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Upcoming Medicaid redeterminations could hamper hospitals, payers

January 26, 2023

Via: Healthcare Dive

Upcoming Medicaid redeterminations could further complicate healthcare operating environments, as hospitals and payers continue to face pandemic-driven challenges nearly three years into COVID-19, according to a new report from Moody’s Investor Services. Medicaid enrollment rose substantially through the pandemic, growing […]


Innovation, Med Tech

AI in Healthcare News and Updates

January 25, 2023

Via: Health IT Answers

Etiometry (@etiometry), a clinical decision-support software company, announced its IDO2 Index™ was cleared for adult use by the Food and Drug Administration. Now, U.S. hospitals can arm adult critical care teams with risk analytics that alert them to patients likely […]


Innovation, Research

If you retire early, you could be harming your health: new study

January 18, 2023

Via: Fox News

As they grow older, many Americans begin to think about the best time to retire. Yet a new study throws some warning signs around that decision — as retiring early could actually worsen people’s health. A recent paper published in […]


Innovation, Med Tech

How technology will shape healthcare in 2023

January 17, 2023

Via: Healthcare Dive

The COVID-19 pandemic kickstarted a rapid increase in adoption of healthcare technology, reshaping the bedrock of American medical operations and delivery. But as 2022 drew to a close, several factors suggested that technology adoption was slowing down, including a cooled […]


Wellness

Honey as an alternative to sugar? New study indicates the health benefits

January 6, 2023

Via: Fox News

Consuming raw honey from a single floral source may improve blood sugar control and lower cholesterol levels when taken within the context of a healthy diet, according to a recent study published in Nutrition Reviews. “These results are surprising because […]


Innovation, Research

Parkinson’s disease afflicts thousands more Americans than previous estimates: new study

December 29, 2022

Via: Fox News

Some 90,000 people are diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease (PD) in the United States each year — which is roughly a 50% increase from previous estimated incidence rates, according to a recent 2022 Parkinson’s Foundation-backed study. “The soaring numbers of Parkinson’s […]


Innovation, Research

CDC says respiratory viruses may continue to spread for weeks, ‘possibly even months’: report

December 20, 2022

Via: Fox News

As respiratory viruses continue to spread, the “tripledemic” is causing infections to spike across the country and putting strain on the nation’s health workers. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is warning Americans that the high level of […]


Innovation, Med Tech

59% of Employees Would Rather Speak To An App About Their Mental Health

December 19, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

Sampling reveals a grim reality. The scale of anxiety and depression sweeping America’s workforce is substantially higher than the general population’s national averages. While stressors related to health and social relationships affected everyone due to COVID, employed people additionally face […]


Innovation, Research

New support for a serotonin deficit in depression

December 15, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Since the 1960s, researchers have postulated that major depression stems from disruptions in the serotonin neurotransmitter system, but the evidence for that idea, though plentiful, was indirect. In fact, a recent comprehensive analysis of existing studies concluded that there was […]


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62% of Americans Don’t Trust Their Health Plan to Provide Accurate Care Options

December 13, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

The American healthcare system has a long history of patient dissatisfaction. One major pain point lies in care navigation, as more than half of provider listings have at least one inaccuracy, leaving people with incomplete information and burdening their access […]


Innovation, Research

Can Doctors Objectively Quantify and Measure Pain?

December 7, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

Millions of Americans live with acute and chronic pain that affects every aspect of their lives. Pain by itself is an important marker of how a patient is feeling and indicates what kind of medical intervention might be necessary. The […]


EHR & EMR

6 Critical Questions to Consider When Evaluating Virtual Care Delivery Options

December 5, 2022

Via: Health IT Answers

As patient adoption of telehealth continues to surge and pandemic-era restrictions begin to ease, health systems have an opportunity to re-evaluate their approaches to delivering virtual care. Telehealth usage for outpatient visits rose from 1% pre-pandemic to 10% in June […]


Innovation, Med Tech

How AI-Based Drug Repurposing Could Help Prevent Repetitive Behavior Disorders

November 30, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

Repetitive behavioral disorders such as obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), Tic Disorder and Tourette Syndrome have been challenging to treat because they involve considerable complexity. For example, the symptoms of one disorder can vary among individuals as does the coexistence or non-existence […]


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The 6 Most Common Issues Introverts Bring Up In Therapy

November 30, 2022

Via: HuffPost

As someone who spends a lot of time alone, I’d call myself an introvert. Not only do I enjoy my own company, but also I need that time alone to recharge myself even if it was just from a tiny […]


Biomarker, Innovation, Med Tech

Johns Hopkins finds new AI blood test detects liver cancer in study

November 21, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Maryland, US, has announced that a new artificial intelligence (AI)-based blood testing technology was found to detect more than 80% of liver cancers in a study. The new blood test, dubbed DNA evaluation […]


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Primary care physicians are burned out, though faring better in US than other countries

November 17, 2022

Via: Healthcare Dive

Pandemic-driven burnout is now a key challenge among physicians of all ages, though older doctors will be able to exit their roles more easily than those early in their careers. That could lead to a primary care workforce composed of […]


Wellness

The New Heart Health Guidelines You Need To Know About

November 16, 2022

Via: HuffPost

Maintaining a healthy heart is a challenge for many people. It requires dedication to a workout regimen, eating healthy food and staying in touch with your doctor about your cardiovascular disease risk factors (high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, smoking […]


Innovation, Research

Transition surgery study raises questions about long-term results on quality of life after ‘top surgery’

November 15, 2022

Via: Fox News

A recently conducted study that evaluated young patients after they underwent double mastectomies as they transitioned into becoming male indicates that their quality of life drastically improved. The study from Northwestern Medicine, published in The Journal of the American Medical […]


EHR & EMR

Clinical Reasoning Tool Proves Better Than Symptom Checkers, Study Shows

October 31, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

Symptom checkers face scrutiny by physicians since they fail to produce an output that is professional and explainable enough for providers to trust. For this reason, many physicians are skeptical to trust symptom checkers to ease the burden healthcare providers […]


Innovation, Research

Rankings: Research and Development

October 25, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

The Excellence Rankings celebrate the greatest achievements and innovations in the industry. The programme provides a platform to recognise the people and companies that are driving change. Our programme is designed to highlight excellence within the sector by looking at […]