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Viewpoints: Patients Need To Know They Can Fight Those Denied Medical Bills; Get A Grip On The Doomsday Issues Surrounding ‘Medicare For All’

May 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages focus on these health care issues and...
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Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions after eight weeks

May 17, 2019 , Reuters
Missouri's Senate passed a bill on Thursday to ban abortions eight weeks after conception, except for medical emergencies, the latest attempt in a Republican-controlled state legislature to restrict the rights of women to terminate their pregnancies....
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The Medical Minute: Protecting Against Measles

May 17, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The United States is experiencing its largest measles outbreak since the virus was eliminated in 2000. As of Monday, 839 cases of measles have been reported in 23 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, including 7 cases in Pennsylvania. “Measles is not a trivial diseas......
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Tulane Professor To Help Find Better Treatment For Respiratory Disease

May 17, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A Tulane University biomedical engineering professor will share in a $2.6 million grant to research better ways of managing acute respiratory distress syndrome, also known as ARDS, a rapidly progressive disease caused by fluid buildup in the lungs and an overwhelming inflammatory response. With no......
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CMS issues new guidance addressing “spread pricing” in Medicaid

May 17, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
CMS' new guidance clarifies how current regulations require “spread pricing” to be accounted for in the calculation of Medical Loss Ratios. Read More...
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Without co-design, technology's healthcare potential is wasted

May 17, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Clifford Goldsmith, chief medical officer and national director of US providers at Microsoft Health and Life Sciences, discusses best practice for creating tools that engage patients and...
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Pediatric Hospice Can Be A Godsend For Heartbroken Parents. But The Facilities Often Struggle To Stay Afloat.

May 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
By some estimates, around half a million children have serious medical conditions that are expected to shorten their lives. For too many of them, death will most likely happen amid the fluorescence and thrumming machinery of an intensive-care unit. For the lucky families, there's pediatric hospice care. In other public health news: the mysterious illness in diplomats, liver transplants, snakebites, exercise for transgender people, tuberculosis, and more....
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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ States Race To Reverse ‘Roe’

May 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times, Anna Edney of Bloomberg News and Alice Miranda Ollstein of Politico join KHN’s Julie Rovner to discuss the new abortion bans passed in Alabama and Georgia; bipartisan congressional efforts to end “surprise” out-of-network medical bills; and a new public option health insurance plan soon to be available in Washington...
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FTC Commissioner Calls On Colleagues To Be More Aggressive In Policing Health Care Mergers

May 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Federal Trade Commissioner Rebecca Kelly Slaughter's remarks support the chorus of calls among lawmakers and policy advocates who say antitrust officials at the FTC and the Justice Department need to get tougher on mergers and anticompetitive conduct across industries. Other health care industry news focuses on Walmart and the American Medical Association....
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Infographic: The emerging role of mobile technology in health care

May 16, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Laptops, cell phones and tablets are making it easier to stay connected to patients. Are you incorporating their use into your practice? Mobile technology has become a powerful tool in the health care industry. Medical practices can contact patients electronically to schedule and confirm appointments, refill medications, share test results and file or pay claims. […] The post Infographic: The emerging role of mobile technology in health care appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Regulatory challenges and involving clinicians in the health tech industry

May 15, 2019 , Mobile Health News
Although health tech and digital health startups have much to offer in terms of transforming healthcare, they often face the challenges of overcoming regulatory hurdles, which are especially stringent in healthcare for the safety of patients. In addition, clinicians can often be torn between being in medical practice and being involved in health tech innovation/research, particularly for those in the public health sector in Singapore. An outcome-based approach to...
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New Doctors Flooded With Job Offers, Mostly At Hospitals

May 15, 2019 , Forbes
Final-year medical resident physicians are headed for hospital employment and other locations where they will work for somebody else rather than start their careers as independent physicians, Merritt Hawkins says in a new survey....
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FDA clears AI tool to help radiologists spot pneumothorax

May 15, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Zebra Medical Vision's tool interprets medical imaging and flags potential cases for specialist...
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4 ways to get your medical staff into PR mode

May 15, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
If you’re working with minimal resources, encourage those on your medical team to help with marketing your organization. We all have a lot of responsibilities at work. Between long hours, busy schedules and important patient matters, it can be tough to get your medical staff involved in marketing. Budget cuts also mean health care marketing […] The post 4 ways to get your medical staff into PR mode appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Omron Ventures joins Theranica’s Series B funding round as strategic investor

May 15, 2019 , Mobile Health News
Theranica, an Israel-based biomedical technology company focused on developing advanced electroceuticals for migraine and other prevalent diseases, announced that Omron Ventures has joined its $35M series B funding round, which was announced earlier this March. The investment sum by Omron Ventures has not been...
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Israel regulator warns of medical cannabis bubble, eyes Australia pact

May 15, 2019 , Reuters
Medical cannabis could become an investment bubble in Israel, the country's market regulator warned, as cash floods into a rapidly-expanding industry where few companies yet make money....
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Israel's Zebra Medical gets FDA ok for AI chest X-ray product

May 14, 2019 , Reuters
Israel's Zebra Medical Vision said on Monday it received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its artificial intelligence-based chest X-ray triage product....
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Doctors, Hospitals And Insurers Don Their Armor As They Prepare For A Fight Over Surprise Medical Bills

May 14, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
President Donald Trump added fuel to the fire over surprise medical bills last week when he called on Congress to take action on the issue, which has become a top concern for voters. Lawmakers are fully on board, but the question remains about who will pick up the extra costs if not patients. The powerful industries that any legislation could impact are gearing up for a battle. Other news from Capitol Hill focuses on a single-payer hearing and site-neutral pay regulation....
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Antibiotics after assisted births could stop thousands of infections

May 14, 2019 , Reuters
Giving a single dose of antibiotics to mothers who have a medically assisted birth using forceps or vacuum could prevent almost half of maternal infections, researchers said on Monday, and global health authorities should change their advice....
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RelayOne gets $500K seed round to improve surgical scheduling, communication

May 14, 2019 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
Durham, North Carolina-based RelayOne has raised $500,000 in seed funding from Cofounders Capital, a tech-focused venture fund located in Cary, North Carolina. WHAT THEY DO Founded by two frustrated medical device sales reps, RelayOne is focused on solving communication issues in the operating...
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