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Revolutionizing Healthcare REVOLUTIONIZING HEALTHCARE

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Jun 14, 2019

Hear from our colleagues in tech as they describe what makes GSK an exciting place to have a career with purpose.

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Digital Healthcare Solutions DIGITAL HEALTHCARE SOLUTIONS

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Jun 14, 2019

Digital Health Solutions Expected to Save U.S. Healthcare System More Than $100 Billion. Digital healthcare solutions, such as software or internet-connected devices created for detection or treatment of medical indications, are creating a digital disruption in healthcare.

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Global 3D Printing Healthcare GLOBAL 3D PRINTING HEALTHCARE

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Jun 14, 2019

The 3D Printing Healthcare Market report offers a thorough examination of the diverse patterns and factors affecting the development direction of the worldwide market. An evaluation of the effect of government guidelines and approaches available tasks is likewise included to give an all-encompassing...

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Global Healthcare Equipment Leasing Market 2019 GLOBAL HEALTHCARE EQUIPMENT LEASING MARKET 2019

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Jun 14, 2019

The global Healthcare Equipment Leasing market report includes a scrupulous analysis of the Healthcare Equipment Leasing market in the forecasted period. It also assesses the Healthcare Equipment Leasing market in terms of topography, technology, and consumers. The report also covers the volume of t...

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AI And Machine Learning In Healthcare AI AND MACHINE LEARNING IN HEALTHCARE

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Jun 14, 2019

Theres a lot to say about how artificial intelligence will disrupt healthcare as we know it. Here’s a crash course in what AI and machine learning mean for healthcare today and what the future could look like for these technologies.In 2018, the U.S. FDA approved an industry first: they gave th...

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Globally Healthcare BPO Industry Driven by Technological Innovations GLOBALLY HEALTHCARE BPO INDUSTRY DRIVEN BY TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS

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Jun 14, 2019

Factors that are propelling the growth of the market include the burgeoning healthcare sector and increasing insurance claims. Moreover, factors such as the advancements healthcare IT, new business models & processes, and the increasing use of digital technologies in healthcare are escalating th...

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How to Deploy a Secure Compliant Cloud for Healthcare HOW TO DEPLOY A SECURE COMPLIANT CLOUD FOR HEALTHCARE

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Jun 14, 2019

Cloud services offer clear benefits performance, cost savings, and scalability to name a few so it’s nowonder healthcare organizations are eager to take advantage of all that the cloud has to offer. Unfortunately,vulnerabilities are often introduced to your network when you adopt new technolog...

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PE HUB Healthcare Wire Highlights, 6.13.19 PE HUB HEALTHCARE WIRE HIGHLIGHTS, 6.13.19

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Jun 13, 2019

Alright, healthcare gang. Whats going on? The year started of relatively slow in terms of large-scale PE bets in healthcare. And now we’re seeing an explosion of M&A. On the heels of billion-dollar-range transactions for Definitive Healthcare and Advarra, this week was no exception. I some...

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INCREASE THE RISK OF HEART DISEASE AND DIABETES INCREASE THE RISK OF HEART DISEASE AND DIABETES

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Jun 13, 2019

About what can threaten the health of the habit of watching TV shows in one gulp over a long period of time, doctors said in the publication edition of the Washington Post. Doctors expressed concerned about the view that the recent growth in popularity of streaming services contributed to the fact t...

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How Much Nature Is Enough? 120 Minutes a Week Doctors Say HOW MUCH NATURE IS ENOUGH? 120 MINUTES A WEEK DOCTORS SAY

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Jun 13, 2019

A wealth of research indicates that escaping to a neighborhood park, hiking through the woods, or spending a weekend by the lake can lower a person’s stress levels, decrease blood pressure and reduce the risk asthma, allergies, diabetes and cardiovascular disease, while boosting mental health ...

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Lytix Biopharma AS Announces the Addition of Nobel Laureate Dr James Allison and Oncologist LYTIX BIOPHARMA AS ANNOUNCES THE ADDITION OF NOBEL LAUREATE DR JAMES ALLISON AND ONCOLOGIST

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Jun 13, 2019

Dr James (Jim) Allison (PhD) is Regental Professor and Chair of Immunology and Executive Director of Immunotherapy at the MD Anderson Cancer Clinic, University of Texas. He is also a director of the Cancer Research Institute scientific advisory council. His research elucidated the mechanism behind T...

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Clinical Pharmacology Considerations in Pain management in Patients with Advanced Kidney Failure CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY CONSIDERATIONS IN PAIN MANAGEMENT IN PATIENTS WITH ADVANCED KIDNEY FAILURE

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Jun 13, 2019

Pain is common and poorlymanaged in patients with advancedCKD, likely due to both under and over prescription of appropriate analgesics.Poorlymanagedpaincontributes topatients’poorquality of lifeandexcessive healthcare use. There is tremendous variability within and between countries in prescr...

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Stories of Success in Clinical Research STORIES OF SUCCESS IN CLINICAL RESEARCH

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Jun 12, 2019

Clinical Research (CR) Forum was formed in 1996 to discuss and address the unique and complex challenges to clinical research in academic health centers. Our members are medical school deans, academic and medical center leaders, and top clinical researchers all committed to support research that, as...

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Brain stroke disease infographics BRAIN STROKE DISEASE INFOGRAPHICS

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Jun 12, 2019

Stroke is a disease that affects the arteries leading to and within the brain. It is the No. 5 cause of death and a leadingcause of disability in the United States. A stroke occurs when a blood vessel that carries oxygen and nutrients to the brain is either blocked by a clot or bursts (or ruptures)....

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Cost of Circulatory Health COST OF CIRCULATORY HEALTH

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Jun 12, 2019

The Global Coalition for Circulatory Health Global Coalition would like to acknowledge and thank all those who contributed to the writing, research, development, editing and design of this White Paper. We are especially indebted to the people living with circulatory diseases and to their families fo...

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Healthcare Mobility Solutions Market Global Analysis HEALTHCARE MOBILITY SOLUTIONS MARKET GLOBAL ANALYSIS

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Jun 12, 2019

Healthcare mobility solutions are a part of the healthcare system that aims at providing maximum benefits to patients. This is a result of a holistic change that the healthcare sector experienced due to the technological implementations.Among the factors, healthcare mobility solutions ability to smo...

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Nurse Practitioners can discover a career leading and shaping Veterans’ healthcare during the 2019 NURSE PRACTITIONERS CAN DISCOVER A CAREER LEADING AND SHAPING VETERANS’ HEALTHCARE DURING THE 2019

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Jun 12, 2019

At the u.s. department of veterans affairs (va), a career as a nurse practitioner (np) is a chance to lead and shape the healthcare of more than 9 million veterans enrolled in va all across the country.discover exactly what that means by visiting va careers at the 2019 american association of nurse ...

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Health care changes coming HEALTH CARE CHANGES COMING

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Jun 12, 2019

Finger Lakes Health (FLH) healthcare system is starting the process of exploring partnership options, according to an announcement released last week. These will include all areas of acute and long-term care health services to the Yates County community through Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospit...

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What You Should Know About Sleeping Pill Side Effects WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT SLEEPING PILL SIDE EFFECTS

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Jun 12, 2019

For people who have a hard time getting their ZZZs medications for insomnia are a dream come true  quite literally.But recently, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced a new warning about certain prescription medications for insomnia. Sleep medicine specialist Harneet Walia, MD, explai...

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6 Ways To Control High Blood Pressure Without Medication 6 WAYS TO CONTROL HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE WITHOUT MEDICATION

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Jun 11, 2019

Here are 6 lifestyle changes you can make to lower your blood pressure and keep it down. Lose extra pounds and watch your waistline. Exercise regularly. Eat a healthy diet. Reduce sodium in your diet. Limit the amount of alcohol you drink. Quit smoking. Cut back on caffeine. Reduce your stress.

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Barriers to Care Experienced by Women in the United States BARRIERS TO CARE EXPERIENCED BY WOMEN IN THE UNITED STATES

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Jun 11, 2019

This Visualizing Health Policy infographic looks at barriers to care experienced by women in the United States. Women incur greater health care costs than men, particularly during the reproductive years. Despite a lower uninsured rate than men (11% vs 14%), women are more likely to skip a recommende...

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Natural Awakenings NATURAL AWAKENINGS

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Jun 11, 2019

Natural Awakenings is a family of more than 70 healthy living magazines celebrating 25 years of providing the communities we serve with the tools and resources we all need to lead healthier lives on a healthy planet.

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Willis College of Business, Technology and Healthcare WILLIS COLLEGE OF BUSINESS, TECHNOLOGY AND HEALTHCARE

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Jun 11, 2019

Willis College is the oldest career college in Canada. Since 1866, Willis College has secured a reputation as one of the best colleges in Ottawa dedicated to serving our community and committed to skills training excellence. Today, Willis College continues to lead and adapt in job-ready skills train...

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Why Healthcare is a Sector to Watch I Lindsey Bell WHY HEALTHCARE IS A SECTOR TO WATCH I LINDSEY BELL

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Jun 11, 2019

Valuations and forward P/E ratios suggests that Healthcare will be a healthy sector moving forward. Despite the political risk created by healthcare-for-all proposals, it is unlikely to come to pass. Drug trial approval are speeding up , which is good for the pharmaceutical sector.

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Health effects of obesity. HEALTH EFFECTS OF OBESITY.

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Jun 11, 2019

Together, these can help decrease a person's risk of developing serious health conditions, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and cancer.Obesity-related conditions include heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes, which are among the leading causes ...

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Global Healthcare IOT Security Market 2019 GLOBAL HEALTHCARE IOT SECURITY MARKET 2019

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Jun 11, 2019

Swift expansion of IoT across a multitude of sectors has led to the implementation of IoT security in the healthcare sector. Market Research Future, a firm which specializes in market reports related to the healthcare sector among others, recently published a report on this market. The global health...

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California Moves Forward on Plans Offering Free Healthcare for Illegal Immigrants Under 26 CALIFORNIA MOVES FORWARD ON PLANS OFFERING FREE HEALTHCARE FOR ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS UNDER 26

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Jun 11, 2019

I noted that on his inauguration day, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced a dramatic Medi-Cal expansion to cover young illegal immigrant adults.His dreams may become the California taxpayer’s nightmare thanks to the state legislature.Some low-income adults in California living in the co...

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Healthcare Predictive Analytics Market Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecasts Application Growth Potential HEALTHCARE PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS MARKET INDUSTRY ANALYSIS, SIZE, SHARE, GROWTH, TRENDS, AND FORECASTS APPLICATION GROWTH POTENTIAL

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Jun 11, 2019

The global healthcare predictive analytics market is expected to witness tremendous growth owing to the government initiatives to increase EHR adoption, growing venture capital investments, growing pressure to curb healthcare spending and improve patient outcomes. Other key factors such as rising he...

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Diabetes mellitus type 1 DIABETES MELLITUS TYPE 1

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Jun 10, 2019

Type 1 Diabetes In type 1 diabetes, the body does not produce insulin. The body breaks down the carbohydrates you eat into blood glucose (also called blood sugar), which it uses for energy. Insulin is a hormone that the body needs to get glucose from the bloodstream into the cells of the body.

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CA Gives Illegal Immigrants Free Healthcare, Despite Budget Woes CA GIVES ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS FREE HEALTHCARE, DESPITE BUDGET WOES

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Jun 10, 2019

California left the nation in awe by passing legislation that gives immigrants who are in the country illegally full health benefits on the expense of the taxpayer.While the federal and state health insurance program Medicaid is rife with abuse, and the state is, by all means, broke, lawmakers decid...

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Corda Developer Documentation CORDA DEVELOPER DOCUMENTATION

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Jun 10, 2019

Corda is an open-source blockchain platform. If you’d like a quick introduction to blockchains and how Corda isdifferent, then watch this short video Want to see Corda running? Download our demonstration application DemoBench or follow our quickstart guide.If you want to start coding on Corda,...

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Natural Cancer Treatments NATURAL CANCER TREATMENTS

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Jun 10, 2019

Im very excited to share with you, in these new series, simple natural cancer cures discovered by some amazing non-conventional doctors around the world. Stay tuned and don't forget to subscribe and bang the bell to be notified as I post these video series.

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Genie has granted your wish! Are you ready GENIE HAS GRANTED YOUR WISH! ARE YOU READY

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Jun 10, 2019

Meet the artist my work here at manna could not have been birthed without the visionary artwork of brian froud. you can purchase his deck of cards (known as the faeries oracle) via amazon. you can also find a collection of his published books and artworks here.

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Global Adoptive Cell Therapy For Cancer Treatment Market 2019 GLOBAL ADOPTIVE CELL THERAPY FOR CANCER TREATMENT MARKET 2019

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Jun 10, 2019

The global Adoptive Cell Therapy For Cancer Treatment market has been brewing with a steady growth rate since the last decade and expected to exhibit better CAGR during the forecast period (2019-2024). It also has the potential to become one of the industries that have been influencing the global re...

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Global Prostate Cancer Market 2019: Genomic Health, Abbott, OPKO, Siemens Healthcare, DiaSorin GLOBAL PROSTATE CANCER MARKET 2019: GENOMIC HEALTH, ABBOTT, OPKO, SIEMENS HEALTHCARE, DIASORIN

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Jun 10, 2019

The Global Prostate Cancer Market Research Report 2019 mainly revolves around the global Prostate Cancer industry size, share, trends, and sales volume, and product demand as these have been considered as the most significant factors in the industry. These factors lead to influence, revenue generati...

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A 10-minute scan could soon let men know whether they A 10-MINUTE SCAN COULD SOON LET MEN KNOW WHETHER THEY'RE LIKELY TO DEVELOP PROSTATE CANCER

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Jun 10, 2019

Men could soon be offered a new one-off prostate cancer test, which could detect whether they are likely to develop a dangerous form of the disease, scientists have revealed.
Experts say men could be offered one scan between the age of 55 and 60 and be given peace of mind for the rest of thei...

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Bushwick Bill Dies After Battle With Pancreatic Cancer BUSHWICK BILL DIES AFTER BATTLE WITH PANCREATIC CANCER

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Jun 10, 2019

COLORADO (CelebrityAccess)  Bushwick Bill, a core member of pioneering Southern hip-hop group, Geto Boys, has passed away following a battle with pancreatic cancer.
Bill, who was born Richard Stephen Shaw in Kingston, Jamaica and raised in Brooklyn, joined the Geto Boys in 1986 following...

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Body Fat Distribution Linked To Higher Risk Of Aggressive Prostate Cancer BODY FAT DISTRIBUTION LINKED TO HIGHER RISK OF AGGRESSIVE PROSTATE CANCER

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Jun 10, 2019

In the first prospective study of directly measured body fat distribution and prostate cancer risk, investigators found that higher levels of abdominal and thigh fat are associated with an increased risk of aggressive prostate cancer. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the ...

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Relay for Life’s Spirit and Fundraising Works Toward Ending Cancer RELAY FOR LIFE’S SPIRIT AND FUNDRAISING WORKS TOWARD ENDING CANCER

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Jun 10, 2019

Saturday was a big day for participants in West Hartford’s annual Relay for Life, an event celebrating cancer survivors, honoring those who did not win their fight, and raising money in support of the American Cancer Society and cancer research.The event at Northwest Catholic High School in We...

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GENFIT Launches a Phase 2 Trial Evaluating Elafibranor GENFIT LAUNCHES A PHASE 2 TRIAL EVALUATING ELAFIBRANOR

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Jun 10, 2019

Study objective to determine the effect of elafibranor, a dual PPAR alpha/delta agonist, on fatty acid saturationPhase 2 study to evaluate the effect of a 6-week, once daily treatment of elafibranor (120mg) vs. placebo on hepatic lipid composition in patients with Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver (NAFL)Stat...

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LI2Day breast cancer walk creates community camaraderie LI2DAY BREAST CANCER WALK CREATES COMMUNITY CAMARADERIE

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Jun 09, 2019

A clear blue-sky covered Smith Point Park in Shirley on Saturday, where LI2Day held its annual 13.1 mile walk to fight breast cancer. Overhead sunshine highlighted the smiles, resilience and overwhelming support displayed by the event’s survivors, fighters and supporters.
Behind every b...

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Washington health benefit exchange WASHINGTON HEALTH BENEFIT EXCHANGE

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Jun 08, 2019

The Washington Health Benefit Exchange seeks to redefine people’s experience with health care. Our mission is to radically improve how Washington residents secure health insurance through innovative and practical solutions, an easy-to-use customer experience, our values of integrity, respect, ...

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How Big Pharma Uses Authorized Generics to Game the System & Pad Profit HOW BIG PHARMA USES AUTHORIZED GENERICS TO GAME THE SYSTEM & PAD PROFIT

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Jun 07, 2019

The promise of generics remains unfulfilled. Generic drug makers aren't helping themselves by having issues with  I help the University of Utah hospital system manage its drugbudgets and medication use But the company with the expiring patent is not barred from launching an authorized gener...

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Washington to Offer Nations First Public Option’ Plan on States Exchange WASHINGTON TO OFFER NATIONS FIRST PUBLIC OPTION’ PLAN ON STATES EXCHANGE

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Jun 07, 2019

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D) signed into law a bill in May to create standardized health plans on the Washington Health Benefit Exchange, the state’s insurance marketplace, starting on Jan. 1, 2021. Under the program Cascade Care, the Washington State Health Care Authority will contract unde...

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Taking Depression Seriously: Selecting a mental health care provider TAKING DEPRESSION SERIOUSLY: SELECTING A MENTAL HEALTH CARE PROVIDER

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Jun 07, 2019

Finding the right health care provider can be critical to treating depression. Different types of practitioners are licensed to provide distinct forms of support based on their training and experience. Although there is some variation between states, requirements such as the level of education are g...

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U.S. Soldiers Have Worse Heart Health Than Civilians U.S. SOLDIERS HAVE WORSE HEART HEALTH THAN CIVILIANS

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Jun 07, 2019

Researchers compared a group of more than 263,000 active duty Army soldiers, age 17-64, who had a health examination in 2012 with a similar group of U.S. civilians participating in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) in 2011-2012.The groups were evaluated on four criteria c...

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Research Roundup: Heart Disease Mutations Depression and Huntingtons and More RESEARCH ROUNDUP: HEART DISEASE MUTATIONS DEPRESSION AND HUNTINGTONS AND MORE

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Jun 07, 2019

Researchers with the Gladstone Institutes and University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) have identified three genetic variations within a family that combined cause heart disease in several siblings at a very young age. The researchers first encountered the family when Deepak Srivastava, a card...

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Lower Risk of Type 1 Diabetes in Children Vaccinated Against Stomach Flu Virus LOWER RISK OF TYPE 1 DIABETES IN CHILDREN VACCINATED AGAINST STOMACH FLU VIRUS

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Jun 06, 2019

A U-M study found that type 1 diabetes rates were one-third lower in children who received all doses of the rotavirus vaccine. Vaccinating babies against a virus that causes childhood stomach flu greatly reduces their chance of getting so sick that they need hospital care, a new study shows.But the ...

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IBA TRANSPARENCY NOTIFICATION IBA TRANSPARENCY NOTIFICATION

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Jun 06, 2019

IBA (Ion Beam Applications SA), the world’s leading provider of proton therapy solutions for the treatment of cancer, announces that it has to issue a transparency notification, in accordance with Article 14, al. 1 of the Transparency Law of May 2, 2007 on disclosure of major holdings, further...

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UKs Socialized Healthcare Hits an Ugly Bump UKS SOCIALIZED HEALTHCARE HITS AN UGLY BUMP

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Jun 06, 2019

The United Kingdom’s National Health System is one of the most prominent socialized health care systems in the world. It’s also falling apart because of the way it taxes doctors  in more ways than one. According to a report last week in the U.K. Daily Mail, 585 surgeries the word us...

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Inova Medical House Calls INOVA MEDICAL HOUSE CALLS

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Jun 06, 2019

Did you know that Inova Medical House Calls Program brings primary care to homebound patients who are 65 years of age or greater? Doctors, Nurse Practitioners and Social Workers provide comprehensive care for people who have difficulty leaving their home and coordinate their health and wellness care...

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Take a fresh look at diabetes research for UK Diabetes Week TAKE A FRESH LOOK AT DIABETES RESEARCH FOR UK DIABETES WEEK

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Jun 06, 2019

In the UK 10 to 16 June 2019 is Diabetes Week, an annual initiative set up by the charity Diabetes UK to raise awareness of diabetes and raise money to fund research into the condition. Diabetes UK has been funding research across the UK for over 80 years. In this blog we take a look at the latest d...

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Mending a broken heart (revisited) MENDING A BROKEN HEART (REVISITED)

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Jun 06, 2019

The heart loses about a billion cells during a heart attack and the rate that the heart regenerates is not nearly fast enough to cope with such a large loss. This can result in shortness of breath and fatigue because the heart is not pumping blood around the body as effectively as it should. Harding...

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Heavy Teen Boys May Face Higher Heart Disease Risk as Adults HEAVY TEEN BOYS MAY FACE HIGHER HEART DISEASE RISK AS ADULTS

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Jun 06, 2019

Just a few extra pounds during adolescence may translate into higher odds for heart disease in adulthood, a new study of young men suggests.It included about 1.7 million Swedish men who began military service at ages 18 or 19 between 1969 and 2005. They were followed for up to 46 years.During the fo...

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Amanda Northup, M.D. Cardiology - MUSC Health AMANDA NORTHUP, M.D. CARDIOLOGY - MUSC HEALTH

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Jun 06, 2019

Dr. Amanda Northup is an adult cardiologist. After completing an undergraduate degree in biology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, she attended medical school at the Medical University of South Carolina. She went on to complete her internal medicine residency and fellowship in card...

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Development of DeMoStrokes Scanner by Dr Syed Ahsan & Yannis Sotiriou DEVELOPMENT OF DEMOSTROKES SCANNER BY DR SYED AHSAN & YANNIS SOTIRIOU

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Jun 06, 2019

The aim of this one-day event is to disseminate research findings from the DeMoStroke project to relevant research communities, stakeholders, and the general public. It will also serve as a forum to promote transdisciplinary interactions between communities with different backgrounds such as microwa...

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Anthem buys Beacon Health Options from Bain, Diamond Castle ANTHEM BUYS BEACON HEALTH OPTIONS FROM BAIN, DIAMOND CASTLE

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Jun 06, 2019

INDIANAPOLIS BUSINESS WIRE Anthem, Inc. NYSE ANTM today announced that the company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Beacon Health Options Beacon, the largest independently held behavioral health organization in the country. Beacon currently serves more than 36 million individuals a...

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Crunch Time: Why Life Science Companies Must Invest in Digital Workflows Now to Maximize Productivity and Keep Innovating CRUNCH TIME: WHY LIFE SCIENCE COMPANIES MUST INVEST IN DIGITAL WORKFLOWS NOW TO MAXIMIZE PRODUCTIVITY AND KEEP INNOVATING

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Jun 06, 2019

The life sciences industry has dealt with major operational inefficiencies for years. That is no longer sustainable. Today, companies face a perfect storm of factors that are simultaneously driving their costs up and sales down. From subpar patient experiences to inefficient supply chains, many of t...

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Healthcare and Life Sciences Use Cases HEALTHCARE AND LIFE SCIENCES USE CASES

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Jun 06, 2019

Agreements are everywhere in the Healthcare and Life Sciences industry from Patient Consents to Field Service Reports. Most processes and systems to obtain these agreements were improvised rather than designed. As a result, they are needlessly slow, costly, and cumbersome for both providers and pati...

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Health Benefits of Plants HEALTH BENEFITS OF PLANTS

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Jun 05, 2019

If you are watching this video you probably already know that house plants spark crazy amounts of joy Marie Kondo styles without the actual getting rid of things which is the entire basis of Marie Kondo so So if you’re like me what may have started out as an innocent hobby has quickly become a...

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How Employers Can Support Women During Postpartum Depression HOW EMPLOYERS CAN SUPPORT WOMEN DURING POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION

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Jun 05, 2019

Pregnancy and childbirth are often an exciting, happy time in a family’s life, but it is also an incredibly stressful time to the whole family. This becomes even more difficult when mom works.
Caring for a newborn (especially the first born or a child with special needs) is a significan...

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Gender Gap in Teen Suicide Is Narrowing, Study Finds GENDER GAP IN TEEN SUICIDE IS NARROWING, STUDY FINDS

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Jun 05, 2019

Over the last century, those who study adolescent suicide have documented a consistent pattern they call suicide’s genderparadox While teen girls are more likely to have suicidalthoughts and to attempt suicide, males are significantly more likely to die by it. Theories attempting to explain th...

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In a first for the nation, New York State lawmakers vote to ban cat declawing IN A FIRST FOR THE NATION, NEW YORK STATE LAWMAKERS VOTE TO BAN CAT DECLAWING

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Jun 05, 2019

New York State lawmakers yesterday said a resounding no to the declawing of cats. Many well-meaning cat owners over the years have chosen to pay for this surgery, but we now know with certainty that it is the cause of tremendous suffering and behavioral problems for cats. In effect, it is similar to...

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Framework for Demonstrating the Value of Medical Innovation FRAMEWORK FOR DEMONSTRATING THE VALUE OF MEDICAL INNOVATION

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Jun 05, 2019

BioNJ, the life sciences trade association for New Jersey, is delighted to release the white paper, A Framework for Demonstrating the Value of Medical Innovation.” This white paper came to fruition as a result of BioNJ’s Beyond Value Frameworks: Defining the Value of Medical Innovation w...

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Immunotherapy boosts survival outlook for lung cancer patients IMMUNOTHERAPY BOOSTS SURVIVAL OUTLOOK FOR LUNG CANCER PATIENTS

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Jun 04, 2019

An immunotherapy treatment helped significantly boost survival rates among patients suffering from advanced lung cancer, according to the results of a clinical trial cited by researchers on Saturday.
Almost 25 percent of patients who received the drug pembrolizumab and had not previously rece...

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Gene Code MOA DNA MOA Auto Immune Disease MOA GENE CODE MOA DNA MOA AUTO IMMUNE DISEASE MOA

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Jun 03, 2019

Some discoveries can change a life others can change countless lives. Although current approaches to discovering new drugs to treat diseases have been successful, many diseases that cause human suffering continue to elude modern medicine. Imagine being able to treat and even control these diseases. ...

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Lung Cancer Questions and Answers: Available When You ARE LUNG CANCER QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS: AVAILABLE WHEN YOU ARE

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Jun 03, 2019

Do you have questions about lung cancer? Need answers to your concerns about a lung cancer diagnosis? Are you doing research for a family member or loved one who is navigating a lung cancer journey? Lung Cancer Foundation of America’s Hope With Answers video series can help you. Available onli...

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Novartis Shows Growing Strength in Lung Cancer Innovation NOVARTIS SHOWS GROWING STRENGTH IN LUNG CANCER INNOVATION

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Jun 03, 2019

Primary analysis of investigational capmatinib (INC280) in the GEOMETRY mono-1 study demonstrates promising efficacy in patients with locally advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) harboring MET exon-14 skipping mutation.Overall response rate among patients receiving capmatinib wa...

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Novartis Shows Growing Strength in Lung Cancer Innovation NOVARTIS SHOWS GROWING STRENGTH IN LUNG CANCER INNOVATION

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Jun 03, 2019

Primary analysis of investigational capmatinib (INC280) in the GEOMETRY mono-1 study demonstrates promising efficacy in patients with locally advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) harboring MET exon-14 skipping mutation. Overall response rate among patients receiving capmatinib w...

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How ‘healthy’ is your mental health? HOW ‘HEALTHY’ IS YOUR MENTAL HEALTH?

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Jun 03, 2019

Mental health is a topic that we are hearing more and more about in recent times. From a less than ideal perspective the prevalence of mental health issues in the western world is on an upward trend. Why why why….?! It’s a brilliantly loaded question. We have more than we ever had, quit...

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Can Too Much Calcium Raise Your Heart Attack Risk? CAN TOO MUCH CALCIUM RAISE YOUR HEART ATTACK RISK?

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Jun 03, 2019

You know calcium is key to strong bones, so you’ve been deliberate in regularly popping calcium pills to ward off osteoporosis. But now you’ve heard that too much calcium can increase the risk of heart attack. It feels like you just can’t win in the quest for good health.What&rsquo...

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Cigna Medical Coverage Policies CIGNA MEDICAL COVERAGE POLICIES

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Jun 01, 2019

This document provides detailed descriptions of eviCores basic criteria for radiation therapy arranged by diagnosis. They have been carefully researched and are continually updated in order to be consistent with the most current evidence-based guidelines and recommendations for the provision of radi...

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Intradialytic exercise improves physical function and reduces intradialytic hypotension INTRADIALYTIC EXERCISE IMPROVES PHYSICAL FUNCTION AND REDUCES INTRADIALYTIC HYPOTENSION

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May 31, 2019

Background Aims As numbers of maintenance hemodialysis patients are growing, debilitating conditions of muscle wasting and atrophy are becoming some of the greatest concerns in end-stage renal disease patients. Exercise training has various potential benefits in terms of prevention of a sustained de...

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In Lung Cancer Diagnosis and Care IN LUNG CANCER DIAGNOSIS AND CARE

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May 31, 2019

Early diagnosis of lung cancer is linked to achieving better outcomes for patients, and improving rate of survival1 . Over the last twenty years significant technological advances, developments in research and evolutions in specialised care have had a significant improvement to both the diagnosis of...

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The Rich Solution Acid Reflux Symptoms, Causes, and Natural Treatments THE RICH SOLUTION ACID REFLUX SYMPTOMS, CAUSES, AND NATURAL TREATMENTS

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May 31, 2019

Listen to The Rich Solution on Spoony Radio at 9:00am CST. Join Gwen Rich, host, your health advocate and founder of The Rich Solution. Today's topic, "Acid Reflux Symptoms, Causes, and Natural Treatments". If you or a loved one are among the 25 to 40% of Americans who suffer from acid...

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Can cancer survive in an alkaline body? CAN CANCER SURVIVE IN AN ALKALINE BODY?

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May 31, 2019

True, cancer cells can't live in an overly alkaline environment, but neither can any of the other cells in your body. Blood is usually slightly alkaline. This is tightly regulated by the kidneys within a very narrow and perfectly healthy range.

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Janssen to Present Notable Prostate Cancer Data at ASCO JANSSEN TO PRESENT NOTABLE PROSTATE CANCER DATA AT ASCO

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May 31, 2019

A little more than a year after winning regulatory approval for a non-metastatic prostate cancer treatment, Janssen Pharmaceutical Inc. is aiming to gain approval for the same medication as a treatment for metastatic castration-sensitive prostate cancer (mCSPC).In April, the Johnson & Johnson su...

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Breast Cancer Treatment Drugs Global Market 2019 Analysis And Forecast 2024 BREAST CANCER TREATMENT DRUGS GLOBAL MARKET 2019 ANALYSIS AND FORECAST 2024

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May 30, 2019

The Global Breast Cancer Treatment Drugs Market research report offers an in-depth and factual analysis of the global Breast Cancer Treatment Drugs industry based on market size, contemporary trends, share, and industry supply chain. The report illuminates segments, sub-segments, rivalry, regional b...

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Memorial Healthcare System MEMORIAL HEALTHCARE SYSTEM

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May 30, 2019

Led by Ioana Dumitru, MD, Medical Director, Adult Cardiac Transplant, Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathy, members of the Advanced Heart Failure Program discuss Memorial’s multidisciplinary team approach to treating heart failure. In addition to the physicians and advanced nurse practitioners, th...

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Watson Health for Diabetes Management WATSON HEALTH FOR DIABETES MANAGEMENT

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May 30, 2019

IBM Distinguished Engineer Pam Nesbitt discusses the advances in diabetic care using AI and predictive analytics. Ms. Nesbitt is Chief Architect for the Watson Health partnership with Medtronic, a global leader in implantable medical devices. Learn how a monitoring device that communicates with IBM ...

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Designing Telemedicine Facilities DESIGNING TELEMEDICINE FACILITIES

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May 29, 2019

Remote patient care and treatment through telemedicine provides healthcare organizations with the ability to increase patient-provider interaction at a lower overall cost of service at a rapid internet speed. The following infographic highlight the optimal setting of telemedicine and the benefits fo...

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Healthy and safe swimming week 2019 HEALTHY AND SAFE SWIMMING WEEK 2019

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May 29, 2019

Infographics are images that are used to describe complex data in a visually appealing and easy to understand way. The Communicable Disease Control and Prevention Bureau has developed a series of infographics to provide a different perspective of disease statistics in Montana. New infographics are a...

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Join the #MovementForMovement JOIN THE #MOVEMENTFORMOVEMENT

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May 29, 2019

Ann B. Gates of Exercise Works announces a free online course (Exercise and Health) to educate healthcare professionals on appropriate interventions to improve patients through physical activity
Physical inactivity has been identified by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a leading risk f...

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Salesforce Introduces the First Low-Code Blockchain Platform for CRM SALESFORCE INTRODUCES THE FIRST LOW-CODE BLOCKCHAIN PLATFORM FOR CRM

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May 29, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO, May 29, 2019 PRNewswire TRAILHEADX Salesforce , the global leader in CRM, today announced Salesforce Blockchain, a low-code platform that enables organizations to share verified, distributed data sets across a trusted network of partners and third parties. By bringing blockchain to th...

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Embracing Your Legacy: Protecting Legacy Systems in a Modern World EMBRACING YOUR LEGACY: PROTECTING LEGACY SYSTEMS IN A MODERN WORLD

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May 29, 2019

Legacy infrastructure is still a crucial part of enterprises across many industries: healthcare organizations relying on windows xp, oracle databases running on old solaris servers, business applications which require linux rhel4 and atms running decade-old windows versions are just a few examples. ...

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The Case for Collaborative Care THE CASE FOR COLLABORATIVE CARE

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May 29, 2019

Several years ago, a patient of mine was suffering from intrusive thoughts and associated rituals, stemming from a case of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). One day, she took a significant risk and shared her distress with her primary care provider, who realized that she needed a behavioral healt...

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Oncology Coin ONCOLOGY COIN

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May 28, 2019

However, Oncology Coin ONC is created with the aim of providing financial support for the research on cancer. Organizations or centers that are particularly based into cancer research will be supported by the ONC team. Also the team plan to support various cancer counselling programs across the worl...

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Rios Healthcare Associates PLLC | Doctors & Clinics in Houston RIOS HEALTHCARE ASSOCIATES PLLC | DOCTORS & CLINICS IN HOUSTON

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May 28, 2019

At Rios Healthcare, we’re dedicated to providing you with Compassionate and Quality healthcare. From Annual checkups, to urgent care, we can provide all of your healthcare needs. Call us today or visit us at rios health dot com for more information! Visit our profile page to learn more.

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Human rights: discrimination against women and girls creates barriers to the hiv response HUMAN RIGHTS: DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS CREATES BARRIERS TO THE HIV RESPONSE

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May 28, 2019

Discrimination, including rape and early marriage, prevents women and girls from being able to adequately protect themselves from HIV. Sometimes gender inequality is entrenched in a country’s laws. Women and girls face unequal access to their rights in many contexts and lack the freedom to mak...

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What is Pancreatic Cancer? WHAT IS PANCREATIC CANCER?

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May 28, 2019

This guide has been prepared to help you, as well as your friends, family and caregivers, better understand pancreatic cancer and its treatment. It contains information on the causes of the disease and how it is diagnosed, up-to-date guidance on the types of treatments that may be available and the ...

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Lymphoma Infographic LYMPHOMA INFOGRAPHIC

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May 27, 2019

Lymphoma occurs when lymphocytes, a type of white blood cell found in lymph nodes, grow and multiply uncontrollably and cause swelling of the lymph nodes.

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Healthcare stocks soar after joe biden condemns medicare for all HEALTHCARE STOCKS SOAR AFTER JOE BIDEN CONDEMNS MEDICARE FOR ALL

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May 27, 2019

Healthcare stocks are soaring right now, and CNBC’s Jim Cramer believes that it has everything to do with Joe Biden’s recent statements about not supporting Medicare For All. And there’s a good reason to believe this. Before Biden announced his run, healthcare stocks were tanking a...

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How Virtual Reality Technology Revolutionizes Education On Congenital Heart Disease HOW VIRTUAL REALITY TECHNOLOGY REVOLUTIONIZES EDUCATION ON CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE

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May 27, 2019

Virtual Reality (VR) technology is applied in many areas, including architectural and urban design, digital marketing, education, and military training. It is defined as the use of computer technology to create a stimulating environment. The most recognizable component of VR technologies is the head...

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The Costs of a National Single-Payer Healthcare System THE COSTS OF A NATIONAL SINGLE-PAYER HEALTHCARE SYSTEM

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May 27, 2019

The leading current bill to establish single-payer health insurance, the Medicare for All Act (M4A), would, under conservative estimates, increase federal budget commitments by approximately $32.6 trillion during its first 10 years of full implementation assuming enactment in 2018. This projected in...

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Healthcare Software Service Provider HEALTHCARE SOFTWARE SERVICE PROVIDER

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May 26, 2019

The healthcare industry has gone through some big technological transformations as shown by MedTech trends, but it seems there is still more to come. During the visit to Xatena’s offices in Zurich, Cedric talked to the CEO and co-founder, Andreas Heizmann, about their platform, the problem the...

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A Strategic Multilayer Assessment (SMA) A STRATEGIC MULTILAYER ASSESSMENT (SMA)

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May 25, 2019

The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not reflect the official policy or position of the Department of Defense or the U.S. Government. Mention of any commercial product in this paper does not imply Department of Defense (DoD) endorsement or recommendation for or against ...

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HOW DO MEDICARE ADVANTAGE PLANS WORK HOW DO MEDICARE ADVANTAGE PLANS WORK

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May 25, 2019

Medicare pays for medically necessary services for most individuals’ age 65 and older. Medicare may also cover those that have received disability benefits from the social security administration, or the railroad board. Traditional Medicare consists of several parts which combine coverage for ...

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My MPS Challenge HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS MY MPS CHALLENGE HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS

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May 24, 2019

Early diagnosis, newborn screening, finding treatments for brain and the bones, integrative, optimal care and support for all patients and their families are some of MPS challenges for healthcare professionals.

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Medicare at a Glance MEDICARE AT A GLANCE

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May 24, 2019

These are basic original Medicare costs. For more specific information, contact a licensed agent with HealthMarkets. $1,364 deductible for each benefit period. $0 coinsurance for each benefit period $341 coinsurance per day of each benefit period $682 coinsurance per each "lifetime reserve day&...

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Direct Mail Is NOT Dead: 5 Reasons It Still Works for Healthcare DIRECT MAIL IS NOT DEAD: 5 REASONS IT STILL WORKS FOR HEALTHCARE

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May 24, 2019

At a time when email inboxes are overflowing, how else can you reach prospective patients in your area without overwhelming them? In fact, a piece of healthcare-related mail can be a nice break from the screen, a physical reminder that a local specialist, practice, or hospital is here to offer care ...

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A Planning Guide For Health Data And Analytics A PLANNING GUIDE FOR HEALTH DATA AND ANALYTICS

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May 23, 2019

The transition towards value based healthcare in the US has given rise to the healthcare consumer. Consumers are beginning to exert pressure on healthcare providers to offer a delivery system that provides greater value, accountability, transparency, and satisfaction. In order to do so, providers ar...

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Reshape the Future of Healthcare RESHAPE THE FUTURE OF HEALTHCARE

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May 23, 2019

Welcome to health 2018 I want to thank all 3,500 of you, including 700 CEOs and founders for more than 1700 companies and a special thanks to the many of you that have traveled for more than 30 countries to be here today.In the future, we need to have a checkup from the neck up. Digital transformati...

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Perspectives on Working with Healthcare Systems for Digital Start Up Companies PERSPECTIVES ON WORKING WITH HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS FOR DIGITAL START UP COMPANIES

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May 23, 2019

Start-ups are an increasingly important “node” within the healthcare ecosystem. They are challenging status quo concepts that have long been ingrained in the healthcare system, like questioning the value of traditional EMR systems, or shifting the power of information to patients, or bre...

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Drones in healthcare DRONES IN HEALTHCARE

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May 22, 2019

The operating room can be an intimidating experience as a patient or medical professional. The content created here can serve as a bridge to learn more about the operating room. Take action in preparing yourself for a future job in the OR.

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Do Doctors Really "Care" in Healthcare DO DOCTORS REALLY "CARE" IN HEALTHCARE

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May 22, 2019

What does it mean to “care” in healthcare? That depends on who you ask: the patient or the doctor. There is an age-old phenomenon in social dynamics whereby older adults make sage recommendations or give instruction to younger adults, but younger adults frequently choose not to comply wi...

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Applying Automation to What Ails Healthcare APPLYING AUTOMATION TO WHAT AILS HEALTHCARE

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May 22, 2019

Automation is often touted as an important solution the healthcare industry can use to standardize processes, reduce costs and improve the quality of care. Yet there may be a long distance between recognizing the potential of automation and practicing it. We wanted to know to what extent health plan...

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How technology can help us achieve universal healthcare HOW TECHNOLOGY CAN HELP US ACHIEVE UNIVERSAL HEALTHCARE

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May 21, 2019

This week, the World Health Assembly (WHA) is convening in Geneva to address the implementation of the health-related goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, with a particular focus on how to make universal health coverage (UHC) a reality. Earlier this year, the World Health Organizati...

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The 8 Types of Wastes in Healthcare THE 8 TYPES OF WASTES IN HEALTHCARE

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May 21, 2019

In the healthcare industry, errors and inefficient processes can literally mean the difference between life and death. In this course, consultant and author Mark Graban breaks down the eight wastes as they apply to healthcare, using powerful stories to illustrate their impact.

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Health Information Technology HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

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May 21, 2019

Physicians using ehrs that net meaningful use criteria reported that EHR use: With 2 or more years of ehr experience were most likely to report clinical benefits across all 10 measures 0000600000 enhanced overall patient care. The majority of physicians reported EHR use: helped access a patient'...

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Lives Lost, Lives Saved  An Updated Comparative Analysis of Avoidable Deaths at Hospitals Graded by The Leapfrog Group LIVES LOST, LIVES SAVED AN UPDATED COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF AVOIDABLE DEATHS AT HOSPITALS GRADED BY THE LEAPFROG GROUP

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May 21, 2019

In 2012, in an effort to provide patients and health care consumers with information on the safety of their local hospitals, The Leapfrog Group introduced the Hospital Safety Grade, a letter grade rating for hospitals on how safe they are for patients. The Hospital Safety Grade is a composite score ...

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Living with Diabetes LIVING WITH DIABETES

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May 21, 2019

School is challenging for everyone but attending school while living with diabetes is a totally different struggle. Corey Marino, who has with a twin with diabetes, sheds some light on the subject.

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Zebra Technologies: Healthcare Scanners ZEBRA TECHNOLOGIES: HEALTHCARE SCANNERS

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May 21, 2019

Zebra's healthcare scanners simplify caregivers' interactions with their patients, help prevent medical errors, improve patient safety and increase productivity.

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Right way to consume Green Tea RIGHT WAY TO CONSUME GREEN TEA

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May 21, 2019

Undoubtedly, Green Tea promises a healthy lifestyle, but have you ever wondered what could be the best time and right way to consume this nuture’s goodness so that you can achieve all the benefits?Green is a great source of anti-oxidants and nutrients that have powerful effects on the body.Reg...

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Rising Medicare And Social Security Deficits And Their Consequences RISING MEDICARE AND SOCIAL SECURITY DEFICITS AND THEIR CONSEQUENCES

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May 20, 2019

Do the nation’s trust funds for Medicare—hospital insurance and supplementary medical insurance—and Social Security have much meaning anymore? Not really. Trust fund reserves have never been sufficient to cover more than a small percentage of liabilities and, anyway, they are headi...

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How to Use Instagram as a Healthcare Marketing Tool HOW TO USE INSTAGRAM AS A HEALTHCARE MARKETING TOOL

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May 20, 2019

Recently, we’ve heard a lot more practice and hospital marketing leaders talking about Instagram marketing. Healthcare may have been slow to adopt social media marketing and advertising techniques in the past. But today’s healthcare professionals are open to exploring new platforms&helli...

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How IoT will affect the world of healthcare? HOW IOT WILL AFFECT THE WORLD OF HEALTHCARE?

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May 20, 2019

App development companies that are looking to utilize the Internet of Things tend to be aware of the latest trends. However, the IoT is more than just a passing trend. While there were many early skeptics who did not believe in the long term viability of the Internet of Things, forward-thinking app ...

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Congress: Support legislation to defend Medicare home health CONGRESS: SUPPORT LEGISLATION TO DEFEND MEDICARE HOME HEALTH

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May 20, 2019

Since the start of the 116th Congress, reducing prescription drug-pricing has been a focal point for many lawmakers on Capitol Hill and rightfully so. Legislative initiatives that strive to lower the cost of care should be applauded.Yet as many policymakers and the wider public continue to focus on ...

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Diabetes Injection Pens Market Predicted to Grow at a Moderate Pace Through 2026 DIABETES INJECTION PENS MARKET PREDICTED TO GROW AT A MODERATE PACE THROUGH 2026

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May 20, 2019

Diabetes Injection Pens Market is drafted for providing the interested readers with the crucial information related to the Diabetes Injection Pens industry. The report is basically a combination of both primary level market data as well as secondary level data related to the Diabetes Injection Pens ...

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From Precision to Predictive: Genetic Revolution to Healthcare & Beyond FROM PRECISION TO PREDICTIVE: GENETIC REVOLUTION TO HEALTHCARE & BEYOND

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May 20, 2019

Jamie Metzl is a leading futurist who specializes in making revolutionary science understandable to the general public. He speaks regularly at some of the world’s most prestigious venues including South by Southwest, Google Zeitgeist, and Singularity University, and is a regular guest on CNN, ...

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2 Healthcare Stocks In Penny Space BNO, AC8 2 HEALTHCARE STOCKS IN PENNY SPACE BNO, AC8

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May 20, 2019

Bionomics Limited (ASX: BNO) was established in 1998 and is domiciled in Thebarton, Australia. It is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company that is engaged in extensive research and development to discover and develop novel drug and innovative therapeutics for the treatment of central nervous sy...

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Global Cad Software For Healthcare Market 2019 GLOBAL CAD SOFTWARE FOR HEALTHCARE MARKET 2019

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May 20, 2019

The report also intends to offer crucial insights into changing market dynamics, driving forces, and market restraints. The report presents a synoptic elucidation of market environment that elaborates vital facets such as political, social, economic, and atmospheric concerns as well as provincial tr...

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Healthcare Market Trends, Regulations And Competitive Landscape ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI) IN HEALTHCARE MARKET TRENDS, REGULATIONS AND COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

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May 20, 2019

The Market Research Group Announced The Analysis Report “Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Healthcare Market by Offering (Hardware, Software, and Services), by Technology (Machine Learning, Context-Aware Computing, Natural Language Processing, Computer Vision, Speech Recognition, and Querying Me...

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Understanding The Transformation Of Healthcare In Australia UNDERSTANDING THE TRANSFORMATION OF HEALTHCARE IN AUSTRALIA

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May 20, 2019

Shiny new, big hospitals are – to the future healthcare needs of Australia – what coal-fired power stations have become for our energy sector.Like the energy sector, healthcare paradigms are changing rapidly. Unlike the energy sector, we haven’t even started to argue about why we a...

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 Improving the Speed and Efficiency of Breast Imaging Workflows IMPROVING THE SPEED AND EFFICIENCY OF BREAST IMAGING WORKFLOWS

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May 20, 2019

Centricity Universal Viewer provides native access to breast imaging workflows and tools to support screening and diagnostic workflows and the display of multi-vendor images. These breast imaging capabilities provide the radiologist with the ability to read multi-ology image types available for the...

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 Centricity™ Universal Viewer CENTRICITY™ UNIVERSAL VIEWER

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May 20, 2019

What does high-quality care mean in the ever-changing medical environment? Successful coordination Lower costs Accountable patient outcomes Centricity Universal Viewer is a modern, user-friendly imaging interface that provides an intuitive workflow and boosts efficiency in diagnosis and treatment. ...

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 Improving Breast Imaging Workflow Efficiencies IMPROVING BREAST IMAGING WORKFLOW EFFICIENCIES

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May 20, 2019

The utilization of dedicated breast imaging workstations often leads to inefficient and costly imaging workflows. High patient volumes, large datasets, varying modalities, and different types of images produced—all combine to put high demands on the imaging workflow operations. Luckily, there is a ...

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Transform Healthcare: Data-Driven Strategy for Digital Transformation TRANSFORM HEALTHCARE: DATA-DRIVEN STRATEGY FOR DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

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May 18, 2019

The global healthcare industry is transforming at a pace never seen before due to factors such as legislation, declin- ing reimbursements and technological innovations. We are seeing a burst of innovation across multiple disciplines, including genomics, biotechnology, robotics, remote and connected ...

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Targeting the Estrogen Receptor in Breast Cancer TARGETING THE ESTROGEN RECEPTOR IN BREAST CANCER

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May 17, 2019

Estrogen is commonly referred to as a sex hormone due to its key role in the development of secondary  characteristics and the regulation of the female reproductive system. However, its effects are much more widereaching,impacting the immune and cardiovascular systems, bone density and metaboli...

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Global Cognitive Assessment and Training in Healthcare market Growth Will Escalate Rapidly 2019-2026 GLOBAL COGNITIVE ASSESSMENT AND TRAINING IN HEALTHCARE MARKET GROWTH WILL ESCALATE RAPIDLY 2019-2026

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May 17, 2019

The Global Cognitive Assessment and Training in Healthcare market report consists of explicit and up to date information about the consumer’s demands, their inclinations, and their variable liking about particular product. The information and data cited in this Global Cognitive Assessment and ...

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Natural Language Processing (NLP) in Healthcare and Life Sciences Market Opportunities NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING (NLP) IN HEALTHCARE AND LIFE SCIENCES MARKET OPPORTUNITIES

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May 17, 2019

Natural language processing (NLP) is the innovation which helps machines in understanding both written and spoken human language by analyzing human to computer collaboration. NLP strategies extraction of data from the large amount of clinical information and enhance it viably for improved preparing ...

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Spotlight on National Behavioral Health Trends SPOTLIGHT ON NATIONAL BEHAVIORAL HEALTH TRENDS

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May 16, 2019

In the past decade, there has been widespread concern about evidence of a nationwide increase in behavioral health disorders, including both mental health and substance use disorders. At the same time, access to behavioral healthcare may have been increased by the passage of the Paul Wellstone and P...

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United Healthcare medical grants help kids focus on being a kid UNITED HEALTHCARE MEDICAL GRANTS HELP KIDS FOCUS ON BEING A KID

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May 16, 2019

One of the biggest financial worries of any family is unexpected medical bills. The Urban Institute study has revealed that one in seven families skipped getting medical care because of the cost, but there is a resource that can help kids get the care that they need, the United Healthcare Children&#...

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 Your Guide to Medical Imaging Standards and Ensuring Future Compatibility YOUR GUIDE TO MEDICAL IMAGING STANDARDS AND ENSURING FUTURE COMPATIBILITY

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May 16, 2019

Gone are the days of vendor-specific imaging. Today’s leaders understand that optimum performance and efficiencies depend on strategies that leverage industry standards. The drive for early diagnoses, chronic disease, and the rising age of the population resulted in a growing demand for medical ima...

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 Shaping the Future of Radiology SHAPING THE FUTURE OF RADIOLOGY

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May 16, 2019

While the application of AI may be relatively new to healthcare, it is already contributing to faster, more effective care and decision making. In the not-to-distant future, GE Healthcare predicts that these AI-based tools will become as critical to quality healthcare as medical imaging equipment i...

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Digital health platform DIGITAL HEALTH PLATFORM

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May 15, 2019

Digital health is focusing on tracking and managing the personal health and health details of close relatives and family members. The aim is to improve health management for both patients and service providers. Digital transformation is at the core of the fundamental change all branches of trade and...

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Everything You Need to Know for Open Enrollment 2020 EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW FOR OPEN ENROLLMENT 2020

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May 15, 2019

Open enrollment 2020 is nearing. That means it’s time to check in with your current health insurance status. While we’re still squarely in 2019, it’s never too early to get prepared, know the dates—and plan. Whether you’re buying for an individual or a family, here&rsqu...

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Citrix end user experience for healthcare CITRIX END USER EXPERIENCE FOR HEALTHCARE

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May 15, 2019

Citrix helps your clinicians to provide optimal care, by transforming the way clinical information is accessed, and the way caregivers interact with their patients.

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Today’s biggest healthcare challenges, solved with InterSystems TODAY’S BIGGEST HEALTHCARE CHALLENGES, SOLVED WITH INTERSYSTEMS

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May 14, 2019

InterSystems’ advanced software empowers providers, payers, governments, medical technology innovators, software developers, clinical laboratories, and life sciences companies to deliver what matters.

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Ssm new virtual healthcare visits SSM NEW VIRTUAL HEALTHCARE VISITS

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May 08, 2019

Erin Powell, Director of Retail Health at SSM Health, is in the studio to discuss this new form of healthcare that is providing more support to people in the community.

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Canadians with a Hearing Disability CANADIANS WITH A HEARING DISABILITY

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May 08, 2019

Over 1.3 million or 5% of Canadians aged 15 years and over have a hearing disability.
35 percent of Canadians with a hearing disability also have a seeing disability.
319,000 Canadians with a hearing disability do not use a hearing aid or cochlear implant but need them. Of these, 66% s...

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Statement of Commitment for NAM Action Collaborative on Countering the U.S. Opioid Epidemic STATEMENT OF COMMITMENT FOR NAM ACTION COLLABORATIVE ON COUNTERING THE U.S. OPIOID EPIDEMIC

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May 08, 2019

For more than 25 years, the Institute for Patient- and Family-Centered Care (IPFCC) has led change to ensure that patients and families are respected as essential partners in all settings and at all levels of health care. The opioid epidemic is no exception. We cannot overcome this crisis without pa...

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Datalogic Solutions for Healthcare DATALOGIC SOLUTIONS FOR HEALTHCARE

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May 08, 2019

Data capture in healthcare assures quality care, effective medications, and safety for patients and providers. Datalogic solutions are used throughout healthcare; vision systems assure containers are sealed and inspect labels; laser markers etch surgical tools; mobile computers maintain processes an...

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8 ways we help your patient 8 WAYS WE HELP YOUR PATIENT

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May 08, 2019

Home health care is a system of care provided by skilled practitioners to patients in their homes under the direction of a physician. Home health care services include nursing care; physical, occupational, and speech-language therapy; and medical social services.1 The goals of home health care servi...

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Navigating the backwater  vertical mergers in health care NAVIGATING THE BACKWATER VERTICAL MERGERS IN HEALTH CARE

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May 08, 2019

Long a part of the backwaters of antitrust enforcement, vertical mergers have recently attracted the attention of academics and enforcers. The Federal Trade Commission’s hearings on vertical merger policy and the issue of whether to publish new Vertical Merger Guidelines,2 along with recent ca...

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Bernie Sanders Thoroughly Schools Joe Biden on Healthcare BERNIE SANDERS THOROUGHLY SCHOOLS JOE BIDEN ON HEALTHCARE

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May 07, 2019

If you've made it this far, and have considered becoming our patron here on Patreon, just know that I'm extremely grateful! But how, exactly, does this help the show? Well, The Humanist Report is free to watch and listen to, but there are costs associated with maintaining it (money is needed...

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Are strangers ARE STRANGERS' MENTAL HEALTH 'RECOVERY NARRATIVES' HELPFUL?

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May 07, 2019

Researchers at the University of Nottingham in United Kingdom have reviewed dozens of articles analyzing the helpfulness of other people's "recovery narratives" and found that they can help people overcome their own mental health problems.

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The Affordable Care Act and Economic Opportunity THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT AND ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY

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May 06, 2019

The Trump administration's recent decision to push for a complete invalidation of the Affordable Care Act, and the Medicaid expansions that accompany it, has implications for more than simply the provision of healthcare in this country. It will also impact economic opportunity. Understanding the...

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Key Design Components and Considerations for Establishing a Single-Payer Health Care System KEY DESIGN COMPONENTS AND CONSIDERATIONS FOR ESTABLISHING A SINGLE-PAYER HEALTH CARE SYSTEM

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May 05, 2019

Congressional interest in substantially increasing the number of people who have health insurance has grown in recent years. Some Members of Congress have proposed establishing a single-payer health care system to achieve universal health insurance coverage. In this report, the Congressional Budget ...

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NHP-HPN-SE NHP-HPN-SE

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May 05, 2019

The information listed in this directory was current at the time of printing, however, changes occur frequently. For this reason, please verify that you use a Network Health contracted practitioner each time you receive services or call for an appointment.

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Mental Health Awareness MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS

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May 05, 2019

On this episode of Hondo Talks we recognize Mental Health Awareness Month by discussing the importance of mental health with a good friend of mine Chanell Dominque. She works in the mental health field and gives us an inside look into her career and her advice in regards to gaining and maintaining m...

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Rules of healthy Sleep RULES OF HEALTHY SLEEP

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May 05, 2019

Your behaviors during the day, and especially before bedtime, can have a major impact on your sleep. They can promote healthy sleep or contribute to sleeplessness. Your daily routines what you eat and drink, the medications you take, how you schedule your days and how you choose to spend your evenin...

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Embracing consumerism in healthcare EMBRACING CONSUMERISM IN HEALTHCARE

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May 04, 2019

There’s a new payer in town. that payer is the patient. today’s providers find a larger portion of their revenues coming directly from patients, and that number is expected to increase by as much as 50 percent by 2019.1 insured patient responsibility has grown to nearly 27 percent for ou...

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Medical and Healthcare Infographic MEDICAL AND HEALTHCARE INFOGRAPHIC

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May 03, 2019

Infographics are an innovative and engaging method of visually communicating information in a colourful and concise manner.  Healthcare professionals already use infographics to communicate medical information to their patients.

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Environmental Health Symposium Recap ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SYMPOSIUM RECAP

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May 03, 2019

In this video Dr. Ryan Shelton talks about his attendance at the Environmental Health Symposium 2019 in Scottsdale, Arizona. Come find out how environmental toxins affect your health and wellbeing.

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National Cannabis Survey 1st quarter, 2019 NATIONAL CANNABIS SURVEY 1ST QUARTER, 2019

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May 02, 2019

Statistics Canada conducted the National Cannabis Survey every three months throughout 2018, and continues to do so in 2019. These data are about Canadians, 15 and older, and re¬flect their cannabis use and related behaviours in the past three months.

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A Holistic View and Digital Experience for your Healthcare Events A HOLISTIC VIEW AND DIGITAL EXPERIENCE FOR YOUR HEALTHCARE EVENTS

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May 02, 2019

Healthcare providers often have a comprehensive calendar of events they host and sponsor to support patients, the local community and medical professionals. However, raising awareness of these events and having a consistent digital experience that aligns with the rest of the digital footprint can be...

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A system upgrade gives this healthcare network an it cure A SYSTEM UPGRADE GIVES THIS HEALTHCARE NETWORK AN IT CURE

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May 02, 2019

We’ve all heard the adage, physician, heal thyself.here’s a lesser known version healthcare network, heal thy technology ills.and with patients out of 21 regional locations across 2 states, complete with two urgent care facilities, an emergency care center, and over 200 medical providers...

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Even doctors can’t navigate our broken health care system EVEN DOCTORS CAN’T NAVIGATE OUR BROKEN HEALTH CARE SYSTEM

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May 02, 2019

Dr. Hasan Shanawani was overcome by frustration. So, last week he picked up his cellphone and began sharing on Twitter his family’s enraging experiences with the U.S. health care system. It was an act of defiance and desperation. Like millions of people who are sick or old and the families who...

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Big Data Analytics in motor and health insurance BIG DATA ANALYTICS IN MOTOR AND HEALTH INSURANCE

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Apr 30, 2019

Data processing has historically been at the very core of the business of insurance undertakings, which is rooted strongly in data-led statistical analysis. Data has always been collected and processed to inform underwriting decisions, price policies, settle claims and prevent fraud. There has long ...

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Another blood pressure medication recalled  here’s what you need to know ANOTHER BLOOD PRESSURE MEDICATION RECALLED HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

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Apr 29, 2019

Numerous blood pressure drugs are now involved in the recall that began in late July over a suspected cancer-causing compound. A pharmaceutical giant has joined the growing list of companies recalling blood pressure medications due to concerns over a cancer causing agent.

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How to use sharepoint effectively to meet healthcare needs HOW TO USE SHAREPOINT EFFECTIVELY TO MEET HEALTHCARE NEEDS

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Apr 28, 2019

Healthcare providers are eager to facilitate their work with digital tools. However, they work in a strictly regulated environment, which imposes restrictions on the use of such tools. For example, HIPAA regulations demand high security of healthcare information. The choice of digital tools is limit...

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People with rheumatoid arthritis may be at higher risk for certain cancers PEOPLE WITH RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS MAY BE AT HIGHER RISK FOR CERTAIN CANCERS

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Apr 28, 2019

Not only do people with RA have painful joints and disabling fatigue to contend with, they may have to also worry about a greater risk of cancer. When compared to the general population, it appears that people living with rheumatoid arthritis are at a greater risk for various types of cancer.

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4 Reasons You’re Hungry all the Time 4 REASONS YOU’RE HUNGRY ALL THE TIME

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Apr 26, 2019

It can be easy to view hunger as a bad thing and while it’s certainly an inconvenient feeling  it’s as innate as the need to yawn or go to the bathroom. In fact, hunger is a crucial biological signal. To understand this, a refresher of the autonomic nervous system is helpful. The au...

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6 intermittent fasting mistakes to avoid 6 INTERMITTENT FASTING MISTAKES TO AVOID

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Apr 25, 2019

Proponents of intermittent fasting claim it helps with weight loss and can boost energy and mood levels. But if you’ve decided to try limiting your eating to a certain timeframe and are having trouble adjusting to the plan, it may be because this eating style is vastly different from your prev...

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Why it Can Be Harder to Walk up Stairs Than Run a Mile WHY IT CAN BE HARDER TO WALK UP STAIRS THAN RUN A MILE

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Apr 25, 2019

If you’ve ever walked up several flights of stairs and felt more winded than the last time you ran a mile, it isn’t your imagination. “Stair-climbing requires more energy, or calories per minute, compared to running,” says Dustin Slivka, PhD, associate professor of health and...

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Winning local solutions to our most pressing public health needs WINNING LOCAL SOLUTIONS TO OUR MOST PRESSING PUBLIC HEALTH NEEDS

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Apr 25, 2019

The United States has the lowest life expectancy among comparable Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development OECD countries. That means people in places like Japan, France, Australia, and some others are living at least 3.5 years longer than we are in the US. Also, the US has the highest ...

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The Federal Government Needs To Take Stronger Action To Prevent Discriminatory Coverage Of Methadone THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT NEEDS TO TAKE STRONGER ACTION TO PREVENT DISCRIMINATORY COVERAGE OF METHADONE

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Apr 25, 2019

Every day, 130 Americans die from an opioid overdose. Tragically, these deaths are entirely preventable; like other substance use disorders (SUDs), opioid use disorder (OUD) is a preventable and treatable disease. There are currently three medications approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FD...

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How the brain adapts to hear better after vision loss HOW THE BRAIN ADAPTS TO HEAR BETTER AFTER VISION LOSS

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Apr 25, 2019

Both scientific studies and anecdotal evidence have suggested that people who experience vision loss often develop a more enhanced sense of hearing. So what happens inside the brain? New research investigates.

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HIDA Infographic Ambulatory Survey Clinical Result HIDA INFOGRAPHIC AMBULATORY SURVEY CLINICAL RESULT

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Apr 25, 2019

Achieving clinical results is the factor most likely to drive medical product decision making and supply chain goals for ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs). Over the next year, one-third of ASCs plan to expand, and the most commonly added new service is ear, nose, and throat surgery.

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How nursing interventions fill a vital need for medication adherence HOW NURSING INTERVENTIONS FILL A VITAL NEED FOR MEDICATION ADHERENCE

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Apr 24, 2019

According to Gallup's latest annual poll on how the general American public views various professions, nurses were ranked the most honest and ethical. In fact, that's the case for the previous 16 polls as well. Gallup notes that 84% of Americans rate the honesty and ethical standards of nurs...

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Study reveals how general anesthetics affect the brain STUDY REVEALS HOW GENERAL ANESTHETICS AFFECT THE BRAIN

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Apr 24, 2019

New research reveals for the first time that diverse drugs that induce general anesthesia activate a brain circuit that brings on sleep. The scientists at Duke University in Durham, NC who carried out the study, suggest that the findings will help to develop better drugs that can induce sleep with f...

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Using small molecules to regenerate heart tissue USING SMALL MOLECULES TO REGENERATE HEART TISSUE

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Apr 24, 2019

New research, which appears in the journal Nature Communications, shows that delivering two small molecules to mice helps their hearts regenerate after a heart attack.

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What a court ruling against association health plans means for small business health benefits in 2019 WHAT A COURT RULING AGAINST ASSOCIATION HEALTH PLANS MEANS FOR SMALL BUSINESS HEALTH BENEFITS IN 2019

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Apr 23, 2019

In late March, a federal judge struck down the Labor Department’s 2018 rule expanding access to association health plans. While in place, the rule allows small businesses and self-employed workers to band together to either buy large-group health insurance or self-insure. The rule has fac...

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Health Blogs I Read HEALTH BLOGS I READ

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Apr 23, 2019

In my time blogging, I’ve had the honor of “meeting” some other great bloggers.
Through sites like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+ and others, I’ve been able to connect with many of these bloggers and definitely consider them (online) friends.
Today, I&rsq...

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Danish dogs to receive virus-inspired cancer vaccine treatment DANISH DOGS TO RECEIVE VIRUS-INSPIRED CANCER VACCINE TREATMENT

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Apr 23, 2019

Fifteen Danish dogs with advanced cancer are to receive a new type of therapeutic vaccine which, it is hoped, will rid them of the disease and pave the way for human testing. Unlike preventative vaccines, therapeutic vaccines are not used to prevent someone from getting a disease but rather to suppo...

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The 2018 Annual ACO Survey: Examining the Risk Contracting Landscape THE 2018 ANNUAL ACO SURVEY: EXAMINING THE RISK CONTRACTING LANDSCAPE

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Apr 23, 2019

In 2012, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) launched new voluntary payment models for Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) with incentives to control spending. The number of Medicare ACOs has grown steadily to more than 600 organizations responsible for managing care for nearly 12...

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The Administration’s Drug Rebate Reforms: Four Implementation Questions That Will Influence Whether Drug Costs Fall THE ADMINISTRATION’S DRUG REBATE REFORMS: FOUR IMPLEMENTATION QUESTIONS THAT WILL INFLUENCE WHETHER DRUG COSTS FALL

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Apr 23, 2019

The Trump administration has outlined an ambitious agenda to reduce prices for prescription drugs, as outlined in its May 2018 Blueprint. Its policy agenda is centered on three premises with which most health care policy analysts and observers generally agree. First, high and rising prescription dru...

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5 Ways to Reduce your intake of Diet Soda 5 WAYS TO REDUCE YOUR INTAKE OF DIET SODA

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Apr 22, 2019

Cut back slowly to avoid caffeine withdrawal. For 2-3 weeks each time you consider having a soda during the day, consider alternating the diet soda with a naturally flavored sparkling water. It is going to take time. Whether it is the fizz, sweet flavor, caffeine buzz, or refreshing sensation that d...

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Could antibiotic resistant superbugs a bigger killer than cancer COULD ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANT SUPERBUGS A BIGGER KILLER THAN CANCER

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Apr 21, 2019

Antibiotics have saved hundreds of millions of lives. But their continued, widespread use has led to mutated bacteria that are resistant to these drugs When antibiotics were first used in the 1940s they were a revolution in medicine. Before that, diseases like pneumonia and tuberculosis were often a...

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Can alkaline water treat cancer? CAN ALKALINE WATER TREAT CANCER?

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Apr 19, 2019

The term “alkaline” refers to water’s pH level. It’s measured in a range from 0 to 14. The only difference between this type of water and regular tap water is the pH level.Regular tap water has a pH level of around 7.5. Alkaline water has a higher pH of 8 to 9. The higher the...

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Pregnancy Myths: Fact or Fiction? PREGNANCY MYTHS: FACT OR FICTION?

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Apr 19, 2019

Soon after you get that first positive pregnancy result, you’ll begin reading and hearing all sorts of advice from well-meaning people and seemingly knowledgeable sources. But how reliable is all this “wisdom”? There are many excellent sources of sound, medically based pregnancy ad...

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2020 STA Nominee Cities Feature Electrification, Pedestrian Design, and Low-Cost Interventions from Africa, Asia, and Americas 2020 STA NOMINEE CITIES FEATURE ELECTRIFICATION, PEDESTRIAN DESIGN, AND LOW-COST INTERVENTIONS FROM AFRICA, ASIA, AND AMERICAS

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Apr 18, 2019

For 16 years, the Sustainable Transport Award (STA) has showcased cities that demonstrate political courage by implementing innovative sustainable transport projects. This year is no different. The 15 nominated cities for the STA hail from Africa, Asia, South America, and North America and feature t...

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Could Eating Dessert be a Weight-Loss Trick? COULD EATING DESSERT BE A WEIGHT-LOSS TRICK?

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Apr 18, 2019

Dessert is often the first thing to go when trying to lose weight. But according to recent research, people who ate dessert (and chose what they would have at the beginning of the meal) consumed healthier foods and fewer calories overall than those who selected their main course first and then decid...

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Research First-Year Docs Spend 43% of Time Interacting with EHRs RESEARCH FIRST-YEAR DOCS SPEND 43% OF TIME INTERACTING WITH EHRS

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Apr 17, 2019

The study is part of a broader effort to better understand the effects of shift lengths on young doctors and their patients First-year doctors, or interns, spend nearly all (87 percent) of their time at work away from patients, half of which is spent interacting with electronic health records (EHRs)...

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Five Ways to Prevent Mosquito Borne Illness FIVE WAYS TO PREVENT MOSQUITO BORNE ILLNESS

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Apr 17, 2019

Have you ever looked down at your leg or arm and noticed a red, itchy bump? Most will answer yes, it was a mosquito bite.” But did you know that mosquito bites can be more than just a nuisance? Some mosquitoes actually carry viruses which can make people sick or in rare instances cause death.

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Is it better to get nutrients from food or supplements? IS IT BETTER TO GET NUTRIENTS FROM FOOD OR SUPPLEMENTS?

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Apr 12, 2019

Researchers have found that nutrients from food may be linked to lower risks of death, while excess intake of certain supplements may have the opposite effect. Taking supplements leads to an increased level of total nutrient intake. Dietary supplements include vitamins, minerals, herbs, amino acids,...

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Large study ties PTSD, acute stress to cardiovascular disease LARGE STUDY TIES PTSD, ACUTE STRESS TO CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

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Apr 11, 2019

A large Swedish population study has found strong links between psychiatric conditions that can follow extremely stressful experiences and the risk of several types of cardiovascular disease. In addition, the researchers found that the risk of a heart attack and other sudden and severe cardiovascula...

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How can digital help to fight malaria? HOW CAN DIGITAL HELP TO FIGHT MALARIA?

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Apr 10, 2019

Bertrand Bodson, Chief Digital Officer at Novartis, shares his experience when he had malaria as a child. He highlights how digital can help to fight and eliminate malaria.

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3 Ways Healthcare is Improving With AI and Deep Learning 3 WAYS HEALTHCARE IS IMPROVING WITH AI AND DEEP LEARNING

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Apr 10, 2019

Artificial intelligence (AI), combined with deep learning, has the vast opportunity to quickly sort through data and provide insights that can be used to automate tasks and make faster decisions than ever before, which is especially impactful in the healthcare industry, where these capabilities are ...

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What is Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) WHAT IS OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA (OSA)

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Apr 10, 2019

This video provides a high level overview of what Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is and how it can disrupt the sleep and daily life of someone who may be affected.

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How whitening strips can damage your teeth HOW WHITENING STRIPS CAN DAMAGE YOUR TEETH

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Apr 10, 2019

Studies have shown that most human teeth are not naturally pearl-white. In reality, most teeth are different shades and hues that tend towards yellow. Nor are teeth uniformly colored. Despite this, there is an idea — which is especially prominent in North American societies — that perfec...

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5-minute breathing 5-MINUTE BREATHING 'WORKOUT' MAY BENEFIT HEART AND BRAIN HEALTH

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Apr 10, 2019

Most of us know that exercising and eating right are good for us. However, putting in the effort to do so can often require more willpower than we have. What if there was a way to reap all the benefits of a workout without having to lift a finger? New research introduces a 5-minute technique that mi...

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Can genetic variants predict depression risk in young people? CAN GENETIC VARIANTS PREDICT DEPRESSION RISK IN YOUNG PEOPLE?

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Apr 10, 2019

Many factors determine a person's risk of depression, and these include both genetic and environmental factors, such as going through difficult life events or taking medications with certain side effects. However, while we already know some of the probable risk factors, it is not always easy to ...

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5 Ways a Drug Interactions App Can Improve Prescribing Decisions 5 WAYS A DRUG INTERACTIONS APP CAN IMPROVE PRESCRIBING DECISIONS

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Apr 10, 2019

There's no lack of medical apps for clinicians to choose from these days. A 2018 analysis of the global mobile medical apps market indicated that there were more than 100,000 mobile apps in the mhealth section of various app distribution platforms. That figure is projected to double every two ye...

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3 Reasons You Regain Weight and How to Prevent It 3 REASONS YOU REGAIN WEIGHT AND HOW TO PREVENT IT

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Apr 10, 2019

The process of losing weight can feel like a roller coaster. At first, you might be dropping pounds fast and it’s exciting and invigorating. Other times, something as simple as a work happy hour can make you feel like you’re back on that slow incline, wishing you could get off the ride a...

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Staying Healthy in the Heat STAYING HEALTHY IN THE HEAT

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Apr 09, 2019

Extreme heat involves high temperatures and can pose health risks. Over the next 30 years, the number of extremely hot days in a year is expected to more than double in some parts of Canada. Older adults may be faced with compounding factors that could put them at increased risk during extreme heat ...

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Virtual care for Medicare Advantage VIRTUAL CARE FOR MEDICARE ADVANTAGE

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Apr 09, 2019

Under the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed rule issued on October 26, 2018, Medicare Advantage plans will be able to provide “additional telehealth benefits” as basic benefits for purposes of bid submission and payment by CMS beginning in the 2020 plan year. Wi...

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What to eat on a high-protein diet WHAT TO EAT ON A HIGH-PROTEIN DIET

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Apr 09, 2019

People looking to lose weight often decide to adopt a high-protein diet. Eating protein helps a person feel full, which can lead to them eating fewer calories overall. High-protein diets typically include large quantities of protein and only a small amount of carbohydrate.

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What are the health benefits of mineral water? WHAT ARE THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF MINERAL WATER?

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Apr 09, 2019

Mineral water comes from underground reservoirs. Unlike regular drinking water, mineral water does not undergo chemical processing. As the name suggests, mineral water contains high quantities of minerals, especially magnesium, calcium, and sodium. But is mineral water better than regular water, and...

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AI-Based Document Digitization in Healthcare – What’s Possible AI-BASED DOCUMENT DIGITIZATION IN HEALTHCARE – WHAT’S POSSIBLE

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Apr 09, 2019

Machine vision has numerous use cases within the healthcare industry, including clinical solutions such as medical imaging, medical diagnostics. There are also possibilities in white collar automation such as medical transcription. That said, there is a less common application for machine vision in ...

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How AI Is Transforming Healthcare HOW AI IS TRANSFORMING HEALTHCARE

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Apr 09, 2019

Healthcare is a multitrillion-dollar global industry, growing each year as average life expectancy rises — and with nearly unlimited facets and sub-specialties. For medical professionals, new technologies can change the way they work, enable more accurate diagnoses and improve care. For patien...

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The Global Language of Healthcare THE GLOBAL LANGUAGE OF HEALTHCARE

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Apr 09, 2019

We're proud to say that our standards help the world’s most dedicated people devote more time and resources to those who need them most. By allowing them to track and trace every person, product, and place — all in real time. Giving them trusted data to plan and predict with more ins...

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Chili pepper compound may slow down lung cancer CHILI PEPPER COMPOUND MAY SLOW DOWN LUNG CANCER

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Apr 09, 2019

According to the American Cancer Society, lung cancer is "by far the leading cause of cancer death among both men and women" in the United States. The Society also estimate that 228,150 people will develop lung cancer and 142,670 people will die from the condition in 2019. Most deaths occu...

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Tips to increase stamina TIPS TO INCREASE STAMINA

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Apr 08, 2019

Stamina describes a person's ability to sustain physical and mental activity. People with low mental stamina may find it difficult to focus on tasks for long periods and become distracted easily. People with low physical stamina may tire when walking up a flight of stairs, for example.

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Even a low intake of red and processed meat may raise death risk EVEN A LOW INTAKE OF RED AND PROCESSED MEAT MAY RAISE DEATH RISK

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Apr 08, 2019

The world is eating more meat. The global consumption of meat and poultry has increased in both developed and developing countries over the past 50 years, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Red meat is the most popular type of meat in the United States. Process...

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What to know about high potassium WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT HIGH POTASSIUM

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Apr 08, 2019

Hyperkalemia is a medical term for when a person has higher than normal levels of potassium. Usually, people with hyperkalemia do not have any symptoms, which makes it challenging for a doctor to diagnose. The leading causes of hyperkalemia are chronic kidney disease, uncontrolled diabetes, dehydrat...

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Unlocking Data-Driven Excellence in Healthcare UNLOCKING DATA-DRIVEN EXCELLENCE IN HEALTHCARE

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Apr 08, 2019

The expansion of data across healthcare organizations is making analytics even more crucial when it comes to improving patient outcomes, reducing costs, and managing revenue cycles. The most successful healthcare organizations have been able to democratize their data and analytics to provide more co...

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Democratizing Data for Healthcare Success DEMOCRATIZING DATA FOR HEALTHCARE SUCCESS

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Apr 08, 2019

With the proliferation of data in the healthcare industry, actually making sense and use of this data requires the right analytics strategy. This whitepaper outlines how a healthcare provider’s ability to democratize data and analytics across the organization is indicative of its ability to af...

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EMPOWERING THE NEW GENERATION OF PATIENTS EMPOWERING THE NEW GENERATION OF PATIENTS

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Apr 08, 2019

The Medical Futurist called them the “e-patients” or “empowered patients” because they are “electronic, equipped, enabled, engaged”. They are probably “an expert of their own medical condition” too. AIMed had discussed this before, technology facilitat...

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Are healthcare professionals being targeted in Medicare, Medicaid, and insurance billing... ARE HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS BEING TARGETED IN MEDICARE, MEDICAID, AND INSURANCE BILLING...

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Apr 08, 2019

Are healthcare professionals being targeted in Medicare, Medicaid, and insurance billing fraud investigations? Yes, they are. The Federal Government has specific prosecutors and specific agencies devoted to recovering government money that they think was illegally taken. Billing practices are often ...

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Diabetes: Could targeting this protein prevent hypoglycemia? DIABETES: COULD TARGETING THIS PROTEIN PREVENT HYPOGLYCEMIA?

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Apr 08, 2019

People with type 1 or type 2 diabetes who take insulin have a higher risk of developing hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar. Now, a study of how a protein works in the pancreas could lead to new treatments for protecting against the potentially life-threatening condition. Dr. Gina L. C. Yosten, who is ...

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Streamlining Your Weight-Loss Plan THE DO’S AND DON’TS OF STREAMLINING YOUR WEIGHT-LOSS PLAN

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Apr 08, 2019

“There are so many diets out there that you might forget that the basics — a balanced diet and exercise you enjoy — actually work. You don’t need anything fancy to lose weight,” says Amy Gorin, MS, RDN, owner of Amy Gorin Nutrition in the New York City area. The basics ...

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The Good and Bad Stress THE GOOD AND BAD STRESS

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Apr 06, 2019

It can cause headaches, stomach aches, high blood pressure, and an increased heart rate. “About 33 percent of patients that suffer from stress don’t even mention it to their primary care physician,” said Dr. Jennifer Carrion, a resident physician with Lee Health.  But not all ...

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Benefits Of Bitter Melon Extract On Blood Sugar And More BENEFITS OF BITTER MELON EXTRACT ON BLOOD SUGAR AND MORE

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Apr 06, 2019

Bitter melon is a tropical vine known for its edible fruit. This unusual plant (also called bitter gourd) comes from Asia and Africa, where it’s been used for centuries for everything from weight loss to abdominal pain. Today, bitter melon is becoming a popular supplement in the keto community...

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10 Benefits of Rooibos Tea 10 BENEFITS OF ROOIBOS TEA

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Apr 05, 2019

You may have seen it on a menu at a café or a tea shop. It has an exotic, foreign name that’s difficult to pronounce. Despite this (or perhaps because of this), this tea has been exploding in popularity. From wrinkle reduction to cancer prevention, this tea seems to have it all. Introdu...

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A bold vision for eye care A BOLD VISION FOR EYE CARE

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Apr 05, 2019

Novartis leaders give an update on what we are doing to address eye diseases from front to back of the eye, from macular degeneration to dry eye, through to gene therapy, glaucoma, digital solutions and more.

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What are the health benefits of beetroot juice? WHAT ARE THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF BEETROOT JUICE?

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Apr 05, 2019

Beetroot juice may offer a range of health benefits due to its unique combination of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Beetroots, or beets, have risen in popularity now that researchers have identified links between drinking beetroot juice and lowered blood pressure, reduced inflammation, and im...

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7 Healthcare Predictions for 2019 7 HEALTHCARE PREDICTIONS FOR 2019

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Apr 05, 2019

Big tech, artificial intelligence, cost takeout, the 2020 presidential race, pharma, and tomorrow’s “new front door” are among the trends expected to impact the healthcare industry in 2019, according to a new infographic by Oliver Wyman. The infographic explores these trends and th...

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The Weight-Loss Trick That Only Takes 15 Minutes THE WEIGHT-LOSS TRICK THAT ONLY TAKES 15 MINUTES

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Apr 05, 2019

If you’re trying to lose weight and maintain a healthy lifestyle, you know quick fixes like fad diets and risky cleanses aren’t worth your time — but that doesn’t mean everything has to be such a long slog. Something that’s worth your time (and doesn’t take much t...

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Who owns the data in healthcare? Should users be paid? WHO OWNS THE DATA IN HEALTHCARE? SHOULD USERS BE PAID?

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Apr 05, 2019

The advancement of big data may lead to a revolution in the health sector by enabling the personalization of medicine. However, there are still uncertainties regarding the ownership of the data available, and also whether users should be entitled to compensation for the utilisation of their data. Th...

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AI in Healthcare: Data Privacy and Ethics Concerns AI IN HEALTHCARE: DATA PRIVACY AND ETHICS CONCERNS

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Apr 05, 2019

According to a new study from the University of California Berkeley, advances in artificial intelligence have rendered the privacy standards set by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) obsolete. In fact, stripping healthcare data of identifying information doesn&rs...

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'EVEN MODERATE ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION INCREASES STROKE RISK'

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Apr 05, 2019

Some research has suggested that drinking alcohol in moderation could have protective effects against stroke. However, a large cohort study in a Chinese population shows that this is not the case at all. We know that alcohol consumption can impact our health in many ways, but some researchers have d...

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Keto diet: A KETO DIET: A 'CHEAT DAY' MAY UNDO BENEFITS AND DAMAGE BLOOD VESSELS

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Apr 05, 2019

Diets require discipline, and it is not always easy for people to follow them without indulging in a "cheat day." One day may not make a big difference in the long-term, but a recent study from the University of British Columbia in Okanagan, Canada (UBCO), found that when it comes to the k...

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Poor diet biggest risk factor for early deaths worldwide POOR DIET BIGGEST RISK FACTOR FOR EARLY DEATHS WORLDWIDE

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Apr 05, 2019

A major study has found that unhealthful eating is responsible for more deaths worldwide than any other risk factor, including smoking. The Global Burden of Disease Study looked at dietary consumption between 1990 and 2017 in 195 countries, focusing on 15 types of food or nutrients. In a paper that ...

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Intermittent fasting: a promising approach to reset glucose metabolism? INTERMITTENT FASTING: A PROMISING APPROACH TO RESET GLUCOSE METABOLISM?

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Apr 04, 2019

In a recent study, Professor Chen and colleagues found that type 1 diabetic mice secreted insulin following intermittent fasting. This suggests that fasting can influence metabolism, and is not just a means of reducing caloric intake. A calorie-restricted diet has long been recognized and proven as ...

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Digitising HR Competencies Of Indian Healthcare DIGITISING HR COMPETENCIES OF INDIAN HEALTHCARE

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Apr 04, 2019

Over the years, the Indian healthcare sector has been expanding at an exponential pace and is widely anticipated to clock growth rates of $280 billion by 2020. Healthcare encompasses diverse functional domains including hospitals, medical devices, health insurance, medical equipment, clinical trials...

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5 ways AI is being used to advance cancer research 5 WAYS AI IS BEING USED TO ADVANCE CANCER RESEARCH

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Apr 04, 2019

AI and its various applications are redefining the way scientists approach cancer research, according to a review published in Drug Discovery Today. Tumors and the treatments they require are inherently complex, authors Vaishali Y. Londhe and Bhavya Bhasin, both of the Shobhaben Pratapbhai Patel Sch...

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4 Ways Artificial Intelligence is Transforming Healthcare 4 WAYS ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IS TRANSFORMING HEALTHCARE

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Apr 04, 2019

Artificial intelligence (AI) is changing the healthcare landscape. It has become one of the major driving forces in patient care innovation, especially in chronic disease management for conditions such as diabetes. Currently, AI is accelerating four major trends in healthcare innovation: Mobile apps...

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Why Interconnectivity Is Crucial for Healthcare WHY INTERCONNECTIVITY IS CRUCIAL FOR HEALTHCARE

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Apr 04, 2019

Interconnectivity is critical is every single industry today, from manufacturing to food service and everything in between and beyond. However, in healthcare, interconnectivity can literally mean the difference between life and death. In this space, robust and flexible interconnectivity is truly par...

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4 Sustainable Ways to Lose Weight Without Fad Diets 4 SUSTAINABLE WAYS TO LOSE WEIGHT WITHOUT FAD DIETS

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Apr 04, 2019

There’s never a bad time to check in with your nutrition and exercise habits. In fact, it’s important to constantly check in and recommit to your goals as setbacks can sometimes be more motivating than constant success. Adopting a healthy lifestyle overall, and not hopping on the next fa...

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How use of digital devices may influence obesity risk HOW USE OF DIGITAL DEVICES MAY INFLUENCE OBESITY RISK

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Apr 04, 2019

Recent evidence suggests that people who multitask by switching frequently between digital devices may be more at risk of developing unhealthful eating habits and obesity. The more gadgets that become available to us, the more we may feel tempted to explore these new technologies, but their constant...

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Cancer: Are probiotics making immunotherapy less effective? CANCER: ARE PROBIOTICS MAKING IMMUNOTHERAPY LESS EFFECTIVE?

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Apr 04, 2019

Immunotherapy is a cancer treatment with several benefits. For this reason, improving its effectiveness is vital. In studying the gut microbiome, scientists have found some rather unusual results. Cancer immunotherapy is a relatively young field. However, it has the potential for long-term remission...

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What causes rapid weight gain? WHAT CAUSES RAPID WEIGHT GAIN?

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Apr 03, 2019

Most people experience fluctuations in their weight, and it is common to gain weight over time. However, if a person gains weight in a very short time for no clear reason, this could be a sign of an underlying health condition. Anyone who experiences rapid weight gain that is not due to one of the a...

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Health benefits of olive leaf extract HEALTH BENEFITS OF OLIVE LEAF EXTRACT

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Apr 03, 2019

Olive leaf extract may have several potential health benefits, such as helping lower cholesterol and blood pressure. Although scientists have conducted much of the research in animals, the extract is also beginning to show promise in some human trials. People in the Mediterranean region have long us...

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Should ride-sharing be added to a healthcare benefit plan? SHOULD RIDE-SHARING BE ADDED TO A HEALTHCARE BENEFIT PLAN?

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Apr 03, 2019

As the public discourse continues to focus on the high cost of healthcare, an increasing number of payers and healthcare organizations are turning to ride-sharing services such as Uber or Lyft for non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT). In fact, Lyft reports that nearly one-third of its passeng...

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Surgical robots, new medicines and better care: 31 examples of AI in healthcare SURGICAL ROBOTS, NEW MEDICINES AND BETTER CARE: 31 EXAMPLES OF AI IN HEALTHCARE

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Apr 03, 2019

Artificial intelligence simplifies the lives of patients, doctors and hospital administrators by performing tasks that are typically done by humans, but in less time and at a fraction of the cost.   One of the world's highest-growth industries, the AI sector was valued at about $600 mi...

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Dementia: Amyloid PET scans can improve diagnosis and care DEMENTIA: AMYLOID PET SCANS CAN IMPROVE DIAGNOSIS AND CARE

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Apr 03, 2019

PET scans that can detect changes in the brain relating to Alzheimer's disease could improve the diagnosis and medical care of people with dementia and similar symptoms. Investigators came to this conclusion after analyzing the early results of a study that is examining the clinical impact of a ...

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15-Minute Yoga Flow for Stress Relief 15-MINUTE YOGA FLOW FOR STRESS RELIEF

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Apr 03, 2019

Our modern lifestyle is very busy. Family, career, social life . . . The pressure is high. From a young age, we are encouraged to perform intellectually, physically, professionally and socially. Unfortunately, a very common result of this constant pressure is . . . STRESS. Controlled and limited str...

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Plant-Based Keto: Is It Sustainable? PLANT-BASED KETO: IS IT SUSTAINABLE?

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Apr 02, 2019

You know that vegetables are good for you. But most vegetables are high-carb and the ketogenic diet demands that you cut carbohydrates. So, which is it? A ton of colorful fruits and vegetables or a low-carb, high-fat ketogenic diet? But is it healthy or sustainable for the long-term to favor a plant...

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BOOSTING HEALTHCARE PERFORMANCE: THE CONVERGENCE OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE WITH GASTROENTEROLOGY BOOSTING HEALTHCARE PERFORMANCE: THE CONVERGENCE OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE WITH GASTROENTEROLOGY

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Apr 02, 2019

Innovation occurs on the fringes of healthcare. Artificial intelligence (AI) has made micro and macro level impacts in healthcare. It has improved operational workflows, diagnostics, and clinical care outcomes, but has only scratched the surface in terms of frontline care implementation. Gastroenter...

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Depression and Dental Health: Exploring the Connection, and How to Get Back on a Healthy Track DEPRESSION AND DENTAL HEALTH: EXPLORING THE CONNECTION, AND HOW TO GET BACK ON A HEALTHY TRACK

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Apr 02, 2019

The body works in mysterious ways. For most of us, it’s truly impossible to imagine all of the complex ways our individual body parts and systems work together in the bigger picture of our overall health and well-being. That includes our state of mind. It is a well-known fact among physicians ...

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How to Practice Mindfulness (The Ultimate Guide to Being More Mindful Throughout the Day) HOW TO PRACTICE MINDFULNESS (THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO BEING MORE MINDFUL THROUGHOUT THE DAY)

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Apr 02, 2019

How to practice mindfulness, simply and easily.... a complete guide. Will show you everything you need to know about the benefits of mindfulness, how to practice mindfulness and how to make mindfulness a part of your lifestyle. Have you ever felt stressed, anxious, or overwhelmed by life? We live in...

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Can blocking a single protein tackle depression, obesity, and pain? CAN BLOCKING A SINGLE PROTEIN TACKLE DEPRESSION, OBESITY, AND PAIN?

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Apr 02, 2019

Depression, obesity, and chronic pain are some of the most pressing global health concerns. New research may have found a drug that could one day tackle all of these three conditions. Almost 40 percent of adults in the United States were living with obesity in 2015–2016. Worldwide, nearly 40 p...

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Gut microbes can spur immune system to attack cancer GUT MICROBES CAN SPUR IMMUNE SYSTEM TO ATTACK CANCER

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Apr 02, 2019

Immunotherapy is a general term for treatments that increase the body's own ability to tackle disease. One such treatment uses drugs called immune checkpoint inhibitors. These block proteins that cancer cells produce and that protect them from attack by immune cells. However, not all cases of ca...

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Is sugar the key to treating lung problems? IS SUGAR THE KEY TO TREATING LUNG PROBLEMS?

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Apr 02, 2019

New research conducted in mouse models suggests that the availability of glucose (a simple sugar) in the lung environment could influence the immune response. The study's authors believe that we may be able to use this information to develop better therapies for respiratory diseases. Millions of...

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Mental health can impact memory decades later MENTAL HEALTH CAN IMPACT MEMORY DECADES LATER

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Apr 02, 2019

New research from the United Kingdom has found that people who experience recurrent episodes of depression throughout adulthood are more at risk of developing memory problems later in life. Scientists have already shown that depression and other mental health problems can affect a person's memor...

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5 reasons why sugar is bad for you 5 REASONS WHY SUGAR IS BAD FOR YOU

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Apr 01, 2019

Sugars are a type of simple carbohydrate that occur naturally in some foods and drinks. They are also an additive in certain foods and drinks. Consuming too much sugar can lead to health problems, such as increasing the risk of weight gain, diabetes, tooth cavities, and more. Many healthful food pro...

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Promoting Mental Health at Home: How to Design the Perfect Meditation Room PROMOTING MENTAL HEALTH AT HOME: HOW TO DESIGN THE PERFECT MEDITATION ROOM

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Apr 01, 2019

There are all kinds of benefits to meditation, both physical and psychological. From reduced chronic pain to better cognitive function, meditating every day or even a few times a week is a wonderful way to boost your overall well-being and happiness. Creating the ideal space for your quiet reflectio...

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Benefits and uses of B-complex vitamins BENEFITS AND USES OF B-COMPLEX VITAMINS

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Apr 01, 2019

Vitamin B-complex supplements include all of the essential B vitamins in one pill. Some contain 100 percent of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) of every B vitamin. Others contain higher doses of some or all of these vitamins. Many people get all the vitamin B they need from a varied, healthful ...

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Artificial Intelligence at the Top Medical Device Companies ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AT THE TOP MEDICAL DEVICE COMPANIES

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Apr 01, 2019

Predictive and prescriptive analytics seem to be the most common types of AI applications at the top medical device companies. These companies, particularly Becton Dickinson, Medtronic, and Fresenius Medical Care, tend to partner with AI firms and vendors to create software that they intend to sell ...

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How Artificial Intelligence Can Transform Healthcare Risk Adjustment HOW ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE CAN TRANSFORM HEALTHCARE RISK ADJUSTMENT

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Apr 01, 2019

To receive funding for serving high-risk patient populations, healthcare payers must prove their population risk scores, according to a new infographic by Change Healthcare LLC. The infographic examines how artificial intelligence improves a healthcare organization’s ability to risk score a pa...

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How 1 hour of brisk walking can benefit people with osteoarthritis HOW 1 HOUR OF BRISK WALKING CAN BENEFIT PEOPLE WITH OSTEOARTHRITIS

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Apr 01, 2019

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis among seniors in the United States. Osteoarthritis of the knee, in particular, affects 10–13 percent of people aged 60 or above, and this percentage rises as high as 40 among people older than 70. There is currently no cure, and treatment oft...

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A new wearable device may detect cancer with more precision A NEW WEARABLE DEVICE MAY DETECT CANCER WITH MORE PRECISION

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Apr 01, 2019

"Nobody wants to have a biopsy," says Dr. Daniel Hayes, the Stuart B. Padnos, Professor of Breast Cancer Research at the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center in Ann Arbor. Biopsies are invasive and can be uncomfortable, yet they are currently the most accurate method of determining w...

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Weight loss: How the WEIGHT LOSS: HOW THE 'LOVE HORMONE' MIGHT HELP

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Apr 01, 2019

Oxytocin is a hormone that plays an essential role in social interaction, trust, anxiety, sexual reproduction, childbirth, and mother-infant bonding. As such, people sometimes refer to it as the "love hormone." This hormone increases the contraction of the uterus during labor and stimulate...

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Addressing Incontinence Concerns with Parkinson’s Disease ADDRESSING INCONTINENCE CONCERNS WITH PARKINSON’S DISEASE

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Mar 31, 2019

Tremors, slow movement, and loss of balance are typically the symptoms we associate with Parkinson’s disease—but physical therapist Kristen Parisi says the most common symptom of Parkinson’s disease is often overlooked. “Most people just think it’s a regular part of agi...

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Improving Your Sleep can Improve Your Mental Health IMPROVING YOUR SLEEP CAN IMPROVE YOUR MENTAL HEALTH

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Mar 31, 2019

Lee Health is a nationally recognized, award-winning health system in Southwest Florida. We are caring people, inspiring health. Tossing, turning, and thinking—health experts say if this happens when you go to bed at night it may be time to change up your routine. “A lot of times we will...

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Technical Trends To Implement In Healthcare In 2019 TECHNICAL TRENDS TO IMPLEMENT IN HEALTHCARE IN 2019

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Mar 31, 2019

Regarding the amount of new directions, methods and the adoption of digital technologies, the past several years have become significant for healthcare. The industry is blurring boundaries and is ready to collaborate with all disciplines able to give it a qualitative jump-start to development. Artif...

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Music may enhance the effect of pain relievers MUSIC MAY ENHANCE THE EFFECT OF PAIN RELIEVERS

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Mar 30, 2019

In the past, scientists have explored the idea of using music as therapy in a variety of ways. One study revealed that joining a choir might improve the lives of people with Parkinson's disease, for instance. Other studies have investigated music as a potential treatment for epilepsy. Others sti...

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ECG Data Across the IDN: How Clinics Fit In ECG DATA ACROSS THE IDN: HOW CLINICS FIT IN

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Mar 29, 2019

Standardizing technologies and processes can go a long way toward providing the best, most efficient patient care. But when it comes to clinically driven decisions such as which ECG devices to support across your care settings, standardization may not always be the answer. In this paper, a vital sig...

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15 healthful gluten-free meals to try 15 HEALTHFUL GLUTEN-FREE MEALS TO TRY

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Mar 29, 2019

Gluten is a substance that occurs naturally in wheat, rye, barley, and most types of pasta and cereal. To make healthful gluten-free meals, people can use a wide range of replacement ingredients and whole foods, including quinoa, buckwheat, potato, gluten-free flour, and gluten-free oats. In this ar...

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What are the most healthful oils? WHAT ARE THE MOST HEALTHFUL OILS?

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Mar 29, 2019

Healthful oils are an important part of every diet. There are many types of oil to choose from, so which are the best ones for cooking, nutrition, and health benefits? Dietary fats play an essential role in the body. The fats in food help the body to absorb vitamins A, D, E, and K. They are also ess...

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Possible reasons weight loss is not working POSSIBLE REASONS WEIGHT LOSS IS NOT WORKING

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Mar 29, 2019

Calories are a unit of measure that show the amount of energy in foods and drinks. The body requires a certain number of calories to function. It will convert any excess calories into fat, increasing overall weight. The body can only lose weight when it is burning more calories than it takes in. A p...

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Trends Driving Hospital Revenue Cycle Performance TRENDS DRIVING HOSPITAL REVENUE CYCLE PERFORMANCE

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Mar 29, 2019

Most of the nation’s hospital and acute-care facility leaders believe revenue cycle solutions are optimized for coding and audits, according to a new infographic by BESLER. The infographic examines the three biggest revenue cycle challenges, barriers to better revenue integrity and the stage w...

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How Pfizer built an application network HOW PFIZER BUILT AN APPLICATION NETWORK

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Mar 29, 2019

Life sciences companies are facing increasing pressure to provide new products to market faster than ever before while adhering to the growing number of safety and regulatory needs. Pfizer, one of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies, is transforming its business with an application network ...

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The Grapefruit Diet and Weight Loss: A Keto Perspective THE GRAPEFRUIT DIET AND WEIGHT LOSS: A KETO PERSPECTIVE

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Mar 28, 2019

From juice cleanses to cabbage soup diets to the grapefruit diet — people have been looking to quick fixes for weight loss since the early 1900s. The grapefruit diet, in particular, has sparked the interest of thousands of dieters over the years. What is the grapefruit diet? Turns out, you can...

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Hypothyroidism: Foods to eat and avoid HYPOTHYROIDISM: FOODS TO EAT AND AVOID

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Mar 28, 2019

A person's diet can have a significant impact on the symptoms of hypothyroidism. Some foods can improve the condition while others can make it worse or interfere with medications. The thyroid is a small, butterfly-shaped gland in the throat. Having hypothyroidism, or an underactive thyroid, can ...

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Plant compound could fight eye cancer PLANT COMPOUND COULD FIGHT EYE CANCER

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Mar 28, 2019

Survival rates for eye cancer are generally high, according to the American Cancer Society. However, when it becomes metastatic — that is, when cancer cells break away and travel elsewhere in the body to form more tumors — this rate can drop significantly. Finding a way to slow down the ...

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Sustainability Report 2018 SUSTAINABILITY REPORT 2018

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Mar 27, 2019

In 2018, LafargeHolcim consolidated its position as a global leader in building materials and solutions. At the same time, we are conscious of the bigger picture and strive to ensure that we live up to the responsibilities that come with our presence in many diverse countries. We aim to demonstrate,...

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Connected Healthcare: Enabling Enterprisewide Interoperability CONNECTED HEALTHCARE: ENABLING ENTERPRISEWIDE INTEROPERABILITY

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Mar 27, 2019

A recent HIMSS Media survey of U.S. hospitals highlighted the challenges providers encounter when working towards interoperability. Depending on whom you speak to within a hospital system, responses varied when asked, “How close are providers to achieving interoperability?” The following...

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6 Trends that are Impacting Healthcare Industry in 2019 6 TRENDS THAT ARE IMPACTING HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY IN 2019

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Mar 27, 2019

What are the latest changes in the healthcare industry? Those who are operating within the healthcare domain are already anticipating industry innovations in this sector. Here, you can navigate through the recent healthcare industry trends & changes and prepare for them

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How AI based Medical Billing & Medical Coding Softwares Are Changing the Future of Healthcare HOW AI BASED MEDICAL BILLING & MEDICAL CODING SOFTWARES ARE CHANGING THE FUTURE OF HEALTHCARE

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Mar 27, 2019

The value of Artificial Intelligence is often understated and also overstating the same is quite difficult.. to get in-depth with how AI is actually bringing changes in Medical Coding Automation, we must properly understand what the basics of what Medical Billing and Coding actually are.

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AI at the Top Healthcare Companies – Current Initiatives AI AT THE TOP HEALTHCARE COMPANIES – CURRENT INITIATIVES

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Mar 27, 2019

Although one might assume healthcare companies are investing the most amount of money into AI for R&D efforts, such as clinical trials, drug discovery, and surgical robotics, the top healthcare companies don’t seem to be publicizing their efforts if they are. These could be for a variety o...

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Burnout And The Healthcare Industry BURNOUT AND THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY

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Mar 27, 2019

A constant feeling of being overwhelmed, a lack of compassion and constant irritability are only a couple of nurse burnout symptoms that can occur in the healthcare industry. This is what burnout is, the signs and how it affects patients. What exactly is nurse burnout? This type of emotional and phy...

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What to eat on the Indian diet WHAT TO EAT ON THE INDIAN DIET

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Mar 27, 2019

Indian food is famous for its spices and range of dishes. Different regions of India have distinct cuisines, but most of them contain varieties of vegetables, legumes, rice, and bread that may help a person lose weight. Many Indian people do not eat meat. The traditional Indian diet appears healthfu...

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Visualizing the Healthtech Revolution VISUALIZING THE HEALTHTECH REVOLUTION

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Mar 26, 2019

Imagine being a patient in the early 19th century, when all ailments were considered “humors” to be ejected from the body. To restore balance, various techniques such as diets, natural herbs, or bloodletting with leeches were used – the only “technology” available at th...

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Governance in Healthcare: The New Healthcare Imperative GOVERNANCE IN HEALTHCARE: THE NEW HEALTHCARE IMPERATIVE

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Mar 26, 2019

Governance forms the framework for information, content, and knowledge management to operate. Establishing clear, common, and consistent models in healthcare upon which to ground governance components provides a solid foundation executing the management activities that enforce these governance requi...

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Keto diet: New study unearths sex differences KETO DIET: NEW STUDY UNEARTHS SEX DIFFERENCES

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Mar 26, 2019

Experts originally designed the ketogenic diet, which people often refer to as the keto diet, as a treatment for epilepsy. Today, people more commonly use it to increase weight loss or to help control their type 2 diabetes. The keto diet allows a liberal consumption of fats and an adequate amount of...

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Time-restricted eating may prevent tumor growth TIME-RESTRICTED EATING MAY PREVENT TUMOR GROWTH

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Mar 26, 2019

Researchers have already identified obesity as a risk factor for cancer, so some doctors recommend reducing caloric intake to help prevent tumors. However, a new study now finds that prevention may be less about how many calories you consume and more about when you eat your meals.

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Immediate First Aid Tips for An Acid Burns IMMEDIATE FIRST AID TIPS FOR AN ACID BURNS

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Mar 26, 2019

All acid burns should be treated by a trained medical professional, as soon as possible! DO NOT wait! Failure to obtain treatment as soon as possible may result in serious problems or death. Acid attacks happen all over the world, yet the commonness of this brutal crime in India is disturbing. Acid ...

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Why a Vegan Diet Could Lead to Weight Loss WHY A VEGAN DIET COULD LEAD TO WEIGHT LOSS

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Mar 25, 2019

If you want the needle on the scale to move, it might be helpful to steer clear of meat, eggs and dairy products. Adopting a vegan diet helped overweight participants lose weight and fat mass and decrease insulin resistance, according to a 16-week study published in the journal Nutrition and Diabete...

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Where Is Your Health Data Going? WHERE IS YOUR HEALTH DATA GOING?

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Mar 25, 2019

Sharing of healthcare user data by medicine-related apps is routine but far from transparent, according to a new infographic by the University of Sydney. The infographic examines how health data is shared.

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Robotic Process Automation in the Healthcare Sector ROBOTIC PROCESS AUTOMATION IN THE HEALTHCARE SECTOR

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Mar 25, 2019

This Healthcare whitepaper gives insight into the potential impact of RPA on the daily tasks performed by healthcare providers and payers, whether government or private sector. The paper provides the reader with an overview of problems facing the healthcare sector for providers and payers and the au...

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Sugary drinks can be a factor in cardiovascular disease SUGARY DRINKS CAN BE A FACTOR IN CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

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Mar 25, 2019

The new study appeared in the journal Circulation, a publication of the American Heart Association (AHA). The results showed that when people consumed more sugary drinks, their risk of death rose accordingly. To understand this association, the researchers looked at data from 37,716 men in the Healt...

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Why too much vitamin D can be a bad thing WHY TOO MUCH VITAMIN D CAN BE A BAD THING

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Mar 25, 2019

Vitamin D is an essential vitamin that helps build and maintain healthy bones and teeth. Without this, our bodies cannot absorb calcium, which is the main component of bone. Vitamin D may also protect against cancer and diabetes. Our bodies synthesize vitamin D when sunlight reaches the skin.

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The key to brain health: Light but frequent exercise THE KEY TO BRAIN HEALTH: LIGHT BUT FREQUENT EXERCISE

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Mar 25, 2019

Evidence that exercise can benefit the brain and help maintain cognitive function — including memory — is accumulating. One study, for instance, suggests that engaging even in low-level phyisical activities, such as doing household chores, can help reduce the risk of cognitive impairment...

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More evidence links weight gain to meal times MORE EVIDENCE LINKS WEIGHT GAIN TO MEAL TIMES

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Mar 25, 2019

A recent small-scale study adds to the growing evidence of an association between eating later in the day and weight gain. Using unique tracking methods, the researchers add more detail to the theory. As adult obesity rates in the United States continue to rise, finding ways to curb the growth is mo...

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Managing Your Postpartum Depression MANAGING YOUR POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION

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Mar 24, 2019

It can be one of the most exciting and challenging times in a mom’s life. “There are a ton of emotional and hormonal changes that happen, and not to mention the physical changes your body is going through and the whole idea of bringing home a new life that you’re supposed to know h...

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Teaching Patients How to Manage a Chronic Disease TEACHING PATIENTS HOW TO MANAGE A CHRONIC DISEASE

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Mar 24, 2019

After undergoing a triple bypass surgery, Melody Potter-Zimmerman enrolled in the chronic disease management workshop. “I want to be able to do more and to be able to manage myself instead of others managing me,” she said. Patients living with diabetes, hypertension, arthritis, anxiety, ...

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What You Need to Know About Testicular Cancer WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT TESTICULAR CANCER

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Mar 24, 2019

Testicular cancer is typically quick to find and optimistic to treat. “The thing that’s been really amazing about testicular cancer is how it was gone from a very dangerous disease many years ago, to one that’s still dangerous, but it’s cured more than 95 percent of the time,...

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Stroke: Rewiring eye-brain connection may restore vision STROKE: REWIRING EYE-BRAIN CONNECTION MAY RESTORE VISION

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Mar 24, 2019

Existing research shows that about 60 percent of people who have a stroke sustain vision damage. A stroke can affect different parts of the brain. When it occurs in the primary visual cortex, which is the region of the brain that processes visual information, the lack of oxygenated blood can mean th...

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9 Healthcare Marketing Trends for 2019 9 HEALTHCARE MARKETING TRENDS FOR 2019

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Mar 23, 2019

Healthcare marketing is tricky. But if it was easy, then everybody would be doing it. Whatever your product or service may be – if you’re in the healthcare industry and looking for healthcare marketing tips, you’re in luck. Healthcare marketing refers to the marketing strategies he...

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Comparing Hospital Revenue Cycle Challenges and Performance Metrics COMPARING HOSPITAL REVENUE CYCLE CHALLENGES AND PERFORMANCE METRICS

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Mar 22, 2019

Managing denials and collecting patient payments are the two most significant operational challenges faced by hospitals. Heading into 2019 and thinking about your hospital's financial priorities, what are the biggest Revenue Cycle challenges for your hospital? Days in A/R is the most frequently ...

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How Hospitals View Their Revenue Cycle Challenges HOW HOSPITALS VIEW THEIR REVENUE CYCLE CHALLENGES

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Mar 22, 2019

With the rise of the patient as payer, hospital executives and managers are facing more challenges than ever before in revenue cycle management (RCM). In a recent ABILITY Network survey, hospital leaders ranked denial management and patient payment collection as their two greatest revenue challenges...

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Recent developments in AI and digital health in 2019 RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN AI AND DIGITAL HEALTH IN 2019

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Mar 22, 2019

Interviews from our "Recent developments in AI and digital health in 2019" event organised by the Digital Health Section. Ms Eleonora Harwich, Director of Research, Reform Her lecture was "The macroeconomic ethics of the AI market in healthcare"

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The Top 10 Reasons You Need a Digital Healthcare Security Check-Up THE TOP 10 REASONS YOU NEED A DIGITAL HEALTHCARE SECURITY CHECK-UP

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Mar 22, 2019

Healthcare organizations continue to have the highest breach-related costs of any industry at $408 per stolen record, according to a new infographic by Keyfactor. The infographic examines trends surrounding healthcare data breaches, Internet of Medical Technology and emerging technology.

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Hot tea may raise esophageal cancer risk HOT TEA MAY RAISE ESOPHAGEAL CANCER RISK

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Mar 22, 2019

According to the American Cancer Society, in 2019, there will be approximately 17,650 new cases of esophageal cancer and over 16,000 people will die from it. In terms of a person's outlook, the Society estimate that approximately 20 percent of people with esophageal cancer go on to live for 5 ye...

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Weight loss: WEIGHT LOSS: 'TELLING SOMEONE TO IMPROVE THEIR DIET DOESN'T WORK'

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Mar 22, 2019

Doctors often advise people who are overweight to lose weight by improving their dietary habits or becoming more physically active. However, the results of a new study suggest that such generic advice does not empower people to succeed in their weight loss efforts.

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Charting the course for sustainable growth in a modern health organization CHARTING THE COURSE FOR SUSTAINABLE GROWTH IN A MODERN HEALTH ORGANIZATION

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Mar 21, 2019

As margins thin, competition heats up, and consumers are more empowered, both payers and providers face a strategic imperative to make fundamental changes to their operating model. The CFO must lead the journey to efficiency, profitability and growth by aggregating data sources, improving the timing...

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3 Ways to Simplify Your Healthcare Social Media Strategy 3 WAYS TO SIMPLIFY YOUR HEALTHCARE SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGY

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Mar 21, 2019

Social media has certainly created a buzz among business owners in the last decade, and healthcare practitioners are no exception. However, factors such as how many likes or follows you get on your Facebook page do not necessarily translate into direct revenue or new patients. Employees can waste a ...

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5 HOSPITAL BAD DEBT STATISTICS YOU NEED TO KNOW 5 HOSPITAL BAD DEBT STATISTICS YOU NEED TO KNOW

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Mar 21, 2019

Bad debt is a chronic issue for hospitals, with the vast majority of facilities expecting to recover less than one-fifth of what patients owe. This trend has proliferated with the adoption of high-deductible health plans, which leaves a greater portion of the financial burden on patients rather than...

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5 Mindsets to Avoid if You Want to Lose Weight 5 MINDSETS TO AVOID IF YOU WANT TO LOSE WEIGHT

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Mar 21, 2019

Breaking through a weight-loss plateau to reach your goal and ultimately shift your focus to weight maintenance can be a major challenge for anyone trying to lose weight. While you can create healthy habits to lose those last few pounds — like changing your workout routine and incorporating ne...

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Off-Script: The People-Side Of Healthcare Consolidation OFF-SCRIPT: THE PEOPLE-SIDE OF HEALTHCARE CONSOLIDATION

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Mar 21, 2019

With Congress pushing for more value-based care, hospital and organizational consolidation is on the rise. This consolidation goes beyond traditional mergers--healthcare systems have begun to acquire private primary and specialty practices as well. That’s why consolidation must benefit patient...

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Artificial intelligence in healthcare – elusive, but close ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN HEALTHCARE – ELUSIVE, BUT CLOSE

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Mar 21, 2019

With the deployment of electronic medical records now widespread, healthcare providers are contemplating what’s next in their ongoing adoption of information technology efforts. That’s why the development of artificial intelligence in healthcare was a primary focus at HIMSS19. It’s...

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Use Cases for Telehealth in Nephrology Care in 2019 USE CASES FOR TELEHEALTH IN NEPHROLOGY CARE IN 2019

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Mar 21, 2019

The use of Telehealth technology is widely accepted throughout the medical community. Having now existed for over a decade, Telehealth has taken medical practices by storm and changed the way that patients visit with their providers. With a few clicks of a mouse, patients who previously had difficul...

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This THIS 'CATERPILLAR FUNGUS' MAY HELP TREAT OSTEOARTHRITIS

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Mar 21, 2019

A parasitic fungus that infects caterpillars and various other insects may hold the key to better treatments for osteoarthritis, a condition characterized by pain and stiffness in a person's joints. This, at least, is what new research from the United Kingdom suggests. Osteoarthritis is the most...

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Do people with Parkinson DO PEOPLE WITH PARKINSON'S DISEASE SMELL DIFFERENT?

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Mar 21, 2019

Parkinson's is a progressive neurodegenerative condition. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) estimate that around half a million people in the United States are living with the condition. Parkinson's disease tends to affect older adults. The population of the United States is growing ol...

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Why your gut may hold the key to cardiovascular health WHY YOUR GUT MAY HOLD THE KEY TO CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH

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Mar 21, 2019

An increasing number of studies suggest that the bacteria in our guts hold the key to healthy aging. For instance, a recent conference that Medical News Today reported on featured research in the worm Caenorhabditis elegans. The results suggested that colonizing the gut with specific strains of bact...

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How does tumor acidity help cancer spread? HOW DOES TUMOR ACIDITY HELP CANCER SPREAD?

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Mar 21, 2019

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge found that acidic, or low-pH, tumor regions alter gene expression in cancer cells in ways that make them more aggressive. In a paper that appears in the journal Cancer Research, they describe how, by reducing tumor acidity, ...

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Research Goes Red for Women’s Heart Health RESEARCH GOES RED FOR WOMEN’S HEART HEALTH

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Mar 20, 2019

Nancy brown, ceo of the american heart association, and jessica mega, chief medical officer of verily, discuss research goes red, an initiative to engage one million women nationwide in heart focused research.

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Digital therapeutic in testing DIGITAL THERAPEUTIC IN TESTING

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Mar 20, 2019

We’re testing a prescription digital therapeutic designed by Pear Therapeutics for the treatment of people with schizophrenia. We’re also exploring the potential of a novel prescription digital therapeutic being developed to treat the psychosocial burden in multiple sclerosis. The scope ...

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Digital therapeutic in testing DIGITAL THERAPEUTIC IN TESTING

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Mar 20, 2019

We’re testing a prescription digital therapeutic designed by Pear Therapeutics for the treatment of people with schizophrenia. We’re also exploring the potential of a novel prescription digital therapeutic being developed to treat the psychosocial burden in multiple sclerosis. The scope ...

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Social Media’s Positive Impact on the Quality of Healthcare SOCIAL MEDIA’S POSITIVE IMPACT ON THE QUALITY OF HEALTHCARE

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Mar 20, 2019

Social media is a powerful tool that connects you with friends, family, and other loved ones. Over 4.2 billion people use the internet worldwide, and more than 3 billion are active social media users. Social media interactions aren’t limited to personal connections; 80 percent of Instagram use...

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5 Ways Health Systems Can Use Customer Relationship Tools to Improve Health Outcomes 5 WAYS HEALTH SYSTEMS CAN USE CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP TOOLS TO IMPROVE HEALTH OUTCOMES

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Mar 20, 2019

Consumers expect more from their health care experiences. A personalized experience for the consumer is quickly becoming the norm and an active driver in preference and choice. With these attitudes guiding consumer decisions, health care institutions are implementing and learning to use tools that e...

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Study links severe gum disease to raised dementia risk STUDY LINKS SEVERE GUM DISEASE TO RAISED DEMENTIA RISK

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Mar 20, 2019

Using data from an extensive national health insurance screening program, investigators from Seoul National University in South Korea examined the relationship between chronic periodontitis and dementia. In a paper that now features in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, the researchers ...

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Strategies for Ensuring Post Merger & Acquisition Success in the Healthcare Industry STRATEGIES FOR ENSURING POST MERGER & ACQUISITION SUCCESS IN THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY

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Mar 20, 2019

Increasing competition, lower margins and a need for scale are continuing to drive hospital merger and acquisition (M&A) activity, according to a new infographic by Agiliti. The infographic looks at three ways hospitals can improve post M&A integrations and outcomes.

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Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare – A Comprehensive Overview ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN HEALTHCARE – A COMPREHENSIVE OVERVIEW

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Mar 19, 2019

Various use cases and applications for AI and machine learning in the healthcare industry are proposed more frequently now than ever. Healthcare leaders may find it difficult to keep up with where AI is being applied in their sector. Similar to the pharmaceutical industry, the healthcare industry is...

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Urology EMR: Why Doctors Are Frustrated UROLOGY EMR: WHY DOCTORS ARE FRUSTRATED

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Mar 19, 2019

Urologists are growing consistently more frustrated by vendors of Electronic Medical Records who forget to pay attention to the specialists. The “normal” Electronic Medical Record has left Urologists in the dust without the proper tools they need from their office technology in order to ...

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How destroying a tumor promoter could lead to new cancer treatments HOW DESTROYING A TUMOR PROMOTER COULD LEAD TO NEW CANCER TREATMENTS

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Mar 19, 2019

The discovery concerns the molecular activity of the tumor suppressor protein p53. This protein sits inside the nucleus of the cell and protects the cell's DNA from stress. It has acquired the nickname "guardian of the genome" for this reason. However, mutated forms of p53, which are c...

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Light and sound therapy may boost brain function LIGHT AND SOUND THERAPY MAY BOOST BRAIN FUNCTION

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Mar 19, 2019

The hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease in the brain include the formation of beta-amyloid plaques and the amalgamation of tau, a toxic protein that disrupts the correct functioning of neural networks. Recent research has suggested that people with this form of cognitive impairment also experience ...

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Heart disease and depression: Scientists find missing link HEART DISEASE AND DEPRESSION: SCIENTISTS FIND MISSING LINK

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Mar 19, 2019

Researchers already recognized the link between depression and heart disease. However, until recently, the mechanisms explaining it remained a mystery. A new study reveals that stress-induced inflammation may explain why mental and cardiovascular health are so intimately related. Heart disease is no...

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Perspectives on the Changing Nature of the Business of Health and Care PERSPECTIVES ON THE CHANGING NATURE OF THE BUSINESS OF HEALTH AND CARE

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Mar 18, 2019

There is no doubt artificial intelligence (AI) is transforming our world. I am reminded of this in my own life every day. Siri can tell me anything I need to know in a matter of seconds, Waze tells me the fastest route to get where I need to go, and Uber matches me with a ride when I don’t wan...

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Reference-Based Pricing: Setting Price Limits on Healthcare REFERENCE-BASED PRICING: SETTING PRICE LIMITS ON HEALTHCARE

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Mar 18, 2019

Healthcare costs continue to rise, which means employers are in search of techniques to contain or reduce their group health plan expense. Some health sponsors have begun to explore reference-based pricing, a method for calculating payment to certain providers using a “reasonable fee” ba...

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5 Ways to Survive Spring Allergy Season 5 WAYS TO SURVIVE SPRING ALLERGY SEASON

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Mar 18, 2019

Does the arrival of the new season make you sniffle and sneeze? We can help you prepare for this spring allergy season. Even though it’s beautiful outside, all of the flowering buds and blooming trees can make you dread being outdoors. Especially if you are one of the millions of people who su...

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Disrupted Sleep Linked to Weight Gain DISRUPTED SLEEP LINKED TO WEIGHT GAIN

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Mar 16, 2019

When we think about losing weight, many of us think about increasing our physical activity and improving our diet—but health experts say there’s another component that’s often overlooked. “As a dietitian, when I’m working with someone on behavior change, or maybe they a...

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THE DIGITAL DOCTOR: WILL SURGEONS LOSE THEIR SKILLS IN THE AGE OF AUTOMATION? THE DIGITAL DOCTOR: WILL SURGEONS LOSE THEIR SKILLS IN THE AGE OF AUTOMATION?

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Mar 15, 2019

The sick care industry has a lot to learn from the airline industry, like flight operations (OR scheduling and turnover), cockpit management (checklists, time outs, and huddles) and demand management and pricing (new models of charging for unused OR time, particularly on off-peak hours and weekends)...

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Know the common symptoms of flu KNOW THE COMMON SYMPTOMS OF FLU

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Mar 15, 2019

Influenza (also known as flu) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by flu viruses. It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death. Flu is different from a cold. Flu usually comes on suddenly. People who are sick with flu often feel some or all of these symptoms; fever* or ...

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UW Medicine Healthcare Equity UW MEDICINE HEALTHCARE EQUITY

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Mar 15, 2019

UW Medicine Healthcare has launched a number of initiatives to further its organizational goal of providing high-quality, culturally appropriate healthcare, regardless of age, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion or ability, according to a new infographic by UW Medicine.The infograp...

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The Next Wave of Cloud Migration in Healthcare THE NEXT WAVE OF CLOUD MIGRATION IN HEALTHCARE

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Mar 15, 2019

Across all industries, investments in cloud computing, storage and infrastructure have grown at an exponential rate and are predicted to continue growing at a rate of 17 percent annually over the next three years to about $278 billion spent by 2021. The healthcare cloud footprint is growing at an ev...

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The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Healthcare Will Continue to Grow THE IMPACT OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE ON HEALTHCARE WILL CONTINUE TO GROW

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Mar 15, 2019

Artificial Intelligence (AI) holds lots of promise for the effort to improve healthcare. In a webinar based on her article, 10 Healthcare Trends to Watch in 2019, Robin L. Rose, MBA , VP, Healthcare Resource Group, HealthStream was joined by HealthStream’s Jim Reeves, Vice President, Strategic...

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Why AI will make healthcare personal WHY AI WILL MAKE HEALTHCARE PERSONAL

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Mar 15, 2019

For generations healthcare has been episodic – someone gets sick or breaks a bone, they see a doctor, and then they might not see another one until the next time they get sick or injured. Now, as emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence open up new possibilities for the healthcare...

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Does eating mushrooms protect brain health? DOES EATING MUSHROOMS PROTECT BRAIN HEALTH?

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Mar 15, 2019

Mushrooms are a much-loved ingredient in cuisines around the world. They are nutritious and especially rich in antioxidants, which protect cell health. Researchers are now asking whether mushrooms can also protect against cognitive decline. Mushrooms are fascinating. Although some are edible and gro...

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Diversity in Healthcare Leadership DIVERSITY IN HEALTHCARE LEADERSHIP

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Mar 14, 2019

Attaining meaningful diversity in healthcare is ever-critical and still elusive. While progress has been made, there remains much room for improvement on many diversity fronts. This paper builds on B.E. Smith’s extensive research and practice experience to provide an in-depth review of diversi...

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Diffusion Of Innovation To Improve Health Care Value: Physician-Led Care Redesign DIFFUSION OF INNOVATION TO IMPROVE HEALTH CARE VALUE: PHYSICIAN-LED CARE REDESIGN

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Mar 14, 2019

Medical care in the United States is generally outstanding, as evidenced by individuals who travel from other countries to benefit from the health care practices offered by our physicians and surgeons. Every day, dedicated, knowledgeable, and experienced clinicians deliver highly effective care to i...

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Ovarian cancer: New drug may prevent recurrence OVARIAN CANCER: NEW DRUG MAY PREVENT RECURRENCE

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Mar 14, 2019

New research in mice identifies a compound that prevents ovarian cancer recurrence by eradicating the cancer stem-like cells that conventional chemotherapy leaves behind. According to the National Cancer Institute, there were over 22,000 new cases of ovarian cancer in the United States in 2018. More...

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Is there a link between stroke and changes in gut bacteria? IS THERE A LINK BETWEEN STROKE AND CHANGES IN GUT BACTERIA?

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Mar 14, 2019

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) note that every 40 seconds, someone in the United States experiences a stroke, a cardiovascular event in which the brain's oxygenated blood supply is cut off. A stroke can cause damage to the brain, as its cells begin to die in the absence of ...

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Could green tea help fight obesity? COULD GREEN TEA HELP FIGHT OBESITY?

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Mar 14, 2019

According to a recent study in mice, consuming green tea might reduce the risk of obesity and its related conditions. It appears that the benefits are due to green tea's positive influence on gut bacteria. All across the United States, obesity rates are rising. According to the Centers for Disea...

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How to use phototherapy HOW TO USE PHOTOTHERAPY

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Mar 13, 2019

Learn the basics of using BiliSoft 2.0 and the Giraffe Blue Spot to treat hyperbilirubinemia and jaundice, including Statistics on hyperbilirubinemia in the United States (US)  American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) guidelines for intensive phototherapy  Correct method of administrating doub...

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How to use phototherapy HOW TO USE PHOTOTHERAPY

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Mar 13, 2019

Learn the basics of using BiliSoft 2.0 and the Giraffe Blue Spot to treat hyperbilirubinemia and jaundice, including: Statistics on hyperbilirubinemia in the United States (US), American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) guidelines for intensive phototherapy, Correct method of administrating "double ...

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WE ASKED COMPANIES HOW TO MAKE EVERYONE EXCITED ABOUT AI IN MEDICINE WE ASKED COMPANIES HOW TO MAKE EVERYONE EXCITED ABOUT AI IN MEDICINE

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Mar 13, 2019

Radiologists are probably the techiest and they are proud of it. “They foresee a future like Star Trek where all we have is a machine and those working around the machine are radiologists,” Arielle Shoham, vice-president of marketing at Aidoc, told AIMed at the recent European Congress o...

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Top Five Digital Health Technologies in 2019 TOP FIVE DIGITAL HEALTH TECHNOLOGIES IN 2019

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Mar 13, 2019

Constantly evolving, digital technologies are finding new applications in the health sector. Even when the industry continues to struggle with digital transformation, new applications emerge every year. This article takes an in-depth look at the five most progressive technologies that will have a si...

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These Latest Developments in 3D Printing are Changing the Healthcare Industry THESE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS IN 3D PRINTING ARE CHANGING THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY

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Mar 13, 2019

Imagine a world where our medicine, food and health conditions are made from or treated by a 3D printer. If you’ve already been feeling bogged down by a constant rush of new tech, then brace yourself. Several companies have recently made way with developments through 3D printing that they hope...

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Blockchain in Healthcare market, Trends, Forecast 2019-2027 BLOCKCHAIN IN HEALTHCARE MARKET, TRENDS, FORECAST 2019-2027

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Mar 13, 2019

Global Blockchain in Healthcare Market by Organization Size (Large Enterprises, Small & Medium-sized Enterprises (Sme’s) by Blockchain Type (Public, Private, Hybrid) by Application (Healthcare Data Exchange, Pharmaceuticals Supply Chain, Health Insurance, Drug Discovery, Identity & Aut...

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Methods To Help Control Hospital Acquired Infections METHODS TO HELP CONTROL HOSPITAL ACQUIRED INFECTIONS

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Mar 13, 2019

At least 1 in 25 patients has at least one hospital acquired infection on a given day and many of these infections are preventable.  Even though hospitals have been taking an active and engaged approach to help prevent these infections, there is still more that can be done. In 2017, more than 1...

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The Importance of Medication Administration: 5 Ways to Improve THE IMPORTANCE OF MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION: 5 WAYS TO IMPROVE

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Mar 13, 2019

Ensuring that medications are given safely and accurately is a cornerstone of safe medical care. The importance of following the “Five Rights” of Medication Administration (right patient, drug, dose, route, and time) is ingrained in every medical, nursing, and pharmacy student’s tr...

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Top 8 Healthcare Technology Adoption Trends TOP 8 HEALTHCARE TECHNOLOGY ADOPTION TRENDS

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Mar 13, 2019

Healthcare providers are preparing to increase adoption of clinical business intelligence solutions and technologies. In addition, insurers are expected to invest in interoperability solutions in preparation for the U.S. Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) Info...

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Type 2 diabetes: Work stress may raise risk in women TYPE 2 DIABETES: WORK STRESS MAY RAISE RISK IN WOMEN

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Mar 13, 2019

More than 100 million people in the United States have diabetes or prediabetes, according to the latest statistics. Over 9 percent of the U.S. population is living with diabetes, and more than 84 million people are living with prediabetes — a condition that is bound to develop into full-blown ...

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Is high blood pressure always bad? IS HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE ALWAYS BAD?

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Mar 13, 2019

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a risk factor for several health conditions, including cardiovascular problems, diabetes, and other metabolic issues. However, is high blood pressure always a cause for concern? New findings question that assumption. Up to 75 million adults in the United Stat...

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How AI Is Transforming The Health Sectors In 2019 HOW AI IS TRANSFORMING THE HEALTH SECTORS IN 2019

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Mar 12, 2019

How AI Is Transforming The Health Sectors In 2019 Artificial intelligence (AI), sometimes called machine intelligence, is an intelligence demonstrated by machines, in contrast to the natural intelligence displayed by humans and other animals. It emphasizes the creation of intelligent machines that a...

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Governance in Healthcare: A Growing Need for Reference Mode GOVERNANCE IN HEALTHCARE: A GROWING NEED FOR REFERENCE MODE

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Mar 12, 2019

Of all the governance trends, none is more foundational and critical to the success of the governance program – indeed the organization itself – than the need for accurate, consistent, and relevant models that communicate the meaning, use, and residency of the assets of the enterprise.

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Social Determinants of Health: Complete Data for Targeted Care SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH: COMPLETE DATA FOR TARGETED CARE

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Mar 12, 2019

The realization that clinical care alone may not be enough to influence health outcomes has led to an increasing need to understand the impact of social and economic factor on one’s health. As healthcare organizations continue to implement technologies and strategies to bring targeted, value b...

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3 Ways to Avoid Losing Muscle While on a Fat-Loss Program 3 WAYS TO AVOID LOSING MUSCLE WHILE ON A FAT-LOSS PROGRAM

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Mar 12, 2019

In general, weight loss is a good thing. As the CDC notes, even losing 5–10% of your total body weight can lower blood pressure, bad cholesterol and blood sugar. However, one downside to weight loss is it often means losing muscle tissue, which not only burns more calories at rest than fat, bu...

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The Mediterranean diet can boost athletic performance in just 4 days THE MEDITERRANEAN DIET CAN BOOST ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE IN JUST 4 DAYS

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Mar 12, 2019

The Mediterranean diet offers a range of benefits, from cardioprotective effects to staving off chronic disease. As a result, researchers are increasingly pointing out that this diet may be the key to a long, healthy life. The Mediterranean diet — which is typically rich in fruits, vegetables,...

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Sleep loss can turn us into social outcasts SLEEP LOSS CAN TURN US INTO SOCIAL OUTCASTS

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Mar 12, 2019

When we sleep poorly, we may feel less inclined to participate in social activities. Now, researchers have found evidence that being sleep-deprived can not only make us less sociable, but it can also prevent our peers from seeking us out. Sleep deprivation can contribute to a host of mental and phys...

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New brain stimulation therapy is effective against depression NEW BRAIN STIMULATION THERAPY IS EFFECTIVE AGAINST DEPRESSION

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Mar 12, 2019

A new clinical trial has tested the ability of a little-studied, noninvasive brain stimulation technique to treat the symptoms of major depression. The results, so far, have been more than promising. Researchers from the University of North Carolina (UNC) School of Medicine in Chapel Hill have recen...

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Workflow fundamentals for clinical excellence and improved care outcomes WORKFLOW FUNDAMENTALS FOR CLINICAL EXCELLENCE AND IMPROVED CARE OUTCOMES

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Mar 12, 2019

Modern healthcare brings great benefits but faces many challenges. Although treatments can cure more diseases and allow us to live longer, the number of treatments, rising costs, and the increasing volume of patients puts healthcare providers to the test. Even for the most developed nations, healthc...

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Why AI-Enabled EHRs & Telemedicine is Transforming Behavioral Health WHY AI-ENABLED EHRS & TELEMEDICINE IS TRANSFORMING BEHAVIORAL HEALTH

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Mar 11, 2019

Behavioral healthcare is on the precipice of an exciting new frontier. While the sector has been slow to adopt major tech innovations, emerging tools are ushering in unique advantages that allow providers to maximize profit, advance their sector and improve care for patients more than ever before. A...

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Why Fatigue Management Is Key to Patient Safety WHY FATIGUE MANAGEMENT IS KEY TO PATIENT SAFETY

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Mar 11, 2019

Fatigue is a workplace hazard that affects the health and safety of patients, health care providers and the community. Early in my nursing career, I was on an exhausting, mandated schedule of working three eight-hour night shifts, followed by one night off, then seven eight-hour night shifts, follow...

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Psoriatic arthritis and weight gain: What to know PSORIATIC ARTHRITIS AND WEIGHT GAIN: WHAT TO KNOW

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Mar 11, 2019

Being overweight can make a person more likely to develop psoriatic arthritis or make its symptoms worse. Taking medications and losing weight can improve the symptoms of psoriatic arthritis. Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is a form of inflammatory arthritis. According to the Arthritis Foundation, about ...

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What to know about the lemon detox diet WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT THE LEMON DETOX DIET

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Mar 11, 2019

The lemon detox diet involves consuming just a lemon juice-based mixture for 1 or 2 weeks, with no solid foods. The diet aims to remove toxins and cleanse the body. However, scientists have found no evidence to support these claims, and the diet may be harmful in some cases. The concept of a detox o...

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How Artificial Intelligence is Transforming Healthcare HOW ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IS TRANSFORMING HEALTHCARE

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Mar 11, 2019

Artificial intelligence (AI) is transforming healthcare in ways we never thought possible. And it really is all about the data. At Mt. San Rafael Hospital, our mission to improve patient care. Using data, we can help healthcare professionals make more informed, accurate, and proactive assessments an...

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3 Ways Weight Loss Changes Your Brain 3 WAYS WEIGHT LOSS CHANGES YOUR BRAIN

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Mar 11, 2019

There’s plenty of emphasis from health and fitness professionals on how excess weight affects the body — not just related to appearance, but also in terms of insulin resistance, cardiovascular effects, bone and joint health, cancer risk, metabolic syndrome and other issues — but we...

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Vascular risk factors tied to brain health VASCULAR RISK FACTORS TIED TO BRAIN HEALTH

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Mar 11, 2019

It is no secret that the global population is aging at an increasingly fast pace. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), there were approximately 900 million people across the globe who were aged 60 and above in 2015. The WHO expect this number to jump to 2 billion by 2050. According to t...

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Diabetes: Could muscle strength lower risk? DIABETES: COULD MUSCLE STRENGTH LOWER RISK?

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Mar 11, 2019

Many people worldwide have type 2 diabetes, a metabolic condition in which the body cannot properly regulate blood sugar levels. Experts already know that lack of physical activity can contribute to the risk of diabetes, but what type of exercise might lower it? Recently, researchers have been looki...

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New drug limits damage to heart muscle from heart attack NEW DRUG LIMITS DAMAGE TO HEART MUSCLE FROM HEART ATTACK

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Mar 11, 2019

An experimental drug has shown great promise in limiting the damage that a heart attack can inflict on the heart. It targets a protein that plays a central role in the death of heart muscle cells. Tests on mice have revealed that the drug could markedly reduce heart injury from a heart attack. The s...

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A Day in the Life of a Community Health Worker A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER

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Mar 11, 2019

Community health workers are frontline public health outreach workers who have a strong connection to the communities they serve, with an in-depth understanding of their experiences, culture, language, or needs, according to a new infographic by the Connecticut Health Foundation. The infographic exa...

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How "Non-Medical Switching" is Harmful in Diabetes and Beyond HOW "NON-MEDICAL SWITCHING" IS HARMFUL IN DIABETES AND BEYOND

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Mar 11, 2019

These are strange times when we have to think about insurance companies and medical equipment suppliers like they’re our doctors. No, of course, they aren’t... But they're acting like it, using strong-arm tactics couched in language like “preferred brand” to force specifi...

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Stress: A feeling of control may limit its negative effects STRESS: A FEELING OF CONTROL MAY LIMIT ITS NEGATIVE EFFECTS

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Mar 10, 2019

Researchers conducted a study on rats and revealed that the possibility of controlling the source of stress may be key to reducing its impact. Everybody experiences stress at some point in their lives. Sometimes, stress can be a positive force and lead to positive outcomes. However, when it becomes ...

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How yo-yo dieting impacts women HOW YO-YO DIETING IMPACTS WOMEN'S HEART HEALTH

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Mar 10, 2019

As if losing weight wasn't hard enough, up to 80 percent of people who manage to lose more than 10 percent of their body weight end up regaining the weight within a year. Losing weight for a short period and then regaining it bears the name of yo-yo dieting, which some people refer to as "w...