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States Allow In-Person Nursing Home Visits As Families Charge Residents Die ‘Of Broken Hearts’

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Navigating Aging Navigating Aging focuses on medical issues and advice associated with aging and end-of-life care, helping America’s 45 million seniors and their families navigate the health care system. To contact Judith Graham with a question or comment, click here. Join the Navigating Aging Facebook Group. See… Read More »States Allow In-Person Nursing Home Visits As Families Charge Residents Die ‘Of Broken Hearts’

Media release – Medical profession and the community embracing technology and digital health

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13 July, 2020: New research commissioned by the Australian Digital Health Agency confirms anecdotal evidence that Australians are now more open to using digital technology in healthcare and can see the importance of technology to improve health outcomes. The Agency focus over 2019 was connecting… Read More »Media release – Medical profession and the community embracing technology and digital health

Some good news

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As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the US, there was some good news last week from this year’s AIDS conference. Due to COVID-19, the conference had to be held remotely. One policy goal is known as the 90:90:90, which means to identify 90% of… Read More »Some good news

Conference & CLE Calendar

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July 16, 2020 – “Trade Secret Misappropriation: When and How to Take Action” (Fitch Even) – 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm (ET) August 5-6, 2020 – Advanced Summit on Life Sciences Patents Conference (American Conference Institute)

Rośliny w środowisku miejskim, czyli zielona infrastruktura dzięki robotyce

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Zatłoczone miasta nie kojarzą się z ostoją dzikiej przyrody. Jednak zespół finansowanego przez UE projektu postanowił sięgnąć po rozwiązania z zakresu robotyki, żeby pomóc roślinom osiągać nienaturalne kształty, rozmiary i formy, które pozwolą im idealnie przystosować się do życia w środowisku miejskim. Może to oznaczać,… Read More »Rośliny w środowisku miejskim, czyli zielona infrastruktura dzięki robotyce

La robotique au service de la croissance des plantes dans les environnements urbains

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Les villes surpeuplées ne sont pas un environnement optimal pour la croissance des plantes. Une équipe de chercheurs financés par l’UE a recours à la robotique pour aider les plantes à prendre les tailles et configurations qu’exigent les milieux urbains. Ainsi, les villes pourraient bientôt… Read More »La robotique au service de la croissance des plantes dans les environnements urbains

Rośliny w środowisku miejskim, czyli zielona infrastruktura dzięki robotyce

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Zatłoczone miasta nie kojarzą się z ostoją dzikiej przyrody. Jednak zespół finansowanego przez UE projektu postanowił sięgnąć po rozwiązania z zakresu robotyki, żeby pomóc roślinom osiągać nienaturalne kształty, rozmiary i formy, które pozwolą im idealnie przystosować się do życia w środowisku miejskim. Może to oznaczać,… Read More »Rośliny w środowisku miejskim, czyli zielona infrastruktura dzięki robotyce

La robotique au service de la croissance des plantes dans les environnements urbains

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Les villes surpeuplées ne sont pas un environnement optimal pour la croissance des plantes. Une équipe de chercheurs financés par l’UE a recours à la robotique pour aider les plantes à prendre les tailles et configurations qu’exigent les milieux urbains. Ainsi, les villes pourraient bientôt… Read More »La robotique au service de la croissance des plantes dans les environnements urbains

Teachers face off against Trump on school reopenings

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Teachers are facing off against the Trump administration over its hardline approach to reopening schools in the fall, with unions arguing that concerns about the health and safety of educators and staff are being left out of the debate.President…

Leading During Disruption: How Synergy HomeCare’s New CEO Took Control Amid COVID-19 Chaos

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Securing stockpiles of personal protective equipment (PPE), doubling down on company-wide training efforts and implementing educational initiatives are just some of the responsibilities that home care leadership teams have taken on during the COVID-19 crisis. While most home care agencies were navigating the public health… Read More »Leading During Disruption: How Synergy HomeCare’s New CEO Took Control Amid COVID-19 Chaos

Old fight flares as work begins on new hospital in Georgia

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Leaders of a southwest Georgia county say the region’s largest hospital system has tried to obstruct plans for a new competitor hospital in their county, but Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany denies doing anything wrong.

Battle over reopening schools heats up

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The battle over reopening schools in the fall amid rising coronavirus cases is heating up as the Trump administration pushes for schools to open while health experts and local officials cast doubt on schools’ abilities to bring students…

Gottlieb says some states opened ‘too early’

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Former Food and Drug Administration commissioner Scott Gottlieb said Sunday that some states in the U.S. reopened businesses too early, leading to surges in coronavirus cases across the country. “I think that they felt they were out of the…

COVID-19 surge pushes US toward deadly cliff

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The coronavirus is spreading at ever-faster rates in a broad array of states, putting the U.S. on the precipice of an explosion of illness that threatens to overwhelm the nation’s health care system.The painful economic lockdowns imposed in March…

5 Steps to Speed Up Muscle Recovery After a Workout

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5 Steps to Speed Up Muscle Recovery After a Workout Here are 5 natural but science-based tips to speed up your post-workout muscle recovery and help you meet your fitness goals sooner. The Doctor Weighs In

Oak Street Health files to go public

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Oak Street, which operates more than 50 primary care centers in such states as Illinois, Michigan and Indiana, has plans for aggressive growth.

Swiss Parenterals Ltd Openings for Officer Executive Sr Executive Regulatory Affairs

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Swiss Parenterals Ltd – Openings for Officer / Executive / Sr. Executive – Regulatory Affairs RA Officer / Executive / Sr. Executive @ Swiss Parenterals Ltd Job description: ·         Collect and coordinate information and compile regulatory documentation for submission to regulatory agencies… Read More »Swiss Parenterals Ltd Openings for Officer Executive Sr Executive Regulatory Affairs

Neuland Laboratories Walk In 13th to 18th July 2020 for API Production Shift Chemist

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Neuland Laboratories LimitedRecruitment July 2020 B.Sc,Diploma  for API-Production-Shift Chemist @ Hyderabad . Interested candidates may apply online for selection as detailed below. Important Vacancy details: Post Name: API-Production-Shift Chemist Education : B.Sc,Diploma Experienced:1 to 3 years Location: Hyderabad Salary :1,75,000 – 2,75,000 P.A. Openings :15 Contact – Subrhamanyam  Job Description: We have requirement… Read More »Neuland Laboratories Walk In 13th to 18th July 2020 for API Production Shift Chemist

Meteoric Biopharma Hiring BSc MSc B Pharm M Pharm for Multiple Positions

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Meteoric Biopharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd Recruitment July 2020 BSc., MSc.B.Pharm / M.Pharm  for Executive / Manager – Business Development / Sales/Sales Co-ordinator/Manager – Business Development / Sales/Executive Purchase @ Chandigarh (Brach Office)/Ahmedabad, HO . Interested candidates may apply online for selection as detailed below. Important Vacancy details: Post Name:… Read More »Meteoric Biopharma Hiring BSc MSc B Pharm M Pharm for Multiple Positions

Zenzi Pharmaceutical Hiring B Sc M Sc B pharma for QC

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Zenzi Pharmaceutical Industries Private Limited Recruitment July 2020 B.Sc ,M.Sc ,B.pharma  for QC @ Thane . Interested candidates may apply online for selection as detailed below. Important Vacancy details: Post Name: QC Education : B.Sc ,M.Sc ,B.pharma Experienced:01 to 6 years Location: Thane Salary :  2,00,000 – 3,00,000 P.A. Openings :NA Email… Read More »Zenzi Pharmaceutical Hiring B Sc M Sc B pharma for QC

Aurobindo Pharma Immediate Requirements for M Sc Chemistry Freshers Production

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Aurobindo Pharma Recruitment July 2020 M.Sc ( Chemistry) Fresher  for Auro Peptides -Production @ Hyderabad . Interested candidates may apply online for selection as detailed below.  Important Vacancy details: Post Name: Auro Peptides -Production Education : M.Sc ( Chemistry) Fresher Experienced: Fresher Location: Hyderabad Salary : NA Openings :NA  Job Description: We… Read More »Aurobindo Pharma Immediate Requirements for M Sc Chemistry Freshers Production

IQVIA RDS India Hiring B Pharma B Sc M sc for Lead Data Manager

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IQVIA RDS India Pvt LtdRecruitment July 2020 B.Pharma, B. Sc,M.sc  for Lead Data Manager @ Bengaluru . Interested candidates may apply online for selection as detailed below. Important Vacancy details: Post Name: Lead Data Manager Education : B.Pharma, B. Sc,M.sc Experienced:05 to 10 years Location: Bengaluru Salary : NA Openings :NA… Read More »IQVIA RDS India Hiring B Pharma B Sc M sc for Lead Data Manager

Amneal Pharma Hiring 90 Openings M Pharm B Pharm D Pharm Diploma B Sc ITI for Multiple positions

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Amneal PharmaceuticalsRecruitment July 2020 M.Pharm / B.Pharm / D.Pharm / Diploma / B.Sc / ITI  for Executive Trainee Staff/Operator/Officer @ Ophthalmic/ Vial/ PFS/ Lyo Aseptic area . Interested candidates may apply online for selection as detailed below. Important Vacancy details: Post Name: Executive Trainee Staff/Operator/Officer Education : M.Pharm… Read More »Amneal Pharma Hiring 90 Openings M Pharm B Pharm D Pharm Diploma B Sc ITI for Multiple positions

Failing to bridge the digital divide 
will deepen health disparities

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The COVID-19 pandemic has shined a spotlight on health disparities and systemic inadequacies associated with decadeslong underinvestment in public health.  At the same time, the need to socially isolate has accelerated virtual solutions to address access issues, contact tracing and primary- and specialty-care services in… Read More »Failing to bridge the digital divide 
will deepen health disparities

Hospital Systems: 2020

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Full survey results data from 54 of the nation’s largest hospital and healthcare systems.

WNS Hiring BSc Microbiology B Pharm M Pharm for Associate Senior Associate Medical Coder

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WNS Recruitment July 2020 BSc Microbiology, B Pharm, M Pharm  for Associate/ Senior Associate (Medical Coder) @ Nasik . Interested candidates may apply online for selection as detailed below. Important Vacancy details: Post Name: Associate/ Senior Associate (Medical Coder) Education : BSc Microbiology, B Pharm, M Pharm Experienced:0 to… Read More »WNS Hiring BSc Microbiology B Pharm M Pharm for Associate Senior Associate Medical Coder

Harman Finochem Hiring B Sc M Sc for Officer Sr Officer Production

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Harman Finochem Ltd Recruitment July 2020 B.Sc./M.Sc. (Organic Chemistry/ Chemistry)  for Officer/Sr. Officer Production @ Aurangabad . Interested candidates may apply online for selection as detailed below Important Vacancy details: Post Name: Officer/Sr. Officer Production Education : B.Sc./M.Sc. (Organic Chemistry/ Chemistry) Experienced:04 to 7 years Location: Aurangabad Salary : NA Openings :01… Read More »Harman Finochem Hiring B Sc M Sc for Officer Sr Officer Production

Apex Laboratories Looking Freshers And experience for Junior Executive Executive Senior Executive QA

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Apex Laboratories Private limitedRecruitment July 2020 B.Pharm / M.Pharm / M.Sc., Chemistry  for Junior Executive / Executive / Senior Executive – Quality Assurance @ Alathur – Thiruporur, Kunnam – Sriperambudu . Interested candidates may apply online for selection as detailed below. Important Vacancy details: Post Name:… Read More »Apex Laboratories Looking Freshers And experience for Junior Executive Executive Senior Executive QA

Troikaa Pharmaceuticals Ltd Multiple Openings for Officers Operators Production Department

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Troikaa Pharmaceuticals Ltd – Multiple Openings for Officers / Operators – Production Department Troikaa Pharmaceuticals Ltd is looking Candidates for Production Department.  1) Officer/ Sr. Officer for ointment section for Virochannagar plant, sanand            2) Officer/ Sr. Officer SVP Parenteral for… Read More »Troikaa Pharmaceuticals Ltd Multiple Openings for Officers Operators Production Department

Mankind Pharma Limited Urgent Openings for Microbiology Lab QA Microbiology Apply Now

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Microbiology Officer/ Senior Officer (4 To 6 Years) @ Mankind Pharma Note: Candidates must have exposure of Pharma manufacturing (USFDA, MHRA, EU) approved organization.     Sterile Injectable exposure is mandatory for the position. ·         Should have experience in QC as Microbiologist 2… Read More »Mankind Pharma Limited Urgent Openings for Microbiology Lab QA Microbiology Apply Now

Friday Links

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Long waits for COVID-19 tests. Quantifying the benefits of the Clean Air Act. Pooled testing. Double dipping? Excess deaths trends.

Coronavirus deaths rise again amid mounting outbreaks

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Coronavirus deaths are rising in hard-hit states and starting to tick back up nationally, a sign that mounting outbreaks are taking a serious toll. Arizona, California, Texas and Florida all set record numbers of daily deaths in recent days….

Stocks rally amid optimism over COVID-19 treatments

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Stocks rallied on Friday as good news emerged from drug companies on potential COVID-19 treatments.The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 396 points, or 1.4 percent, and the S&P 500 increased 33 points, or 1.1 percent. The NASDAQ composite…

Scripps Research, Repurpose.AI Partner to Develop COVID-19 Therapeutics

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What You Should Know: – Repurpose.AI, has partnered with Scripps Research to discover drug candidates that may be repurposed to treat COVID-19.  – The partnership will leverage Repurpose.AI’s ActivPred AI Drug Discovery Platform, an unbiased drug, target, and disease agnostic digital chemistry engine, to discover… Read More »Scripps Research, Repurpose.AI Partner to Develop COVID-19 Therapeutics

Mental Health and Substance Use State Fact Sheets

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This analysis and series of state fact sheets examine mental health and substance use disorder needs in the states and capacity to meet residents’ needs prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, which is expected to place additional strains on the system.

Must-Reads Of The Week

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The Friday Breeze Want to read the best and most provocative stories from the week? Welcome to the Friday Breeze, where we compile them all — so you’re set with your weekend reading. Another week has gone by, and the biggest news remains that COVID… Read More »Must-Reads Of The Week

New Lighthouse Initiative to Provide De-identified Patient Data for VIRUS COVID-19 Registry

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What You Should Know: – PointClickCare introduces the Lighthouse initiative, which will provide de‐identified data on COVID‐19 diagnosed patients, including demographics, vitals, medications and health‐related outcomes, in order to better understand health outcomes post‐ICU.  – Comprehensive data sets are especially critical tools in responding to crises like the current COVID-19… Read More »New Lighthouse Initiative to Provide De-identified Patient Data for VIRUS COVID-19 Registry

Cleveland Clinic Florida Opens Florida Research and Innovation Center

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What You Should Know: – Cleveland Clinic Florida opens Florida Research and Innovation Center that will advance innovative translational research, focused on immuno-oncology and infectious diseases, including COVID-19. – The 107,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art research facility features modern laboratory space, biosafety level 3 facilities for work with… Read More »Cleveland Clinic Florida Opens Florida Research and Innovation Center

As the COVID-19 Pandemic Shifts to the South and West, the Disparate Impact on Communities of Color Will Follow

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The geographic shift of the nation’s worst COVID-19 outbreaks to states in the South and West is expected to intensify the well-documented disparities in the health and economic impacts of the pandemic on people of color — especially Hispanics, according to a new KFF analysis. Twenty-three… Read More »As the COVID-19 Pandemic Shifts to the South and West, the Disparate Impact on Communities of Color Will Follow

We Are in Store for the Greatest Change to Our Healthcare System Since the Affordable Care Act. Here’s Why.

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By LOGAN CHO The COVID-19 pandemic has been harsher and lasted longer than many of us would have predicted. While our media has been inundated with updates on death tolls and economic depression, there has been little conversation of healthcare beyond the era of COVID-19.… Read More »We Are in Store for the Greatest Change to Our Healthcare System Since the Affordable Care Act. Here’s Why.

WHO experts visit China to set up coronavirus investigation

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has sent an advance team to China to conduct an investigation on the origins of the coronavirus that emerged in the country late last year, a spokeswoman for WHO said Friday.The coronavirus is said to have…

Best IVF Center in Gurgaon with High Success Rate | Origin Clinic

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Best IVF Center in Gurgaon : In today’s times, the difficulty of Infertility is not any longer uncommon. Modern-day couples have also become more hospitable seek help and choose other treatments which might help them conceive. Assisted Reproductive Techniques (ART) refers to some procedures, which are used for achieving pregnancy by means are artificial or partially artificial. Intrauterine… Read More »Best IVF Center in Gurgaon with High Success Rate | Origin Clinic

Lost On The Frontline

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America’s health care workers are dying. In some states, medical personnel account for as many as 20% of known coronavirus cases. They tend to patients in hospitals, treating them, serving them food and cleaning their rooms. Others at risk work in nursing homes or are… Read More »Lost On The Frontline

Pelvic mesh scandal is what happens when men with power ignore women | Richard Vize

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Cumberlege report is a damning reminder of how arrogant, intimidating doctors have suppressed their patients’ views Julia Cumberlege’s report into avoidable harm inflicted by the healthcare system exposes an institutional inability to listen to patients in general and women in particular. Her investigation into decades… Read More »Pelvic mesh scandal is what happens when men with power ignore women | Richard Vize

What explains the decline in COVID deaths despite the rising number of cases?

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Take a look at these two graphs. The first gives the number of new COVID-19 cases from John Hopkins University. It is a scary graph. https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/data/new-cases The second graph is the number of COVID deaths from IHME. Not nearly as bad. https://covid19.healthdata.org/united-states-of-america CDC reported death… Read More »What explains the decline in COVID deaths despite the rising number of cases?

Overnight Health Care: Fauci says hard-hit states should be ‘pausing’ reopening | Florida records record number of coronavirus deaths | Redfield says keeping schools closed poses greater health threat to children than reopening

Welcome to Thursday’s Overnight Health Care. Anthony Fauci said hard-hit states should “pause” reopening, Robert Redfield echoed Trump in pushing for schools to reopen, and Florida’s death toll hit a daily record.We’ll start with Fauci:Fauci…

‘I’m Not Sure Their Timing Could Be Any Worse’: CMS to Resume Review Choice Demonstration

The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicare Services (CMS) announced Tuesday that the Review Choice Demonstration (RCD) would be renewed for participating states beginning in August. The RCD was suspended in late March due to the COVID-19 crisis, but now CMS is planning on moving… Read More »‘I’m Not Sure Their Timing Could Be Any Worse’: CMS to Resume Review Choice Demonstration

Despite COVID-19 Resurgence, Home Health Agencies Likely to Avoid Another Sudden Admissions Drop

Despite the resurgence of the coronavirus in the U.S., home health providers might not have to worry about another sudden drop in admissions. When the coronavirus first began its rapid spread across the country, jumping from a long-term care facility in Washington to the New… Read More »Despite COVID-19 Resurgence, Home Health Agencies Likely to Avoid Another Sudden Admissions Drop

Why Medical Translation and Medical Interpretation Services are Key in Quality Healthcare

Why Medical Translation and Medical Interpretation Services are Key in Quality Healthcare All industries need translators and interpreters who are trained in different languages. Although some items, symbols, and/or actions may be universally understood, you still need to convey subtle meanings and instructions across cultures.… Read More »Why Medical Translation and Medical Interpretation Services are Key in Quality Healthcare

New CVS Pharmacy App Feature Can Read Prescription Labels Out Loud for Visually Impaired

What You Should Know: – CVS introduced Spoken Rx™, a new feature of the CVS Pharmacy app that can read important prescription information out loud. It is vitally important for patient safety and adherence that prescription labels are clear and visible, but for patients with visual impairments… Read More »New CVS Pharmacy App Feature Can Read Prescription Labels Out Loud for Visually Impaired

Philips and BioIntelliSense Integrate to Enhance Remote Patient Monitoring

What You Should Know: – Philips integrates the BioIntelliSense FDA-cleared BioSticker™ sensor as part of its remote patient monitoring solutions for patients outside the hospital. – Multi-parameter sensors aid monitoring across multiple chronic conditions with medical-grade vital signs for physicians to remotely track core symptoms,… Read More »Philips and BioIntelliSense Integrate to Enhance Remote Patient Monitoring

KHN’s ‘What The Health?’: ‘Open The Schools, Close The Bars’

What The Health? · ‘Open The Schools, Close The Bars’ Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. Julie Rovner Kaiser Health News @jrovner Read Julie’s Stories Joanne Kenen Politico @JoanneKenen Read Joanne’s Stories Kimberly Leonard Business Insider @leonardkl Read Kimberly’s Stories Mary… Read More »KHN’s ‘What The Health?’: ‘Open The Schools, Close The Bars’

Coronavirus Daily Update: Senior Housing Occupancy Drops to Record Low; 1.3M Workers File for Unemployment

During this critical time, Home Health Care News remains committed to bringing you all the essential news related to home-based care operations. At the same time, we also recognize the seriousness of the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to our regular content, we’ll continue to highlight… Read More »Coronavirus Daily Update: Senior Housing Occupancy Drops to Record Low; 1.3M Workers File for Unemployment

Insurance Coverage and Viral Suppression Among People with HIV in the United States, 2015-2018

Health insurance coverage and access to care improve health outcomes, including viral suppression, for people with HIV in the United States. Prior research has demonstrated that implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2014 increased coverage among people with HIV and that certain forms… Read More »Insurance Coverage and Viral Suppression Among People with HIV in the United States, 2015-2018

Oscar tells members it won’t cover most antibody tests

Oscar told members of its health insurance plans in an email that it may not cover costs associated with COVID-19 antibody testing. It had cited those costs in a May filing as a reason it would need to raise premiums in 2021.

Ditch activation codes and automate portal enrollment with integrated identity authentication solutions

For many healthcare consumers, visiting patient portals to check medical records, schedule appointments, renew prescriptions and pay bills is a no-brainer. Accessible from multiple devices at any time of day, patient portals allow patients to manage their health from the comfort and convenience of their… Read More »Ditch activation codes and automate portal enrollment with integrated identity authentication solutions

Kiadis inks license deal with Sanofi; Gilead Ends Hep B Collaboration; Merck & Foghorn inks $425M deal; Tregs research updates

Sanofi licenses NK cells of Kiadis to boost the efficacy  Sanofi has licensed the natural killer (NK) cells from Kiadis Pharma for use in combination with its multiple myeloma drug Sarclisa. The deal worth of USD 986 million gives the global rights to Sanofi for… Read More »

Kiadis inks license deal with Sanofi; Gilead Ends Hep B Collaboration; Merck & Foghorn inks $425M deal; Tregs research updates

New initiative to bridge the gap on antimicrobial innovation

Today, more than 20 leading biopharmaceutical companies are launching the AMR Action Fund, a ground-breaking partnership to invest nearly $1 billion to ensure a robust and diverse pipeline of new medicines to treat drug-resistant infections.

The pelvic mesh scandal makes it clear: doctors must declare any funding | Margaret McCartney

We need a public register to show if healthcare professionals are in the pay of industry – or more patients will suffer It was never “just women’s problems”. After decades of having their suffering dismissed, many patients will have been relieved about the publication of… Read More »The pelvic mesh scandal makes it clear: doctors must declare any funding | Margaret McCartney

MedCity Pivot Podcast: An interview with Bari Kowal, vice president of global clinical operations, Regeneron

Bari Kowal, vice president of global clinical operations at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, gives an update on the clinical trials ongoing to develop drugs to fight Covid-19 and provides insights on how the clinical trials landscape and pharma overall must change in the next episode of MedCity… Read More »MedCity Pivot Podcast: An interview with Bari Kowal, vice president of global clinical operations, Regeneron

The Impact of Age on Fertility | Best IVF Center in Gurgaon

Best IVF Center in Gurgaon : On a day to day, i get tons of couples affected by fertility related issues whom I counsel. Quite few of those cases are those of secondary infertility, which suggests that they need either had a delivery or abortion a couple of years ago, and that they haven’t been ready to conceive then. Very often some couples had earlier opted for an… Read More »The Impact of Age on Fertility | Best IVF Center in Gurgaon