases proposed home health payment rule for 2020: 7 takeaways
CMS released its proposed Home Health Prospective Payment System rule for 2020, which would increase home health payments and remove one quality…
Jul 15, 2019 11:40 UTC Health-Care Read More

Could a National Health Insurance Fund be just months a...
The time for talk is over, said Zweli Mkhize in his first budget speech as health minister. But if you thought that Cabinet's approval of the National Health…
Jul 14, 2019 23:12 UTC Health-Care Read More

Michigan Opioid Study Discusses Access to Primary Care Clinics for Patients with Chronic Pain
The findings in a study in the state of Michigan suggest that access to primary care may be reduced for patients taking prescription opioids. The study results…
Jul 14, 2019 09:56 UTC Health-Care Read More

GMP Securities reveals its top Canadian Health Care and Tech picks
Looking for a stock that will gain at least 20 per cent over the next year? Look no further than GMP Securities. On Wednesday, GMP released a list of its highest…
Jul 12, 2019 17:31 UTC Health-Care Read More

Maine health officials looking for links in 6 cases of Legionnaire's disease
The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating six recent cases of Legionnaires' disease in the Bangor area to see if they are connected.
Jul 12, 2019 15:59 UTC Health-Care Read More

1st reported measles case in Ohio confirmed by Department of Health
This is the first confirmed measles case in the Buckeye State since 2017, ODH says.
Jul 12, 2019 15:41 UTC Health-Care Read More

ODH director reports first measles case in Ohio
COLUMBUS – Ohio Department of Health Director Dr. Amy Acton confirmed Friday the state's first measles case of 2019. The young adult from Stark County…
Jul 12, 2019 14:48 UTC Health-Care Read More

Lunds & Byerlys to Close All 14 Pharmacies July 11, 2019
Lunds & Byerlys is shuttering all 14 of its pharmacies, the company announced Thursday. In a statement, the company said the decision stems from “significant…
Jul 11, 2019 22:55 UTC Health-Care Read More

Houston Methodist Primary Care Group announces plans to open in Tomball
Houston Methodist Primary Care Group will open in the Tomball Marketplace, located at the southwest corner of Hwy. 249 and FM 2920, in September,…
Jul 11, 2019 18:14 UTC Health-Care Read More

Germany finds most new drugs did not offer meaningful benefits
Eight years ago, Germany required comparisons between all newly introduced drugs and existing options, such as the standard of care, to gauge their benefit as…
Jul 11, 2019 17:29 UTC Health-Care Read More

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