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Global Thrombophilia Testing Market 2019 by Company, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2024 | 12/4/2019

… Prospect (2014-2024) 1.5 Global Market Size of Thrombophilia Testing (2014-2024) 2 Company Profiles 2.1.2 Thrombophilia Testing Type and Applications 2.1.2.1 Product A 2.1.3 Siemens Thrombophilia Testing Revenue, Gross Margin and Market Share (2017-2018) 2.2 Johns Hopkins Medicine 2.2.2 Thrombophilia Testing Type and Applications 2.2.2.1 Product A 2.2.3 Johns Hopkins Medicine Thrombophilia Testing Revenue, Gross Margin and Market Share (2017-2018) 2.3 LabCorp 2.3.2 Thrombophilia Testing Type and Applications 2.3.2.1 Product A …

Bundled payments get a boost in two states with employee programs | Modern Healthcare | 12/3/2019

Print New bundled-payment arrangements by Maine and Connecticut for their state employee health plans could accelerate the current sluggish growth of that value-based model in the private sector. Carrum Health announced Tuesday that Maine has started to offer state employees, early retirees and dependents access to the company’s center-of-excellence program, which pairs patients with selected providers for more than 100 musculoskeletal, bariatric and cardiovascular procedures. Connecticut …

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Keep Your Brain Young with Music | Johns Hopkins Medicine | 12/3/2019

Facebook Twitter Print If you want to firm up your body, head to the gym. If you want to exercise your brain, listen to music. “There are few things that stimulate the brain the way music does,” says one Johns Hopkins otolaryngologist. “If you want to keep your brain engaged throughout the aging process, listening to or playing music is a great tool. It provides a total brain workout.” Research …

First US Center for Psychedelic Research a ‘Game Changer’ | 12/3/2019

… changer article Megan Brooks December 02, 2019 A group of private benefactors has donated $17 million to fund the first psychedelic research center in the United States. The Center for Psychedelic & Consciousness Research at Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland, “reflects a new era of research in therapeutics and the mind through studying this unique and remarkable class of pharmacological compounds,” Roland Griffiths, PhD, the center’s director, said in a …

First U.S. Center for Psychedelic Research | 12/3/2019

First US Center for Psychedelic Research a ‘Game Changer’ Megan Brooks December 02, 2019 A group of private benefactors has donated $17 million to fund the first psychedelic research center in the United States. The Center for Psychedelic & Consciousness Research at Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland, “reflects a new era of research in therapeutics and the mind through studying this unique and remarkable class of pharmacological compounds,” Roland Griffiths …

NCPDP Foundation Awards $100,000 to Support Real-Time Prescription Benefit (RTPB) Standard Projects at DrFirst and Johns Hopkins Medicine | PRWeb | 12/2/2019

NCPDP Foundation Awards $100,000 to Support Real-Time Prescription Benefit (RTPB) Standard Projects at DrFirst and Johns Hopkins Medicine Share Article NCPDP’s Real-Time Prescription Benefit (RTPB) Standard’s Transparency of Prescription Drug Coverage and Out-of-Pocket Costs To Speed Time to Therapy and Improve Adherence NCPDP Foundation SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. The NCPDP Foundation Board of Trustees, who govern the 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization that is affiliated with NCPDP …

Helper Protein Worsens Diabetic Eye Disease, Says Study | 11/30/2019

by Colleen Fleiss on November 30, 2019 at 9:52 PM Diabetes News Font : A- A+ A new pathway that contributes to degeneration of the light sensitive tissue at the back of the eye has been identified by Johns Hopkins Medicine scientists. The findings, they conclude, bring scientists a step closer to developing new drugs for a central vision-destroying complication of diabetes that affects an estimated 750,000 Americans. Helper Protein …

Measles and Infants; Detecting Norovirus: It’s PodMed Double T! | 11/30/2019

This week’s topics also include declining U.S. life expectancy and a better way to diagnose pulmonary embolism MedpageToday by Rick Lange, MD, Texas Tech; Elizabeth Tracey, Johns Hopkins Medicine November 30, 2019 PodMed Double T is a weekly podcast from Texas Tech. In it, Elizabeth Tracey, director of electronic media for Johns Hopkins Medicine, and Rick Lange, MD, president of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in El Paso …

Mysticism in Medicine? | 11/29/2019

Register for TEDMED 2020 Boston, March 2-4, 2020 In this video, Roland Griffiths, PhD , director of the Center for Psychedelic and Consciousness Research and professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore, discusses the ways that psychedelic drugs can be used to create spiritually meaningful, personally transformative experiences, for all patients, especially those who are terminally ill. Following is a transcript of his remarks. Note: TEDMED …

Howard County General Hospital hosts 2nd annual State of Health Care | 11/27/2019

From left, Steve Snelgrove, president of Howard County General Hospital; Carlessia Hussein, R.N., Dr.PH., Promise of Health in Howard County award recipient; Atul Grover, M.D., executive vice president of the Association of American Medical Colleges and keynote speaker; and Kevin W. Sowers, M.S.N., R.N., F.A.A.N., president of the Johns Hopkins Health System and executive vice president of Johns Hopkins Medicine, pose for a photo during the second annual State of …

Helper protein exacerbates diabetic macular edema | 11/27/2019

In a recent study using mice, lab-grown human retinal cells and patient samples, Johns Hopkins Medicine scientists say they found evidence of a new pathway that may contribute to degeneration of the light sensitive tissue at the back of the eye. The findings, they conclude, bring scientists a step closer to developing new drugs for a central vision-destroying complication of diabetes that affects an estimated 750,000 Americans. The …

Happy Thanksgiving from JHI | 11/26/2019

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed . About Johns Hopkins Medicine International’s Blog Global Promise is a forum for health care professionals, influencers and anyone who is committed to improving the health of individuals and communities worldwide through collaboration across borders. The authors are senior thought leaders at Johns Hopkins Medicine International, the global ambassador of Johns Hopkins Medicine and a pioneer in …

Looking into the eyes of MS patients for personalized therapies | 11/26/2019

… sheath that encases delicate nerve fibers — eventually leading to permanent nerve damage. The degree of symptom severity varies widely amongst MS patients, with very little being known about the genetic factors that influence them. Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers reported a new way of predicting the progression and intensity of the disease symptoms — by looking into the genes, and the eyes of MS patients. Using this technique, they identified an association …

UVA doctors decry aggressive billing practices by their own hospital | FierceHealthcare | 11/25/2019

… collection practices after controversy Doctors are realizing that financial barriers to treatment and budget squeezes from bills can be as harmful to patients as disease, said Dr. Marty Makary, a surgeon and researcher at Johns Hopkins Medicine who studies hospital debt collection and is urging UVA alumni to press for further change. “I have not talked to a single patient or student of UVA or faculty member or alumni who …

A 17-year-old in Canada developed ‘popcorn lung’ symptoms after using flavored e-liquids and THC | 11/22/2019

… American Lung Association warned that popcorn lung could be a “dangerous risk” of flavored e-cigarettes.The new case report comes as no surprise to Dr. Panagis Galiatsatos, director of the Tobacco Treatment Clinic at Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore. He was not involved in the report but has examined various types of vaping-related lung injuries.”For me, this case is not surprising, not unexpected and it goes along with …

Words of appreciation: Thank-you notes from 15 health system CEOs | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/21/2019

… challenging period, and for all that you do every day to improve lives in the communities we serve. Kevin W. Sowers, MSN., RN President of Johns Hopkins Health System and executive vice president of Johns Hopkins Medicine (Baltimore) More than a century ago, businessman and philanthropist Johns Hopkins put in place the motions to create a world-class university and health enterprise with the goal of making a positive difference …

Media Advisory: Johns Hopkins Medicine to Host Maryland Hepatitis Summit | 11/21/2019

In the United States, hepatitis C virus kills more people than HIV and 59 other infectious diseases combined. Maryland is one of the states hit hardest by the hepatitis C epidemic. In pursuit of the World Health Organization’s goal of eliminating hepatitis B and C infection by 2030, the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine will host the 2019 Maryland Hepatitis Summit in collaboration with the University of Maryland School …

Highmark Health announces Carolyn Duronio to join organization as General Counsel and successor to Tom VanKirk, who will retire at end of 2020 | PR Newswire | 11/20/2019

… 2015, he has managed the legal affairs of the company and the legal department, and serves on the company’s leadership team. He was also instrumental in the formation of Highmark Health’s strategic partnerships with Johns Hopkins Medicine and Penn State Health. Finally, he serves as the secretary of the board of directors of Highmark Inc. and Highmark Health. While at Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, Mr. VanKirk served as chairman and chief …

Gathering the Global Family to Get Smarter | 11/19/2019

Insights on International Collaborative Health November 19, 2019 Gathering the Global Family to Get Smarter From Lima, Peru, to Hangzhou, China, and from Toronto, Canada, to Beirut, Lebanon, Johns Hopkins Medicine International (JHI) recently welcomed leaders, clinicians, educators and investigators from across our global affiliates to Baltimore for the 14th annual Partners Forum. We also invited Johns Hopkins Medicine colleagues to share their innovative research on and practical application of …

Johns Hopkins launches hub for immunology and engineering research | 11/19/2019

If the saying that two heads are better than one is true, then joining two fields of science may be better than one to spur more advances in medicine. With a $6.7 million, five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers will bring together immunologists, oncologists and biomedical engineers in an effort to build new tools to treat cancer and autoimmune diseases. Engineers have long …

American Heart Association

Heart Attack at 44 Helped Her Realize Diabetes’ Dangers | 12/3/2019

… American Heart Association/American Diabetes Association survey. People with type 2 diabetes may be more concerned about other diabetes complications , such as vision loss or losing a limb. Managing Diabetes Is Complex Managing type 2 diabetes isn’t as simple as losing some weight or taking insulin . It’s no easy task, said Felicia Hill-Briggs, a professor of medicine at Johns Hopkins Medicine and past president of health care and education …

American Diabetes Association

Heart Attack at 44 Helped Her Realize Diabetes’ Dangers | 12/3/2019

American Diabetes Association survey. People with type 2 diabetes may be more concerned about other diabetes complications , such as vision loss or losing a limb. Managing Diabetes Is Complex Managing type 2 diabetes isn’t as simple as losing some weight or taking insulin . It’s no easy task, said Felicia Hill-Briggs, a professor of medicine at Johns Hopkins Medicine and past president of health care and education for the American …

Readmissions

Bundled payments get a boost in two states with employee programs | Modern Healthcare | 12/3/2019

… outpatient procedure, including all facility and professional expenses. Each bundle also comes with a 30-day warranty that covers all readmissions or complications related to the surgical episode. Hospitals and physician groups participating in the … to receive care at centers like the Cleveland Clinic and Johns Hopkins Medicine. “I don’t think patients love the idea of traveling when they need healthcare,” said Huckman, who wrote a case study of the …

Highmark Health to deliver hospital care at home | Modern Healthcare | 11/13/2019

… Johns Hopkins Medicine, have been delivering acute care at home for years, it’s still an emerging model for most. Some research shows that delivering care at home can produce better outcomes and save money compared to caring for a patient in a hospital. According to a 2018 study in JAMA Internal Medicine , patients who received care from Mount Sinai Health System’s hospital at home program had a fewer readmissions and …

NCPDP

NCPDP Foundation Awards $100,000 to Support Real-Time Prescription Benefit (RTPB) Standard Projects at DrFirst and Johns Hopkins Medicine | PRWeb | 12/2/2019

NCPDP Foundation Awards $100,000 to Support Real-Time Prescription Benefit (RTPB) Standard Projects at DrFirst and Johns Hopkins Medicine Share Article NCPDP’s Real-Time Prescription Benefit (RTPB) Standard’s Transparency of Prescription Drug Coverage and Out-of-Pocket Costs To Speed Time to Therapy and Improve Adherence NCPDP Foundation SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. The NCPDP Foundation Board of Trustees, who govern the 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization that is affiliated with NCPDP

Mental Health

Street Talk: Opening their drawers | 11/29/2019

… and Shine Decorators. The entire installation is handled on a volunteer and donation basis. Strength in numbers Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services is participating in a National Institute of Mental Health study related to … of the University of Michigan; and Dr. Irving Reti of Johns Hopkins Medicine. The study began enrolling patients who will give a blood sample for genetic testing. Patients will answer some depression questionnaires with nursing …

UVA doctors decry aggressive billing practices by their own hospital | FierceHealthcare | 11/25/2019

… squeezes from bills can be as harmful to patients as disease, said Dr. Marty Makary, a surgeon and researcher at Johns Hopkins Medicine who studies hospital debt collection and is urging UVA alumni to press … built on quicksand, whose credit scores were ruined, and whose mental health and energy were spent in a courtroom or in anxious conversations with lawyers — all as a result of having sought our care.” Kaiser …

Clinical Data

Recent advances in perinatal neuroprotection [version 1; peer review: 2 approved] | 11/29/2019

… approved] Samata Singhi 1,2 , 1 Department of Neurology, Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, Maryland, 21205, USA 2 Department of Pediatric Neurology, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 21287, USA Samata Singhi Roles: Data Curation, Writing – Original Draft … gliosis, and apoptosis of the injured brain 127 – 129 . Limited clinical data exist suggesting that the use of autologous cord blood cells for perinatal/preterm brain injury is safe and feasible 130 – 132 . Further clinical …

Oxygen-starved tumor cells have survival advantage that promotes cancer spread | 11/7/2019

… Policy; Cindy Rosencrans Fund for Metastatic Triple-Negative Breast Cancer; The Emerson Collective; and the SKCCC Core Grant award P50CA006973.Johns Hopkins Medicine Breast cancer: AI predicts which pre-malignant breast lesions will progress to … with low-risk, early stage breast cancer, according to new clinical data from a national clinical trial involving researchers from The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center - Arthur G …

Smoking Cessation

Mysticism in Medicine? | 11/29/2019

… Roland Griffiths, PhD , director of the Center for Psychedelic and Consciousness Research and professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore, discusses the ways that psychedelic drugs can be used to … pilot study, 15 volunteers, we integrated cognitive behavior therapy for smoking cessation with our supported psilocybin intervention. In this study, volunteers had up to three psilocybin sessions. The first session corresponded with their target quit …

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… toxic chemicals than traditional cigarettes.” Dr.Michael Blaha, M.P.H., director of clinical research, Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heat Disease, Johns Hopkins Medicine “As a safer alternative than smoking for people addicted to nicotine, [e … substitute as a crutch to enable them to move toward smoking cessation. Vaping, as a stop-smoking technique is not encouraged until and unless one’s own efforts unaided by such devices fail, according to the …

Kaiser Family Foundation

University of Virginia Health System doctors decry aggressive billing practices by their own hospital | 11/29/2019

… budget squeezes from bills can be as harmful to patients as disease, said Marty Makary, a surgeon and researcher at Johns Hopkins Medicine who studies hospital debt collection and is urging UVA alumni to press … by Kaiser Health News, an editorially independent program of the Kaiser Family Foundation. Get breaking news emails Sign up! I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its …

UVA doctors decry aggressive billing practices by their own hospital | FierceHealthcare | 11/25/2019

… squeezes from bills can be as harmful to patients as disease, said Dr. Marty Makary, a surgeon and researcher at Johns Hopkins Medicine who studies hospital debt collection and is urging UVA alumni to press … health issues. It is an editorially independent program of the Kaiser Family Foundation, which is not affiliated with Kaiser Permanente …

Medical Billing

University of Virginia Health System doctors decry aggressive billing practices by their own hospital | 11/29/2019

… neurologist. “As a doctor himself, Gov. Northam agrees with the doctors who have taken a stand against unfair and aggressive medical billing practices,” his spokeswoman said. “Much more can and should be done to address … as disease, said Marty Makary, a surgeon and researcher at Johns Hopkins Medicine who studies hospital debt collection and is urging UVA alumni to press for further change. “I have not talked to a single …

UVA doctors decry aggressive billing practices by their own hospital | FierceHealthcare | 11/25/2019

… neurologist. “As a doctor himself, Gov. Northam agrees with the doctors who have taken a stand against unfair and aggressive medical billing practices,” his spokeswoman said. “Much more can and should be done to address … disease, said Dr. Marty Makary, a surgeon and researcher at Johns Hopkins Medicine who studies hospital debt collection and is urging UVA alumni to press for further change. “I have not talked to a single …

Medical Debt

University of Virginia Health System doctors decry aggressive billing practices by their own hospital | 11/29/2019

… Prominent doctors at the University of Virginia Health System are expressing public outrage at their employer’s practices to collect unpaid medical debt from its patients. A Kaiser Health News report in September showed that UVA … as disease, said Marty Makary, a surgeon and researcher at Johns Hopkins Medicine who studies hospital debt collection and is urging UVA alumni to press for further change. “I have not talked to a single …

UVA doctors decry aggressive billing practices by their own hospital | FierceHealthcare | 11/25/2019

Prominent doctors at University of Virginia Health System are expressing public outrage at their employer’s practices to collect unpaid medical debt from its patients. A Kaiser Health News report in September showed UVA sued 36,000 … disease, said Dr. Marty Makary, a surgeon and researcher at Johns Hopkins Medicine who studies hospital debt collection and is urging UVA alumni to press for further change. “I have not talked to a single …

Siemens

Global Thrombophilia Testing Market 2019 by Company, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2024 | 12/4/2019

… and splits the Thrombophilia Testing market by product type and applications/end industries. Market Segment by Companies, this report covers - Siemens Market Segment by Regions, regional analysis covers North America (United States, Canada and Mexico … Thrombophilia Testing Revenue, Gross Margin and Market Share (2017-2018) 2.2 Johns Hopkins Medicine 2.2.2 Thrombophilia Testing Type and Applications 2.2.2.1 Product A 2.2.3 Johns Hopkins Medicine Thrombophilia Testing Revenue, Gross Margin and Market Share (2017-2018 …

Proton Therapy opens at Sibley Memorial Hospital, a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine, US top ranked healthcare institution | 10/29/2019

Tokyo, October 29, 2019 — Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501, “Hitachi”) today announced that Hitachi has provided its advanced proton therapy system to Sibley Memorial Hospital (Washington DC, US), a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine (Maryland, US), and it has started treatment on October 25, 2019. On October 28, an opening ceremony at Sibley Memorial Hospital was held. The proton therapy system installed at Sibley includes spot scanning technology that sends a …

DrFirst

NCPDP Foundation Awards $100,000 to Support Real-Time Prescription Benefit (RTPB) Standard Projects at DrFirst and Johns Hopkins Medicine | PRWeb | 12/2/2019

NCPDP Foundation Awards $100,000 to Support Real-Time Prescription Benefit (RTPB) Standard Projects at DrFirst and Johns Hopkins Medicine Share Article NCPDP’s Real-Time Prescription Benefit (RTPB) Standard’s Transparency of Prescription Drug Coverage and Out-of-Pocket Costs To Speed Time to Therapy and Improve Adherence NCPDP Foundation SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. The NCPDP Foundation Board of Trustees, who govern the 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization that is affiliated with NCPDP …

Surescripts

NCPDP Foundation Awards $100,000 to Support Real-Time Prescription Benefit (RTPB) Standard Projects at DrFirst and Johns Hopkins Medicine | PRWeb | 12/2/2019

NCPDP Foundation Awards $100,000 to Support Real-Time Prescription Benefit (RTPB) Standard Projects at DrFirst and Johns Hopkins Medicine Share Article NCPDP’s Real-Time Prescription Benefit (RTPB) Standard’s Transparency of Prescription Drug Coverage and Out … to Johns Hopkins Medicine for a study in partnership with Surescripts . NCPDP’s RTPB Standard provides a standardized format for the prescriber, pharmacy and pharmacy claims processor to exchange real-time information about a patient’s drug …

WebMD

least invasive weight loss surgery | 11/25/2019

… Do you lose more weight with gastric bypass or gastric sleeve? Feedback Web results Gastric Banding Surgery for Weight Loss - WebMD https://www.webmd.com › diet › obesity › gastric-banding-surgery-for-we… May 11, 2019 - If you … which weight loss procedure is … Endoscopic Options for Weight Loss Johns Hopkins Medicine https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org › health › wellness-and-prevention › en… Weight loss surgery like gastric bypass has long been recommended in … Weight Loss Center, explains …

“Cardio Exercise: Good for More Than Your Heart” | 11/21/2019

… immune system,” “The importance of exercise when you have diabetes,” “Regular exercise changes the brain to improve memory, thinking skills.” Johns Hopkins Medicine: “Exercising for Better Sleep,” “Electroencephalogram (EEG).” Joslin Diabetes Center: “Why Do Blood … Dr.Shermaine, InformativeRead PleaseShare HealthyBodySoulAndSpirit IWantYou2LiveWell The The contents of the WebMD and Self-Care With Dr. Shermaine Sites, such as text, graphics, images, and other material contained on the WebMD WebMD WebMD WebMD, WebMD employees …

Teladoc

Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine Recognizes Leaders in the Field | PRWeb | 11/12/2019

… tools to apply promising new strategies at the point of care to improve diagnosis.” The Awards were announced at a luncheon during the Diagnostic Error in Medicine Conference. The luncheon was sponsored by Teladoc Health. About the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine (SIDM) The Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine catalyzes and leads change to improve diagnosis and eliminate harm from diagnostic error. We work in partnership with patients …

THE US HOME HEALTHCARE REPORT: How US providers are using telehealth to tap into the booming home healthcare market | Business Insider | 7/17/2019

Johns Hopkins Medicine, Medically Home, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Philips SnapMD, Teladoc, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Here are some of the key takeaways from the report: Home-based care is a large and growing market for US health systems and hospitals, while growth in the services that providers have historically relied on for profitability is tapering off. The home healthcare market opportunity is driven by the need to manage the …

DaVita

DaVita downgraded to market perform from outperform at Raymond James | MarketWatch | 11/7/2019

… on Zacks.com Wall Street Edges Higher Wednesday Sep. 11, 2019 at 3:32 p.m. ET on GuruFocus.com Zacks.com featured highlights include: DaVita, Hibbett, First Horizon, Universal Forest and Popular Sep. 11, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. ET … on Challenging Factors: NHS, Kaiser Permanente, DaVita Inc., Mayo Clinic, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Aug. 26, 2019 at 6:43 p.m. ET on Data Bridge Market Research Global Dialysis Market will grow at a CAGR …

Hospitals and Outpatient Care Centers Market 2019 with Top Key Players | National Health Service, Kaiser Permanente, Davita, Mayo Clinic Scottsdale AZ, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Clevel Clinic and others | 9/19/2019

… Davita, Mayo Clinic Scottsdale AZ, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Clevel Clinic, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Memorial Sloan Kettering, Cancer Center, University of Maryland Medical Center, and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital among others. Hospitals and Outpatient Care Centers Market Introduction-: Global Hospitals and Outpatient Care Centers Market Type (Government Hospitals, Private Hospitals), Department (Hospitals {Emergency department, Cardiology, Intensive care unit, Paediatric intensive care unit, Neonatal intensive care unit, Cardiovascular intensive …

Allscripts

Apple Invites Veterans to Access Health Records on iPhone - Geek.com | 11/7/2019

… your fingertips—accessible with the click of a button? Apple’s Health Records feature debuted in beta early last year , with Johns Hopkins Medicine, Cedars-Sinai, and Penn Medicine among the first participants. “Helping veterans gain … joined Johns Hopkins, University of California San Diego, Quest Diagnostics, Allscripts, and 400 other healthcare provider organizations, laboratory networks, and electronic health records vendors to support Health Records on iPhone. Vets can simply sign into …

Novartis

Potential Genetic Markers of Multiple Sclerosis Severity | 10/31/2019

In a bid to determine factors linked to the most debilitating forms of multiple sclerosis (MS), Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers say they have identified three so-called “complement system” genes that appear to play a … LLC; advised Biogen-Idec, Genzyme, Genentech Corporation, EMD Serono and Novartis, and runs studies funded by Genentech Corporation, Biogen Idec and MedDay Pharmaceuticals. Mowry receives funds from Teva Neuroscience, runs studies funded by Biogen, Sanofi …

Genentech

Potential Genetic Markers of Multiple Sclerosis Severity | 10/31/2019

In a bid to determine factors linked to the most debilitating forms of multiple sclerosis (MS), Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers say they have identified three so-called “complement system” genes that appear to play a … for Medical Logix and JuneBrain LLC; advised Biogen-Idec, Genzyme, Genentech Corporation, EMD Serono and Novartis, and runs studies funded by Genentech Corporation, Biogen Idec and MedDay Pharmaceuticals. Mowry receives funds from Teva Neuroscience, runs …

Optum

AGING: When it becomes time to take away the keyboard | 10/30/2019

… keys, forget names or display other more classic signs of early dementia,” Zorowitz, senior medical director for health-services company Optum, recently wrote on a group email for geriatricians. “Deciding whether to block their access … some physicians are adapting to this new digital reality. At Johns Hopkins Medicine, Halima Amjad, an assistant professor of medicine, now asks her older patients if they use a computer or smartphone and are having …

The delicate issue of taking away a senior’s smartphone - Chicago Tribune | 10/24/2019

… keys, forget names or display other more classic signs of early dementia,” Zorowitz, senior medical director for health-services company Optum, recently wrote on a group email for geriatricians. “Deciding whether to block their access … some physicians are adapting to this new digital reality. At Johns Hopkins Medicine, Halima Amjad, an assistant professor of medicine, now asks her older patients if they use a computer or smartphone and are having …

New Enterprise Associates

Parvus Therapeutics Announces Key Executive and Board of Directors Appointments | Business Wire | 7/16/2019

… FerroKin BioSciences, which was acquired by Shire Plc in 2012. Earlier in his career, Dr. Rienhoff was involved in venture capital as a Director at Abingworth Management in London and a partner at New Enterprise Associates (NEA). Throughout his career, Dr. Rienhoff has held numerous board positions in life science companies, many of which lead to successful exits. He obtained his B.A. from Williams College, studied mathematics at Harvard University …

Parvus Therapeutics Announces Key Executive and Board of Directors Appointments | Business & Finance | manchestertimes.com | Business Wire | 7/16/2019

… FerroKin BioSciences, which was acquired by Shire Plc in 2012. Earlier in his career, Dr. Rienhoff was involved in venture capital as a Director at Abingworth Management in London and a partner at New Enterprise Associates (NEA). Throughout his career, Dr. Rienhoff has held numerous board positions in life science companies, many of which lead to successful exits. He obtained his B.A. from Williams College, studied mathematics at Harvard University …

Morgan Stanley

Armada Hoffler Acquires Thames Street Wharf in Baltimore - June 28, 2019 - Zacks.com | 6/28/2019

Morgan Stanley and Johns Hopkins Medicine, which together lease 92% of the property’s rentable space. Moreover, the property has an average remaining lease term of 7.4 years. In the Baltimore market, Thames Street Wharf’s in-place triple net rent levels rank amongst the highest. Armada Hoffler anticipates the acquisition to be accretive to Funds from Operations, with the property generating an expected cash net operating income of around $7.1 million …

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Joint Faculty from Our Joint Venture | 12/3/2019

… venture in Saudi Arabia, joined our eminent academic ranks after earning appointments as adjunct faculty in their fields at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine . Dr. Jaffar Al Tawfiq is now an adjunct associate … the JHM academic fold. Share This Post Charles Wiener President, Johns Hopkins Medicine International Professor of Medicine and Physiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Charles Wiener oversees Johns Hopkins Medicine’s international enterprises, developing sustainable …

Helper Protein Worsens Diabetic Eye Disease, Says Study | 11/30/2019

… pathway that contributes to degeneration of the light sensitive tissue at the back of the eye has been identified by Johns Hopkins Medicine scientists. The findings, they conclude, bring scientists a step closer to developing … Akrit Sodhi, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of ophthalmology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute, in collaboration with Silvia Montaner, Ph.D., M.P.H., at the University of Maryland …

Cleveland Clinic

Bundled payments get a boost in two states with employee programs | Modern Healthcare | 12/3/2019

Cleveland Clinic and Johns Hopkins Medicine. “I don’t think patients love the idea of traveling when they need healthcare,” said Huckman, who wrote a case study of the Carrum model earlier this year. “But what if you could put together a good network of high-quality providers and potentially get outcomes comparable to the brand-name institutions? That’s a hurdle that bundled models need to get over.” Jain said he …

Physical Examination Market 2019 Global Industry Key Players, Share, Trend, Segmentation and Forecast to 2025 | 12/3/2019

… Cleveland Clinic, Cooper Aerobics, Duke Executive Health, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Tokyo Midtown Clinic, Kuakini Health System, Kaiser Permanente and more. Market Segmentation The Global Physical Examination market is segmented by Type, Application and Region. In terms of Type, the market can be split into Special Medical Examination, Comprehensive Medical Examination With respect to Application, the market is categorized into Corporate Group and Personal. Geographically, the market spans across …

Kaiser Permanente

Physical Examination Market 2019 Global Industry Key Players, Share, Trend, Segmentation and Forecast to 2025 | 12/3/2019

… Johns Hopkins Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Tokyo Midtown Clinic, Kuakini Health System, Kaiser Permanente and more. Market Segmentation The Global Physical Examination market is segmented by Type, Application and Region. In terms of Type, the market can be split into Special Medical Examination, Comprehensive Medical Examination With respect to Application, the market is categorized into Corporate Group and Personal. Geographically, the market spans across key regions of North America, Europe, China …

UVA doctors decry aggressive billing practices by their own hospital | FierceHealthcare | 11/25/2019

… squeezes from bills can be as harmful to patients as disease, said Dr. Marty Makary, a surgeon and researcher at Johns Hopkins Medicine who studies hospital debt collection and is urging UVA alumni to press … of the Kaiser Family Foundation, which is not affiliated with Kaiser Permanente

UVA Health System

University of Virginia Health System doctors decry aggressive billing practices by their own hospital | 11/29/2019

… budget squeezes from bills can be as harmful to patients as disease, said Marty Makary, a surgeon and researcher at Johns Hopkins Medicine who studies hospital debt collection and is urging UVA alumni to press … Many of the students in my class work for the UVA Health System, so the recent media coverage about UVA’s billing practices has been painful for them as nurses who care deeply about the patients …

UVA doctors decry aggressive billing practices by their own hospital | FierceHealthcare | 11/25/2019

UVA Health System announces revamp of collection practices after controversy Doctors are realizing that financial barriers to treatment and budget squeezes from bills can be as harmful to patients as disease, said Dr. Marty Makary, a surgeon and researcher at Johns Hopkins Medicine who studies hospital debt collection and is urging UVA alumni to press for further change. “I have not talked to a single patient or student of UVA …

Mayo Clinic

Headache From New Glasses? Here’s What You Should Know | 11/21/2019

… too long or your cornea (the outer layer on the top of your eye) is abnormally curved, according to the Mayo Clinic . Either way, your eye can’t bend light rays properly, which makes it hard … as possible, Laura Di Meglio , O.D., instructor of ophthalmology at Johns Hopkins Medicine, tells SELF. “When you’re getting new glasses … your eyes are now learning to compensate [for] these changing visual demands that they’re not …

5 Reasons Your Libido Is Really Low | 11/20/2019

… light and contains a UV filter, just like the Classic that is day-Light 10,000 Bright Light treatment Lamp. The Mayo Clinic suggests making use of the package for 20 to half an hour inside … concerning this topic,” claims John William McEvoy, M.B.B.Ch., M.H.S., of Johns Hopkins Medicine. “Your physician has to know if there are negative effects to your medicine, it doesn’t matter what they may be.” 6 Things …

OhioHealth

Words of appreciation: Thank-you notes from 15 health system CEOs | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/21/2019

… tirelessly year-round fulfilling our Mission. You are what is right about healthcare. Steve Markovich, MD President and CEO of OhioHealth (Columbus), (Maj. General, USAF, RET.) I have been fortunate throughout my career, both in … of Johns Hopkins Health System and executive vice president of Johns Hopkins Medicine (Baltimore) More than a century ago, businessman and philanthropist Johns Hopkins put in place the motions to create a world-class university …

Highly Respected Hospice and Palliative Care Executive is Joining Capital Caring Health | 10/24/2019

… Medicine, Prince George’s Hospital Center – Internal Medicine X Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Residency LewisGale Montgomery Hospital – Internal Medicine Fellowship OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital – Hospice and Palliative Medicine X Medical Director, Inpatient Hospice Services Medical … on the teaching faculty at Georgetown School of Medicine and Johns Hopkins Medicine. Medical Education Yale University School of Medicine Residency Johns Hopkins Bayview – Internal Medicine Fellowship Matt Kestenbaum Chief Medical Officer Matthew Kestenbaum, M.D …

Allegheny Health Network

Highmark Health announces Carolyn Duronio to join organization as General Counsel and successor to Tom VanKirk, who will retire at end of 2020 | PR Newswire | 11/20/2019

… and serves on the company’s leadership team. He was also instrumental in the formation of Highmark Health’s strategic partnerships with Johns Hopkins Medicine and Penn State Health. Finally, he serves as the secretary of the … revenue. Highmark Health is the parent company of Highmark Inc., Allegheny Health Network, and HM Health Solutions. Highmark Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates provide health insurance to more than 4.4 million members in Pennsylvania …

Highmark Health

Highmark Health announces Carolyn Duronio to join organization as General Counsel and successor to Tom VanKirk, who will retire at end of 2020 | PR Newswire | 11/20/2019

PRNewswire/ – Highmark Health today announced that Carolyn Duronio has been named General Counsel for Highmark Health as part of a succession plan for Tom VanKirk , executive vice president and Chief Legal Officer, who has announced … instrumental in the formation of Highmark Health’s strategic partnerships with Johns Hopkins Medicine and Penn State Health. Finally, he serves as the secretary of the board of directors of Highmark Inc. and Highmark Health. While …

MD Anderson Cancer Center

Science X Newsletter Thursday, Nov 14 | 11/15/2019

… inhibitors by blocking the development of T cells that are crucial to successful treatment, researchers from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center report in Cell. We know we’re full because a stretched intestine … data from men living with HIV to men without it, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers and collaborators report they have found more variability of the electrical “reset” period between heartbeats—known as the QT interval—in …

Recent safety scandals suggest healthcare leaders haven’t learned lessons | Modern Healthcare | 11/9/2019

… safety issues. UNC Health Care System, Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center, Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, and University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center each have come under fire for medical errors and adverse events … focus on safety oversight within the Johns Hopkins system. The Johns Hopkins Medicine board announced that a monitoring team will track and report progress on the recommendations at all six Hopkins hospitals. Johns Hopkins declined …

Dignity Health

Highmark Health to deliver hospital care at home | Modern Healthcare | 11/13/2019

… It launched the program with the help of Nashville-based company Contessa, which has worked with Mount Sinai Health system, Dignity Health and the Marshfield Clinic on similar programs. The two created a joint venture … from expensive hospitals. Though some hospitals, such as Baltimore-based Johns Hopkins Medicine, have been delivering acute care at home for years, it’s still an emerging model for most. Some research shows that delivering care …

Google Alert - Job Home | 11/7/2019

… Health Learn more about applying for Home Health Aide at Hackensack Meridian Health. Flag as irrelevant Occupational Therapist- Home Health Dignity Health Careers Marian Regional Medical Center is now hiring a Occupational Therapist- Home Health … Job : Quality/Safety Manager in Johns Hopkins Home Care Group … Johns Hopkins Medicine Quality/Safety Manager job at Johns Hopkins Medicine in Johns Hopkins Home Care Group, Baltimore, MD Non-Clinical Professional Jobs . Flag as …

Health Net

Highmark Health announces Carolyn Duronio to join organization as General Counsel and successor to Tom VanKirk, who will retire at end of 2020 | PR Newswire | 11/20/2019

… and serves on the company’s leadership team. He was also instrumental in the formation of Highmark Health’s strategic partnerships with Johns Hopkins Medicine and Penn State Health. Finally, he serves as the secretary of the … Highmark Health is the parent company of Highmark Inc., Allegheny Health Network, and HM Health Solutions. Highmark Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates provide health insurance to more than 4.4 million members in Pennsylvania , West …

Tim Ferriss

First US Center for Psychedelic Research a ‘Game Changer’ | 12/3/2019

… 17 million to fund the first psychedelic research center in the United States. The Center for Psychedelic & Consciousness Research at Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland, “reflects a new era of research in therapeutics and … Alexandra Cohen Foundation and four philanthropists, including author and investor Tim Ferriss; Matt Mullenweg, co-founder of WordPress; Blake Mycoskie, founder of the shoe brand TOMS; and investor Craig Nerenberg. The funding will support a …

First U.S. Center for Psychedelic Research | 12/3/2019

… 17 million to fund the first psychedelic research center in the United States. The Center for Psychedelic & Consciousness Research at Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland, “reflects a new era of research in therapeutics and … Alexandra Cohen Foundation and four philanthropists, including author and investor Tim Ferriss; Matt Mullenweg, co-founder of WordPress; Blake Mycoskie, founder of the shoe brand TOMS; and investor Craig Nerenberg. The funding will support a …

Marty Makary

Comment on UVA Doctors Decry Aggressive Billing Practices By Their Own Hospital | Kaiser Health News by Dwayne Gartner | 12/1/2019

… Marty Makary, a surgeon and researcher at Johns Hopkins Medicine who studies hospital debt collection and is urging UVA alumni to press for further change. “I have not talked to a single patient or student of UVA or faculty member or alumni who thinks it is reasonable for the hospital to sue patients who cannot afford their bill,” he said …

University of Virginia Health System doctors decry aggressive billing practices by their own hospital | 11/29/2019

… Marty Makary, a surgeon and researcher at Johns Hopkins Medicine who studies hospital debt collection and is urging UVA alumni to press for further change. “I have not talked to a single patient or student of UVA or faculty member or alumni who thinks it is reasonable for the hospital to sue patients who cannot afford their bill,” he said. News of UVA collections practices served as a teaching moment …

Michael Williams

University of Virginia Health System doctors decry aggressive billing practices by their own hospital | 11/29/2019

… assistance. That’s not enough, said the letter’s authors, who include Rebecca Dillingham, director of UVA’s Center for Global Health, and Michael Williams, director of the UVA Center for Health Policy. They ask “why UVA cannot … as disease, said Marty Makary, a surgeon and researcher at Johns Hopkins Medicine who studies hospital debt collection and is urging UVA alumni to press for further change. “I have not talked to a single …

UVA doctors decry aggressive billing practices by their own hospital | FierceHealthcare | 11/25/2019

… not enough, said the letter’s authors, who include Dr. Rebecca Dillingham, director of UVA’s Center for Global Health, and Dr. Michael Williams, director of the UVA Center for Health Policy. They ask, “why UVA cannot … disease, said Dr. Marty Makary, a surgeon and researcher at Johns Hopkins Medicine who studies hospital debt collection and is urging UVA alumni to press for further change. “I have not talked to a single …

Brian Athaide

$TGODF Psilocybin Emerging as Powerful Way to Treat Depression, Addiction | 11/13/2019

November 12, 2019 Palm Beach, FL – November 12, 2019 — Johns Hopkins Medicine and New York University aren’t the only institutions uncovering the benefits of psilocybin mushrooms. According to a study featured in a 2016 issue … close. The Company will hold a conference call conducted by Brian Athaide, Chief Executive Officer, and Sean Bovingdon, Chief Financial Officer, on November 15, 2019 at 9:00 am Eastern to discuss the results and future …

Psilocybin Mushrooms Quickly Emerging as Powerful Way to Treat Depression and Addiction | PR Newswire | 11/12/2019

PALM BEACH, Florida , Nov. 12, Johns Hopkins Medicine and New York University aren’t the only institutions uncovering the benefits of psilocybin mushrooms. According to a study featured in a 2016 issue of Science Direct, as … close. The Company will hold a conference call conducted by Brian Athaide , Chief Executive Officer, and Sean Bovingdon , Chief Financial Officer, on November 15, 2019 at 9:00 am Eastern to discuss the results and future …

Navdeep Dhaliwal

Why Johns Hopkins Medicine has Just Begun to Research Psilocybin Mushrooms | PR Newswire | 11/7/2019

… and thank him for his commitment to the Company for the last four years. John recognized the value of high-quality cannabis at scale and was instrumental in the creation of 7ACRES,” said Navdeep Dhaliwal , CEO. “The Company and its strong management team is excited to continue its path to growth as a leader in differentiated cannabis brands and premium cultivation at scale, while exporting our team’s vast knowledge and …

Why Johns Hopkins Medicine has Just Begun to Research Psilocybin Mushrooms | Benzinga | 11/7/2019

… and thank him for his commitment to the Company for the last four years. John recognized the value of high-quality cannabis at scale and was instrumental in the creation of 7ACRES,” said Navdeep Dhaliwal , CEO. “The Company and its strong management team is excited to continue its path to growth as a leader in differentiated cannabis brands and premium cultivation at scale, while exporting our team’s vast knowledge and …

Bill Clinton

Live Coverage: Obama, Clinton to honor US Rep. Cummings at funeral 10 AM | 10/25/2019

Bill Clinton are among the scheduled speakers for the funeral Friday at New Psalmist Baptist Church, where Cummings worshipped for nearly four decades. Bishop Walter S. Thomas Jr., the church’s pastor, will deliver the eulogy. Cummings died Oct. 17 at age 68 of complications from longstanding health problems. A son of sharecroppers, he became a lawyer and elected official. Cummings died at Gilchrist Hospice Care — an affiliate of Johns Hopkins …

Barack Obama and the Clintons will deliver remarks at Elijah Cummings’s funeral | 10/24/2019

… Elijah Cummings began Thursday and will continue with a high-profile set of speakers — including former Presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton — at a funeral in Baltimore on Friday. Cummings, the Maryland Democrat who chaired … am. Cummings died at Gilchrist Hospice Care — an affiliate of Johns Hopkins Medicine — October 17, according to the Baltimore Sun . The Maryland Democrat had not returned to the Capitol after undergoing a medical procedure in …

Elijah Cummings

Baltimore leaders seek to revisit tax deal with major institutions because of looming costs, including Kirwan | 10/25/2019

… Elijah Cummings’ seat set as several candidates consider run » Involved are 10 hospitals and medical systems and four colleges and universities. Johns Hopkins Medicine is by far the largest medical contributor, paying $1.4 million annually, while the Johns Hopkins University is by far the biggest educational contributor, paying more than $1.8 million annually. A spokesman for both entities did not respond to a request for comment Thursday. Advertisement Costello said …

Barack Obama and the Clintons will deliver remarks at Elijah Cummings’s funeral | 10/24/2019

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy lay a wreath during a memorial service for Rep. Elijah Cummings. Alex Wong/Getty Images Memorial services to honor Rep. Elijah Cummings began Thursday and … am. Cummings died at Gilchrist Hospice Care — an affiliate of Johns Hopkins Medicine — October 17, according to the Baltimore Sun . The Maryland Democrat had not returned to the Capitol after undergoing a medical procedure in …

Judith Graham

The delicate issue of taking away a senior’s smartphone | Chicago Tribune | 10/24/2019

The delicate issue of taking away a senior’s smartphone By Judith Graham, Kaiser Health Washington Post Oct 24, 2019 8:15 AM With the cognitive impairment that can accompany aging, common devices like cellphones might become … some physicians are adapting to this new digital reality. At Johns Hopkins Medicine, Halima Amjad, an assistant professor of medicine, now asks her older patients if they use a computer or smartphone and are having …

Dementia and the risk from smartphones and computers - The Washington Post | 10/13/2019

… cognitive impairment, computers, cellphones and tablets can become difficult to use, a new digital reality that has emerged. (iStock) By Judith Graham October 13, 2019 at 8:00 AM EDT At first, Robert Zorowitz thought his … some physicians are adapting to this new digital reality. At Johns Hopkins Medicine, Halima Amjad, an assistant professor of medicine, now asks her older patients if they use a computer or smartphone and are having …

Leah Binder

The Leapfrog Group Highlights Strengths, Pinpoints Improvements Needed across Outpatient and Ambulatory Surgery Settings in Inaugural Report | PR Newswire | 10/22/2019

… HOPD performance side by side. “Today, more than 60 percent of surgical procedures take place in an outpatient environment,” said Leah Binder , president and CEO of The Leapfrog Group. “Despite this increasing shift towards same … and the Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality at Johns Hopkins Medicine. They include standardized, evidence-based measures of care specific to places that perform ambulatory and outpatient procedures. The Leapfrog Hospital Survey and …

The Leapfrog Group Highlights Strengths, Pinpoints Improvements Needed across Outpatient and Ambulatory Surgery Settings in Inaugural Report | BioSpace | 10/22/2019

… HOPD performance side by side. “Today, more than 60 percent of surgical procedures take place in an outpatient environment,” said Leah Binder , president and CEO of The Leapfrog Group. “Despite this increasing shift towards same … and the Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality at Johns Hopkins Medicine. They include standardized, evidence-based measures of care specific to places that perform ambulatory and outpatient procedures. The Leapfrog Hospital Survey and …

Bernie Sanders

What Bernie Sanders’s recovery following locked artery, stents will involve | Yahoo News | 10/3/2019

After experiencing chest pains during a campaign event in Las Vegas, presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was treated by doctors for a blocked artery and had two stents inserted. (Photo: Preston Ehrler/SOPA Images/LightRocket via … Jon Resar , MD, director of adult cardiac catheterization laboratory at Johns Hopkins Medicine, tells Yahoo Lifestyle, noting that former President Bill Clinton had quadruple coronary bypass surgery in 2004 (followed by stent surgery in 2010 …