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AU to deploy more healthcare experts to tackle Ebola crisis
John Nkengasong, Director of the AU's Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention. / Net photo. Twitter · Facebook · Email · Whatsapp · linkedin.
Jul 21, 2019 22:21 UTC Health-Care Read More

How Ontario's new regional health teams will operate is anyone's guess in 'low-rules environment'
No one is sure how they will be governed or funded, or how they will function. But they will be the way forward for health care in the province.
Jul 20, 2019 09:04 UTC Health-Care Read More

Did Ontario's Local Health Integration Networks fail?
Turn back the clock five years, when Ontario was in the midst of an election, and you'll find headlines about a familiar plan to overhaul the province's health-care…
Jul 20, 2019 09:03 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

Proposed merger would create 14-hospital system
Peoria, Ill. -based OSF HealthCare and Evergreen Park, Ill. -based Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Centers are negotiating a full merger, according…
Jul 18, 2019 20:54 UTC Health-Care Read More

Phreesia's CEO hopes today's strong listing is 'blazing a trail' for 2019's remaining digital health IPOs
The digital health mainstay closed its first day of trading roughly 40% above its set price, and looks forward to scaling its business as a public entity.
Jul 18, 2019 20:01 UTC Health-Care Read More

Kansas schools to require two new vaccines this year
he Kansas Dept. of Health and Environment is adding two new vaccines to the list of required immunizations for the coming school year.
Jul 18, 2019 19:01 UTC Health-Care Read More

Optum's John Muir Health deal provides a new model for health system collaboration
As part of the deal, Optum will take over non-clinical functions for the provider ranging from IT services, revenue cycle management, analytics and claims…
Jul 18, 2019 17:33 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

"If you like your plan, you can keep it." Biden's health pitch invokes Obama's troubled claim
Joe Biden invoked a risky — and familiar — phrase to sell his health care plan. At an AARP event in Iowa, Biden told voters he'd create a government insurance…
Jul 18, 2019 16:26 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

Scrutiny of CVS-Aetna deal shows AMA's powerful impact
The word “unprecedented” is used frequently in news reports to describe the CVS-Aetna merger, a $69 billion deal approved by the Justice Department last year…
Jul 18, 2019 11:59 UTC Health-Care Read More

Salary potential influences most residency choices: 10 highest-paid residencies
Almost all medical residents — 93 percent — say salary potential influenced their specialty choice, at least to some degree, according to a survey conducted by…
Jul 17, 2019 22:42 UTC Health-Care Read More

Dietary substitute kratom stays in legal gray area
CHI Health Pharmacist Bob Grenier said there's no clear cut consensus about kratom at the federal level.
Jul 17, 2019 22:30 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

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

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

CMS Finding New Ways to Penalize Home Health Providers
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is finding new ways to penalize home health providers. In its proposed payment rule for 2020 released last…
Jul 17, 2019 16:34 UTC Health-Care Read More

CVS Stock Falls Despite Home Dialysis Trial; DaVita, Fresenius Hit
CVS stock fell, even as CVS Health began a trial of a home dialysis system that could cut into a $35 billion market ruled by Fresenius Medical and DaVita.
Jul 17, 2019 16:04 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

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

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

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

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

How smartwatches could save lives by 'revolutionising' health care
Their popularity is booming across the world. But devices such as the Apple Watch could become much more than just the latest trendy gadget. Within a few…
Jul 14, 2019 04:23 UTC Health-Care Read More

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