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Michigan health officials investigate multiple cases of gastrointestinal illness
Michigan health officials are investigating multiple cases of a gastrointestinal illness caused by a microscopic parasite, and they say the infected people reported…
Jul 19, 2019 18:25 UTC Health-Care Read More

Aortic valve replacement widens heart patients' options
Heart specialists in Buffalo and across the country brace for greater demand as word spreads about TAVR effectiveness for most patients – including rock…
Jul 19, 2019 09:59 UTC Health-Care Read More

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

Meningococcal, Hep A vaccines to be required for 2019-20 school year in Kansas
Meningococcal and Hepatitis vaccines will be required for the 2019-20 school year.
Jul 18, 2019 17:32 UTC Health-Care Read More

New report sets stage for Georgia's health care 'waiver' debate
A state-funded report released Thursday underscores the challenges that Gov. Brian Kemp faces in crafting a plan to provide more health care coverage to…
Jul 18, 2019 13:41 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

Ground broken for Lutheran Downtown Hospital Business Journal Gazette
Lutheran Health Network and local elected officials broke ground today on the new Lutheran Downtown Hospital.
Jul 17, 2019 18:10 UTC Health-Care Read More

How Data Analytics Has Curbed the Prescription of Opioids in Philly
Though the opioid epidemic is not nearly as bad as it was in 2017 when the misuse of prescription painkillers resulted in more than 5,000 overdose deaths in…
Jul 17, 2019 13:38 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

Why Is Healthcare So Expensive? How Mental Health Stigma Drives The Cost Of Therapy & Psych Meds
It's well known that therapy is often expensive, but here are the deeper reasons mental health stigma and our society's lack of awareness drive the costs of…
Jul 16, 2019 14:33 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

Cardinal Health Appoints Stephen Mason To Lead Medical Segment
DUBLIN, Ohio, July 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardinal Health (NYSE:CAH) today announced that Stephen Mason, President of the company's Cardinal Health…
Jul 16, 2019 11:59 UTC Health-Care Read More

3rd confirmed measles case in El Paso as disease resurges after 25-year absence
The number of confirmed measles cases in El Paso grew to three on Monday, marking what local health officials said was the first resurgence of the…
Jul 15, 2019 22:38 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

Blue Cross Blue Shield, Amerigroup adding 'at least' 350 jobs for new Medicaid plan
DURHAM - "At least" 350 new jobs are coming to Cary and Winston-Salem as Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina and Amerigroup Partnership staff up to…
Jul 15, 2019 16:55 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

Gilead Sciences raises stake in Galapagos as part of $5.1B deal
The two companies have partnered with each other previously on a drug to treat rheumatoid arthritis.
Jul 14, 2019 17:16 UTC Health-Care Read More

Siemens, UM System, MU Health Care launch $133M precision medicine alliance
The partnership between Siemens and the University of Missouri will support the UM System's new NextGen Precision Health Institute. (University of Missouri).
Jul 12, 2019 19:19 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

3 'medical conditions' no longer recognized by doctors
Medical research has changed how doctors diagnose conditions for the better. Read this Spotlight feature to find out about the top three "medical conditions" that…
Jul 12, 2019 16:03 UTC Health-Care Read More

RPS calls for greater pharmacist involvement in tackling type 2 diabetes
Integrating pharmacists as part of diabetes healthcare teams could "dramatically improve the health of patients", according to a major policy report. The Royal…
Jul 12, 2019 11:26 UTC Health-Care Read More

Three more health workers infected in Ebola outbreak
The new cases raise the total number of healthcare workers infected in this outbreak to 131, including 41 deaths. Health workers make up 5% of all the victims of…
Jul 11, 2019 21:57 UTC Health-Care Read More

Point-of-Care Test Cuts Antibiotic Use in COPD Exacerbations
Point-of-care testing for C-reactive protein reduced antibiotic use in patients seen for acute COPD exacerbations; editorialists say the results are compelling.
Jul 11, 2019 17:10 UTC Health-Care Read More

Ascension-Trinity medical network Together Health closes after five years
After five years, Together Health Network, an ambitious effort by three of the leading health systems in Michigan to contract with payers and employers and…
Jul 11, 2019 17:01 UTC Health-Care Read More

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