Most children with a mental health disorder are not receiving services to address their needs–according to a new study from researchers at Simon Fraser University’s Children’s Health Policy Centre.
A new study by research, quality improvement and health equity experts at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in The American Journal of Managed Care lays out the challenges of achieving equity for diverse patients in communication at hospital discharge.
SEATTLE — July 13, 2021 — Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, UW Medicine, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and Seattle Children’s today announced plans to explore restructuring their longtime relationship to accelerate a d mission of advancing diagnosis, treatment and pioneering of cures for cancer and other diseases.If finalized and approved, the proposed restructure would establish an adult-focused oncology program and, separately, a pediatric oncology program.
In a new paper in Ethics & International Affairs, Binghamton University Professor of Philosophy Nicole Hassoun first considers existing proposals for equitable vaccine allocation focusing on the COVID-19 Vaccines Global Access (COVAX) facility. She then argues that to better promote…
A team led by Dr. Arturo Vargas Bustamante, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of health policy and management and director of faculty research at the UCLA Latino Policy and Politics Initiative (LPPI), has found the United States faces a potential crisis in terms of health care for documented, and undocumented immigrants.
UA Little Rock is investigating the influence of income, politics, and religion on how people prioritize important community issues.
The Little Rock Congregations Study (LRCS) research team at UA Little Rock worked with a team of students from the UA-Clinton School of Public Service to host a series of community dialogue discussions during the spring semester to explore how congregations and nonprofits in Little Rock can come together to make an impact on important community issues.
Brian L. Strom, chancellor at the Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences and executive vice president for Rutgers Health Affairs is available to discuss why it’s important for health care and public safety workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19, as the…
The Blue Scrub Club at Montclair High School has donated $500 to Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Center’s Pastoral Care department through the Partners for Health Foundation.
Richard Tarpey, assistant professor of management, in Middle Tennessee State University’s Jones College of Business, examines the U.S. Supreme Court recent decision to dismiss a challenge to the Affordable Care Act. In turning away a challenge from Republican-led states and the former…
This morning, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 7-2 that the red states and two individuals who challenged the Affordable Care Act do not have legal standing to dispute the constitutionality of the law’s individual mandate to buy health insurance and…
ISPOR—The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research announced its 2021 slate of Signal series episodes. Signal explores topics that will shape healthcare decision making over the next decade.
Henry Ford Hospital has partnered with Atlas Lift Tech, Inc. and Arjo Diligent Clinical Consultants to launch a program aimed at enhancing the safety of patients and team members. The program, named Project Mobility: How Motown Moves, was implemented with Henry Ford’s focus on safety, continual improvement, and innovation in mind.
Nordic Consulting, a global healthcare consulting firm, is proud to announce the hiring of Paul Slaughter as executive vice president of Enterprise Support Services and the promotion of Ian Mamminga to executive vice president of Managed Services.
More physical activity programming could mitigate the effects of stress and improve worker mental and emotional health.
Researchers from NUS have come up with a way to use one single device – such as a mobile phone or smart watch – to wirelessly power up to 10 wearables on a user. This novel method uses the human body as a medium for transmitting power. Their system can also harvest unused energy from electronics in a typical home or office environment to power the wearables.
A Dallas, Texas-area health care startup is expanding to Athens, Georgia, to establish its product development headquarters in the University of Georgia’s growing Innovation District.
As vaccination rates increase and prospects of normal life return more than a year into the coronavirus pandemic, New Jerseyans differ on various aspects of this “new normal” and how comfortable they feel, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll.
Many healthcare providers and policy makers fear that increased pressure to please patients — and ensure high satisfaction ratings as a result — could lead to overuse of low-value care that doesn’t provide any clinical benefit while unnecessarily ratcheting up medical bills. But new research from the University of Chicago and Harvard Medical School may alleviate some of those concerns.
Irvine, Calif., May 21, 2021 – A record of medicine utilization patterns assembled by an interdisciplinary team of researchers at the University of California, Irvine and the UC San Diego School of Medicine reveals the thought, care and scientific rigor clinicians at UC Health medical centers applied in their treatment of patients with COVID-19 in 2020.
NEJM Group and Education Management Solutions (EMS), a Collegis Education company, have signed an agreement to put a cutting-edge clinical diagnosis training program in front of every healthcare student in the United States.
A landmark work that details the strengths and weaknesses of the U.S. health insurance system, including how it lags behind those of other wealthy countries in measures that include mortality from both preventable and treatable causes, has been published.
MDPortals, a health-tech company which retrieves and consolidates a patient’s complete healthcare history for national medical practices with 5,000 or more patients, is proud to announce its partnership with the American Academy of Home Care Medicine (AAHCM).
Donor Funded Inserra Family Diabetes Institute at Hackensack University Medical Center to Benefit Diabetes Patients and their Families
Recent growth in the number of healthcare workers providing home care for Medicare patients is “small and inadequate” compared with the increasing demand in an aging America, a new study suggests.
Hertz Fellow Emma Pierson wields machine learning like a Swiss Army knife to investigate a range of problems, including disparities in COVID-19 testing, the treatment of osteoarthritis, and police discrimination.
Consumer demand for virtual health care has exploded during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Atul Gawande, MD, MPH, a surgeon and staff writer for The New Yorker, will discuss the future of healthcare beyond COVID-19 on Wednesday, April 7, during Medical Center Hour at the University of Virginia School of Medicine.
Thanks to a generous $100,000 gift from Jim and Julie Cardwell, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso will upgrade the Texas Tech Physicians of El Paso (TTP El Paso) Epilepsy Center in the university’s Department of Neurology.
A study published in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine from researchers at Henry Ford Health System has found that Henry Ford’s early implementation of a universal mask policy in the COVID-19 pandemic was strongly associated with reducing the risk of healthcare workers at Henry Ford acquiring COVID-19.
Leaders of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) have asked Congress to prevent a 2% cut to Medicare reimbursements for healthcare providers effective March 31, 2021.
Sevaro Health, a leader in telestroke and teleneurology continues to disrupt the delivery of healthcare by launching Sevaro OneCall for Hospitals.
ISPOR is launching a new, signature program—Signal— that will feature a series of conversations with speakers focused on latest research, new ideas, pressing issues, controversial topics, and emerging challenges that will define the next decade of healthcare decision making. The inaugural event will be held April 27, 2021.
This issue contains a clinical update of evidence-based care of children with tracheostomies. The article reviews both stoma care and tracheostomy suctioning. Using the best evidence available leads to better patient outcomes in all settings and reduces the risk of…
The Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) is pleased to announce a collaboration with the Pistoia Alliance to support and promote innovative life sciences start-ups and emerging companies.
Doctors and healthcare workers may one day use a machine learning model, called deep learning, to guide their treatment decisions for lung cancer patients, according to a team of Penn State Great Valley researchers.
Irvine, Calif., Feb. 4, 2021 — A newly established Institute for Future Health at the University of California, Irvine will combine research and clinical work to address the movement toward a more personalized healthcare model. The institute aims to integrate lifestyle, community, environment and socioeconomic factors in conjunction with biomedical and clinical knowledge to radically transform health systems away from hospitals and clinics and into the hands of each individual.
The Virtual OSCE solution from EMS is a secure, turnkey and fully remote high stakes medical licensure examination platform. Now, the Medical Council of Canada will be able to resume the Step II exam, allowing hundreds of candidates across of Canada to resume their journey to full licensure during Covid-19.
In “Ensuring Quality in the Era of Virtual Care,” published this month in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), the authors discuss the growing popularity of virtual care in an environment that has had limited discussions about its quality and trade-offs.
Healthworx, the innovation and investment arm of CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, is partnering with LifeBridge Health to launch 1501 Health, an incubator for healthcare startups. 1501 Health will provide investment and resources to help early-stage companies, located regionally or nationally, develop their healthcare solutions. Companies participating in the program will receive up to $100,000 in investment and have access to unique mentorship and support from payer and provider experts, along with networking and educational events with other startups, investors and stakeholders.
Kellie Rodriguez, RN, MSN, MBA, CDCES, was officially recognized today at the meeting of the Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists (ADCES) board of directors as the 2021 president. Rodriguez brings 23 years of experience in diabetes care and education, with a background in hospital and community-based care both in the U.S. and in her native country of Australia.
A landmark work that details the strengths and weaknesses of the U.S. healthcare system, including how it lags behind those of other wealthy countries in measures that include infant mortality, has been published in a revised edition.
The American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association announced that Randall Rutta, President and CEO, is leaving to join the National Health Council (NHC) as its CEO, effective February 12, 2021.
• Memorial Hermann is proud to be part of history in the making, as the first health systems across the country begin receiving and administering the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to their frontline healthcare workers
• Memorial Hermann’s first vaccine was given to Robert Luckey, a nurse in the COVID ICU at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center
• To date, Memorial Hermann has treated more than 12,000 COVID-19 positive patients in its hospitals, more than any other health system in the Greater Houston area
• The system expects to receive 16,575 doses of the Pfizer vaccine in the first allotment, more than any other health system in the Greater Houston area
• It’s important that everyone continues practicing the three “W’s”: wearing a mask, watching social distance and washing hands frequently
The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) backs the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) decision to permanently allow Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) to supervise diagnostic tests—a decision that will ensure patients’ access to safe, high-quality care.
In lieu of its annual gala, Hackensack Meridian – Meridian Health Foundation hosted a virtual event, raising more than $600,000 for the Hackensack Meridian Health Circle of Compassion program, which provides compassionate, timely and equitable financial assistance to team members affected by a disaster or personal monetary hardship. Called the Circle of Compassion Virtual Celebration – Essential Workers, Essential Needs, the virtual event took place on Nov. 19 and featured updates from Hackensack Meridian Health leadership, moments of gratitude for frontline caregivers and special appearances by Jon Stewart and other New Jersey celebrities.
Baylor Scott & White Health, the largest not-for-profit health system in the state of Texas, today announces two separate academic affiliations: a new affiliation with Baylor College of Medicine and an expanded affiliation with their long-time partner Texas A&M University. Both alliances are aimed at training future clinicians and developing programs that advance high-quality care and healthcare innovation.
The SCAN Foundation announced today that Sarita A. Mohanty, MD, MPH, MBA, has been named president and chief executive officer of the healthcare nonprofit, succeeding Bruce A. Chernof, MD, FACP, who announced his retirement from the organization earlier this year.
Close to 800 nurses at St. Mary Medical Center in Bucks County, Pennsylvania are planning to strike Tuesday and Wednesday to demand safe staffing levels. Rebecca Kolins Givan, an associate professor in the Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations,…