Healthcare Topic Updates

Medicare

White House announces Medicare plan to provide insulin for $35 a month | 5/27/2020

Most senior Medicare recipients will be able to get prescription plans that cap copay costs for insulin, allowing them access to various types of insulins at no more than a $35 copay for a month’s … 15,” Seema Verma, administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, said during Tuesday’s call. The move comes as lawmakers across the US have begun a push to cap the cost of insulin after …

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

White House announces Medicare plan to provide insulin for $35 a month | 5/27/2020

Most senior Medicare recipients will be able to get prescription plans that cap copay costs for insulin, allowing them access to various types of insulins at no more than a $35 copay for a month’s … which begins on October 15,” Seema Verma, administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, said during Tuesday’s call. The move comes as lawmakers across the US have begun a push to cap the …

Pain Management

OTC pain relievers – Riskier than you might think | 5/26/2020

pain management specialist at Cornell Medical School. In 2015, the FDA warned that all NSAIDs raise risk for heart attack and stroke. The risk increases even with short-term use and among those without heart disease. Additionally, the FDA noted that risks are likely to increase further with higher doses taken for longer periods of time ( fda.gov/consumer-updates , June 9, 2015). Other dangerous side effects associated with taking NSAIDs …

Medicare Advantage

Overview of Medicare Advantage Plans | 5/26/2020

Overview of Medicare Advantage Plans When shopping for Medicare Advantage Plans, the options are as varied as they are confusing. Beyond your basic Medicare needs, there are many optional plans available depending on your situation and budget. Some plans require more out of pocket expenses resulting in lower monthly premiums whereas other plans are more expensive but allow for more controlled costs for services. With all of the different coverage …

Diagnostic Imaging

Capitol Health Ltd (ASX:CAJ) Insider Acquires A$16,334.72 in Stock | 5/26/2020

diagnostic imaging and related services to the healthcare market in Australia. The company owns and operates clinics in Victoria, New South Wales, and Tasmania. It offers a range of diagnostic imaging services, including general x-ray, magnetic resonance imaging, ultrasound, mammography, Doppler, orthopantomogram, echocardiography, computed tomography, CT angiography, cone beam CT, nuclear medicine, bone densitometry, and fluoroscopy. Receive News & Ratings for Capitol Health analysts’ ratings for Capitol Health and related …

Home Health

mHealth Solutions Market worth $213.6 billion by 2025 | 5/25/2020

home healthcare services are some of the key factors driving the growth of this market. Download PDF Brochure :- https://www.marketsandmarkets.com/pdfdownloadNew.asp?id=1232 The mHealth apps segment accounted for the largest share of the mHealth solutions market in 2019 Based on product and service, the mHealth apps segment accounted for the largest share of the mHealth solutions market in 2019. The large share of this segment can be attributed to …

Home Health Care

Families still need care, but many are afraid | 5/24/2020

home health care industry either. “It’s kind of a mixed bag,” said Bill Dombi, president of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice. There’s increased demand from people who may not want to be in facilities, Dombi said, but a decrease from those who may have used home health care following elective surgeries, which were paused for several weeks. For Parker, whose brother is in the Illinois nursing home now …

Mental Health

Jaime King’s Husband Kyle Newman Claims She’s an Addict, Admitted to Affair | 5/23/2020

Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) National Helpline at 1-800-662-HELP (4357). For access to all our exclusive celebrity videos and interviews – Subscribe on YouTube! More News …

Mental Health Services

Jaime King’s Husband Kyle Newman Claims She’s an Addict, Admitted to Affair | 5/23/2020

Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) National Helpline at 1-800-662-HELP (4357). For access to all our exclusive celebrity videos and interviews – Subscribe on YouTube! More News …

Ohio State University

Coronavirus latest: 30,794 cases in Ohio; 8,426 in Kentucky; 30,409 in Indiana | 5/23/2020

… THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY DEVELOPED THIS AND I WANT TO THANK THEM FOR PROVIDING THE TOOL. EACH OF US HAS A RESPONSIBILITY TO BE MINDFUL OF AND WORK TO CONTRACT HEALTH DISPARITIES WERE EVER THEY ARE FOUND. OVER THE LAST 16 MONTHS, IT HAS BEEN MY PLEASURE TO WORK WITH THE LEADERSHIP OF THE OHIO GENERAL ASSEMBLY. HOUSE MINORITY LEADER, SENATE PRESIDENT, AND THE DEMOCRAT LEADER. I WANT TO THANK …

Home Health Agencies

Hillcrest Health and Rehabilitation hosts parade for residents’ family members | 5/17/2020

home health agencies made the day a success. Hinkle said the residents have been understanding during the coronavirus pandemic. “And our staff members have went above and beyond so that the residents don’t feel left out,” Hinkle said. “We’re trying to make things as fun as we can to keep their minds off not being with their family …

Biotech

Hematology/Oncology (Cancer) Approvals & Safety Notifications | FDA | 5/13/2020

… Janssen Biotech, Inc.) for adult patients with newly diagnosed or relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma. This new product allows for subcutaneous dosing of daratumumab. More Information . May 1, 2020 Food and Drug Administration approved niraparib (ZEJULA, GlaxoSmithKline) for the maintenance treatment of adult patients with advanced epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube, or primary peritoneal cancer who are in a complete or partial response to first-line platinum-based chemotherapy. More Information . April …

Clinical Diagnostics

Roche Wins Emergency Approval for its COVID-19 Antibody Test | 5/4/2020

… Ortho Clinical Diagnostics’ VITROS Immunodiagnostic Products Anti-SARS-CoV-2 Total Reagent Pack and Calibrators, a high-throughput, automated COVID-19 antibody test. Abbott Laboratories has also launched an antibody test. Abbott’s SARS-CoV-2 IgG test identifies the IgG antibody, which is a protein that the body produces in the late stages of infection …

Digital Health

If you’re looking for a coronavirus antibody test, it’s getting easier to find one | 5/1/2020

digital health platform that will connect you with a local doctor. Quest Diagnostics announced this week it’s offering a direct-to-consumers antibody test – no prescription required. LabCorp is offering the test with a referral in doctor’s offices and at all of it’s more than 2,000 patient service centers. But if you’ve been sick, doctors say you need to wait until after you’ve recovered to get the antibody test. Some …

Digital Health Platform

If you’re looking for a coronavirus antibody test, it’s getting easier to find one | 5/1/2020

digital health platform that will connect you with a local doctor. Quest Diagnostics announced this week it’s offering a direct-to-consumers antibody test – no prescription required. LabCorp is offering the test with a referral in doctor’s offices and at all of it’s more than 2,000 patient service centers. But if you’ve been sick, doctors say you need to wait until after you’ve recovered to get the antibody test. Some …

University of Utah

Hill AFB jets offers a majestic thank you to those on front lines of pandemic with statewide flyover | 5/1/2020

University of Utah Hospital, waves as Hill Air Force Base’s 388th Fighter Wing fly in formation over the hospital in Salt Lake City on Thursday, April 30, 2020. The flyover was a “thank you” to health care workers, first responders, military members and essential personnel, as well as those who are staying home to help “flatten the curve” during the coronavirus pandemic. Laura Seitz, Deseret News The Air Force F …

HITRUST

How to Assess Risk Quantitatively for PCI-DSS, NIST CSF, HITRUST, GDPR and More Standards | 5/1/2020

HITRUST Common Security Framework (CSF) HITRUST CSF is a certifiable framework that addresses regulatory compliance and risk management for organizations operating in the healthcare industry. The CSF includes the conduction of a risk assessment that focuses on protection systems containing PHI. The guidance around risk assessments is flexible in that it allows organizations to select an appropriate framework to assess risk. FAIR provides a great opportunity since it is designed …

HITRUST CSF

How to Assess Risk Quantitatively for PCI-DSS, NIST CSF, HITRUST, GDPR and More Standards | 5/1/2020

HITRUST Common Security Framework (CSF) HITRUST CSF is a certifiable framework that addresses regulatory compliance and risk management for organizations operating in the healthcare industry. The CSF includes the conduction of a risk assessment that focuses on protection systems containing PHI. The guidance around risk assessments is flexible in that it allows organizations to select an appropriate framework to assess risk. FAIR provides a great opportunity since it is designed …

Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education

WTSA 46th Annual Meeting | 5/1/2020

Separate Registration Required ACCREDITATION In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Cine-Med and the Western Thoracic Surgical Association. Cine-Med is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. Cine-Med designates this live activity for AMA …

RTLS Market

Global Real-Time Locating Systems (RTLS) Market 2019 With Top Countries Data : Industry Price Trend, Size Estimation, Industry Outlook, Business Growth, Report Latest Research, Business Analysis and Forecast 2024 Analysis Research | 5/1/2020

Space News Global Real-Time Locating Systems (RTLS) Market 2019 With Top Countries Data : Industry Price Trend, Size Estimation, Industry Outlook, Business Growth, Report Latest Research, Business Analysis and Forecast 2024 Analysis Research Report Title … return on investment are the factors driving the growth of RTLS market. Concerns regarding data security and privacy; unsatisfactory results and negative feedback from RTLS end users; and the high cost of acquisition and maintenance …

Home Care Software

Outlook on the US Home Healthcare Industry to 2024 - A Surging Aged Population is Helping to Drive the Market - ResearchAndMarkets.com | Benzinga | 5/1/2020

… In 2019, the highest share of the market was held by services segment, followed by equipment and software. The US home care market by service type can be segmented as follows: rehabilitation services, unskilled home … Home Care Equipment Market Forecast by Value 3.3.5 The US Home Care Software Market by Value 3.3.6 The US Home Care Software Market Forecast by Value 3.4 The US Home Care Market by Service Type …

Community Health

COMMUNITY HEALTH SYSTEMS INC: a Form 10-Q has been Filed with the SEC | 4/30/2020

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Telehealth Technology

Akron Children’s restores clinical, other halted services | News, Sports, Jobs - Tribune Chronicle | 4/30/2020

telehealth technology to connect providers and patients became one of the true bright spots of the pandemic response, and that will continue to be an option for many patients …

Patient Engagement

Global Patient Engagement Solutions Market 2020-2024: Increasing Adoption of Mobile Technology for Patient Engagement - ResearchAndMarkets.com | Business & Finance | heraldchronicle.com | Business Wire | 4/30/2020

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Clinical Data

Clinical Data Management jobs at PAREXEL | 4/30/2020

PAREXEL has supported the Bio-Tech and Pharmaceutical industries in helping the development of new drugs and treatments on a global basis. As a leading global biopharmaceutical service provider, they supply knowledge-based contract research, medical communications and consulting services across a broad range of therapeutic areas to the worldwide pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. Post : CDA II, Sr. CDA & Manager CDM Parexel is Hiring for FSP - Clinical Data