Fewer than half of young people in the United States are having discussions of sensitive topics with their regular healthcare providers, according to a new study published in Pediatrics. This new research led by researchers at the Columbia Mailman School of Public Health suggests that modifying healthcare delivery practices may improve discussions between youth and […]Continue Reading ...
Home healthcare workers’ beliefs about infection prevention influence whether they comply with prevention protocols more than their actual knowledge of how to comply, according to new research published in the American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC), the journal of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC). Based on these findings, the researchers […]Continue Reading ...
Healthcare professionals nationwide are gathering this week to discuss how to improve programs to better control antibiotic use in healthcare facilities. The Antimicrobial Stewardship Research Workshop, hosted by the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA), will prepare healthcare professionals to design, deploy, and evaluate antibiotic stewardship interventions to combat the emergence of deadly drug-resistant […]Continue Reading ...
Nov 12 2018 Last week The Howard de Walden Estate gathered medical experts from across the industry for a one day conference to discuss the future challenges of healthcare in the UK and globally. It was attended by 200 participants and was held at the Royal Society of Medicine. The event highlighted the advancements and […]Continue Reading ...
dolutegravir and lamivudine Treatment for HIV Infection ViiV Healthcare Submits New Drug Application to FDA for Single-Tablet, Two-Drug Regimen of Dolutegravir and Lamivudine for Treatment of HIV London – 18 October 2018 ViiV Healthcare today announced it has submitted a New Drug Application (NDA) to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a single-tablet, […]Continue Reading ...
Medsphere Systems Corporation, the leading provider of affordable and interoperable healthcare information technology (IT) solutions and services, today endorsed the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act signed into law by President Trump on October 24. After losing more than 70,000 Americans to drug addiction in 2017—almost 50,000 of whom succumbed to an opiate overdose—it is […]Continue Reading ...
Insilico Medicine, a Rockville-based leader in next-generation artificial intelligence for drug discovery, biomarker development, and aging research, is pleased to announce the talk of its Head of Africa Artificial Intelligence for Healthcare Initiative, Iraneus Ogu, who will present alongside other academic thought leaders and industry experts at the 4th Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa 2018 (HISA), […]Continue Reading ...
Nathanael Sirili, doctoral student at the Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine at Umeå University. Credit: Lena Mustonen Many are trained, few employed, fewer still remain in the medical profession in rural areas. This is the result of a major healthcare reform in Tanzania, where private sector assistance was provided to train and retain […]Continue Reading ...
GE Healthcare today announced new applications and smart devices built on Edison – a platform that helps accelerate the development and adoption of Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology and empower providers to deliver faster, more precise care. Edison is part of GE Healthcare’s $1 billion and growing Digital portfolio and will serve as a “digital thread” […]Continue Reading ...
A 2018 study of national policies covering 35 European countries The European Social Policy Network (ESPN), which is funded by the European Commission and managed jointly by LISER, Applica and the European Social Observatory, has just published a Synthesis Report describing the main features of health systems in terms of access to healthcare in 35 […]Continue Reading ...
What are the goals of healthcare? That very question must be asked more frequently before healthcare-related choices are made. This is what Martine de Vries, Professor of Normative Aspects of Medicine, advocated during her inaugural lecture on Friday, 2 November 2018. Choices regarding funding of treatments or the allocation of healthcare funds are currently too […]Continue Reading ...
As Americans head to the polls this coming Tuesday, a top issue for all voters is the rising cost of healthcare. A new report has found that addressing chronic diseases, and in particular diabetes, could save tens of billions of dollars in healthcare costs annually. Released today in the Food & Nutrition Journal, “The Cost […]Continue Reading ...
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Oct 4 2018 The Innovation Forum is partnering with the Milner Therapeutics Institute in 2019 for the Next Health World Innovation Forum – a new international healthcare conference taking place from 26-27 June 2019, in Cambridge, UK. The event will aim to analyze the gaps, challenges and unmet needs of the current global healthcare ecosystem, […]Continue Reading ...
Like other data-driven organizations, healthcare networks are vulnerable to potentially crippling cyberattacks – but may lag behind other sectors in preparing for and avoiding data breaches, according to a series of articles and commentaries in the Fall issue of Frontiers of Health Services Management, an official publication of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE). […]Continue Reading ...
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- Scientists identify new genetic causes linked to abnormal pregnancies and miscarriages
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- New screening tool more likely to identify sexual and labor exploitation of youth
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- Neuroscientists reveal that simple brain region can guide complex feats of mental activity
- Study finds new link between food allergies and multiple sclerosis
- First gene therapy operation for macular degeneration is a success
- Physicians graduated outside the U.S. offer better care for Medicare patients with complex needs
- FDA Approves Keytruda (pembrolizumab) for the Adjuvant Treatment of Patients with Melanoma with Involvement of Lymph Node(s) Following Complete Resection
- Study identifies brain cells that modulate behavioral response to threats
- Researchers take closer look at how viruses bind cells and cause infection
- Newly developed gene therapy helps decelerate aging process
- Study suggests new treatment strategy for deadly brain cancer
- Scientists develop unique hybrid implant that imitates bone structure
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