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Heroin’s Disappearance From East Coast Sounds Like Public Health Victory, But It Puts Longtime Users At Risk For Overdose

May 21, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Synthetic fentanyl, a deadlier drug that is much cheaper to produce and distribute than heroin, has all but replaced heroin, which used to have deep roots in East Coast places like Appalachia, New England mill towns and New York City. In other news on the drug and opioid epidemic: prescription painkillers, needle exchange programs, opioid use in the workforce, and more....
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CMS Releases Guidance To Help States Better Monitor ‘Spread Pricing’ That Can Increase Drug Costs

May 21, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Over the past year, so-called "spread pricing" has generated controversy over allegations that pharmacy benefit managers pocket portions of payments that should go to state programs. CMS is trying to mitigate that with new guidance. In other pharmaceutical news: a false advertising lawsuit, a dispute over immunotherapy, a health-tracking forum, and more....
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CVS Pharmacy launches ‘Tested to Be Trusted’ program, intros 300 health-and-wellness items

May 18, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
More than 1,400 products across 11 categories have been tested to verify labeled ingredients through the “Tested to Be Trusted” program. Read More...
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How brand managers can make an impact with contributed content

May 18, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Though many publications are ditching op-ed programs for sponsorship models, you can still find those that will run well-written pieces. Follow these tips. Contributed articles have long been a staple in an effective PR plan. They establish your brand as an expert on a topic and fall under earned media, meaning the only cost is […] The post How brand managers can make an impact with contributed content appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Baptist Health Partners With PatientPing, Enabling Real-Time Care Coordination Across Acute And Post-Acute Care Settings

May 17, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
PatientPing, the nation's leading care coordination platform, today announced a new partnership with the Baptist Health Accountable Care Organization (ACO), Baptist Health Care's ACO located in Louisville, Kentucky, which participates in the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP). The innovative par......
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Norwalk Hospital's New Telestroke Program Delivers Critical Stroke Care Faster Than Ever

May 17, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
When someone has a stroke, minutes count, and delivering treatment as fast as possible is critical to preventing severe brain damage and death. That’s why Norwalk Hospital — a nationally accredited Primary Stroke Center — recently launched a telestroke program. With telestroke, neurologists can remo......
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A New Way To Wind The Development Clock Of Cardiac Muscle Cells

May 17, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
These days, scientists can collect a few skin or blood cells, wipe out their identities, and reprogram them to become virtually any other kind of cell in the human body, from neurons to heart cells. The journey from skin cell to another type of functional cell involves converting them into induced ......
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Where the Board Room Meets the Exam Room: Bringing Business & Tech Leaders to Healthcare's Frontline

May 16, 2019 , Forbes
New programs are helping non-clinicians better understand healthcare delivery so that they can participate in reforming and changing the healthcare...
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CVS Pharmacy launches Tested to Be Trusted program, intros 300 health-and-wellness items

May 16, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
More than 1,400 products across 11 categories have been tested to verify labeled ingredients through the Tested to Be Trusted program. Read More...
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State Highlights: Breast Cancer Death Rate For Black Women Is 40% Higher And Worse In Southern States; Minnesota Dems Say Losing Tax Would Be Devastating To Health Programs

May 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Arkansas, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Minnesota, the District of Columbia, Massachusetts, Arizona, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Kansas, Texas, California, Washington and New...
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Scientists in new push to control cancer before curing it

May 16, 2019 , Reuters
Cancer scientists in Britain are launching what they call the world's first "Darwinian" drug development program in a bid to get ahead of cancer's ability to become resistant to even the newest treatments and recur in many patients....
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Solera Health rings in $42M Series C

May 16, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The latest round of funding brings the health program marketplace platform to a total of $72 million in...
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Viewpoints: Reform Medicare To Make It A Better Program Before Offering It To Everyone; Research Suicide Like Any Other Big Public Health Problem

May 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages focus on these health care topics and...
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Fitbit Charge 3 comes to UnitedHealthcare's Motion program, DrChrono's EHRs offer HealthFeed educational content and more digital health deals

May 15, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Also: Ascom's clinician smartphone listed in Epic's Rover app; Nucleai partners with Protean...
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Where the Board Room Meets the Exam Room: Bringing Business Leaders to the Healthcare's Frontlines

May 15, 2019 , Forbes
New programs are helping non-clinicians better understand healthcare delivery so that they can participate in reforming and changing the healthcare...
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Viewpoints: Latest White House Proposal Promises To Cut Programs For The Poor; Society Needs To Chime In Since Government Isn’t Addressing Health Disparities

May 14, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and...
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Home-based heart rehab may help patients who can't get to clinics

May 14, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Some heart attack survivors may benefit from supervised home-based cardiac rehabilitation programs when hospital-based rehab isn't an option, U.S. doctors say....
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A cardiac nurse couldn't afford a pacemaker for her dog, so she started a program to donate used ones to pets

May 12, 2019 , CNN Health
More than 20 years ago, Terri Mattula's dog Gator passed out while her husband was walking him....
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Southeastern Grocers makes American Heart Association donation

May 11, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Southeastern Grocers donated nearly $285,000 to the American Heart Association’s “Life Is Why We Give” campaign, which supports funding critical research, education and prevention programs for heart disease and stroke. Read More...
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Lilly-funded study shows Livongo diabetes program can save employers $20 to $50 per member per month

May 10, 2019 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
The retrospective analysis compared more than 2,200 Livongo users with non-users at the same...
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