Sunday, January 19, 2020

Patients who accepted infected kidneys cured of hepatitis C

Some patients in desperate need of a kidney transplant participated in a bold experiment where they received organs infected with hepatitis C. The gamble paid off.Their new organs are working fine thanks to medication that got rid of the virus, researchers reported Monday.It was a small study involving just 20 patients. But researchers...

Too Much Social Media a Depression Risk for Teens

MONDAY, July 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Too much social media might be too much for the mental well-being of teenagers, new research suggests. The more that teens used social media and watched television, the greater their risk...

Plague Concerns Close Parts of Wildlife Refuge

Aug. 19, 2019 -- Some areas of the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge near Denver remain closed due to plague-infected prairie dogs. Other wildlife and nature areas near Denver has also...

Almost Half of Americans Admit to Drowsy Driving

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Oct. 28, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly half of American adults admit that they've...

Where do EHR vendors have the biggest footprint?

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Numerous reports and articles keep tabs on which hospitals in the United States select certain electronic health record vendors. But which EMR companies hold the most relevance in other regions of the world? A new report from KLAS Research dives deeper on that front by taking a look at global EMR market share in 2017. As...

The importance of a team-based approach for performance improvement at hospitals

The importance of a team-based approach for performance improvement at hospitals
Hospital leaders are under tremendous pressure to achieve value-based care while doing more with less.  Initiatives to support these goals and execute process changes are complex and require more than a policy shift or simple administrative change. By addressing these issues using a team-based approach, hospital leaders are more likely to achieve sustainable...

WHO Says Congo Ebola Outbreak Is Health Emergency

WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday called the year-old outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo a global health emergency, The New York Times reported. The declaration, made...

2-drug combo may relieve pain

Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), in Cambridge, may have found a combination of drugs that can relieve the pain of passing a kidney stone. They performed their study in pigs. Share on PinterestNew research may help alleviate kidney stone pain. Anyone who has ever passed a kidney stone knows that...

ANA, Sodexo pilot healthy food for nurses at Medical University of South Carolina – Modern Healthcare Transformation Hub

The nurses who work the night shift at Medical University of South Carolina often complained to leadership that there weren't enough healthy food options in the cafeteria.For instance, Rachel Nusbaumer, a nurse for almost five years at the hospital, said the...

A Timeline of Their Relationship

Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin have cemented their on-again, off-again relationship with a proposal. Us Weekly confirmed that the two are officially engaged just one month after rekindling their love. Though it’s not clear when the two will tie the knot, one thing is for sure, the couple have quite the love story. Scroll down...
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