Title: Actions Chinese Family Caregivers Take Potentially Preventing Stroke Survivors’ Rehospitalization Primary Author: Linda L. Pierce, PhD MSN RN CRRN FAAN – Professor Emerita, University of Toledo Co-Author: Jennifer Perion, PhD, CHES – Assistant Professor of Practice, The University of…
“We are excited to open up this new service to our growing community,” said William DiStanislao, interim president, chief hospital executive, Raritan Bay Medical Center Old Bridge. “Our certified audiologist will work closely with our medical director to interpret findings and recommend appropriate treatment.”
A treatment combining two antibodies (casirivimab and imdevimab) is recommended for two specific groups of patients with covid-19 by a WHO Guideline Development Group (GDG) panel of international experts and patients in The BMJ today.
Basing new drug launch prices on historical domestic data could limit manufacturers’ power to set extremely high launch prices and could reduce Medicare spending on new drugs by up to 30%, according to a new white paper released today by West Health and its Council for Informed Drug Spending Analysis (CIDSA).
An article published in the Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health notes that medical and healthcare professionals are in a unique position to speak to patients and the broader community about the impact of climate change on health and wellbeing.The authors provide several…
Abstract Background Advances in healthcare artificial intelligence (AI) are occurring rapidly and there is a growing discussion about managing its development. Many AI technologies end up owned and controlled by private entities. The nature of the implementation of AI could…
Both patients with chronic pain and providers specializing in chronic pain are suffering from effects of COVID while battling bias in health care. Expert hopes to move forward in identifying differences in pain outcomes despite current challenges
The COVID-19 pandemic has been a catalyst for shaping a new future in healthcare. At the Cleveland Clinic, top priorities throughout the pandemic have been to support caregivers professionally and personally and to help them be their best for themselves, their fellow caregivers, patients, organizations, and communities.
Net of history, infant and postneonatal mortality rates are substantively higher under Republican-controlled state legislatures than under non-Republican–controlled ones, according to a new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, published by Elsevier.
The Organization for Associate Degree Nursing Releases Position Statement on Racial and Social Equity
The official US death count for COVID-19 has now surpassed 650,000, but the true death toll is likely much higher.
Columbia University Irving Medical Center, its Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Pfizer Inc. have established the Columbia-Pfizer Clinical Trials Diversity Initiative, with the aim of reducing health disparities by increasing the participation of underrepresented minorities in clinical trials and enhancing the diversity of clinical researchers.
Emoji, that universal lexicon of colorful and clever symbols meant to replace the written and spoken word, could be a valuable tool in the field of medicine, allowing patients to better communicate symptoms, concerns, and other clinically relevant information, argue a Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) physician and others.
Smaller is better when it comes to the flexible plastic endotracheal tubes placed in the windpipe to help patients breathe, say the medical professionals who treat vocal professionals.
Amputation in type 1 diabetes is becoming relatively less common in Sweden. The rate has fallen by just over 40 percent over an approximately 20-year period, a University of Gothenburg study shows.
A peer-reviewed analysis of US national survey data of 75,000 adults shows, from early January to late March, a near “18 percentage point” increase of adults who have either had the COVID-19 vaccine jab or are willing to do have it.
After two vaccines doses, the odds of hospitalisation were reduced by more than two-thirds and breakthrough infections were almost two times more likely to be completely asymptomatic.
Klara, the leader in patient engagement solutions, announced its interface with modmed® Pay, the innovative processing solution from Modernizing Medicine® that streamlines the payment process by connecting patients, providers and financial institutions.
Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, MD, has been named a 5-star recipient for Vaginal Deliveries for four years in a row (2018-2021), as recognized by Healthgrades, the leading resource that connects consumers, physicians and health systems.
The Family Childbirth & Children’s Center at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, MD, has earned re-designation as a Level III Perinatal Center by the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS).
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed into law a measure that requires hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers in the state to adopt policies to ensure surgical smoke plume elimination with an appropriate evacuation system.
Thanks to science and modern medicine, we know a lot more now about the early signs of certain diseases and which biomarkers to check.
The PhRMA Foundation has released its 2020 annual report, highlighting a year of activity that included $3.7 million in funding distributions across 15 programs and awards. The report includes summaries of the ongoing work of the Foundation’s grant recipients, awardees, and supported research institutions.
The American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology (AANA) is speaking out against an attempt by organized medicine to delay the development and implementation of National Standards of Practice for healthcare professionals by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
McFadden received a master’s degree of science in financial accounting from Brigham Young University and a bachelor’s degree of science in financial accounting.
Patients from minority ethnic groups have a disproportionately higher rate of emergency hospital admissions, according to research by Queen Mary University of London and Barts Health NHS Trust.
Health system will leverage the Higi platform and network to build community ties, understand community health needs and provide smart digital connections to care
A study conducted by clinician-researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) found older patients with chronic conditions and their caregivers can benefit from accessing their medical appointment notes.
A research team from Brigham and Women’s Hospital has found that delivering acute care at home for non-COVID patients freed up substantial inpatient capacity during the COVID-19 surge last spring.
Sex workers face discrimination within healthcare settings that limit their access to safe care. Researchers at the University of Illinois Chicago’s College of Nursing have recently published a paper demonstrating how patient-centered care for sex workers could be implemented.
Groups commonly targeted by voting restriction laws—those with low incomes, who are racial minorities, and who are young—are also less likely to be insured in states with more voting restrictions, according to a study by researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and University of Alberta School of Public Health, Edmonton, Canada.
Physicians, nursing staff, medical technical assistants, and pastoral workers in hospitals: they have all been placed under severe strain by the Covid-19 pandemic.
UMass Memorial Health, the largest not-for-profit health care system in Central Massachusetts, announced today the health system’s clinical communication initiative, allowing the entire health system to modernize around a solid digital foundation for growth.
Many heart failure diagnoses may be missed in a primary care setting.
The use of physician-monitored mobile apps for tracking blood pressure can help curb the effects of chronic hypertension and improve communication between patients and providers, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York.
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.