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5598 Articles Matching "hospital"

Harvard researchers say certain ADHD medications may increase risk of psychosis

Mar 21, 2019 , CNBC Health
Certain medications commonly used to treat ADHD in teens and young adults may increase their risk of psychosis, according to researchers at Harvard Medical School and McLean...
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Focus on: Aging and the Silver Tsunami

Mar 21, 2019 , Mobile Health News
HIMSS Media's information brands Healthcare IT News, Healthcare Finance News, MobiHealthNews and HIMSS TV are diving into one of the most pressing issues facing healthcare today – baby boomers and their swelling demands on our system. We'll look at the challenges, opportunities, emerging technologies, and other tactics hospitals, health systems and payers are deploying to manage the needs of the aging-population...
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Can High-Potency Pot Make You Psychotic?

Mar 21, 2019 , WebMD
As many as 1 in 5 newly diagnosed cases of psychosis might be linked to daily cannabis use, according to data gathered from 11 hospitals across...
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Study finds weight loss target for morbidly obese before knee surgery

Mar 20, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - For morbidly obese patients having knee replacement surgery, losing at least 20 pounds beforehand leads to shorter hospital stays and lower odds of being discharged to a facility, a new study has found....
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Joseph M. Sanzari Children's Hospital Gives Patients A Dose Of Virtual Reality

Mar 20, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital at Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center is offering its pediatric patients an escape from potentially painful or uncomfortable procedures and to relieve anxiety to create a positive experience. In an effort to reduce stress and......
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Registry Helps Move Aortic Dissection Care Forward

Mar 20, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
What began with a modest hospital grant at the University of Michigan in 1996 is now the world’s leading source of data on diagnosis, treatments and outcomes for a rare and dangerous cardiac condition. On Monday, Kim Eagle, M.D., a director of U-M’s Frankel Cardiovascular Center, presented data fro......
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Cleveland Clinic shares video about importance of empathy

Mar 20, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Why empathy is an emotion that deserves to be at a hospital. What if you could see a thought bubble above every person’s head, telling you what they were thinking and feeling as you walked by? In this thought-provoking video, we create such a world. We wanted to explore what empathy means, the ability to […] The post Cleveland Clinic shares video about importance of empathy appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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State Highlights: Baltimore Mayor Leaves Hospital Board After Profit-Making Concerns Raised; ‘Dehumanizing’ Medical Care At N.Y. Jail Haunts Physician

Mar 20, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Maryland, New York, Texas, Kansas, Connecticut, California, Florida, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Arizona, Oregon, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and...
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Hospital Pricing Practices: Transparency And Clarity Are Lacking

Mar 20, 2019 , Forbes
Since 2015, the average pace of hospital and physician expenditures has exceeded prescription drugs. Legislators are attempting to pry open the black box of hospital costs. Per the 1st of January a new law requires all U.S. hospitals to post complete price lists of all procedures...
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Rx Fish Oil Cuts Heart Dangers in Statin Takers

Mar 19, 2019 , WebMD
The study suggests that the prescription fish oil pill, not to be confused with over-the-counter supplements, reduces the lifetime risk of dying from heart disease; having a non-fatal heart attack or stroke; or needing heart surgery or hospitalization for a heart...
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Cala Health licenses Massachusetts General Hospital nerve stimulation tech

Mar 19, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The company is looking to further develop the technology for chronic disease...
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Billionaire-Backed Health Venture ‘Haven’ May Find Itself Facing Legal Challenges Over Name

Mar 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
There are already dozens of companies named "Haven," with a large handful that deliver or facilitate health services. “It seems very risky to me,” said Jonathan Bell, managing director of Want Branding, a firm that advises companies on name selection. In other health industry news: health savings accounts, hospitals' religious policies, cost disclosures, and minimum wage increases....
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Nursing Work Environment Shapes Relationship Between EHR & Quality Of Care

Mar 19, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In the decade since the federal government’s electronic health record (EHR) initiatives first became law, nearly all U.S. hospitals have adopted some form of EHR technology. Now, focus is on how a comprehensive EHR can enhance outcomes. Yet, little is known about the sociotechnical factors that can ......
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Can Art Heal Our Healers?

Mar 18, 2019 , Forbes
The Arts in Medicine program of the NYC Health and Hospitals, which seeks to treat healthcare providers, adjunct staff and their families was recently launched at Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan, the oldest public hospital in the...
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Heart Attacks Fall One-Third Among Older Americans

Mar 16, 2019 , WebMD
The study of more than 4 million Medicare patients found that hospitalizations for heart attacks dropped 38 percent between 1995 and 2014. At the same time, deaths within 30 days of a heart attack reached an all-time low of 12 percent, down more than one-third since...
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State Highlights: D.C. Mayor Bowser Drops By White House, Asks For New VA Hospital; Rhode Island Removes 911 Director From Job

Mar 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from D.C., Rhode Island, Minnesota, Georgia, Massachusetts, Washington, Missouri, Ohio, Maryland, Tennessee, Oregon, California and...
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Amid measles outbreak, health care professionals step up

Mar 16, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Using blogs, infographics, media interviews, even visits to mosques, doctors and communicators are emphasizing the importance of vaccination—and dispelling ‘anti-vaxxer’ mythologies. Health care practitioners and communicators are waging a concerted, multiple-front battle against measles. When an outbreak hit Washington state recently, Swedish hospital in Seattle pitched one of its doctors to a local TV station […] The post Amid measles outbreak, health care professionals step up...
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High-volume hospitals and surgeons do better on neck artery procedures

Mar 16, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Patients who need blockages cleared in their carotid arteries to reduce the risk of stroke may want to seek hospitals and doctors who do a lot of these procedures, a new research review suggests....
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Quality of surgical care across a hospital network may vary

Mar 15, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Just because the flagship hospital gets good marks for patient care doesn't mean results will be equally good in affiliated hospitals in the same network, a new study finds....
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Turkey's Erdogan opens giant city hospital in Ankara amid criticism from medics

Mar 15, 2019 , Reuters
President Tayyip Erdogan opened one of the world's largest hospitals in the Turkish capital Ankara on Thursday, brushing aside criticism of what is the latest in a series of mega projects that have marked his 16 years in power....
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