Feature Channels:

Healthcare

Add to Favorites | Subscribe | Share

Filters:

  • (Press "esc" to clear)

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

The Cost of Technology: Electronic Healthcare Records Frequently Targeted by Hackers

Ransoming of health care records not uncommon.

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

Pauline Camacho, MD, Named President of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists

Camacho_P_MD_08_23_00.jpg

Loyola Medicine endocrinologist Pauline Camacho, MD, FACE, will be inaugurated as president of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) at its 25th Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress in Orlando on May 16.

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

In Wake of Aleppo Hospital Bombing, Author of Report on Syrian Healthcare Available to Media #NotATarget

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

Loyola Liver/Kidney Transplant Patient Celebrates 1st Anniversary

A Loyola University Medical Center patient underwent a successful liver/kidney transplant to treat nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (fatty liver disease).

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

EMBARGOED

A reporter's PressPass is required to access this story until the embargo expires on 5-May-2016 5:00 PM EDT

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

EMBARGOED

A reporter's PressPass is required to access this story until the embargo expires on 3-May-2016 7:05 PM EDT

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

AMGA Releases Initial Statement on Proposed MACRA Rule

AMGA today released an initial statement on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed rule for the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) and acknowledged the efforts CMS has dedicated toward implementing the new payment structures required by the law.

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

Safe Steps for Seniors to Stop Stumbles

150121_Vosswinkel-James_053.jpg

May is National Trauma Awareness Month, and this year the American Trauma Society is raising awareness about senior safety and falls with “Safe Steps for Seniors.” The Stony Brook Trauma Center is taking steps to shed light on the matter to help prevent serious injuries from occurring.

Life

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Channels:

Keywords:

Love of Eating… Fear of Food: How to Empower Consumers in an Age of Mistrust

Trust in our food supply and nutrition information is critical to the health of our nation, yet consumers are more skeptical than ever. What can we do to regain their trust and bring the credibility back to the profession?

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

Focus on Transitional Care Reduces Hospital Readmissions in Stroke Patients

A transitional stroke clinic developed by doctors and nurse practitioners at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center reduced 30-day readmission rates by 48 percent, according to a study published in the April 28 online issue of the journal Stroke.

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

Rheumatology Community Responds to MACRA Proposed Rule

The American College of Rheumatology has released an official statement on the MACRA proposed rule recently issued by CMS and its potential affects on the rheumatology community.

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

First Implantable Hemodynamic Monitoring Device in Single Ventricle Fontan Anatomy

While the Fontan procedure has improved the short- and mid-term outcomes for patients born with single ventricle anatomy, long-term complications of Fontan circulation include heart failure. These complications are thought to be secondary to elevated central venous pressure, chronic venous congestion and low cardiac output.

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

Media Alert: ACR 2016—The Crossroads of Radiology Showcases Power of Specialty

ACR2016_logo_1core.jpg

At ACR 2016—The Crossroads of Radiology®, Health, science and medical reporters can gain access to leading radiology and health care experts and hear first-hand how economic, legislative and regulatory trends affecting radiology and radiation oncology impact the future of medicine.

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

ASTRO Supports “Promoting Integrity in Medicare Act” to Propel Payment Reform and Protect Patients

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) and radiation oncologists nationwide hailed today’s introduction on Capitol Hill of federal legislation that would drive alternative payment models, protect patients and reduce Medicare costs by closing a costly loophole in the physician self-referral law.

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

Eating Chocolate Each Day Could Reduce Heart Disease and Diabetes Risk

FINAL_LAYOUT_01_amend_27_04_2016.jpg

A new study published in the British Journal of Nutrition appears to back up the adage that a little of what you fancy does you good. Including a small amount of chocolate each day could help prevent diabetes and insulin resistance. That’s one of the research findings from the Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH), the University of Warwick Medical School, the University of South Australia and the University of Maine.

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

Simpler Fertility Test Invented by UW-Madison Researchers

Brennerlab.JPG

Like many would-be parents, Katie Brenner was advised to select the optimum time for conception based on blood and/or urine tests. Brenner developed a quick, saliva-based method for measuring progesterone and estrogen and sending the results to a smart device.

Medicine

Channels:

Engineer Awarded Funding for Parkinson's Research by Institute for Cyberscience

YAO-Tao.JPG

The Penn State Institute for CyberScience (ICS) has awarded $25,000 to Tao Yao, associate professor in the Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, and his team of researchers for their project titled, “High-Dimensional Data Analysis for Parkinson’s Disease.”

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

2016 Award Winners Announced at 25th AMSSM Annual Meeting

The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) presented the following awards during its 25th Annual Meeting held April 15-20, 2016 at the Sheraton Dallas (Downtown) Hotel.

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

Leading Nutrition Experts Speak Up About Malnutrition

In an effort to explore the evolving landscape of hunger and malnutrition, the May issue of the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers insights from leading registered dietitian nutritionists and other health professionals, providing a comprehensive look at malnutrition.

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

As U.S. Population Ages, Nursing Scholar Calls for Paradigm Shift in Approach of Health-Care System

2016-madigan.jpg

Longer lifespans, due to advances in medicine and public health, also means people are living longer with multiple chronic conditions. To help people avoid long, slow declines in health, the national health-care system should promote disease prevention earlier in life instead of emphasizing short-term care, as it does now, suggests a nurse scientist with the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University.