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Patient Satisfaction

Patient-Reported Outcomes and Aesthetic Results after Immediate Breast Reconstruction Using Human Acellular Dermal Matrices: Results of a Multicenter, Prospective, Observational NOGGO-AWOGyn Study | 9/16/2020

… scores (1 [“very satisfied”] to 6 [“not satisfied”]) with the outcome and the aesthetic result evaluated by 2 independent, external experts were assessed. Results: Eighty-four patients were enrolled in the study. The mean patient satisfaction score was 2.1 ± 0.8, with higher satisfaction in cohort B ( p = 0.041). The score did not change significantly during the follow-up ( p = 0.479). The mean satisfaction score of the surgeons was 2.0 ± 0.7 …

Digital Health

Healthcare Regulatory Associate - Mid-Level - Seattle | 9/16/2020

… associate to join its Healthcare Practice Group. Qualified candidates will have at least three years of experience in health law, including healthcare regulatory matters; reimbursement; fraud and abuse; healthcare contract drafting and review; and digital health or telemedicine. A strong academic background is required as well as excellent legal writing, contract drafting and oral communication skills. Active membership in the Washington State Bar is preferred. All replies confidential. DWT offers …

Remote Monitoring

Hadoop Big Data Analytics Market Growing at a CAGR 13.0% | Key Player Microsoft, AWS, Cloudera, HPE, IBM | 9/16/2020

… billion by 2025, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 13.0% during the forecast period. Various factors such as the growing focus on digital transformation, rise in investments in analytics, increasing focus on remote monitoring in support of the COVID-19 pandemic, growing adoption of smart payment technologies, and business need to build a digital infrastructure for large-scale deployments are expected to drive the adoption of Hadoop big …

Population Health

TRU working through logistics to establish ‘critical’ nurse practitioner program | 9/16/2020

Obituaries Search Thompson Rivers University hopes to house a nurse practitioner program in the new Nursing and Population Health Building in two years (Image Credit: CFJC Today) By Chad Klassen TRU working through logistics to establish ‘critical’ nurse practitioner program Sep 15, 2020 4:13 PM Copy Link KAMLOOPS — With the new nursing building providing more space, Thompson Rivers University (TRU) is close to adding a nurse practitioner program, which the …

Telehealth

Google Alert - software | 9/16/2020

software As-it-happens update ⋅ September 15, 2020 NEWS Accumen Launches MyBloodHealth®, a Virtual Anemia Management Software Solution for the … GlobeNewswire Today the company launched its first software -as-a-service (SaaS) solution, MyBloodHealth®, a hospital-based telehealth anemia management … Flag as irrelevant Fortune100 Software Company Selects Tenfold to Improve Customer Experience and Increase … PRNewswire 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Tenfold, the world’s leading Advanced CTI Company, announced today a global, Fortune100 …

Regenerative Medicine

Study uncovers a promising new therapeutic approach for Duchenne muscular dystrophy | 9/16/2020

… muscle scarring (fibrosis). The study, published in EMBO Reports , reveals a promising new therapeutic approach for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), an incurable muscle-wasting condition, and has far-reaching implications for the field of regenerative medicine . Our study shows that extracellular vesicles are bioactive mediators that can transfer the benefits of medicine–in this case, HDAC inhibitors (HDACi)–to treat DMD. We discovered the promise of this treatment almost 20 …

Mental Health Services

Maren Morris opens up about living with postpartum depression after welcoming five-month-old son | 9/16/2020

… a remote stream from her Nashville home. The Grammy-winning artist, who welcomed son Hayes Andrew March 23 with husband Ryan Hurd, said that she was flanked by a strong support system and received mental health services amid the difficult time, which coincided with the early days of the coronavirus pandemic shutdown. The latest: Maren Morris, 30, says she’s through the worst of her battle with postpartum depression, five months …

Central Logic

Global Patient Flow Management Solutions Market Report 2020 by Key Players, Types, Applications, Countries, Market Size, Forecast to 2026 (Based on 2020 COVID-19 Worldwide Spread) | 9/16/2020

… study found the shift in market paradigms in terms of regional competitive advantage and the competitive landscape of major players. Key players in the global Patient Flow Management Solutions market covered in Chapter 4: Central Logic , Inc. Epic Systems Corporation Care Logistics LLC Sonitor Technologies, Inc. Mckesson Corporation Cerner Corporation Stanley Healthcare Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc. Teletracking Technologies, Inc. Intelligent Insites, Inc. Awarepoint Corporation Medworxx Solutions, Inc. In Chapter 11 …

United Hospital, St. Paul MN

St. Paul’s W. 7th St. getting new ‘workforce’ apartment complex | Star Tribune | 9/16/2020

… completed in fall 2021, said officials of the two companies codeveloping the $40 million project. Ackerberg and Northland recently acquired the roughly half-acre parcel near W. 7th and Grand Avenue and close to United Hospital and Children’s Minnesota Hospital. The developers will soon demolish a building on the site that now houses Bonfe’s Mechanical Service, which is relocating across the street. In its place will rise the Alvera, a …

Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia PA

Some Urban Hospitals Face Closure Or Cutbacks As The Pandemic Adds To Fiscal Woes | 9/16/2020

… really criminal in my mind, because people will die as a result.” Mercy is following the same lethal path as did two other hospitals with largely lower-income patient bases that shuttered last year: Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia and Providence Hospital in Washington, D.C., which ended its inpatient services. Washington’s only public hospital, United Medical Center — in the city’s poorest ward — is slated to close in 2023 as well …

Hartford Hospital, Hartford CT

Leading through COVID: Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont | 9/16/2020

… a great relationship, to put it mildly. We got that solved, the hospitals came to the table, and they were great partners for us, and that was invaluable. The Stamford Hospital was almost overwhelmed. Hartford Hospital was able to come down with the nurses, the gowns and masks, and the ventilators, and the things they needed—and then vice versa a few months later. The guy I had leading the …

Great Plains Health, North Platte NE

Dr. W. Lee Warren performs 1st surgeries at Nebraska spine, brain center | Beckers Spine Review | 9/16/2020

North Platte, Neb.-based Great Plains Health opened its brain and spine center this summer and hired W. Lee Warren, MD, to lead its neurosurgery program, NBC affiliate KNOP reports. Three things to know: 1. Dr. Warren, who specializes in spine and cranial procedures, recently performed the first two brain surgeries at the center. 2. The cases were performed with the Aesculap 3D robotic surgical microscope, which is designed to …

Geisinger

Essential gene analysis in Acinetobacter baumannii by high-density transposon mutagenesis and CRISPR interference | 9/16/2020

New Results Essential gene analysis in Acinetobacter baumannii by high-density transposon mutagenesis and CRISPR interference Jinna Bai , Yunfei Dai , Andrew Farinha , Amy Y Tang , Sapna Syal , German Vargas-Cuebas , Defne Surujon , Ralph R Isberg , Tim van Opijnen , Edward Geisinger doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.09.15.299016 Preview PDF Abstract Acinetobacter baumannii is a poorly understood bacterium capable of life-threatening infections in hospitals. Few antibiotics remain effective against this highly resistant pathogen …

Medline

Insights on the Food Thickeners Global Industry to 2027 - Featuring Cargill, Archer Daniels Midland & CP Kelco Among Others | PR Newswire | 9/16/2020

… 9.9.4. Strategic Initiatives 9.10. FDL Ltd. 9.10.1. Company Overview 9.10.2. Financial Performance 9.10.3. Product Benchmarking 9.10.4. Strategic Initiatives 9.11. Naturex S.A. 9.11.1. Company Overview 9.11.2. Financial Performance 9.11.3. Product Benchmarking 9.11.4. Strategic Initiatives 9.12. Medline Industries, Inc. 9.12.1. Company Overview 9.12.2. Financial Performance 9.12.3. Product Benchmarking 9.12.4. Strategic Initiatives 9.13. Darling Ingredients, Inc. 9.13.1. Company Overview 9.13.2. Financial Performance 9.13.3. Product Benchmarking 9.13.4. Strategic Initiatives For more information about this …

CVS Health

Apple Fitness+ Comes With 3 Month Free Trial When Purchasing Apple Watch, But Best Buy Customers Get 6 Months | 9/16/2020

… get two months of Fitness+ for free, with details available on Best Buy’s website . CVS Health is also offering access to Fitness+ for Aetna commercial and Caremark members, CVS Pharmacy ExtraCare retail customers, and CVS Health employees. Fitness+ is also included in Apple’s Premier Apple One bundle plan , priced at $29.95 per month. After the free trial, Fitness+ is priced at $9.99 per month or $79.99 per year. Purchasing the …

Encompass Health

Encompass Health Corporation – Consensus Indicates Potential 32.1% Upside | 9/16/2020

… comprise in-home services to terminally ill patients and their families to address patients’ physical needs, including pain control and symptom management, and to provide emotional and spiritual support. As of June 15, 2020, Encompass Health Corporation operated 136 hospitals, 245 home health locations, and 83 hospice locations in 39 states and Puerto Rico. The company was formerly known as HealthSouth Corporation and changed its name to Encompass Health Corporation …

HITRUST

Google Alert - DAX | 9/16/2020

… actress revealed that … Flag as irrelevant Nuance and Microsoft announce the integration of Dragon Ambient eXperience and Microsoft … Chinook Observer The Nuance DAX solution is built on top of Microsoft Azure, a highly secure HITRUST CSF-certified platform, compliant with the HITECH Act, and has … Nuance and Microsoft announce the integration of Dragon Ambient eXperience and Microsoft … - Microsoft Full Coverage Flag as irrelevant Dow Jones, S&P 500, DAX 30 …

Revenue Cycle Management

Pharus Group Expands Ecosystem of Services; Launches New Business Units To Better Serve Its Customers | PRWeb | 9/16/2020

… says Frank Lillo, President of Pharus Home Mortgage. With Pharus Practice , medical practices can now outsource their staff training, billing & coding services to an extended team of specialists. Pharus Practice can also assist with revenue cycle management and help all types of medical practices with their growth strategy. With a focus on integrity and providing true value to its customers, Pharus Group has evolved into a trusted source with specialists …

Gut Microbiome

New Microbiome Health Index provides a “credit score for your gut” | 9/16/2020

Researchers at the Mayo Clinic have developed a test that can predict a person’s general health status by measuring the levels of 50 gut microbial species. Called the Gut Microbiome Health Index (GMHI), the formula does not diagnose specific diseases at this stage, but instead offers a general indication of one’s health. Trillions of microbes live inside our gut, and a rapidly expanding body of research is discovering how profoundly …

Clinical Research

PRA Health Sciences Announces Appointment of New Director | Benzinga | 9/16/2020

… the healthcare field as both a physician and an executive, Dr. Stettin’s experience in innovation, data, analytics, technology and integrated health solutions will provide the Board with valuable insight as we continue to reinvent clinical research and make it more accessible to patients,” said Colin Shannon, President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors of PRA Health Sciences, Inc. Dr. Stettin is Senior Vice President and Chief …

Maimonides Medical Center

Jorge E. Suarez-Cavelier, MD, FACS is recognized by Continental Who’s Who | PR Newswire | 9/16/2020

… An academic scholar, Dr. Suarez-Cavelier received his Medical Degree and completed his general surgical residency from Javeriana University in Bogota , Columbia . He relocated to the United States for a general surgical residency at Maimonides Medical Center in New York . In light of his academic success he was invited for a Fellowship in vascular and cardiac surgery at Caroline Medical Center, Charlotte, NC , and later invited for a Fellowship in …

Nuvance Health

Nuvance Health appoints new chief information officer | Norwalk | 9/16/2020

DANBURY, Connecticut, September 16, 2020 — Nuvance Health appointed Geoffry Hook chief information officer (CIO) of the seven-hospital health system. Hook will serve as the chief information systems strategist and overall information systems administrative and operations leader for Nuvance Health . As CIO of Nuvance Health , Hook will collaborate with the health system’s clinical and administrative leaders to drive digital and strategic goals. This includes alignment of approximately 330 IT team …

Reading Hospital, West Reading PA

Skook News Obituaries: September 15th, 2020 | 9/16/2020

Skook News Obituaries: September 15th, 2020 Skook News Obituaries: September 15th, 2020 Norman H. Bowers , 84, of Reading and formerly of Pottsville, passed away on Monday, September 14th, in Reading Hospital /Tower Health, West Reading.Born in Pottsville, on December 7, 1935, he was a son of the late John A. and Rebecca Jane (Long) Bowers, Sr..He was a 1953 graduate of Pottsville High School and proudly served his country …

Cardiovascular Systems

American International Group Inc. Purchases 676 Shares of Cardiovascular Systems Inc (NASDAQ:CSII) - Ticker Report | 9/16/2020

American International Group Inc. increased its stake in Cardiovascular Systems Inc (NASDAQ:CSII) by 2.8% during the 2nd its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 24,493 shares of the medical device company’s stock after buying an additional 676 American International Group Inc.’s holdings in Cardiovascular Systems were worth $773,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. Several other institutional investors …

Health Quest

HealtheConnections HIE Portal Replaces Physician Portal for Leading Care Organization in Hudson Valley & Connecticut | PR Newswire | 9/15/2020

… services and connectivity to 108 new care organizations and 700 physicians News provided by Sep 15, 2020, 07:47 ET Share this article SYRACUSE, N.Y. , Sept. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – HealtheConnections has partnered with Nuvance, formerly Health Quest , a leader in healthcare in the Hudson Valley region of New York state and eastern Connecticut , to sunset their current physician portal and replace it with the health information exchange (HIE) portal through HealtheConnections …