Boston Medical Center

This Is the Riskiest Part of Your Vacation | Elemental | Medium | 8/17/2020

… daily life, and have a little fun. But this time is far from normal, and letting loose during a pandemic could come with significant risks, says Cassandra Pierre , MD, an infectious disease doctor at Boston Medical Center . Even when you visit family and close friends you trust, there’s no guarantee you’re not putting yourself at a higher risk for contracting Covid-19. Pierre says people frequently underestimate risk factors when …

PandoLogic Announces Continued Workforce Recovery Grant Efforts | PRWeb | 8/11/2020

… and ICU Nurses within healthcare providers including Ochsner Health, UMass Memorial Healthcare, Angels of Care (pediatric home healthcare), Genesis Rehab Services, BrightSpring Health Services (leading provider of comprehensive home and community-based health services), Boston Medical Center and home healthcare provider BAYADA. Plus, essential workers for Eversource. The Grant was also utilized by talent providers across the Staffing industry and Gig economy including Foundation Medical Staffing, (CHG), HealthTrust (an HCA …

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25 top safety-net hospitals in the US, ranked by Washington Monthly Magazine | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/4/2020

… civic leadership and value of care. Civic leadership is defined as treating lower-income and minority patients. Read more about the methodology here . The top 25: 1. JPS Health Network (Fort Worth, Texas)2. Boston Medical Center 4. CarePoint Health Hoboken (N.J.) University Medical Center5. Cortland (N.Y.) Regional Medical Center6. Signature Healthcare Brockton (Mass.) Hospital 7. Desert Valley Hospital (Victorville, Calif.)8. Cambridge (Mass.) Health Alliance9. Baystate Wing Hospital and …

Qventus Achieves Significant Milestones in Helping Clients Address Near-term Covid-19 Challenges and Create Long-term Operational Efficiencies | Business Wire | 8/3/2020

… healthcare — has never been more important.” New Partnerships and Deployments In the first half of the year Qventus established partnerships with new clients and went live with solutions at numerous hospitals, including Allina Health, Boston Medical Center , Dignity Health Mercy San Juan, HonorHealth, M Health Fairview St. John’s Hospital, M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Medical Center, Marshfield Clinic Health System, Saint Luke’s Health System, and University of Arkansas for …

10 hospitals seeking pharmacy leaders | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/3/2020

… list. Job listings were compiled from job-seeker websites. Hospitals and health systems are in alphabetical order. Ascension (St. Louis, Mo.) seeks a pharmacy manager. BJC HealthCare (St. Louis, Mo.) seeks a pharmacy director. Boston Medical Center seeks a pharmacy manager. Centura Health (Centennial, Colo.) seeks a pharmacy operations manager. CommonSpirit Health (Chicago) seeks a pharmacy manager. Long Island Community Hospital (Patchogue, N.Y.) seeks a pharmacy services director. MedStar Health …

CVS Health Adds Big Health’s Digital Therapeutics for the 24-Hour Problem of Mental Health to Its Point Solutions Management Program | Business Wire | 7/29/2020

… they support clinical outcomes while minimizing plan costs. Since Daylight and Sleepio are pure software, they deliver effective, efficient, evidence-based “night and day” mental health care at scale. Big Health clients include Comcast, Boston Medical Center , The Hartford and AmeriGas, among many others. Offering the Big Health solutions via the CVS Health Point Solutions Management program simplifies billing and reimbursement for plan sponsors and their members. “With the growing …

Female physicians respond to controversial study with #MedBikini hashtag | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/29/2020

… unprofessional” for the field, according to Scientific American . The photos, usually accompanied by the hashtag MedBikini, come in response to a now-retracted study published in the Journal of Vascular Surgery . Researchers at the Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine conducted the study by surveilling the social media activity of vascular surgery trainees and classifying if it was professional or not. The study elicited outcry, as critics …

Doctors to Governor Baker: Expanded COVID-19 surveillance testing ‘essential’ to reopening schools safely | Boston Globe | 7/26/2020

… can reopen safely. “We are very much in favor of trying to open schools in person right now because community prevalence is low in Massachusetts,” said Dr. Elissa Perkins , an emergency medicine physician at Boston Medical Center , who wrote the letter, along with Dr. Westyn Branch-Elliman, an assistant professor and infectious disease specialist at Harvard Medical School. But it will be “impossible to implement” the state’s school reopening guidelines …

14 hospitals with the most ER visits in 2019 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/24/2020

… Medical Center (Paterson, N.J.) — 153,201 6. Montefiore Medical Center-Moses Campus (New York City) — 153,012 7. NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln (New York City) — 150,647 8. Cape Fear Valley Medical Center (Fayetteville, N.C.) — 144,343 9. Boston Medical Center — 139,577 10. Banner Desert Medical Center (Mesa, Ariz.) — 135,383 11. Reading Hospital-Tower Health (West Reading, Pa.) — 134,538 12. WellStar Kennestone Hospital (Marietta, Ga.) — 130,733 13. Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak (Mich.) — 128,079 14 …

Boston Medical’s Walsh to receive BBJ social leadership award | The Business Journals | 7/23/2020

Boston Medical’s Walsh to receive BBJ social leadership award Jul 23, 2020, 11:33am EDT Kate Walsh , president and CEO of the Boston Medical Center health system, has been named the 2020 winner of the Boston Business Journal’s Lewis Family Foundation CEO Social Leadership Award. The annual award was created in 2007 in partnership with the Lewis Family Foundation, led by Alan and Harriet Lewis, owners of Grand Circle Travel. It …

11 Ways Black Women Can Protect Their Mental Health During Pregnancy and Postpartum | MSN | 7/7/2020

… not sufficient, talk to your healthcare provider about different treatment options.” — Christine Crawford , M.D., M.P.H., an assistant professor of psychiatry at Boston University School of Medicine and an adult, child, and adolescent psychiatrist at Boston Medical Center . (Related: Alison Désir On the Expectations of Pregnancy and New Motherhood Vs. Reality ) 2. Find the mental health support you need (even if it’s virtual). “Mental health support during the prenatal period is …

US coronavirus: Americans must unify against vast Covid-19 surge to avoid up to 100,000 cases daily, expert says - CNN | 7/1/2020

… combination of travel, the combination of reopening – perhaps in some cases, too early – and the combination of people not necessarily following some of these preventive guidelines,” Dr. Joshua Barocas, an infectious disease physician at Boston Medical Center , said during a Wednesday briefing by the Infectious Diseases Society of America. According to a Johns Hopkins University’s tally , there have been at least 2.6 million cases of coronavirus in the US with …

What you need to know about COVID-19: Many coronavirus cases may be undetected, expert says | 7/1/2020

… combination of travel, the combination of reopening — perhaps in some cases, too early — and the combination of people not necessarily following some of these preventive guidelines,” Dr. Joshua Barocas, an infectious disease physician at Boston Medical Center , said during a Wednesday briefing by the Infectious Diseases Society of America.Barocas said cases spiked in some states after Memorial Day. Thirty-seven states now trend upward in the number of cases from …

July 4th Could Create ‘Perfect Storm’ For Spreading Coronavirus, Warns Infectious Disease Doctor | 7/1/2020

… combination of travel, the combination of reopening — perhaps in some cases, too early — and the combination of people not necessarily following some of these preventive guidelines,” Dr. Joshua Barocas, an infectious disease physician at Boston Medical Center , said during a Wednesday briefing by the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Barocas said cases spiked in some states after Memorial Day. Thirty-seven states now trend upward in the number of cases …

California governor issues new coronavirus restrictions for more than 28 million people | 7/1/2020

… combination of travel, the combination of reopening — perhaps in some cases, too early — and the combination of people not necessarily following some of these preventive guidelines,” Dr. Joshua Barocas, an infectious disease physician at Boston Medical Center , said during a Wednesday briefing by the Infectious Diseases Society of America. According to a Johns Hopkins University’s tally , there have been at least 2.6 million cases of coronavirus in the US with …

SOM student Kurt Schultz receives AΩA research fellowship | 6/30/2020

… his research period. An additional $2,500 will be paid after the receipt and approval of the final research report. “This past year, I did research in the Surgical Outcomes Analysis and Research Lab at Boston Medical Center ,” he said. “Now in my final year of medical school, my goal is to evaluate the discharge opioid prescribing patterns after colorectal surgery. For my fellowship period, I’m looking to dive deeper into …

In the Covid-19 death of a hospital food worker, a microcosm of the pandemic | STAT | 6/30/2020

… will be covered by insurance, how much a patient will have to pay. Hearing snatches of what was going on, her boss let her go home. By the time she brought her nephew to Boston Medical Center later that day, he was so weak he sank into a wheelchair. That night, he was back in his own bed, self-isolating, waiting for coronavirus test results. They were positive. Desir kept …

Front-line health care workers reunite with children after months fighting COVID-19 | 6/30/2020

… health care workers around the U.S. have finally reunited with their kids after they made the tough decision to keep them safe from potential exposure to COVID-19. Mary Ann Dakkak, a doctor at Boston Medical Center who has been on the front lines, recently saw her children Eli and Isabelle Tauches, who are 8 and 10 years old respectively, for the first time in more than 90 days. “I …

Health experts welcome Supreme Court’s decision preserving abortion access | 6/30/2020

… hold admitting privileges at local hospitals. “The ruling is an important win in reaffirming the right to access abortion,” said Katharine O ’Connell White, MD, MPH, director of the fellowship in family planning at Boston Medical Center , told Healio Primary Care. “Abortion is essential, time-sensitive health care that cannot be delayed — even in a pandemic.” The AMA, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, the American Academy of Family …

Small Moments, Big Impact: An App to Promote New Mothers’ Wellbeing | 6/29/2020

… achieve these goals is by helping their parents, and that the best way to reach parents is through their children. An “a-ha” moment. With that lesson in mind, my colleagues and I at Boston Medical Center , in collaboration with WGBH and mothers of our patients, developed Small Moments, Big Impact (SMBI) , a free app to promote new mothers’ emotional wellbeing and resilience. We believe the app will help the …

Differentiation of Human Airway-Organoids From Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells (iPSCs) - PubMed | National Institutes of Health | 6/28/2020

doi: 10.1016/bs.mcb.2020.03.008. Epub 2020 Apr 25. Authors Ruobing Wang 1 , Katie B McCauley 2 , Darrell N Kotton 3 , Finn Hawkins 4 Affiliations 1 Center for Regenerative Medicine of Boston University and Boston Medical Center , Boston, MA, United States; Division of Respiratory Diseases, Department of Medicine, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA, United States. 2 Respiratory Diseases, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, Cambridge, MA, United States. 3 Center for Regenerative …

New mom celebrates COVID recovery after delivering son while in ICU - ABC News | 6/27/2020

… 11:24 PM 4 min read 4 min read Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Email this article 1:52 ICU staff celebrates COVID patient leaving as new mom Adriana Rice-Leiva, 31, who went into Boston Medical Center with coronavirus at 7 1/2 months pregnant and was put on a ventilator, has made it home safely and recovered. Courtesy Adriana Rice-Leiva A new mom in Massachusetts has returned home after …

Want To Live To 100? | 6/27/2020

… all have a genetic blueprint that, on average, should let us live to 90 in great shape,” says Thomas Perls , M.D ., professor of medicine at Boston University School of Medicine and a geriatrician at Boston Medical Center , who’s tracked thousands of 100-plussers in his New England Centenarian Study (and now their kids too in a new $25 million National Institutes of Health study). “Average healthy life expectancy is 69 …

Mattapan man killed Wednesday in Milton crash | 6/26/2020

MILTON — A 49-year-old Mattapan man died Wednesday night after being hit by two cars in Milton on Route 93. State Police officials said in a press release that Tat Segundo died at the Boston Medical Center from his injuries. Troopers responded to exit 9 for a report of a pedestrian hit by a vehicle around 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, and found Segundo in the road with “serious injuries” and …

End of In-Store Makeup Testers and Samples in Post-COVID-19 World — Report | 6/26/2020

… history, that statement could (and should) apply to anything (and everything). But in this particular instance, Cassandra M. Pierre , a physician specializing in infectious diseases and the medical director of public health programs at Boston Medical Center , is referring to the future of beauty product testing. Swatching, swiping, and slathering simply do not exist in a post-COVID-19 world. Well, perhaps “post-COVID-19 world” is an ambitious turn …

COVID-19

This Is the Riskiest Part of Your Vacation | Elemental | Medium | 8/17/2020

… This article has been made free for everyone, thanks to Medium Members . For more information on the novel coronavirus and Covid-19, visit cdc.gov . This Is the Riskiest Part of Your Vacation The psychological reason … risks, says Cassandra Pierre , MD, an infectious disease doctor at Boston Medical Center. Even when you visit family and close friends you trust, there’s no guarantee you’re not putting yourself at a higher risk for …

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Qventus Achieves Significant Milestones in Helping Clients Address Near-term Covid-19 Challenges and Create Long-term Operational Efficiencies | Business Wire | 8/3/2020

… Boston Medical Center, Dignity Health Mercy San Juan, HonorHealth, M Health Fairview St. John’s Hospital, M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Medical Center, Marshfield Clinic Health System, Saint Luke’s Health System, and University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. “We are very pleased to be working with Qventus,” said Dr. Alastair Bell, Executive Vice President Strategy and Chief Operating Officer, Boston Medical Center. “Over the last several months, our team has …

Mental Health Services

11 Ways Black Women Can Protect Their Mental Health During Pregnancy and Postpartum | MSN | 7/7/2020

… M.P.H., an assistant professor of psychiatry at Boston University School of Medicine and an adult, child, and adolescent psychiatrist at Boston Medical Center. (Related: Alison Désir On the Expectations of Pregnancy and New Motherhood Vs … white women), but most don’t follow up with referrals for mental health services. There is still a huge stigma regarding mental health in some Black communities. I have found success in linking my patients to …

Regenerative Medicine

Differentiation of Human Airway-Organoids From Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells (iPSCs) - PubMed | National Institutes of Health | 6/28/2020

doi: 10.1016/bs.mcb.2020.03.008. Epub 2020 Apr 25. Authors Ruobing Wang 1 , Katie B McCauley 2 , Darrell N Kotton 3 , Finn Hawkins 4 Affiliations 1 Center for Regenerative Medicine of Boston University and Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA, United States; Division of Respiratory Diseases, Department of Medicine, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA, United States. 2 Respiratory Diseases, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, Cambridge, MA, United States. 3 Center for Regenerative …

Telehealth

Is It Safe to Get a Massage Right Now? | Elemental - Elemental | Medium | 6/23/2020

… pain caused by fibromyalgia. But that was before the pandemic. While some medical care has been able to pivot to telehealth, many patients haven’t received the hands-on treatments they rely on for conditions like … if waiting a few weeks won’t hurt,” says Karen Mattie , Boston Medical Center’s director of rehabilitative services. If you have chronic pain that doesn’t threaten your overall health or you’re progressing in your healing from …

Medicare

Quil Announces Formation of Clinical Advisory Board | PR Newswire | 6/2/2020

… practice and medical directorships in long-term care, including Veterans Affairs Director of Geriatric Primary Care, Clinical Faculty at the University of Miami , and lead physician for a Complex Care Management team for Medicare Advantage plans. She is the Medical Director for Medicare Advantage plans at Independence Blue Cross. John Torres , MD Dr. John Torres is a renowned emergency room physician with extensive international experience. He serves as an NBC …

American Heart Association

Quil Announces Formation of Clinical Advisory Board | PR Newswire | 6/2/2020

… care quality and costs. He serves on the board of directors for HealthShare Exchange of Southeastern Pennsylvania and is the past chair and continues to serve on the board of directors of the American Heart Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania . He also serves on several other boards and served on the Mayor’s Task Force to Combat the Opioid Epidemic in Philadelphia . Heidi Syropoulos , MD Dr. Heidi Syropoulos , is a board certified …

National Institutes of Health

Gilead’s remdesivir shows some benefit in patients with moderate Covid-19, new data show | STAT | 6/1/2020

… For most clinicians when we see this, it’s heartening,” said Nahid Bhadelia, medical director of the special pathogens unit at Boston Medical Center. “But at the same time it’s frustrating to get the data through … with the results of the severe study, run by the National Institutes of Health, in which patients were 50% more likely to have experienced an improvement on a similar symptom scale after 15 days. In …

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Inter-generational link of obesity in term and preterm births: role of maternal plasma acylcarnitines. | National Institutes of Health | 5/20/2020

… Early Life Origins of Disease, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA. 2 Departments of Nutrition, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA. 3 Channing Division of Network … 9 Department of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA. 10 Mary Ann & J. Milburn Smith Child Health Research, Outreach and Advocacy Center, Stanley Manne Children’s Research Institute, Ann …

American Hospital Association

A New York man prayed at his dad’s bedside after coronavirus death. 16 days later, they’re buried together - CNN | 5/13/2020

… It’s incredibly heartbreaking this happened in the first place,” said Dr. Cassandra Pierre, medical director of public health programs at Boston Medical Center. “But also that you have to hold your family member or you … vice president of quality and patient safety policy at the American Hospital Association, said health care centers have had to make tough choices. “The extraordinary reality of COVID-19 has forced many hospitals and health …

Social Determinants of Health

Ailing areas hit with one-two punch of pollution and coronavirus | Boston Globe | 5/8/2020

… education, health care, a job that pays more than minimum wage, housing, and food security, play a critical role as social determinants of health. These are the political and environmental factors that influence individuals’ health … researcher in the Integrative Medicine and Health Disparities Program at Boston Medical Center. There are actions we can take now to reduce exposure to pollution Roseann Bongiovanni of GreenRoots Chelsea rightly points to the injustice …

Medicaid

Remdesivir’s rollout by the Trump administration is angering doctors on the front lines - The Washington Post | 5/7/2020

… Boston Medical Center, which treats large numbers of African American and Hispanic patients on Medicaid, said in an interview. Linas noted in a tweet this week that the hospital has the second highest coronavirus case count in Boston: “Today, the family of a dying patient asked me why we do not have [remdesivir]. What am I supposed to say?” The White House, the president’s coronavirus task force, the Office of …

Food and Drug Administration

Remdesivir’s rollout by the Trump administration is angering doctors on the front lines - The Washington Post | 5/7/2020

… administration raised hopes by announcing that the drug shortened hospital stays of some patients. Demand for remdesivir exploded after the Food and Drug Administration, citing the results, made an emergency use authorization for the experimental … staggering injustice,” Benjamin P. Linas, an infectious-disease doctor at Boston Medical Center, which treats large numbers of African American and Hispanic patients on Medicaid, said in an interview. Linas noted in a tweet this …

Department of Health and Human Services

Remdesivir’s rollout by the Trump administration is angering doctors on the front lines - The Washington Post | 5/7/2020

… how it has been done. The process is just a staggering injustice,” Benjamin P. Linas, an infectious-disease doctor at Boston Medical Center, which treats large numbers of African American and Hispanic patients on Medicaid … ASPR) — which is coordinating distribution of the drug — and the Department of Health and Human Services, ASPR’s parent agency,did not respond to questions about the physicians’ complaints Thursday. AD AD Sign up for our …

HIPAA

COVID-19: OCR Reminds Providers of Media Access Restrictions to PHI | HealthIT Security | 5/6/2020

HIPAA and Compliance News COVID-19: OCR Reminds Providers of Media Access Restrictions to PHI Even during the COVID-19 emergency, OCR reminds providers that HIPAA restricts the media and film crews from accessing areas … media crew to film patients without authorization. Two years later, Boston Medical Center, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Massachusetts General Hospital paid OCR nearly $1 million for similar violations. Those HIPAA restrictions have not changed …

NIH

Gilead: Critical study of Covid-19 drug shows patients respond to treatment | 4/29/2020

Biotech Critical study of Gilead’s Covid-19 drug shows patients are responding to treatment, NIH says By Matthew Herper @matthewherper and Adam Feuerstein @adamfeuerstein April 29, 2020 A vial of remdesivir ULRICH PERREY/POOL/AFP … Nahid Bhadelia, medical director of the special pathogens unit at Boston Medical Center. “We know that with most antiviral medications the earlier you give it the better it is.” said Bhadelia, who had experience giving …

American Academy of Pediatrics

The impact of COVID-19 on infant and child health care, beyond missed vaccinations | Yahoo News | 4/29/2020

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) strongly encourages in-person visits whenever possible. Still, numbers in pediatric clinics have steeply declined. Dr. Eileen Costello, a pediatrician and the chief of ambulatory pediatrics at Boston Medical Center, which serves around around 14,000 vulnerable patients, about 90% of whom are on public insurance, said the center’s usual clinic volume decreased by approximately 80% last month. MORE: Don’t skip vaccinations: 8 things pediatricians want …

CDC

Boston Medical, Rimidi Partner to Tackle High-Risk Pregnancy During COVID-19 | HIT Consultant | 4/27/2020

Leave a Comment What You Should Know: – To help overcome the challenges of high-risk pregnancies, Boston Medical Center announced a partnership with Rimidi, a cloud-based software platform, to enable physicians to remotely collect … remote monitoring capabilities. According to the latest numbers from the CDC, there were 3,788,235 births in the U.S. in 2018. Of that, 6 – 8% are, on average, considered high-risk pregnancies and require frequent visits …

Children's Health

10 hospitals seeking pharmacy leaders | Becker’s Hospital Review | 4/27/2020

Boston Medical Center seeks an associate director of inpatient pharmacy operations. Cedars-Sinai (Los Angeles) seeks a pharmacy regulatory compliance manager. Children’s Health (Dallas) seeks a pharmacy director. Christus Health (Irving, Texas) seeks a pharmacy director. NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital seeks a pharmacy operations director. Scripps Health (San Diego) seeks a pharmacy manager. Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (Philadelphia) seeks a pharmacy director. Virtua Health (Marlton, N.J.) seeks a pharmacy director. More …

Behavioral Health

Live updates on COVID-19: March 16-31 | 4/24/2020

… of patient rights could improve the quality of care that patients receive and foster better communication between providers and patients. Boston Medical Center Health System furloughs around 700 employees 4:05 PM CT on 3/31/2020 Boston … into the program, which is focused on primary care clinicians, behavioral health practitioners, and a few other non-surgical specialties. “Idaho is fortunate to have a dedicated group of independent providers who are passionate about …

Community Health

Live updates on COVID-19: March 16-31 | Modern Healthcare | 4/24/2020

… of patient rights could improve the quality of care that patients receive and foster better communication between providers and patients. Boston Medical Center Health System furloughs around 700 employees 4:05 PM CT on 3/31/2020 Boston … spectrum­­–this will save lives.” American Hospital Association, Alliance of Community Health Plans and Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy were among the other organizations supporting the legislation. CareFirst, Anthem allow employees to volunteer at hospitals …

AMA

Live updates on COVID-19: March 16-31 | 4/24/2020

… of patient rights could improve the quality of care that patients receive and foster better communication between providers and patients. Boston Medical Center Health System furloughs around 700 employees 4:05 PM CT on 3/31/2020 Boston … patients in the pandemic, according to a study published in JAMA . Of the 1,257 healthcare workers in China who responded, 50.4% experiened signs of depression and 44.6% reported anxiety. Seven out of ten experienced distress …

American Medical Association

Live updates on COVID-19: March 16-31 | Modern Healthcare | 4/24/2020

… of patient rights could improve the quality of care that patients receive and foster better communication between providers and patients. Boston Medical Center Health System furloughs around 700 employees 4:05 PM CT on 3/31/2020 Boston … enough to cover the costs of treating coronavirus patients. The American Medical Association on Thursday gave providers new coding advice for the pandemic. The guidance includes 11 scenarios for COVID-19 coding including telehealth and …

Clinical Research

Live updates on COVID-19: March 16-31 | Modern Healthcare | 4/24/2020

… of patient rights could improve the quality of care that patients receive and foster better communication between providers and patients. Boston Medical Center Health System furloughs around 700 employees 4:05 PM CT on 3/31/2020 Boston … little iffy there” right now. Health experts urge sharing of clinical research data 10:41 AM CT on 3/28/2020 Because the U.S. is so far behind testing for COVID-19, President Donald Trump, Congress, the U.S …

Feinberg School of Medicine

NOT REAL NEWS: A week of false news around the coronavirus | Yahoo News | 4/11/2020

… water to prevent or treat covid at all,” said Dr. Michael Angarone, assistant professor of infectious diseases at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Social media users appear to be suggesting there is no difference … of Public Health and School of Medicine and physician at Boston Medical Center. Other posts tout a combination of tonic water and zinc, an idea that gained traction after a St. Louis chiropractor posted a …

HealthTrust

PandoLogic Announces Continued Workforce Recovery Grant Efforts | PRWeb | 8/11/2020

Boston Medical Center and home healthcare provider BAYADA. Plus, essential workers for Eversource. The Grant was also utilized by talent providers across the Staffing industry and Gig economy including Foundation Medical Staffing, (CHG), HealthTrust (an HCA Company), Kimco, Care.com, Barton Associates and AMN Healthcare. “We have found that the pandemic has accelerated the adoption of programmatic recruitment advertising as this disruptive technology quickly consolidates all the varied sources of traffic …

CVS Health

CVS Health Adds Big Health’s Digital Therapeutics for the 24-Hour Problem of Mental Health to Its Point Solutions Management Program | Business Wire | 7/29/2020

… COVID-19 pandemic,” said Sree Chaguturu, MD, Chief Medical Officer at CVS Caremark, the pharmacy benefit management (PBM) business of CVS Health. “Big Health’s commitment to clinical evaluation and research aligns with our focus on … mental health care at scale. Big Health clients include Comcast, Boston Medical Center, The Hartford and AmeriGas, among many others. Offering the Big Health solutions via the CVS Health Point Solutions Management program simplifies billing …

CVS

CVS Health Adds Big Health’s Digital Therapeutics for the 24-Hour Problem of Mental Health to Its Point Solutions Management Program | Business Wire | 7/29/2020

… announced that its Daylight digital therapeutic for worry and anxiety is now available to employers and other plan sponsors through CVS Caremark’s Point Solutions Management program. Together, Sleepio and Daylight address the 24-hour problem … mental health care at scale. Big Health clients include Comcast, Boston Medical Center, The Hartford and AmeriGas, among many others. Offering the Big Health solutions via the CVS Health Point Solutions Management program simplifies billing …

Novartis

Differentiation of Human Airway-Organoids From Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells (iPSCs) - PubMed | National Institutes of Health | 6/28/2020

doi: 10.1016/bs.mcb.2020.03.008. Epub 2020 Apr 25. Authors Ruobing Wang 1 , Katie B McCauley 2 , Darrell N Kotton 3 , Finn Hawkins 4 Affiliations 1 Center for Regenerative Medicine of Boston University and Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA, United States; Division of Respiratory Diseases, Department of Medicine, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA, United States. 2 Respiratory Diseases, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, Cambridge, MA, United States. 3 Center for Regenerative …

Gilead

Gilead’s remdesivir shows some benefit in patients with moderate Covid-19, new data show | STAT | 6/1/2020

Health Gilead’s remdesivir shows some benefit in patients with moderate Covid-19, new data show By Matthew Herper @matthewherper June 1, 2020 Reprints A vial of remdesivir Gilead Sciences via AP R emdesivir, the drug … Nahid Bhadelia, medical director of the special pathogens unit at Boston Medical Center. “But at the same time it’s frustrating to get the data through a press release rather than to see the data.” She …

Gilead Sciences

Gilead’s remdesivir shows some benefit in patients with moderate Covid-19, new data show | STAT | 6/1/2020

… patients with moderate Covid-19, new data show By Matthew Herper @matthewherper June 1, 2020 Reprints A vial of remdesivir Gilead Sciences via AP R emdesivir, the drug developed as a treatment for Covid-19 … Nahid Bhadelia, medical director of the special pathogens unit at Boston Medical Center. “But at the same time it’s frustrating to get the data through a press release rather than to see the data.” She …

WebMD

Quarantine Weight Gain Not A Joking Matter | WebMD | 5/21/2020

… you’ve got an ideal situation for weight gain, he says. In a poll of more than 1,000 U.S. readers of WebMD, nearly half of the women and almost one-quarter of the men said they’d … MD, director of the Nutrition and Weight Management Center at Boston Medical Center. “And they were younger.” Preliminary research published in The Lancet has also found this connection. And while calling it the “Quarantine 15 …

AbbVie

AbbVie Announces 26 Nonprofits Selected for the COVID-19 Community Resilience Fund | PR Newswire | 5/21/2020

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill. AbbVie, a research-based global biopharmaceutical company, today announced donations to 26 nonprofit organizations totaling $5 million to support immediate COVID-19 relief efforts. Through support from the newly created AbbVie COVID … childcare for first responders and essential workers. Specific U.S. Cities Boston Medical Center is an academic medical center and as New England’s largest safety-net hospital, provides medical care for Boston’s most vulnerable patients and …

AmerisourceBergen

Massachusetts hospitals cooperated to fix feds’ botched remdesivir handout | Modern Healthcare | 5/13/2020

… and on May 6 received enough remdesivir to treat around 120 coronavirus patients from the federal government through the distributor AmerisourceBergen. The system agreed to repackage its shipment to send to hospitals left out across … they lived would not have access to a therapeutic medication.” Boston Medical Center was left out of the initial distribution, despite having one of the highest COVID-19 caseloads in the state. David Twitchell, vice …

HealthDay

AHA News: Doctors Consider Possible Stroke and COVID-19 Connection | U.S. News & World Report | 5/12/2020

More (HealthDay) TUESDAY, May 12, 2020 (American Heart Association News) –The first thing to know about the possible links between COVID-19 and stroke is simple, say doctors: We just don’t know. “We have very … talking about.” Dr. Thanh Nguyen, director of neuroendovascular service at Boston Medical Center and a professor of neurology, neurosurgery and radiology at Boston University School of Medicine, agreed that until evidence is stronger, it’s too …

Rimidi

Boston Medical, Rimidi Partner to Tackle High-Risk Pregnancy During COVID-19 | HIT Consultant | 4/27/2020

Leave a Comment What You Should Know: – To help overcome the challenges of high-risk pregnancies, Boston Medical Center announced a partnership with Rimidi, a cloud-based software platform, to enable physicians to remotely collect and analyze patient-generated data to better treat patients remotely. – Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond, the adoption of Rimidi’s platform will ease fears and provide an extra layer of medical support by leveraging …

TraceLink

TraceLink Announces $1 Million Charitable Funding for COVID-19 Relief, Issues Call for Grant Proposals | PR Newswire | 4/16/2020

NORTH READING, Mass. TraceLink Inc., the leading digital platform company for the life sciences industry, today announced the commitment of a $1 million donation to COVID-19 charitable relief efforts, seeking grant proposals from eligible … delivered individual gift boxes to over 450 pediatric patients at Boston Medical Center and other Boston hospitals, a charitable effort that meant everything to these children and lifted their spirits while they were hospitalized,” said …

Cerner

Uber Health targets provider pain points with revamped platform | Healthcare Dive | 3/4/2020

… Boston Medical Center, Yale New Haven, MedStar Health and the Cleveland Clinic, and access to thousands of additional systems through an October integration with Cerner’s EHR. Many of these providers worked with Uber to formulate the functions aimed to be more consumer friendly. Recommended Reading …

Medtronic

5 recent GI-focused innovations | Becker’s ASC Review | 11/11/2019

Here are five gastroenterology-focused companies that either recently began developing or launched new products: Boston Medical Center is studying how Motus GI’s Pure-Vu System affects bowel preparation in a clinical setting. Pure-Vu is an alternate bowel-preparation system. Medtronic launched GI Genius, an endoscopy module that uses artificial intelligence to detect colorectal polyps. Fujifilm Medical Systems USA launched eight new endoscopic products at ACG 2019, held Oct …

Kaiser Permanente Ventures

Big Health Raises $39 Million in Series B Financing from Gilde Healthcare, Morningside Ventures, Kaiser Permanente Ventures, and Octopus Ventures | PR Newswire | 6/18/2020

… 39 million in a Series B financing, led by Gilde Healthcare and joined by co-lead Morningside Ventures; existing investors Kaiser Permanente Ventures (KPV) and Octopus Ventures; and Samsung NEXT. Janke Dittmer , general partner at … and Daylight. To date, the UK’s National Health Service (NHS), Boston Medical Center, AmeriGas and more than fifty other companies have signed up for this program, adding more than six million covered employee lives in …

Big Health Raises $39 Million in Series B Financing from Gilde Healthcare, Morningside Ventures, Kaiser Permanente Ventures, and Octopus Ventures | PR Newswire | 6/18/2020

… 39 million in a Series B financing, led by Gilde Healthcare and joined by co-lead Morningside Ventures; existing investors Kaiser Permanente Ventures (KPV) and Octopus Ventures; and Samsung NEXT. Janke Dittmer , general partner at … and Daylight. To date, the UK’s National Health Service (NHS), Boston Medical Center, AmeriGas and more than fifty other companies have signed up for this program, adding more than six million covered employee lives in …

Morningside Ventures

Big Health Raises $39 Million in Series B Financing from Gilde Healthcare, Morningside Ventures, Kaiser Permanente Ventures, and Octopus Ventures | PR Newswire | 6/18/2020

… announced it has raised $39 million in a Series B financing, led by Gilde Healthcare and joined by co-lead Morningside Ventures; existing investors Kaiser Permanente Ventures (KPV) and Octopus Ventures; and Samsung NEXT. Janke … and Daylight. To date, the UK’s National Health Service (NHS), Boston Medical Center, AmeriGas and more than fifty other companies have signed up for this program, adding more than six million covered employee lives in …

Big Health Raises $39 Million in Series B Financing from Gilde Healthcare, Morningside Ventures, Kaiser Permanente Ventures, and Octopus Ventures | PR Newswire | 6/18/2020

… announced it has raised $39 million in a Series B financing, led by Gilde Healthcare and joined by co-lead Morningside Ventures; existing investors Kaiser Permanente Ventures (KPV) and Octopus Ventures; and Samsung NEXT. Janke … and Daylight. To date, the UK’s National Health Service (NHS), Boston Medical Center, AmeriGas and more than fifty other companies have signed up for this program, adding more than six million covered employee lives in …

Samsung NEXT

Big Health Raises $39 Million in Series B Financing from Gilde Healthcare, Morningside Ventures, Kaiser Permanente Ventures, and Octopus Ventures | PR Newswire | 6/18/2020

… by Gilde Healthcare and joined by co-lead Morningside Ventures; existing investors Kaiser Permanente Ventures (KPV) and Octopus Ventures; and Samsung NEXT. Janke Dittmer , general partner at Gilde and Isaac Cheng, partner at Morningside, will … and Daylight. To date, the UK’s National Health Service (NHS), Boston Medical Center, AmeriGas and more than fifty other companies have signed up for this program, adding more than six million covered employee lives in …

Big Health Raises $39 Million in Series B Financing from Gilde Healthcare, Morningside Ventures, Kaiser Permanente Ventures, and Octopus Ventures | PR Newswire | 6/18/2020

… by Gilde Healthcare and joined by co-lead Morningside Ventures; existing investors Kaiser Permanente Ventures (KPV) and Octopus Ventures; and Samsung NEXT. Janke Dittmer , general partner at Gilde and Isaac Cheng, partner at Morningside, will … and Daylight. To date, the UK’s National Health Service (NHS), Boston Medical Center, AmeriGas and more than fifty other companies have signed up for this program, adding more than six million covered employee lives in …

Goldman Sachs

Live updates on COVID-19: March 16-31 | Modern Healthcare | 4/24/2020

… of patient rights could improve the quality of care that patients receive and foster better communication between providers and patients. Boston Medical Center Health System furloughs around 700 employees 4:05 PM CT on 3/31/2020 Boston … most business activity nationwide, and a destructive recession seems inevitable. Goldman Sachs expects the economy to shrink at a sickening 24% annual rate in the April-June quarter. That would be, by far, the worst …

Iron Mountain (IRM) Renewable Energy Solution Adds New Adopters | Zacks | 6/17/2019

You follow Analyst Blog - edit You follow Zacks Equity Research - edit What would you like to follow? Zacks Equity Research Cancel Read More Hide Full Article Iron Mountain Incorporated ( IRM - Free Report ) recently announced that Credit Suisse and Goldman Sachs, along with The Boeing Company and Boston Medical Center, have joined the Early Adopter program for the Green Power Pass (GPP). The company also announced the availability of GPP to …

NCI

Stand Up To Cancer Launches Four Teams on “Cancer Interception” To Detect and Treat Cancer at Earliest Stages | PR Newswire | 10/26/2017

… Advisory Committee. “This could save many lives and avoid untold human suffering.” The announcement was made here at the AACR-NCI-EORTC International Conference on Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics sponsored by the American Association … medicine, pathology and bioinformatics, and director of the Boston University -Boston Medical Center Cancer Center. Co-leader: Steven Dubinett , MD, associate vice chancellor for research at the University of California, Los Angeles ( UCLA ) and director …

Stand Up To Cancer Launches Four Teams on ’Cancer Interception’ To Detect and Treat Cancer at | PR Newswire | 10/26/2017

… Advisory Committee. “This could save many lives and avoid untold human suffering.” The announcement was made here at the AACR-NCI-EORTC International Conference on Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics sponsored by the American Association … medicine, pathology and bioinformatics, and director of the Boston University -Boston Medical Center Cancer Center. Co-leader: Steven Dubinett , MD, associate vice chancellor for research at the University of California, Los Angeles ( UCLA ) and director …

SSM Health

25 top safety-net hospitals in the US, ranked by Washington Monthly Magazine | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/4/2020

Boston Medical Center 4. CarePoint Health Hoboken (N.J.) University Medical Center5. Cortland (N.Y.) Regional Medical Center6. Signature Healthcare Brockton (Mass.) Hospital 7. Desert Valley Hospital (Victorville, Calif.)8. Cambridge (Mass.) Health Alliance9. Baystate Wing Hospital and Medical Center (Palmer, Mass.)10. Northern Hospital of Surry County (Mount Airy, N.C.)11. SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital-Centralia (Ill.)12. Christus Spohn Hospital Kleberg (Kingsville, Texas)13. Providence Little Company of Mary …

Samaritan Hospital

25 top safety-net hospitals in the US, ranked by Washington Monthly Magazine | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/4/2020

… and minority patients. Read more about the methodology here . The top 25: 1. JPS Health Network (Fort Worth, Texas)2. Boston Medical Center 4. CarePoint Health Hoboken (N.J.) University Medical Center5. Cortland (N.Y.) Regional Medical … East Meadow, N.Y.)19. Central Vermont Medical Center (Barre)20. Samaritan Hospital (Troy, N.Y.)21. SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital-St. Louis22. Rochester (N.Y.) General Hospital 23. Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital (Murphy, N.C.)24. Baystate …

University Medical Center

25 top safety-net hospitals in the US, ranked by Washington Monthly Magazine | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/4/2020

Boston Medical Center 4. CarePoint Health Hoboken (N.J.) University Medical Center5. Cortland (N.Y.) Regional Medical Center6. Signature Healthcare Brockton (Mass.) Hospital 7. Desert Valley Hospital (Victorville, Calif.)8. Cambridge (Mass.) Health Alliance9. Baystate Wing Hospital and Medical Center (Palmer, Mass.)10. Northern Hospital of Surry County (Mount Airy, N.C.)11. SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital-Centralia (Ill.)12. Christus Spohn Hospital Kleberg (Kingsville, Texas)13. Providence Little Company of Mary …

Centura Health

10 hospitals seeking pharmacy leaders | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/3/2020

Ten hospitals and health systems posted job listings seeking pharmacy leaders in the last week. Note: This is not an exhaustive list. Job listings were compiled from job-seeker websites. Hospitals and health systems are in alphabetical order. Ascension (St. Louis, Mo.) seeks a pharmacy manager. BJC HealthCare (St. Louis, Mo.) seeks a pharmacy director. Boston Medical Center seeks a pharmacy manager. Centura Health (Centennial, Colo.) seeks a pharmacy operations …

Mercy

Qventus Achieves Significant Milestones in Helping Clients Address Near-term Covid-19 Challenges and Create Long-term Operational Efficiencies | Business Wire | 8/3/2020

… Boston Medical Center, Dignity Health Mercy San Juan, HonorHealth, M Health Fairview St. John’s Hospital, M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Medical Center, Marshfield Clinic Health System, Saint Luke’s Health System, and University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. “We are very pleased to be working with Qventus,” said Dr. Alastair Bell, Executive Vice President Strategy and Chief Operating Officer, Boston Medical Center. “Over the last several months, our team has …

MedStar Health

10 hospitals seeking pharmacy leaders | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/3/2020

Boston Medical Center seeks a pharmacy manager. Centura Health (Centennial, Colo.) seeks a pharmacy operations manager. CommonSpirit Health (Chicago) seeks a pharmacy manager. Long Island Community Hospital (Patchogue, N.Y.) seeks a pharmacy services director. MedStar Health (Columbia, Md.) seeks a senior pharmacy director. Salinas (Calif.) Valley Memorial seeks a pharmacy director. St. Elizabeth Healthcare (Covington, Ky.) seeks a system director of pharmacy. Yale New Haven (Conn.) Health System seeks a …

Long Island Community Hospital

10 hospitals seeking pharmacy leaders | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/3/2020

Boston Medical Center seeks a pharmacy manager. Centura Health (Centennial, Colo.) seeks a pharmacy operations manager. CommonSpirit Health (Chicago) seeks a pharmacy manager. Long Island Community Hospital (Patchogue, N.Y.) seeks a pharmacy services director. MedStar Health (Columbia, Md.) seeks a senior pharmacy director. Salinas (Calif.) Valley Memorial seeks a pharmacy director. St. Elizabeth Healthcare (Covington, Ky.) seeks a system director of pharmacy. Yale New Haven (Conn.) Health System seeks a …

Boston University School of Medicine

Female physicians respond to controversial study with #MedBikini hashtag | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/29/2020

Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine conducted the study by surveilling the social media activity of vascular surgery trainees and classifying if it was professional or not. The study elicited outcry, as critics say the researchers’ definition of “professional” and “unprofessional” were subjective. The research team, which consisted of nearly all men, categorized “controversial political or religious comments,” “controversial social topics” and “inappropriate attire” as unprofessional. The …

Harvard Medical School

Doctors to Governor Baker: Expanded COVID-19 surveillance testing ‘essential’ to reopening schools safely | Boston Globe | 7/26/2020

… Boston Medical Center, who wrote the letter, along with Dr. Westyn Branch-Elliman, an assistant professor and infectious disease specialist at Harvard Medical School. But it will be “impossible to implement” the state’s school reopening guidelines , Perkins said, without widely accessible coronavirus tests that can quickly produce results. Advertisement “You’re left with a situation in which you start quarantining entire classrooms whenever anybody has a sore throat or a cough …

Tower Health

14 hospitals with the most ER visits in 2019 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/24/2020

Boston Medical Center — 139,577 10. Banner Desert Medical Center (Mesa, Ariz.) — 135,383 11. Reading Hospital-Tower Health (West Reading, Pa.) — 134,538 12. WellStar Kennestone Hospital (Marietta, Ga.) — 130,733 13. Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak (Mich.) — 128,079 14. John Peter Smith Hospital (Fort Worth, Texas) — 127,516 More articles on rankings and ratings …

Montefiore Medical Center

14 hospitals with the most ER visits in 2019 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/24/2020

… Montefiore Medical Center-Moses Campus (New York City) — 153,012 7. NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln (New York City) — 150,647 8. Cape Fear Valley Medical Center (Fayetteville, N.C.) — 144,343 9. Boston Medical Center — 139,577 10. Banner Desert Medical Center (Mesa, Ariz.) — 135,383 11. Reading Hospital-Tower Health (West Reading, Pa.) — 134,538 12. WellStar Kennestone Hospital (Marietta, Ga.) — 130,733 13. Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak (Mich.) — 128,079 14. John Peter Smith Hospital (Fort Worth …

Beaumont Hospital

14 hospitals with the most ER visits in 2019 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/24/2020

Boston Medical Center — 139,577 10. Banner Desert Medical Center (Mesa, Ariz.) — 135,383 11. Reading Hospital-Tower Health (West Reading, Pa.) — 134,538 12. WellStar Kennestone Hospital (Marietta, Ga.) — 130,733 13. Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak (Mich.) — 128,079 14. John Peter Smith Hospital (Fort Worth, Texas) — 127,516 More articles on rankings and ratings …

Harris Methodist Hospital

14 hospitals with the most ER visits in 2019 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/24/2020

Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth — 155,322 5. St. Joseph’s University Medical Center (Paterson, N.J.) — 153,201 6. Montefiore Medical Center-Moses Campus (New York City) — 153,012 7. NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln (New York City) — 150,647 8. Cape Fear Valley Medical Center (Fayetteville, N.C.) — 144,343 9. Boston Medical Center — 139,577 10. Banner Desert Medical Center (Mesa, Ariz.) — 135,383 11. Reading Hospital-Tower Health (West Reading, Pa.) — 134,538 12. WellStar Kennestone Hospital (Marietta …

Methodist Hospital

14 hospitals with the most ER visits in 2019 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/24/2020

Methodist Hospital Fort Worth — 155,322 5. St. Joseph’s University Medical Center (Paterson, N.J.) — 153,201 6. Montefiore Medical Center-Moses Campus (New York City) — 153,012 7. NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln (New York City) — 150,647 8. Cape Fear Valley Medical Center (Fayetteville, N.C.) — 144,343 9. Boston Medical Center — 139,577 10. Banner Desert Medical Center (Mesa, Ariz.) — 135,383 11. Reading Hospital-Tower Health (West Reading, Pa.) — 134,538 12. WellStar Kennestone Hospital (Marietta, Ga …

Scripps Health

10 hospitals seeking pharmacy leaders | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/23/2020

Boston Medical Center seeks an associate director of inpatient pharmacy operations. Cottage Health (Santa Barbara, Calif.) seeks a pharmacy director. NorthBay Healthcare (Fairfield, Calif.) seeks a pharmacy manager. Phoenix Children’s Hospital seeks a pharmacy operations manager. Scripps Health (San Diego) seeks an inpatient pharmacy director. ThedaCare (Appleton, Wis.) seeks a pharmacy director. Valley Health (Winchester, Va.) seeks a pharmacy director. Virtua Health (Marlton, N.J.) seeks a pharmacy director. More articles …

Children's Hospital

10 hospitals seeking pharmacy leaders | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/23/2020

Ten hospitals and health systems posted job listings seeking pharmacy leaders in the last week. Note: This is not an exhaustive list. Job listings were compiled from job-seeker websites. Hospitals and health systems are in alphabetical order. Akron (Ohio) Children’s Hospital seeks a pharmacy supervisor. Banner Health (Phoenix) seeks a pharmacy director. Boston Medical Center seeks an associate director of inpatient pharmacy operations. Cottage Health (Santa Barbara, Calif.) seeks …

Virtua Health

10 hospitals seeking pharmacy leaders | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/23/2020

Boston Medical Center seeks an associate director of inpatient pharmacy operations. Cottage Health (Santa Barbara, Calif.) seeks a pharmacy director. NorthBay Healthcare (Fairfield, Calif.) seeks a pharmacy manager. Phoenix Children’s Hospital seeks a pharmacy operations manager. Scripps Health (San Diego) seeks an inpatient pharmacy director. ThedaCare (Appleton, Wis.) seeks a pharmacy director. Valley Health (Winchester, Va.) seeks a pharmacy director. Virtua Health (Marlton, N.J.) seeks a pharmacy director. More articles …

ThedaCare

10 hospitals seeking pharmacy leaders | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/23/2020

Boston Medical Center seeks an associate director of inpatient pharmacy operations. Cottage Health (Santa Barbara, Calif.) seeks a pharmacy director. NorthBay Healthcare (Fairfield, Calif.) seeks a pharmacy manager. Phoenix Children’s Hospital seeks a pharmacy operations manager. Scripps Health (San Diego) seeks an inpatient pharmacy director. ThedaCare (Appleton, Wis.) seeks a pharmacy director. Valley Health (Winchester, Va.) seeks a pharmacy director. Virtua Health (Marlton, N.J.) seeks a pharmacy director. More articles …

Cleveland Clinic

25 most environmentally friendly hospitals, ranked by Practice Greenhealth | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/22/2020

Boston Medical Center 3. Caribbean Healthcare System (San Juan, Puerto Rico)4. Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center (Fort Hoods, Texas)5. Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center (Milwaukee)6. Cleveland Clinic7. Erie (Pa.) VA Medical Center8. Hackensack (N.J.) University Medical Center9. Harborview Medical Center (Seattle)10. Hudson (Wis.) Hospital 11. Iowa City (Iowa) VA Medical Center12. James E. VanZandt VA Medical Center (Altoona, Pa.)13. Jersey Shore University Medical …

Regions Hospital

25 most environmentally friendly hospitals, ranked by Practice Greenhealth | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/22/2020

… the 25 hospitals that achieved Practice Greenhealth’s Environmental Excellence Award, listed alphabetically: 1. Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital (Lincoln, Ill.)2. Boston Medical Center 3. Caribbean Healthcare System (San Juan, Puerto Rico)4. Carl R. Darnall … 19. Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center (Charleston, S.C.)20. Regions Hospital (St. Paul, Minn.)21. Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center (Los Angeles)22. Seattle Children’s23. St. Cloud (Minn.) VA Healthcare System24. Stony Brook (N.Y …

VA Medical Center

25 most environmentally friendly hospitals, ranked by Practice Greenhealth | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/22/2020

Boston Medical Center 3. Caribbean Healthcare System (San Juan, Puerto Rico)4. Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center (Fort Hoods, Texas)5. Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center (Milwaukee)6. Cleveland Clinic7. Erie (Pa.) VA Medical Center8. Hackensack (N.J.) University Medical Center9. Harborview Medical Center (Seattle)10. Hudson (Wis.) Hospital 11. Iowa City (Iowa) VA Medical Center12. James E. VanZandt VA Medical Center (Altoona, Pa.)13. Jersey Shore University Medical …

Lakeview Hospital

25 most environmentally friendly hospitals, ranked by Practice Greenhealth | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/22/2020

… the 25 hospitals that achieved Practice Greenhealth’s Environmental Excellence Award, listed alphabetically: 1. Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital (Lincoln, Ill.)2. Boston Medical Center 3. Caribbean Healthcare System (San Juan, Puerto Rico)4. Carl R. Darnall … 13. Jersey Shore University Medical Center (Neptune City, N.J.)14. Lakeview Hospital (Stillwater, Minn.)15. Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (New York City)16. Minneapolis VA Health Care System17. Overlook Medical Center (Summit, N.J.)18 …

UCLA Medical Center

25 most environmentally friendly hospitals, ranked by Practice Greenhealth | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/22/2020

… the 25 hospitals that achieved Practice Greenhealth’s Environmental Excellence Award, listed alphabetically: 1. Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital (Lincoln, Ill.)2. Boston Medical Center 3. Caribbean Healthcare System (San Juan, Puerto Rico)4. Carl R. Darnall … S.C.)20. Regions Hospital (St. Paul, Minn.)21. Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center (Los Angeles)22. Seattle Children’s23. St. Cloud (Minn.) VA Healthcare System24. Stony Brook (N.Y.) University Medical Center25. The University of Vermont Medical …

Jersey Shore University Medical Center

25 most environmentally friendly hospitals, ranked by Practice Greenhealth | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/22/2020

Boston Medical Center 3. Caribbean Healthcare System (San Juan, Puerto Rico)4. Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center (Fort Hoods, Texas)5. Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center (Milwaukee)6. Cleveland Clinic7. Erie (Pa.) VA Medical Center8. Hackensack (N.J.) University Medical Center9. Harborview Medical Center (Seattle)10. Hudson (Wis.) Hospital 11. Iowa City (Iowa) VA Medical Center12. James E. VanZandt VA Medical Center (Altoona, Pa.)13. Jersey Shore University Medical …

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

25 most environmentally friendly hospitals, ranked by Practice Greenhealth | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/22/2020

… the 25 hospitals that achieved Practice Greenhealth’s Environmental Excellence Award, listed alphabetically: 1. Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital (Lincoln, Ill.)2. Boston Medical Center 3. Caribbean Healthcare System (San Juan, Puerto Rico)4. Carl R. Darnall … Center (Charleston, S.C.)20. Regions Hospital (St. Paul, Minn.)21. Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center (Los Angeles)22. Seattle Children’s23. St. Cloud (Minn.) VA Healthcare System24. Stony Brook (N.Y.) University Medical Center25. The University of …

Neighborhood Health Plan

Baker promises to protect insurers from subsidy cuts, but doesn’t say how | The Business Journals | 10/19/2017

… The cuts announced by Trump last week largely affects five Massachusetts insurers — BMC HealthNet Plan, Fallon HMO, Health New England , Neighborhood Health Plan , and Tufts Health Public Plan — that provide plans based on those subsidies … profit health system that supports a disproportionate share hospital like Boston Medical Center . It’s very significant.” Ranked by Mass. 2016 premium-dollar volume Rank …

State health Connector, reacting to Trump’s move to cut subsidies, sharply raises 2018 rates - The Boston Globe | 10/19/2017

… Neighborhood Health Plan, Boston Medical Center HealthNet Plan, and others. They’re used to discount coverage for individuals earning up to $30,150 a year, and families of four earning up to $61,500. The Trump administration had authority over the subsidies because of a lawsuit filed by House Republicans against the Obama administration challenging the legality of the payments. A judge sided with the Republicans, but the ruling was on hold while …

Mudit Garg

Qventus Achieves Significant Milestones in Helping Clients Address Near-term Covid-19 Challenges and Create Long-term Operational Efficiencies | Business Wire | 8/3/2020

… and platform enhancements, and garnering industry recognition. “The first half of 2020 was extraordinarily challenging for the healthcare industry,” said Mudit Garg, co-founder and CEO of Qventus. “During this time, I’m incredibly proud of … went live with solutions at numerous hospitals, including Allina Health, Boston Medical Center, Dignity Health Mercy San Juan, HonorHealth, M Health Fairview St. John’s Hospital, M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Medical Center, Marshfield Clinic …

Charlie Baker

Doctors to Governor Baker: Expanded COVID-19 surveillance testing ‘essential’ to reopening schools safely | Boston Globe | 7/26/2020

… by schools to try and keep students safe this fall during the coronavirus pandemic. But in a letter to Governor Charlie Baker sent Thursday, a coalition of Massachusetts doctors and health care workers say that … Massachusetts,” said Dr. Elissa Perkins , an emergency medicine physician at Boston Medical Center, who wrote the letter, along with Dr. Westyn Branch-Elliman, an assistant professor and infectious disease specialist at Harvard Medical School. But …

Kate Walsh

Boston Medical’s Walsh to receive BBJ social leadership award | The Business Journals | 7/23/2020

Boston Medical’s Walsh to receive BBJ social leadership award Jul 23, 2020, 11:33am EDT Kate Walsh , president and CEO of the Boston Medical Center health system, has been named the 2020 winner of the Boston Business Journal’s Lewis Family Foundation CEO Social Leadership Award. The annual award was created in 2007 in partnership with the Lewis Family Foundation, led by Alan and Harriet Lewis, owners of Grand Circle Travel. It …

Ronald Reagan

25 most environmentally friendly hospitals, ranked by Practice Greenhealth | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/22/2020

… the 25 hospitals that achieved Practice Greenhealth’s Environmental Excellence Award, listed alphabetically: 1. Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital (Lincoln, Ill.)2. Boston Medical Center 3. Caribbean Healthcare System (San Juan, Puerto Rico)4. Carl R. Darnall … Center (Charleston, S.C.)20. Regions Hospital (St. Paul, Minn.)21. Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center (Los Angeles)22. Seattle Children’s23. St. Cloud (Minn.) VA Healthcare System24. Stony Brook (N.Y.) University Medical Center25. The University of …

Francis Collins

Summer beckons: Do’s and don’ts for a pandemic - Houston Chronicle | 6/21/2020

… fades during warmer months, “many researchers have their doubts that the covid-19 pandemic will enter a needed summertime lull,” Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, recently wrote in a blog post … physician and the medical director of Special Pathogens Unit at Boston Medical Center. A case study of indoor coronavirus transmission at an air-conditioned restaurant in China found that even people seated at a different …

Arun Gupta

Big Health Raises $39 Million in Series B Financing from Gilde Healthcare, Morningside Ventures, Kaiser Permanente Ventures, and Octopus Ventures | PR Newswire | 6/18/2020

… Cheng, partner at Morningside, will join the Big Health board, which also includes Liz Rockett (KPV), Alliott Cole (Octopus) and Arun Gupta (Founder, Quartet) . Big Health will use the funds to invest in new product … and Daylight. To date, the UK’s National Health Service (NHS), Boston Medical Center, AmeriGas and more than fifty other companies have signed up for this program, adding more than six million covered employee lives in …

Virginia Mason

Compass One Healthcare Salutes Hospital Partners Selected as 2020 Practice Greenhealth Awards Winners | Business Wire | 6/1/2020

… recognizes all-around sustainability performance. Morrison and Crothall provided services and played supporting roles for two winners on this list – Boston Medical Center and Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore. Morrison also serves Cleveland Clinic and … Change. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, UC Davis Health, and Virginia Mason Medical Center; Four hospitals in the Hackensack Meridian Health System including Bayshore Medical Center, Ocean Medical Center, Riverview Medical Center and Southern Ocean …

Matthew Herper

Gilead’s remdesivir shows some benefit in patients with moderate Covid-19, new data show | STAT | 6/1/2020

Health Gilead’s remdesivir shows some benefit in patients with moderate Covid-19, new data show By Matthew Herper @matthewherper June 1, 2020 Reprints A vial of remdesivir Gilead Sciences via AP R emdesivir, the drug … Nahid Bhadelia, medical director of the special pathogens unit at Boston Medical Center. “But at the same time it’s frustrating to get the data through a press release rather than to see the data.” She …

Erin Clark

The inside story of how coronavirus spread in Massachusetts - The Boston Globe | 5/30/2020

… of Clarksburg, home of Rick Bua, the first person to receive a positive test for the coronavirus in Western Mass. (Erin Clark/Globe Staff) Kilayko’s patient was a 66-year-old grandfather from a woodsy … gear while caring for an intubated COVID-19 patient at Boston Medical Center. (Erin Clark/Globe Staff) Dr. David Enze Wang talked with a patient’s family member on the phone in the Special Pathogen Unit …

William Dietz

Quarantine Weight Gain Not A Joking Matter | WebMD | 5/21/2020

… of my pants fit.” Researchers say it’s too soon to say for sure how widespread the weight gain really is. William Dietz, MD, PhD, chair of the Sumner M. Redstone Global Center for Prevention and … MD, director of the Nutrition and Weight Management Center at Boston Medical Center. “And they were younger.” Preliminary research published in The Lancet has also found this connection. And while calling it the “Quarantine 15 …

Anthony Fauci

Critical study of Gilead drug shows coronavirus patients responding to treatment, NIH says | PBS | 4/30/2020

… in a standstill and killed at least 218,000 people worldwide. During an appearance alongside President Trump in the Oval Office, Anthony Fauci, the director of NIAID, part of the National Institutes of Health, said the … Nahid Bhadelia, medical director of the special pathogens unit at Boston Medical Center. “We know that with most antiviral medications the earlier you give it the better it is.” said Bhadelia, who had experience giving …

Alex Azar

Live updates on COVID-19: March 16-31 | Modern Healthcare | 4/24/2020

… per bed, and $30,000 per bed for ‘hot spots,’ “ the trade group wrote in a letter Tuesday to HHS Secretary Alex Azar and CMS Administrator Seema Verma. That would come to about $23 billion, not … patients receive and foster better communication between providers and patients. Boston Medical Center Health System furloughs around 700 employees 4:05 PM CT on 3/31/2020 Boston Medical Center Health System has furloughed around 10% of its …

Donald Trump

Live updates on COVID-19: March 16-31 | Modern Healthcare | 4/24/2020

… American Hospital Association wants HHS to immediately send billions of dollars to hospitals under the stimulus package signed by President Donald Trump last week. The department should direct Medicare Administrative Contractors “distribute funds to every … patients receive and foster better communication between providers and patients. Boston Medical Center Health System furloughs around 700 employees 4:05 PM CT on 3/31/2020 Boston Medical Center Health System has furloughed around 10% of its …

Seema Verma

Live updates on COVID-19: March 16-31 | 4/24/2020

… bed for ‘hot spots,’ “ the trade group wrote in a letter Tuesday to HHS Secretary Alex Azar and CMS Administrator Seema Verma. That would come to about $23 billion, not “including the additional funding for … patients receive and foster better communication between providers and patients. Boston Medical Center Health System furloughs around 700 employees 4:05 PM CT on 3/31/2020 Boston Medical Center Health System has furloughed around 10% of its …

Joseph Kennedy

Med experts: State hospitals will weather surge - News - telegram.com - Worcester, MA | Star Telegram | 4/24/2020

Joseph Kennedy III and the Black and Latino Legislative Caucus, including Boston Medical Center emergency room physician Rep. Jon Santiago, wrote to state leaders two days after the guidelines were published to warn that the standards would penalize people of color, who disproportionately struggle with underlying health conditions that make them more vulnerable to the virus. “Once the guidelines were released there was a lot of public feedback that was …

Michael Wagner

Med experts: State hospitals will weather surge - News - telegram.com - Worcester, MA | Star Telegram | 4/24/2020

… lot of the work we’re doing is to prevent the crisis standards from ever having to be activated,” said Dr. Michael Wagner, chief physician executive of Wellforce. “I believe we will be able to achieve … Kennedy III and the Black and Latino Legislative Caucus, including Boston Medical Center emergency room physician Rep. Jon Santiago, wrote to state leaders two days after the guidelines were published to warn that the standards …

Matt Murphy

Med experts: State hospitals will weather surge - News - telegram.com - Worcester, MA | Star Telegram | 4/24/2020

Med experts: State hospitals will weather surge By Matt Murphy State House News Service 5:15 PM Apr 23, 2020 at 5:15 PM BOSTON - Several of the leading medical experts who developed the state’s controversial plan … Kennedy III and the Black and Latino Legislative Caucus, including Boston Medical Center emergency room physician Rep. Jon Santiago, wrote to state leaders two days after the guidelines were published to warn that the standards …

David Brown

‘Strokes and heart attacks don’t take a vacation.’ So why have emergency department visits sharply declined? - The Boston Globe | 4/23/2020

… Pan Globe Staff , Updated April 23, 2020, 9:42 a.m. Email to a Friend View Comments The Shapiro Building at the Boston Medical Center. Across the country and the city of Boston, hospitals are reporting precipitous … take a vacation just because there’s a pandemic,” said Dr. David Brown, chief of emergency medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. “They’re still happening. They just aren’t happening as much inside the hospital, which is a …

Lucienne Ide

Boston Medical Center Partners with Digital Health Company Rimidi to Add Post-Partum Remote Monitoring for High-Risk Pregnancies | PRWeb | 4/23/2020

Boston Medical Center Partners with Digital Health Company Rimidi to Add Post-Partum Remote Monitoring for High-Risk Pregnancies Share Article The remote monitoring software will extend the system’s capacity to care for high-risk … most preventable causes of mortality in the United States,” said Lucienne Ide, MD, PhD, founder and chief health innovator at Rimidi. “This project to address maternal and infant morbidity and mortality due to hypertensive disorders …

David Shulkin

Hospitals were struggling before the pandemic. Now they face financial disaster (opinion) - CNN | 4/22/2020

The Honorable David Shulkin MD was the ninth secretary for the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, having served in both the Trump and Obama administrations. He is now working with organizations and businesses to ensure … to obtain, but some institutions are now reporting their experience. Boston Medical Center is reporting losses of $5 million per week. Sarasota Memorial Health Care System reported a $16 million drop in revenue in March …

Andrew Cuomo

Experts appointed to 7-state council to restore economy; New York policy on resuming elective procedures expected April 21 + other updates from the 6 hardest-hit states | Becker’s Hospital Review | 4/20/2020

… New York (248,417 confirmed cases as of 7:25 a.m. CDT April 20) 1. At a media briefing April 20, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said that the peak of the pandemic in the state has been more … of patients with COVID-19 patients at 252, followed by Boston Medical Center, which was treating 208 COVID-19 patients. Read more about how Massachusetts is fighting the coronavirus here . Pennsylvania (32,991 confirmed cases as …

Shabbir Dahod

TraceLink Announces $1 Million Charitable Funding for COVID-19 Relief, Issues Call for Grant Proposals | PR Newswire | 4/16/2020

… and the pandemic has and will continue to have a significant impact on everyone in one form or another,” said Shabbir Dahod , president and CEO, TraceLink. “TraceLink is committed to helping support the health and … delivered individual gift boxes to over 450 pediatric patients at Boston Medical Center and other Boston hospitals, a charitable effort that meant everything to these children and lifted their spirits while they were hospitalized,” said …

Rob Schultz

TraceLink Announces $1 Million Charitable Funding for COVID-19 Relief, Issues Call for Grant Proposals | PR Newswire | 4/16/2020

Boston Medical Center and other Boston hospitals, a charitable effort that meant everything to these children and lifted their spirits while they were hospitalized,” said Rob Schultz , Business Development Officer, Boston Medical Center. “COVID-19 has affected nearly every hospital around the world and we expect to be fighting this uphill battle for quite some time. We are very appreciative of TraceLink’s ongoing charitable efforts, particularly during the COVID-19 …

Martin J. Walsh

John Hancock, Boston Athletic Association, Governor Baker and Mayor Walsh: Join Us in Turning the Commonwealth Blue to Thank the Front Lines | PR Newswire | 4/6/2020

… 35-year principal sponsor John Hancock , joined by the Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.), Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker and Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh , call on the community to collectively share gratitude for the essential workforce … American Red Cross, Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program, Boston Medical Center, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston Children’s Hospital, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Massachusetts Eye & Ear, and Massachusetts General Hospital …

Carlos Migoya

Some hospitals temporarily cutting staff as coronavirus crisis worsens | CBS News | 4/6/2020

… we were kind of puzzled.” The ripple effects of preparing for the coronavirus crisis are hitting hospitals around the country. Boston Medical Center health system temporarily furloughed some 700 employees . A health system in Sarasota … other procedures as well. So, they’re losing revenue.” In Miami, Carlos Migoya, the CEO of Jackson Health System (which runs Jackson Memorial), said the answers are in the math. “We’re a public health system,” he …

State of Massachusetts

Doctors to Governor Baker: Expanded COVID-19 surveillance testing ‘essential’ to reopening schools safely | Boston Globe | 7/26/2020

… safe this fall during the coronavirus pandemic. But in a letter to Governor Charlie Baker sent Thursday, a coalition of Massachusetts doctors and health care workers say that without more rapid testing at schools, it … Massachusetts,” said Dr. Elissa Perkins , an emergency medicine physician at Boston Medical Center, who wrote the letter, along with Dr. Westyn Branch-Elliman, an assistant professor and infectious disease specialist at Harvard Medical School. But …

New York, New York

Live updates on COVID-19: March 16-31 | Modern Healthcare | 4/24/2020

… of patient rights could improve the quality of care that patients receive and foster better communication between providers and patients. Boston Medical Center Health System furloughs around 700 employees 4:05 PM CT on 3/31/2020 Boston … run out of ventilators yet during the coronavirus pandemic, the New York-based health system is thinking ahead on how to treat more patients when resources are scarce. A Northwell team led by Dr. Hugh …

State of New York

Live updates on COVID-19: March 16-31 | Modern Healthcare | 4/24/2020

… of patient rights could improve the quality of care that patients receive and foster better communication between providers and patients. Boston Medical Center Health System furloughs around 700 employees 4:05 PM CT on 3/31/2020 Boston … run out of ventilators yet during the coronavirus pandemic, the New York-based health system is thinking ahead on how to treat more patients when resources are scarce. A Northwell team led by Dr. Hugh …

York, Pennsylvania

Live updates on COVID-19: March 16-31 | Modern Healthcare | 4/24/2020

… of patient rights could improve the quality of care that patients receive and foster better communication between providers and patients. Boston Medical Center Health System furloughs around 700 employees 4:05 PM CT on 3/31/2020 Boston … out of ventilators yet during the coronavirus pandemic, the New York-based health system is thinking ahead on how to treat more patients when resources are scarce. A Northwell team led by Dr. Hugh Cassiere …

State of California

In Quarantine, The Beat Goes On For Music Teachers | 4/27/2020

Making use of Zoom, Google Hangouts, YouTube and good old-fashioned elbow grease, the pulse of music education is continuing even as life has seemingly stopped amidst the COVID-19 crisis. Anaís Azul (who uses the pronouns they/them) is a Boston University graduate and former BU Arts Lab fellow, where they engaged in collaborative music instruction and improvisation for patients at Boston Medical Center. Currently based in Berkeley, California

State of New Jersey

Failure to count COVID-19 nursing home deaths could dramatically skew US numbers | 4/27/2020

… April 27, 2020, 19 nursing homes have each reported 20 or more deaths from COVID-19. A nursing home in New Jersey reported 70 deaths out of its 500 residents. In the words of New … community. Read Next Avenue’s Coronavirus Coverage . As a geriatrician at Boston Medical Center and researcher at Boston University School of Medicine, I have watched in dismay as COVID-19 has become a deadly flash flood …

State of Washington

Quarantine Weight Gain Not A Joking Matter | WebMD | 5/21/2020

… is. William Dietz, MD, PhD, chair of the Sumner M. Redstone Global Center for Prevention and Wellness at the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health, says staying indoors means most people are … MD, director of the Nutrition and Weight Management Center at Boston Medical Center. “And they were younger.” Preliminary research published in The Lancet has also found this connection. And while calling it the “Quarantine 15 …

State of Texas

Live updates on COVID-19: March 16-31 | Modern Healthcare | 4/24/2020

… of patient rights could improve the quality of care that patients receive and foster better communication between providers and patients. Boston Medical Center Health System furloughs around 700 employees 4:05 PM CT on 3/31/2020 Boston … The CMS on Monday issued emergency Medicaid waivers to Montana, Texas, Vermont and West Virginia, bringing the total number of states to receive Medicaid 1135 waivers to 38. The waivers allow state Medicaid programs to …

State of Florida

Live updates: The latest news on the coronavirus pandemic in New England | Boston.com | 4/27/2020

… COVID-19 complications. Officer Conrad Buckley left Northeastern University in 2017 and headed to join the Clermont Police Department in Florida as a patrol officer, but his former colleagues felt the impact of his death … testing all pregnant women for COVID-19 (April 30) The Boston Medical Center andTufts Medical Center are beginning to offer universal COVID-19 testing for pregnant mothers before they give birth. While BMC rolled out …

State of Rhode Island

US coronavirus: Americans must unify against vast Covid-19 surge to avoid up to 100,000 cases daily, expert says - CNN | 7/1/2020

… Boston Medical Center, said during a Wednesday briefing by the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Fauci: US coronavirus cases could rise to 100,000 a day Barocas said cases spiked in some states after Memorial Day. Thirty-seven states now trend upward in the number of cases from last week and only two states, New Jersey and Rhode Island, trend downward. “I’m very concerned, especially given this coming weekend, that the …

State of Pennsylvania

Live updates on COVID-19: March 16-31 | Modern Healthcare | 4/24/2020

… of patient rights could improve the quality of care that patients receive and foster better communication between providers and patients. Boston Medical Center Health System furloughs around 700 employees 4:05 PM CT on 3/31/2020 Boston … to name the largest supplier, but it has warehouses in Pennsylvania and Georgia. SEIU represents 2 million healthcare workers across the country—including hospital, home care, and nursing home workers. The union is focusing mainly …

Chicago, Illinois

Gilead: Critical study of Covid-19 drug shows patients respond to treatment | STAT | 4/29/2020

… STAT, an early peek at Gilead’s study in severe Covid-19 patients, based on data from a trial at a Chicago hospital, suggested patients were doing better than expected on remdesivir. Days later, a summary … Nahid Bhadelia, medical director of the special pathogens unit at Boston Medical Center. “We know that with most antiviral medications the earlier you give it the better it is.” said Bhadelia, who had experience giving …

State of Virginia

Live updates on COVID-19: March 16-31 | Modern Healthcare | 4/24/2020

… of patient rights could improve the quality of care that patients receive and foster better communication between providers and patients. Boston Medical Center Health System furloughs around 700 employees 4:05 PM CT on 3/31/2020 Boston … issued emergency Medicaid waivers to Montana, Texas, Vermont and West Virginia, bringing the total number of states to receive Medicaid 1135 waivers to 38. The waivers allow state Medicaid programs to sidestep prior authorization requirements …

State of Georgia

Simulating COVID19 Restrictions is Eye-Opening | 4/30/2020

Harvard Medical School, Mass. General Hospital, Georgia Tech, and Boston Medical Center have collaborated to create on online, free-to-use COVID19 simulator , in which you can select policies at both national and state level to determine their impact on infections, mortality, hosptial utilization, and more. I encourage you to try the model for yourself, but I took it for spin, and this is what I found regarding Arizona, in …

State of Illinois

Live updates on COVID-19: March 16-31 | Modern Healthcare | 4/24/2020

… of patient rights could improve the quality of care that patients receive and foster better communication between providers and patients. Boston Medical Center Health System furloughs around 700 employees 4:05 PM CT on 3/31/2020 Boston … Crain’s Chicago Business ) Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Monday that an Illinois baby who tested positive for the coronavirus died, as did a state employee at the Department of Human Services. The baby was under a …

State of Vermont

Live updates: The latest news on the coronavirus pandemic in New England | Boston.com | 4/27/2020

… is the latest data available on coronavirus cases in New England states (May 2) Connecticut Rhode Island New Hampshire Maine Vermont Mass. officials report 154 new deaths from the coronavirus (May 1) See all the … testing all pregnant women for COVID-19 (April 30) The Boston Medical Center andTufts Medical Center are beginning to offer universal COVID-19 testing for pregnant mothers before they give birth. While BMC rolled out …

State of West Virginia

I have three questions: 1) Why did huge numbers of hospitals across the country lay off huge numbers of health care workers? 2) Why did most governors ban elective medical procedures? 3) Why did several of those governors give an exemption to abortion? | 5/1/2020

Boston Medical Center to furlough 700 employees, 10% of hospital’s workforce https://www.kentucky.com/news/coronavirus/article241565211.html Kentucky hospital chain furloughs about 500 employees as coronavirus saps business https://www.sungazette.com/news/top-news/2020/04/a-mounting-casualty-crisis-health-care-jobs/ A mounting casualty crisis: Health care jobs http://wvmetronews.com/2020/04/03/thomas-health-to-lay-off-hundreds-as-business-shrinks-because-of-coronavirus/ Four West Virginia hospitals lay off hundreds …

State of Montana

Live updates on COVID-19: March 16-31 | Modern Healthcare | 4/24/2020

… of patient rights could improve the quality of care that patients receive and foster better communication between providers and patients. Boston Medical Center Health System furloughs around 700 employees 4:05 PM CT on 3/31/2020 Boston … 3/30/2020 The CMS on Monday issued emergency Medicaid waivers to Montana, Texas, Vermont and West Virginia, bringing the total number of states to receive Medicaid 1135 waivers to 38. The waivers allow state Medicaid programs …

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Live updates on COVID-19: March 16-31 | Modern Healthcare | 4/24/2020

… of patient rights could improve the quality of care that patients receive and foster better communication between providers and patients. Boston Medical Center Health System furloughs around 700 employees 4:05 PM CT on 3/31/2020 Boston … to alterative work during their regular hours. That’s as the Pittsburgh, Penn.-based academic health system adjusts to the ever-evolving staffing needs amid the COVID-19 pandemic. UPMC is redeploying staff members to help …

State of Missouri

Live updates on COVID-19: March 16-31 | Modern Healthcare | 4/24/2020

… of patient rights could improve the quality of care that patients receive and foster better communication between providers and patients. Boston Medical Center Health System furloughs around 700 employees 4:05 PM CT on 3/31/2020 Boston … its peak on April 27; Florida’s estimate is May 3; Missouri is May 18. Vermont will need the most resources on April 7, the earliest of the projections. NYU, Chinese researchers develop AI tool to …

Louisville, Kentucky

Live updates on COVID-19: March 16-31 | Modern Healthcare | 4/24/2020

… of patient rights could improve the quality of care that patients receive and foster better communication between providers and patients. Boston Medical Center Health System furloughs around 700 employees 4:05 PM CT on 3/31/2020 Boston … will eliminate out-of-pocket costs for COVID-19 treatment. Louisville-based Humana said it would waive all medical costs related to coronavirus treatment, including inpatient hospital admissions, for its Medicaid, Medicare Advantage and fully …

Tampa, Florida

Live updates on COVID-19: March 16-31 | Modern Healthcare | 4/24/2020

… of patient rights could improve the quality of care that patients receive and foster better communication between providers and patients. Boston Medical Center Health System furloughs around 700 employees 4:05 PM CT on 3/31/2020 Boston … were tested by clinicians at Northwell Health, USF Health and Tampa General Hospital. Now that clinical validation is complete, 3D printers at USF Health and Northwell Health will produce the swabs and provide them to …

State of Idaho

Live updates on COVID-19: March 16-31 | Modern Healthcare | 4/24/2020

… of patient rights could improve the quality of care that patients receive and foster better communication between providers and patients. Boston Medical Center Health System furloughs around 700 employees 4:05 PM CT on 3/31/2020 Boston … commitment to our valued staff,” he said. Blue Cross of Idaho offers advance payments to independent physicians 3:56 PM CT on 3/30/2020 Blue Cross of Idaho said it will begin providing advance payments to independent …

State of Colorado

US coronavirus: Americans must unify against vast Covid-19 surge to avoid up to 100,000 cases daily, expert says - CNN | 7/1/2020

… the combination of people not necessarily following some of these preventive guidelines,” Dr. Joshua Barocas, an infectious disease physician at Boston Medical Center, said during a Wednesday briefing by the Infectious Diseases Society of America … can increase the spread of the virus, he said. Texas, Colorado and Delaware have ordered closures or limits on bar operations. California Gov. Gavin Newsom has ordered bars in seven counties to close over the …

State of Alabama

US coronavirus: Americans must unify against vast Covid-19 surge to avoid up to 100,000 cases daily, expert says - CNN | 7/1/2020

… the combination of people not necessarily following some of these preventive guidelines,” Dr. Joshua Barocas, an infectious disease physician at Boston Medical Center, said during a Wednesday briefing by the Infectious Diseases Society of America … Ricardo Franco, assistant professor of medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, said, “this surge in our prolonged first wave of infections, it’s very difficult to predict what might happen and the Fourth of …