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The eight-stage international model allows healthcare providers to measure their technology deployments against those of their peers.
Researchers try to make ICU less traumatic for patients, ...
(Reuters Health) - Intensive care units (ICUs) can be extremely stressful for patients and families. Changes in the way ICUs are run may help mitigate that s...
Abbott to hike production of lower-cost glucose monitors ...
Abbott Laboratories plans to ramp up manufacturing capacity for its lower-cost continuous glucose monitor, the FreeStyle Libre, by three to five times in the...
Massachusetts to fund pilots expanding digital training f...
Commonwealth Corporation, a workforce development agency that works to boost the skills of Massachusetts young adults with investments and partnerships, has ...
Calgary researchers say newly discovered cell can heal he...
University of Calgary researchers say a newly discovered type of cell appears to repair heart damage in mice.
Survey shows progress in digitising nursing care
Nursing services and facilities in Germany are increasingly working digitally, and private providers in particular are well positioned. This was shown by a r...
Man dies after falling down elevator shaft at CBC buildin...
TORONTO – Officials say a man has died after falling into the elevator shaft of the CBC building in downtown Toronto. Toronto police Const. David Hopki...
Some MPs are warning the parliamentary workload is going ...
OTTAWA – Some MPs are warning the high-stress, high-stakes environment of politics coupled with relentless work schedules and bouts of politically moti...
EPA updates rule prohibiting improper disposal of pharmac...
Dental facilities and other health care businesses that generate pharmaceutical hazardous waste are required to manage those products according to the provis...
Dental laboratory accountability bill signed into law in ...
The Washington State Dental Association and Washington State Dental Laboratory Association worked together to lead a successful legislative effort to impleme...
UK doctors reveal separation of twins joined at the head
Two-year-old twins joined at the head have undergone successful surgery at a British hospital to separate their skulls, brains and blood vessels, doctors sai...
First Ebola patient in eastern Congo's main city dies
The first Ebola patient in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo's largest city, Goma, has died, the government said on Tuesday.
Democrat Harris unveils plan to lower drug costs, put 'pe...
Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris unveiled a plan on Tuesday to crack down on pharmaceutical companies which overcharge for prescription drugs,...
AIDS deaths down a third since 2010: UN
HIV-related deaths last year fell to around 770,000 -- some 33 per cent lower than in 2010 -- the United Nations said Tuesday, but warned that global efforts...
U.N. wants more urgency in AIDS fight as gains and fundin...
The global fight against AIDS is stalling due to lower investment, marginalized communities missing vital health services, and new HIV infections rising in s...
Public Health Agency probes matter at National Microbiolo...
The Public Health Agency of Canada said Monday it is taking steps to expeditiously address an "administrative matter" at the National Microbiology Laboratory...
Meals on Wheels could help keep seniors safe
Drivers can spot health changes.
Netflix deletes suicide scene from popular youth show, '1...
Netflix Inc. is removing a controversial graphic scene depicting a youth suicide from its popular young adult drama "13 Reasons Why", following advice from m...
Ebola spread to east Congo's Goma massively raises risk -...
Ebola's arrival in eastern Congo's main city of Goma severely raises the risk of the virus spreading if it takes root in this metropolis near the border with...
Changing habits: China's pig farms clean up to beat swine...
A devastating outbreak of African swine fever that has killed millions of pigs in China is changing attitudes in a country where farm hygiene has often been ...
Canada police probing 'possible policy breaches' at Natio...
Canada's national police force said on Monday it is investigating a referral by the country's Public Health Agency over "possible policy breaches" at its Nat...
B.C. man dies of rare viral rabies infection after contac...
A British Columbia man has died of a rare viral rabies infection, the first such case in the province since 2003.
U.S. judge slashes Roundup jury award to $25.3 million; B...
A federal judge on Monday slashed a damages award Bayer AG owed a California man who blamed Roundup weed killer for his cancer, to $25.27 million from $80.27...
Biden healthcare plan draws contrast with White House rivals
Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden unveiled a $750 billion healthcare plan on Monday that he said would strengthen the Affordable Care Act, drawi...
Vaping may aid smoking cessation but also boost relapse risk
(Reuters Health) - Adults who smoke cigarettes may have an easier time cutting back or quitting altogether if they start vaping, but a new French study also ...
High blood pressure, high cholesterol early in life tied ...
(Reuters Health) - People with high blood pressure or elevated cholesterol before age 40 are more likely to have a heart attack later in life than other adul...
A 5-Point Communication Strategy to Help Reduce Clinician...
A survey Vocera® conducted at HIMSS19 with HIMSS Analytics, part of Definitive Healthcare, points to the prevalence of cognitive overload. A vast majority of...
On the menu soon: lab-grown steak for eco-conscious diners
Diners in some upmarket restaurants will soon be able to tuck into laboratory-grown steak, thanks to an Israeli startup that seeks to tap into consumer conce...
Better patient experience means good things for clinician...
Like all consumers, today’s patients expect a better experience: convenient scheduling, easy access to services and responsive clinicians. And focusing on th...
Opioid 'kingpin' J&J fueled epidemic, Oklahoma argues at ...
Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for fueling t...
At Legacy Health, a career progression mapping program ai...
The program is a labor of love for the health system’s chief information and administrative officer. And it’s helping entry level employees in IT move up to ...
Ontario expects 'very difficult' flu season, health minis...
Ontario's health minister says this year's flu season will likely be a bad one. Christine Elliott says officials have been looking at Australia's flu season,...
Ontario prepares for 'very difficult' flu season, health ...
This year's flu season will likely be a bad one, Ontario's health minister said Monday, and the province is stocking up on extra high-strength vaccines in pr...
Britain tells Canada and France to pull their weight on E...
Britain's international development minister Rory Stewart called on France and Canada on Monday to offer more help in tackling the Ebola outbreak in Democrat...
Biden cancer group shuts down operations
The Biden Cancer Initiative, a non-profit organization started by former Vice President Joe Biden to support cancer prevention and research, said on Monday i...
Stricter gun laws tied to fewer childhood gun deaths
(Reuters Health) - U.S. states with tighter restrictions on the purchase and use of guns and ammunition may have fewer children die from shootings, a new stu...
Scientists are closing in on a blood test for Alzheimer's
Scientists are closing in on a long-sought goal -- a blood test to screen people for possible signs of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.
Oklahoma lawyers at trial's end say opioid 'kingpin' J&J ...
Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for fueling t...
Surescripts files motion to dismiss FTC antitrust charge
The e-prescribing giant says the Federal Trade Commission's complaint shouldn't be reviewed in federal court because it relies on a several factual errors.
Plane crash in Quebec claims three
MONTREAL – A prominent Montreal-area lawyer was among the three victims of a plane crash that occurred in a remote region of northern Quebec on Friday....
Number of children 'not fully vaccinated' edging closer t...
Almost 20 million children missed out on potentially life-saving vaccinations last year, according to United Nations data.
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Oklahoma seeks to hold J&J responsible for opioid crisis ...
Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday urged a judge to hold Johnson & Johnson responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic, as the first trial nati...
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