Healthcare Headlines

The Role of Exenterative Surgery in Advanced Urological Neoplasms | 6/23/2020

… treating patients with locally advanced disease [ 30 , 31 ]. However, improved surgical techniques mean that radical resection is also a viable option, especially when there are concerns of extra-prostatic involvement [ 28 ]. Improvements in diagnostic imaging (i.e. MRI) aid pre-operative planning with regard to the extent of surgical resection [ 33 ]. Locally advanced PCa typically disseminates in a predictable pattern to the surrounding tissues, including the bladder, lymph nodes, seminal vesicles …

Home Care

Home Care Agencies Turn to New Mentorship Pilot for Staffing Support | 6/23/2020

Learn More Advertisement Both agencies have struggled with retention in the past, with the COVID-19 crisis presenting further challenges in recent months. “We are seeing a shrinking of the home care workforce,” Home Health Care Partners Executive Director Karen Clark told HHCN. “We don’t have as many people to hire as we did in years past. Before, I can remember having interviews with three or four people and selecting …

Home Health Care

Home Care Agencies Turn to New Mentorship Pilot for Staffing Support | 6/23/2020

Learn More Advertisement Both agencies have struggled with retention in the past, with the COVID-19 crisis presenting further challenges in recent months. “We are seeing a shrinking of the home care workforce,” Home Health Care Partners Executive Director Karen Clark told HHCN. “We don’t have as many people to hire as we did in years past. Before, I can remember having interviews with three or four people and selecting …

Line Health

ValueHealth Opens Physicians Care Surgery Center, a Joint Venture with Rothman Orthopaedic Institute, Main Line Health, Jefferson Health and Local Physicians in Greater Philadelphia Area | PR Newswire | 6/23/2020

ValueHealth Opens Physicians Care Surgery Center, a Joint Venture with Rothman Orthopaedic Institute, Main Line Health, Jefferson Health and Local Physicians in Greater Philadelphia Area New center will offer multi-specialty surgery, including outpatient total joint replacement News provided by Jun 23, 2020, 11:29 ET Share this article LEAWOOD, Kan. , June 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – ValueHealth, LLC, a privately held, nationally trusted digital and surgical healthcare partner announces the opening of …

Medicare

Coordinated-care groups decry $75M funding cut | 6/22/2020

Medicare enrollment for individuals living in the community ($24.5 million) and maximizing Medicaid reimbursement through fee-for-service grants ($2.5 million). The result would be about the same in dollars for the state as its share of the $75 million (split 50-50 with federal reimbursement). The proposal is viable and would have less effect on the quality of services provided, Grossman said. The seven CCOs were established two years ago …

Stroke Survivors Do KAATSU | 6/22/2020

… stroke patients who incorporate KAATSU in their rehabilitation. Al is one example. The Southern Californian experienced a stroke in 1999 and he began KAATSU in June 2020 - and saw immediate improvement in his pain management and mobility. These are the standard KAATSU protocols that he, his KAATSU Master Specialist Dave Carlson, and other stroke survivors follow: 1. Only use the KAATSU Cycle mode. Do not use the KAATSU Training mode …

Medical Center, Macon GA

MidMichigan Medical Center – Gratiot Begins Construction to Improve Patient Experience | 6/22/2020

Home About Newsroom MidMichigan Medical Center – Gratiot Begins Construction to Improve Patient Experience In This Section Published on June 22, 2020 MidMichigan Medical Center – Gratiot Begins Construction to Improve Patient Experience MidMichigan Medical Center – Gratiot is kicking off a 12-week construction project on Monday, June 29, to improve the patient experience at the outpatient services entrance and create new space for future providers. “We are excited to provide our …

Medical Center, Frisco TX

MidMichigan Medical Center – Gratiot Begins Construction to Improve Patient Experience | 6/22/2020

Home About Newsroom MidMichigan Medical Center – Gratiot Begins Construction to Improve Patient Experience In This Section Published on June 22, 2020 MidMichigan Medical Center – Gratiot Begins Construction to Improve Patient Experience MidMichigan Medical Center – Gratiot is kicking off a 12-week construction project on Monday, June 29, to improve the patient experience at the outpatient services entrance and create new space for future providers. “We are excited to provide our …

Health Management

Patient Engagement Software Market Research: Global Status and Forecast by Geography, Type and Application (2016-2026) | 6/19/2020

Health Management Social and Behavioral Management Home Health Management Financial Health Management Main Aspects covered in the Report Overview of the Patient Engagement Software market including production, consumption, status & forecast and market growth 2016-2020 historical data and 2021-2026 market forecast Geographical analysis including major countries Overview the product type market including development Overview the end-user market including development Impact of Coronavirus on the Industry Table of Content 1 Industrial …

Memorial Hospital, Craig CO

Dr. Matthew Harrison, military physician, begins practice at Memorial Hospital | 6/19/2020

CARTHAGE – Thursday, June 18, 2020 – Memorial Hospital and Memorial Medical Clinics are excited to welcome Dr. Matthew Harrison. Dr. Harrison has a wealth of different experiences as a physician, from practicing medicine in the military, to traveling the county practicing and teaching medicine. Dr. Harrison has joined the team at Memorial Medical Clinic in Hamilton as a Family Practice Physician. Dr. Harrison was born and grew up on a farm …

Memorial Hospital, Chester IL

Dr. Matthew Harrison, military physician, begins practice at Memorial Hospital | 6/19/2020

CARTHAGE – Thursday, June 18, 2020 – Memorial Hospital and Memorial Medical Clinics are excited to welcome Dr. Matthew Harrison. Dr. Harrison has a wealth of different experiences as a physician, from practicing medicine in the military, to traveling the county practicing and teaching medicine. Dr. Harrison has joined the team at Memorial Medical Clinic in Hamilton as a Family Practice Physician. Dr. Harrison was born and grew up on a farm …

Memorial Hospital, Fremont OH

Dr. Matthew Harrison, military physician, begins practice at Memorial Hospital | 6/19/2020

CARTHAGE – Thursday, June 18, 2020 – Memorial Hospital and Memorial Medical Clinics are excited to welcome Dr. Matthew Harrison. Dr. Harrison has a wealth of different experiences as a physician, from practicing medicine in the military, to traveling the county practicing and teaching medicine. Dr. Harrison has joined the team at Memorial Medical Clinic in Hamilton as a Family Practice Physician. Dr. Harrison was born and grew up on a farm …

Memorial Hospital, Manchester KY

Dr. Matthew Harrison, military physician, begins practice at Memorial Hospital | 6/19/2020

CARTHAGE – Thursday, June 18, 2020 – Memorial Hospital and Memorial Medical Clinics are excited to welcome Dr. Matthew Harrison. Dr. Harrison has a wealth of different experiences as a physician, from practicing medicine in the military, to traveling the county practicing and teaching medicine. Dr. Harrison has joined the team at Memorial Medical Clinic in Hamilton as a Family Practice Physician. Dr. Harrison was born and grew up on a farm …

Memorial Hospital, Aurora NE

Dr. Matthew Harrison, military physician, begins practice at Memorial Hospital | 6/19/2020

CARTHAGE – Thursday, June 18, 2020 – Memorial Hospital and Memorial Medical Clinics are excited to welcome Dr. Matthew Harrison. Dr. Harrison has a wealth of different experiences as a physician, from practicing medicine in the military, to traveling the county practicing and teaching medicine. Dr. Harrison has joined the team at Memorial Medical Clinic in Hamilton as a Family Practice Physician. Dr. Harrison was born and grew up on a farm …

Memorial Hospital, Carthage IL

Dr. Matthew Harrison, military physician, begins practice at Memorial Hospital | 6/19/2020

CARTHAGE – Thursday, June 18, 2020 – Memorial Hospital and Memorial Medical Clinics are excited to welcome Dr. Matthew Harrison. Dr. Harrison has a wealth of different experiences as a physician, from practicing medicine in the military, to traveling the county practicing and teaching medicine. Dr. Harrison has joined the team at Memorial Medical Clinic in Hamilton as a Family Practice Physician. Dr. Harrison was born and grew up on a farm …

Memorial Hospital, Frederick OK

Dr. Matthew Harrison, military physician, begins practice at Memorial Hospital | 6/19/2020

CARTHAGE – Thursday, June 18, 2020 – Memorial Hospital and Memorial Medical Clinics are excited to welcome Dr. Matthew Harrison. Dr. Harrison has a wealth of different experiences as a physician, from practicing medicine in the military, to traveling the county practicing and teaching medicine. Dr. Harrison has joined the team at Memorial Medical Clinic in Hamilton as a Family Practice Physician. Dr. Harrison was born and grew up on a farm …

Memorial Hospital, Gulfport MS

Dr. Matthew Harrison, military physician, begins practice at Memorial Hospital | 6/19/2020

CARTHAGE – Thursday, June 18, 2020 – Memorial Hospital and Memorial Medical Clinics are excited to welcome Dr. Matthew Harrison. Dr. Harrison has a wealth of different experiences as a physician, from practicing medicine in the military, to traveling the county practicing and teaching medicine. Dr. Harrison has joined the team at Memorial Medical Clinic in Hamilton as a Family Practice Physician. Dr. Harrison was born and grew up on a farm …

Memorial Hospital, Seminole TX

Dr. Matthew Harrison, military physician, begins practice at Memorial Hospital | 6/19/2020

CARTHAGE – Thursday, June 18, 2020 – Memorial Hospital and Memorial Medical Clinics are excited to welcome Dr. Matthew Harrison. Dr. Harrison has a wealth of different experiences as a physician, from practicing medicine in the military, to traveling the county practicing and teaching medicine. Dr. Harrison has joined the team at Memorial Medical Clinic in Hamilton as a Family Practice Physician. Dr. Harrison was born and grew up on a farm …

Memorial Hospital, York PA

Dr. Matthew Harrison, military physician, begins practice at Memorial Hospital | 6/19/2020

CARTHAGE – Thursday, June 18, 2020 – Memorial Hospital and Memorial Medical Clinics are excited to welcome Dr. Matthew Harrison. Dr. Harrison has a wealth of different experiences as a physician, from practicing medicine in the military, to traveling the county practicing and teaching medicine. Dr. Harrison has joined the team at Memorial Medical Clinic in Hamilton as a Family Practice Physician. Dr. Harrison was born and grew up on a farm …

Medical Center, Trophy Club TX

Telehealth Technology Enhances Patient Care at LeConte Medical Center | 6/18/2020

Thanks to the advent of this type of telehealth technology, LeConte Medical Center can now offer dialysis for hospitalized patients. For those with acute or chronic kidney failure, dialysis is a process that filters waste and extra fluid from the blood, a function that would normally be done by the kidneys. Approximately 50 nephrology telehealth sessions have taken place since the LeConte program launched in February. For many patients, these …

Health Net

Dupont Hospital to offer breast milk | 6/17/2020

Dupont Hospital will offer families who prefer to provide their infants human milk a new option, starting next week. The hospital, part of Lutheran Health Network, on Monday will become Allen County’s first Donor Milk Express, or DMX, site. The Milk Bank’s program allows families to buy up to 40 ounces of pasteurized donor human milk without a prescription. The program “allows parents of healthy newborns to supplement with human …

Home Healthcare

CareAcademy Raises $9.5 Million Led By Impact America Fund | 6/14/2020

CareAcademy, a leading home care and home health workforce empowerment platform, announced it has closed $9.5 million in funding CareAcademy, a leading home care and home health workforce empowerment platform, announced it has closed $9.5 … this rapid growth, Grand View Research is predicting that the home healthcare market will grow at a compound annual growth rate of 7.9% between 2020 and 2027. For the aging baby boomer population — who have …

UnitedHealth

UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) Shares Sold by Gabelli Funds LLC | 6/13/2020

Gabelli Funds LLC lessened its stake in UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) by 6.8% in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 192,900 shares of the healthcare conglomerate’s stock after selling 14,000 shares during the quarter. Gabelli Funds LLC’s holdings in UnitedHealth Group were worth $48,105,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other hedge funds and …

Medicare Advantage

Comment on Why not Medicare for all? No, not that M4A by rdquinn | 6/13/2020

I’ve thought long and hard about this. It makes sense even with all the risks to simply expand Medicare to cover all Americans. If you have a better idea that accomplishes all the desired goals … our out of pocket costs, or we can use the Medicare Advantage option to virtually eliminate out of pocket costs in exchange for a more limited choice of health care providers. The great majority of …

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Verify: Hospitals do not get extra money for labeling deaths as COVID-19. Here’s proof | 6/13/2020

The Centers for **Medicare and Medicaid Services** and the CARES Act will help us clarify this one.” subsection=”verify” data-topic=”” url=”www.khou.com/article/news/verify/verify-hospital-labeling-deaths-as-covid-19-to-get-more-money-false/285-59d9c90f-ddb9-4dba-bcb1-b90d7324ab75” categories=”verify, local, coronavirus, health, news, home” data-author=”Cheryl Mercedes (KHOU)” data-keywords=”[ “verify”, “local”, “coronavirus”, “health”, “news”, publisher=”Ciara Rouege” VERIFY: Hospitals do not get extra …