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3182 Articles Matching "change"

Myia Labs raises $6.75M to build AI patient monitoring into consumer wearables

Dec 12, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The company's technology uses machine learning to identify any major changes in patients'...
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Nursing Instructor Changed Forever By Hurricane Relief Work

Dec 12, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Wichita State University School of Nursing instructor Richard Nold spent two weeks in North Carolina earlier this fall providing medical assistance to victims of Hurricane Florence. Nold, clinical educator in the Accelerated Nursing Program, was deployed through his military service in the Air Natio......
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Hidden Dangers in Dust

Dec 12, 2018 , WebMD
Researchers who analyzed dust samples found that in those with higher concentrations of triclosan, bacteria were more likely to have genetic changes indicating antibiotic...
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LunaDNA offers company shares in exchange for health data

Dec 12, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
The company claims it is the first to work with the SEC to figure out how consumers could exchange health data for...
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The Rise Of Use Of Medical Devices Force FDA To Change The Rules

Dec 10, 2018 , Forbes
A new De Novo pathway opens the road to a faster entrance in the medical devices market without compromises on safety...
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Commentary: Proposed changes to 'public charge' rule could damage public health efforts

Dec 09, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Immigration policy changes proposed by the Trump administration have the potential to reverse gains made in healthcare access and trust earned in our...
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CEO Power Panel: Despite expected gridlock, divided government may still be boon to hospitals

Dec 09, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Although system CEOs see some benefits to the change of control in the House, the likelihood of partisan gridlock is muting their...
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Why one state that did everything right is still losing ACA exchange enrollment

Dec 08, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Enrollment in New Jersey's insurance exchange during open enrollment this year trails last year's sign-ups by 14%. That's despite state efforts to enact an individual mandate, implement a reinsurance program and prohibit short-term insurance...
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Healthy Lifestyle Lowers Odds of Breast Cancer's Return

Dec 08, 2018 , WebMD
Healthier lifestyles might improve the prognosis of people with breast cancer if they will stick with the positive changes, researchers...
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Human-induced climate change makes heat waves 30 times more likely

Dec 07, 2018 , CNN Health
Human-induced climate change has made the United Kingdom's record-breaking 2018 summer heatwave around 30 times more likely than under normal conditions, the country's meteorological body has said....
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Hospitals Sue over $380 Million OPPS Cut

Dec 07, 2018 , Healthcare Business News
Dec. 5—Several hospitals and advocacy groups filed suit this week to stop a finalized Medicare payment change that would cut 2019 outpatient payments by an estimated $380 million....
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Flu Shot Still Left Off To-Do List For 40 Percent Of Adults Even After Last Year’s Deadly Season

Dec 07, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
At the heart of their decision are worries about the shot giving them the flu and suffering from other side effects. Public health officials warn about a repeat of last year when the virus killed 80,000 people, and they stress that side effects are mild. Other public health news focuses on the outcry over the first CRISPR babies; climate change and the rise of mosquito-born illnesses; a potential link between infections and mental illness; more raw beef recalls; the impact of childhood trauma...
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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ Is Health Spending The Next Big Political Issue?

Dec 07, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Diabetics dying because they can’t afford insulin. Organ transplant patients undergoing “wallet biopsies” to get on waiting lists. Are out-of-pocket costs going to dominate the health discussion in the next election? Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times, Joanne Kenen of Politico and Rebecca Adams of CQ Roll Call join KHN’s Julie Rovner to discuss this as well as new Trump administration rules giving states the ability to make major changes to the Affordable Care Act. Also, lame-duck...
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Oregon task force backs controversial opioid plan

Dec 07, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
An Oregon proposal to expand alternative treatments for certain chronic pain conditions while limiting the use of opioids has moved forward with minimal changes, despite outcries from chronic pain patients and criticism from pain...
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NYC Health & Hospitals projects $362M loss from Trump-proposed changes to public charge rule

Dec 07, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
New York City Health & Hospitals said it could see a loss of up to $362 million in the first year alone if proposed changes to the public charge rule are...
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Viewpoints: Forget The Tough Love Policy During Opioid Epidemic And Really Help Sufferers; Think Climate Change Won’t Make Us Sick? Think Again.

Dec 06, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers weigh in on these health care topics and...
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N.H. Democrats blast Medicaid for changing work requirements

Dec 06, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
New Hampshire's new Democratic legislative leaders are criticizing the CMS for revising the state's proposed Medicaid work requirement program without the state asking for the...
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Trump Administration’s Plan to Boost Choice, Competition Draws Hospital Concerns

Dec 06, 2018 , Healthcare Business News
Dec. 4—An expansion of site-neutral payments, support for physician-owned hospitals, and changes to graduate medical education (GME) were among the newly revealed Trump administration priorities that drew early hospital opposition....
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Tackling climate change could save millions of lives, report says

Dec 06, 2018 , CNN Health
Climate studies often pinpoint the detrimental public health impacts related to rising atmospheric temperatures, extreme weather events and other consequences of a changing climate....
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Big changes are coming to Medicare reimbursement for connected health

Dec 06, 2018 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
At HIMSS19, ACT | The App Association's Brian Scarpelli will lay out the details of what he calls a "sea change" in CMS' policy toward remote patient...
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