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CVS Health, Philadelphia organizations launch mock pharmacy for students

Nov 16, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
CVS Health's partnership with several Philadelphia organizations is bringing a pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship program to pharmacy technicians in the greater Philadelphia area. Read More...
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A ‘sharp’ solution for immunization season

Nov 16, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Stericycle’s Enrico Vona writes about how mail-back sharps programs can help ease pharmacies' burden during the peak of flu immunization demand and year-round. Read More...
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A giant insurer is offering free Apple Watches to customers who meet walking goals

Nov 15, 2018 , CNBC Health
UnitedHealthcare members enrolled in the Motion program can get an Apple Watch for the cost of taxes and shipping alone, if they reach certain fitness...
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CMS may allow hospitals to pay for housing through Medicaid

Nov 15, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The CMS might allow hospitals and health systems to pay directly for housing, healthy food or other solutions for the "whole person" through the Medicaid program, according to HHS Secretary Alex...
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Teladoc announces academic partnerships focused on virtual care-specific education, prescribing practices

Nov 15, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
One collaboration with Jefferson has launched a telehealth fellowship program, with another with USC and Northwestern kickstarts a five-year research...
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FDA authorizes digital Ebola test for emergency use, data on Omada's diabetes prevention program, and more digital health news briefs

Nov 15, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Also: L’Oréal unveils UV sensor clip, companion app; Urinary incontinence wearable receives De Novo...
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UnitedHealthcare offering Apple Watches to employee wellness plan members

Nov 15, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
First announced in March, the program allows participants to pay off the device's cost by meeting daily fitness...
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In Buffalo Emergency Departments, A Better Way To Treat Opioid Use Disorder

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
An innovative, cost-effective program at more than a dozen hospitals in Western New York provides medication-assisted treatment to opioid use disorder patients in emergency departments (EDs) and rapidly transitions them into long-term treatment at a community clinic, all within about 48 hours. The ......
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COPD Patients Rarely Receive Pulmonary Rehabilitation Despite Its Health Benefits

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Only a tiny fraction of patients hospitalized for COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, participate in a pulmonary rehabilitation program following hospitalization, even though such programs are recommended and Medicare covers their cost, according to new research published online in the A......
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One year later: A Look Back At My DNA Diet Year And Results

Nov 13, 2018 , Forbes
I spent the last twelve months following a diet and lifestyle program based on my DNA. Here's what I found...
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Study Reveals SilverSneakers Fitness Program Linked To Less Social Isolation And Better Health For Older Adults

Nov 10, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Participation in an exercise program has significant social benefits that in turn magnify benefits for health, according to a new study from Tivity Health (NASDAQ: TVTY) and the MIT AgeLab. Results from the study show that members of SilverSneakers® the nation's leading fitness program for older adu......
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Mammograms Do Save Lives, Study Shows

Nov 10, 2018 , WebMD
People with breast cancer who took part in a breast cancer screening program had a 60 percent lower risk of dying from the disease in the 10 years after diagnosis, and a 47 percent lower risk 20 years after diagnosis, Swedish researchers...
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PhRMA to roll out ‘Roadmap to Health’ in NYC

Nov 10, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America is sponsoring a new mobile health screening program next year to address chronic disease in New York City. Read More...
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Clinical buy-in critical to digitizing healthcare

Nov 10, 2018 , Mobile Health News
Dzulkefly Ahmad, Malaysia's minister of health, says that even if an organization has a good program and system set up, digitizing healthcare will not succeed if there is no clinical buy-in underpinned by...
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FDA announces new efforts to strengthen its expanded access program

Nov 09, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
The Food and Drug Administration commissioner, Scott Gottlieb, outlined ways the agency is improving its expanded access program. Read More...
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Why and how to promote your staff wellness program

Nov 09, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
Keeping your people on the job is just one positive aspect of a health initiative. Employee engagement—through shared goals and achievements—boosts morale and...
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FCA US Offers Employees, Families Personalized Support And A Digital Tool To Better Manage Critical Gaps In Diabetes Care

Nov 09, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
•Pilot program features a digital glucometer with real-time alerts and connections to health care professionals •Program provided at no charge to salaried employees, retirees and covered dependents •Represents latest innovation by award-winning employee health and wellness team FCA US today announc......
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AI, precision medicine need skilled workforce to reach potential

Nov 08, 2018 , Mobile Health News
Sam Hanna, Associate Dean of Graduate and Professional Studies and Program Director in Healthcare Management at American University, talks about the skills needed to use data and technology to create targeted...
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Israel's Intec Pharma eyes revenue from Parkinson's drug in 2019

Nov 08, 2018 , Reuters
Israel's Intec Pharma, which is conducting a late stage trial for its long-lasting pill to treat Parkinson's disease, expects to start earning money from the program sometime in 2019....
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A Billionaire's Dying Wish: A $10 Million Prize To Fight Brain Diseases

Nov 07, 2018 , Forbes
Named for late billionaire Richard Rainwater, the Rainwater Prize Program has launched to help find a cure for a rare brain...
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