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California To Allow Patients To Get HIV Prevention Pills Without Having To Get Doctor’s Prescription

Oct 09, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Supporters of the legislation say PrEP significantly reduces the risk of infection, but only if started within 72 hours of exposure to the virus. Not everyone can get to a doctor within that time frame, they say. The California Medical Association was initially opposed to the legislation but became neutral on it after it was amended to limit the number of PrEP pills patients can get without a physician’s note to 60...
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Amazon Care Officially Available To Employees In Seattle

Oct 09, 2019 , Forbes
With the news of Amazon’s brand new medical care service flooding the media, we might be standing at the brink of a medical service revolution. Amazon has recently launched its pilot healthcare service called Amazon...
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One Medical, the health clinic chain backed by Alphabet, has hired banks ahead of an IPO

Oct 09, 2019 , CNBC Health
Having built a network of over 70 clinics, One Medical is getting set to tell its story to Wall...
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Your Dog Might Just Extend Your Life

Oct 09, 2019 , WebMD
Dog ownership decreases a person's overall risk of premature death by 24%, according to researchers who conducted a review of the available medical...
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Swedish hospital sounds all clear after testing patient for Ebola

Oct 09, 2019 , Reuters
Medical tests on a patient in southern Sweden for possible Ebola have detected no sign of the deadly virus, hospital authorities said on Tuesday....
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German grocer Lidl will offer medical benefits to all part-time US employees

Oct 09, 2019 , CNBC Health
Retailers from Kroger to Walmart have been tackling one of their expenses, health-care costs, in different...
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Reports circulate One Medical looking to go public

Oct 09, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
CNBC reports that the digital primary care provider has hired banks leading up to an...
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Accelmed seeks to raise $100 million for fourth health tech fund

Oct 08, 2019 , Reuters
Accelmed, a U.S.-Israel group of funds investing in medical device and digital health companies, said on Monday it was establishing a new fund with the aim of raising and managing $100 million....
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Cascade Of Inquiries Into Deaths At VA Facilities Threatens To Undermine Progress Of Long-Troubled Agency

Oct 08, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The deaths at a West Virginia medical center have brought renewed scrutiny into the VA's quality control. Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) said he is incredulous that hospital leaders in Clarksburg took so long to put the pieces together. “You mean to tell me that for nine months you didn’t know what was going on in your hospital?” Manchin said. “Either you didn’t care, or there was a lack of...
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During 20th Century, Doctors Were The Quintessential Republican. But That’s Starting To Change.

Oct 08, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Doctors are a politically powerful group, and they once were firmly in the Republican camp. But with social changes--such as more women being accepted into medical school--comes a political shift leftward. In other elections news: officials say the Trump administration would delay changes to health law until after elections if the court overturns it and Republicans are getting behind mental health platforms....
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Perspectives: Everyone In America Needs To Be Able To Buy Prescription Drugs; Lessons On Solving Surprise Medical Bills

Oct 08, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial writers focus on these health care topics and...
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Sen. Bernie Sanders Leaves Hospital; Doctors Confirm He Had Heart Attack

Oct 08, 2019 , WebMD
Sanders waved to onlookers and gave a fist pump as he left Desert Springs Hospital Medical Center and was taken away in a waiting...
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Strangers raised $190,000 for a girl hospitalized with EEE. Now she has gone home

Oct 07, 2019 , CNN Health
A 5-year-old Massachusetts girl diagnosed with a rare mosquito-borne virus has returned home from the hospital, weeks after donors raised thousands of dollars for her medical expenses....
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Recordings Paint Picture Of Hospital Driven To Keep Vegetative Patient Alive For Year To Avoid Federal Scrutiny

Oct 05, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
ProPublica reports on the case of Darryl Young, who never woke up from heart transplant surgery at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in Sept. 2018. Audio recordings reveal conversations of how his medical team strategized to keep him alive over concerns about the transplant program’s survival rate. Other hospital news comes out of Maine, California, Georgia and...
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Trump woos seniors with order to boost Medicare health program

Oct 04, 2019 , Reuters
U.S. President Donald Trump sought to woo seniors on Thursday with an executive order aimed at strengthening the Medicare health program by reducing regulations, curbing fraud, and providing faster access to new medical devices and therapies....
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Pacemakers, Insulin Pumps Could Be Hacking Targets: FDA

Oct 04, 2019 , WebMD
This warning concerns several operating systems that could affect medical devices connected to a network like Wi-Fi and public or home internet, and equipment such as routers, phones and other communications gear, the agency...
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Diligent Robotics collects $3M seed funding, launches autonomous robot assistants for hospitals

Oct 04, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The company's healthcare robot, called Moxi, can deliver medical supplies and lab samples across the...
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CVS drug coverage plan based on outside pricing review is off to a slow start

Oct 04, 2019 , Reuters
A CVS Health Corp health plan that uses an outside drug pricing group to help it decide whether to cover certain new medicines has gained little traction with customers, according to its top medical executive, and has drawn fierce criticism from patient advocacy groups....
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High ambitions: Uruguay cannabis firm targets booming global market for medical marijuana

Oct 03, 2019 , Reuters
In a white, sterilized laboratory on the outskirts of Uruguayan capital Montevideo, biochemist Javier Varela and his team are carefully cultivating plants for a booming multibillion-dollar global market in medical marijuana....
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UPS Gets Green Light From FAA To Use Drones For Delivering Medical Supplies Outside Of Urban Areas

Oct 03, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Amazon and Uber are vying for similar approvals to transport food and goods. “It just gives us a lot of capabilities,” David Abney, the chairman and chief executive of UPS, told the Wall Street Journal: “We’re going to move ahead quickly and expand rapidly. It’s not going to be a small operation.” He added the first phase could include 100 or more hospital...
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