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State Highlights: Mass. Residents Struggle To Get Mental Health Care Even With Insurance; Calif. Mental Health Workers’ Weeklong Strike Kicks Off

Dec 12, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Massachusetts, California, Ohio, Texas, Iowa, Maryland, Illinois, Virginia, Connecticut and Louisiana....
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Nursing Instructor Changed Forever By Hurricane Relief Work

Dec 12, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Wichita State University School of Nursing instructor Richard Nold spent two weeks in North Carolina earlier this fall providing medical assistance to victims of Hurricane Florence. Nold, clinical educator in the Accelerated Nursing Program, was deployed through his military service in the Air Natio......
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UnitedHealthcare, Envision renew contract after ED billing dispute

Dec 12, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
UnitedHealthcare and physician staffing company Envision Healthcare have renewed their contract for 2019, resolving a dispute over Envision's ED billing practices that threatened to leave patients on the hook for surprise out-of-network...
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LunaDNA offers company shares in exchange for health data

Dec 12, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
The company claims it is the first to work with the SEC to figure out how consumers could exchange health data for...
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FoodMarble AIRE, a D2C device to test for food intolerances, now on sale

Dec 12, 2018 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
The $159 device works on the same principle as an oft-performed GI lab...
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30 sports idioms to earn your communications extra points

Dec 12, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
From “ace” to “workout,” these words and phrases can help your writing score...
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South Sudan health workers to get Ebola shots as Congo outbreak grows

Dec 11, 2018 , Reuters
Some 2,000 healthcare and frontline workers in South Sudan are to be offered Ebola vaccines to try to stop any importation of the viral disease from an epidemic in Congo, the World Health Organization said on Monday....
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Hospital-Acquired Infections Dip, But Experts Say That There’s Still More Work To Do

Dec 11, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Experts say there are certain infection types--such as pneumonia or C. diff--that aren't showing any progress. Meanwhile, health care executives weigh in on what a politically divided Congress will mean to the hospital industry. And other hospital news comes out of Illinois, Florida, Massachusetts, and...
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Have you told your colleagues you appreciate them?

Dec 11, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
Show your co-workers how much their hard work has meant to you. Nominate them for an ACE Award for Achieving Communications Excellence in 2018. Your last chance to pay it forward is Dec....
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Kaiser Permanente mental health workers begin five-day strike

Dec 11, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Monday marked the first day of a five-day strike for 4,000 mental health workers at about 100 Kaiser Permanente hospitals and clinics in...
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Health insurer, employer groups call on Congress to end surprise billing

Dec 11, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Nine groups representing health insurers, employers and consumers called for federal legislation to protect patients from surprise medical bills from out-of-network...
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Obamacare Doctor Choices Narrow As Insurers Make More Money

Dec 10, 2018 , Forbes
More than 70% of Obamacare plans have narrow doctor networks for 2019, a new study by Avalere Health...
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Publix recognized as one of the best workplaces for diversity

Dec 08, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Publix was ranked No. 3 on the Great Place to Work Institute and Fortune's 2018 Best Workplaces for Diversity list. Read More...
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For Some Patients, Cancer Fight Turns To DNA

Dec 08, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The therapies include risks and work for only a minority of patients. But those successes continue to drive the research forward....
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One Million Mosquitoes And 500,000 Tests Later, New Buzz About A Malaria Prevention Drug

Dec 08, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Most malaria drugs are designed to reduce symptoms after infection. They work by blocking replication of the disease-causing parasites in human blood, but they don’t prevent infection or transmission via mosquitoes. What’s worse, the malaria parasite is developing resistance to existing drugs. “In ......
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Study Among First To Describe Work Environments For Nurses In Mexico

Dec 08, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A study of nurses in Mexico identifies both positive and problematic areas of their work environments, with age, experience, and education level influencing nurses’ perceptions of their workplaces. The study, led by researchers at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing and published in the journal Hisp......
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Targeted Cognitive Training Benefits Patients With Severe Schizophrenia

Dec 08, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Schizophrenia is among the most difficult mental illnesses to treat, in part because it is characterized by a wide range of dysfunction, from hallucinations and mood disorders to cognitive impairment, especially verbal and working memory, which can be explained in part by abnormalities in early audi......
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There Are Not Enough Personal Care Aides To Care For Frail Seniors. What Will We Do?

Dec 08, 2018 , Forbes
The long-expected shortage of personal care workers is here. What will we do about...
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‘No Illusion of Forever’: A Mother and Nurse Makes Every Day Count

Dec 07, 2018 , American Journal of Nursing
As a nurse in my early twenties, I worked with kids with cystic fibrosis (CF). At that time, we were just beginning to see some teens and young adults in our CF clinic. I was close to them in age, and friendships naturally developed. Some never even reached their twentieth year. I had never seen [...] The post ‘No Illusion of Forever’: A Mother and Nurse Makes Every Day Count appeared first on Off the...
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Lower-Dose Tamoxifen Works As Well As High-Dose

Dec 07, 2018 , WebMD
New research shows that a lower dose of the hormone therapy Tamoxifen is as effective as the higher dose treatment in helping to prevent breast cancer from returning and guarding against new cancers in women who had high-risk breast...
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