May Health News

“Americans Overwhelmingly Want Federal Protections Against Surprise Medical Bills” “Three-quarters of the public — including a majority of Republicans — want the federal government to protect patients from being stuck with surprise medical invoices after they are unwittingly treated by doctors or medical facilities that are out of their insurance network, a poll released Wednesday […]

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April Healthcare News

 |  Democracy  |  Disabilities  |  Drugs  |  health  |  HIV  |  Mortality

“HIV is Reported Cured in a Second Patient, a Milestone in the Global AIDS Epidemic” “For just the second time since the global epidemic began, a patient appears to have been cured of infection with H.I.V., the virus that causes AIDS. The news comes nearly 12 years to the day after the first patient known […]

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March Healthcare News

 |  Ambulatory Surgery Centers  |  ASC  |  ASCs  |  health  |  Health Care  |  Health Tech  |  healthcare  |  healthcare news  |  Pharmaceuticals  |  Prescription Drugs  |  Radiology  |  Sleep  |  Spinal Bifida  |  Surgery  |  Technology

“The Baby who was ‘Repaired’ in the Womb” “During the four-hour surgery, doctors cut an opening in the womb and then closed the baby’s gap in the spine. The procedure is risky and can cause premature labour. Amanda, a post-graduate philosophy student at St Andrews University, said: “My placenta was in the front. “So they […]

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February Healthcare News

 |  Ambulatory Surgery Centers  |  ASC  |  Cycling  |  Exercise  |  health  |  Health Care  |  healthcare  |  healthcare news  |  Mental Health  |  Mountain Biking  |  Outpatient Surgery  |  Selfie

The Leapfrog Group Prepares to Launch Nationwide Survey “Starting April 1, all licensed ASCs in the U.S. will be able to submit patient safety and quality information via Leapfrog’s annual national Survey. In 2019, data collected by Leapfrog from ASCs, and similar information collected from hospitals regarding the safety and quality of outpatient procedures, will […]

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January Healthcare News

 |  Amazon  |  ASC  |  Diet  |  Gluten  |  health  |  Health Care  |  Orthopedics  |  Walk

Gluten-free Diet Not Healthy for Everyone “Despite the fact that a gluten-free diet is primarily indicated for those with celiac disease and non-gluten celiac sensitivity, the diet has increased in popularity, even among those who are not allergic to gluten. According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, gluten-free alternatives to traditional foods accounted for […]

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December Healthcare News

 |  Aetna  |  Artificial Intelligence  |  Flu Shot  |  health  |  Health Care  |  Health Insurance  |  healthcare  |  healthcare news  |  Pharmaceutical Companies  |  Prosthetics

CVS Health and Aetna close $69 billion merger “Nearly one year after agreeing to merge in a bid to reinvent healthcare for Americans, CVS Health and Aetna sealed the deal on (11/28/2018), bringing together one of the nation’s largest pharmacy chains and one of the largest health insurers. The $69 billion merger scored approval from U.S. Justice Department […]

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November Healthcare News

The Flu Shot Can’t Infect You and Other Flu Facts  Read “A recent survey found that a large number of parents think the flu shot can result in flu infection. […]  Despite the danger there are many myths surrounding the flu shot that may lead people to avoid vaccination. This month a survey found that […]

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August Healthcare News

A Hospital’s Human Touch: Why Taking Care In Discharging A Patient Matters READ Patients and caregivers want to feel prepared to look after themselves or loved ones when they leave the hospital, and they want to know that their needs will be attended to until they stabilize or recover, however long that takes … [Dr. Suzanne […]

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