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By Emily Vespa When a train barrels toward a pedestrian on the tracks, it’s almost always too late for the engineer to stop.  A strike — so often fatal — can happen in mere seconds, but … more
Interestingly, young physicians see more risk to it than their senior counterparts. more
NeuroFlow acquired Owl, a provider of measurement-based behavioral health care. These types of consolidations will drive the future of behavioral health care, according to NeuroFlow CEO Chris … more
It has shown 82% accuracy in detecting stroke, comparable to paramedics, according to RMIT University. more
Ascidian Therapeutics’ technology edits RNA to treat inherited disorders. While the startup’s lead internal program is for the retinal disorder Stargardt disease, its new R&D alliance with Roche … more
How to prioritize evolving your systems to operate like a modern data center The post Modernizing – and Securing – Hospital Technology Infrastructure appeared first on MedCity News. more
Leveraging technology as a force multiplier can significantly help nursing programs graduate more practice-ready nurses to care for patients in their communities. The post Embracing Technology in … more
Telehealth advocates are calling on Congress to act quickly on Medicare telehealth flexibilities, which are set to expire at the end of the year. Doing so would help key healthcare stakeholders … more
States overhauling Medicaid rolls have accidentally dropped eligible people from coverage, sometimes for months. That can be dangerous for those who need opioid addiction medications. more
At a congressional hearing, Dr. Anthony Fauci said the CDC recommendation to stay 6 feet from others to ward off infection was not based on data. Does that mean keeping a distance won't protect you? more
COVID continues to menace nursing homes across the US. In a new report, the CDC found just 4 out of 10 nursing home residents have gotten an updated COVID shot since last fall. more
For centuries, women weren't considered fast enough or strong enough to race. They've broken every barrier and disproved falsehoods about their fitness for the sport, in some cases outcompeting men. more
Bruce Onobrakpeya was unafraid to challenge the conventions of the art world — and was celebrated for it. This giant of African art is basking in the joy of his first Smithsonian solo exhibition. more
By Andrew R. Jones Asheville Watchdog Choked. Hit. Kicked. Thrown against walls.  Nurses at HCA Healthcare-owned Mission Hospital face a steady stream of assaults and violence in their workplace … more
Alfie's personalized treatment platform, ObesityRx, will be integrated into knownwell's primary care and metabolic health offerings. more
When the vape brand Juul first hit the market back in 2015, e-cigarettes were in a kind of regulatory limbo. At the time, the rules that governed tobacco cigarettes did not explicitly apply to … more
States overhauling Medicaid rolls have accidentally dropped eligible people from coverage, sometimes for months. That can be dangerous for those who need opioid addiction medications. more
FDA reviewers concluded the data for Sarepta Therapeutics’ Elevidys were insufficient to show efficacy in the rare muscle disorder Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Peter Marks, the agency’s top … more
The Biden administration has expressed its opposition to a proposal that would prevent military branches from testing for cannabis use as part of the commissioning or enlistment process, noting … more
Knownwell acquired one of its competitors, just six months after announcing its $20 million Series A funding round. The startup, which provides hybrid primary care and metabolic health treatment, … more
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