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811 Articles Matching "record"

Tick-Borne Diseases Set U.S. Record in 2017

Nov 16, 2018 , WebMD
The 2017 increase mirrors a rise in tick-borne diseases reported in the United States. Between 2004 and 2016, the number of cases doubled, and researchers discovered seven new tick-borne disease-causing...
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The Record Number Of New Drugs That Emerged In 1990s Helped Drive Prices Up To Current Eye-Popping Figures

Nov 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
News outlets report on stories related to pharmaceutical...
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Search Teams Scour For Human Remains As Camp Fire Becomes Deadliest In California’s History

Nov 14, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The death toll climbed over the past day to 42, surpassing the previous record. Hundreds still remain missing, and officials expect more grim news....
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Athenahealth, Elliott Deal Wraps Up Months-Long, Contentious Process To Get Health Records Company To Sell

Nov 14, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Athenahealth has rejected the hedge fund's attempts to push it into a sale previously. The all-cash deal between the companies values the medical billing software maker at $135 per...
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DeepMind Is Handing DeepMind Health Over To Google

Nov 14, 2018 , Forbes
DeepMind Health will become part of Google Health in a move that raises fresh questions about the privacy of sensitive patient medical...
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Mayo Clinic receives record $200M gift from Michigan donor

Nov 14, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
A corporate strategist from Michigan has given Mayo Clinic its largest gift ever — $200...
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FDA touts record-breaking number of October generic approvals

Nov 13, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
The Food and Drug Administration approved 110 generic drugs and tentatively approved 18 generic drugs for a total of 128 approval actions throughout the month of October. Read More...
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Athenahealth sold to Veritas Capital for $5.7 billion

Nov 13, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
After a year of fielding several takeover attempts, the electronic health records vendor will be acquired by Veritas Capital and Evergreen Coast...
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California Wildfire Death Toll Climbs To Become One Of Most Deadly On Record

Nov 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
A total of 29 bodies have been found so far from that fire, while another 228 are still missing. A quarter million people remained evacuated on Sunday amid fears that the infernos that broke out Thursday could flare up again, as dense smoke made air unhealthy for millions from San Francisco to San...
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U.S. Smoking Rates Hit Record Low

Nov 11, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: U.S. Smoking Rates Hit Record LowCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/8/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/9/2018 12:00:00...
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As California Wildfires Force Thousands To Evacuate, What To Do To Protect Yourself

Nov 11, 2018 , Forbes
The Camp Fire has become the most destructive wildfire in California recorded history. Meanwhile, as a result of the Woosley Fire, over 200,000 residents are fleeing their homes in Ventura and Los Angeles...
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U.S. Smoking Rates Hit Record Low

Nov 09, 2018 , WebMD
U.S. smoking rates have fallen to the lowest levels ever, federal health officials say. Among adult smokers, the smoking rate fell from 15.5 percent in 2016 to 14 percent in 2017. That rate was 67 percent lower than it was in...
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Measure To Cap Dialysis Profits Pummeled After Record Spending By Industry

Nov 09, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The dialysis industry raised nearly $111 million in a successful bid to defeat the measure, which also was opposed by hospitals and doctors. The union that sponsored the measure collected about one-sixth that...
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CDC says smoking rates fall to record low in US

Nov 09, 2018 , CNBC Health
An estimated 14 percent of adults in the U.S., or 34.3 million people, smoked cigarettes in 2017, according to the Centers for Disease Control and...
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QuickChek exits pharmacy business in deal with CVS Pharmacy

Nov 08, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
The Whitehouse Station, N.J.-based chain will be transferring prescription records from nine of its stores to CVS Pharmacy, with plans for CVS Pharmacy to purchase and operate one location in the future. Read More...
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UnitedHealth Group reports revenue growth in Q3, looks ahead to digitizing health records for patients, providers

Nov 07, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
UnitedHealth Group finished Q3 2018 with 12 percent year-over-year revenue...
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U.S. Opioid Overdose Deaths Reach New Record

Nov 07, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: U.S. Opioid Overdose Deaths Reach New RecordCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/2/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/5/2018 12:00:00...
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Premier to acquire Stanson Health in $51.5 million deal

Nov 07, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Stanson Health, which was founded by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Dr. Scott Weingarten, provides software that feeds real-time clinical data into electronic health records to guide the most appropriate...
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Like clockwork: How daylight saving time stumps hospital record-keeping

Nov 06, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
One of the most popular electronic health records software systems used by hospitals, Epic Systems, can delete records or require cumbersome workarounds when clocks are set back for an hour, prompting many hospitals to opt for paper records for...
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Reports Shed Light On How Daylight Savings Time Creates Problems At Hospitals, In Our Brains

Nov 06, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
"Falling back" an hour causes glitches in Epic Systems, the electronic record system used by some hospitals, requiring them to fall back on paper records during the time change. Other problems with the time change include interrupted sleep patterns and other health...
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