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The Latest Health Wonk Review

The Latest Health Wonk Review

Steve Anderson gives us a Yuuuuuuuge edition of the latest health wonk review over at medicareresources.org. “The big – make that yuuuuuuug – picture,” writes Anderson includes a Health Affairs Blog post by David Cutler in response to the recent National Health Expenditure Projections published in Health Affairs. The next edition will be hosted by Jason Shafrin at the Healthcare Economist on [...]

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26 patients on life support after Nice attack: French Health Ministry

26 patients on life support after Nice attack: French Health Ministry

At least 26 people, including five children, who were injured in the truck attack in France’s NIce on July 14, are currently on life support, French Ministry of Health said in a statement on Saturday. After a 31-year-old Tunisian man drove a truck ramming into crowds of people celebrating the French national day and killed at [...]

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Portland schools’ latest health controversy: Peanut butter and jelly

Portland schools’ latest health controversy: Peanut butter and jelly

Aware that students in Oregon’s largest school district faced danger from lead paint, radon and tainted drinking water this year, the Portland school board pressed pause this week on buying something else some parents say could harm children’s health. Uncrustables. Yes, the individually packaged peanut butter and jelly sandwiches from Smucker’s lack crusts. But other features have [...]

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Health tidbits from the past week

Health tidbits from the past week

Health research studies come a dime a dozen, but here are some interesting, and sometimes quirky, recent entries into the U.S. National Library of Medicine: ▪ Farmers, fishers and foresters have some of the highest suicide rates in the U.S. – five times greater than the average adult, according to a study published in the Morbidity [...]

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Michael Schumacher Health Condition Latest News & Updates: Is German Race Dying? New Reports Say Schumacher’s Health Took Turn for the Worse

Michael Schumacher Health Condition Latest News & Updates: Is German Race Dying? New Reports Say Schumacher’s Health Took Turn for the Worse

Two years since that fatal ski accident and Michael Schumacher went from being a legendary racer to an accident victim, losing life and hope with every passing day. The accident that occurred in the French Alps on Dec. 29, 2013, left Schumacher with a serious brain hemorrhage. Until now, not much has been said or [...]

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Thoma Bravo Backs Health Care Cybersecurity Provider

Thoma Bravo Backs Health Care Cybersecurity Provider

Imprivata, based in Lexington, Massachusetts, provides software and identity authentication tools for health care organizations to securely access and share patient information, collaborate, access medical devices and ID patients. In the first quarter, Imprivata reported a net loss of $6.7 million, the same loss reported for the first quarter of 2015, and revenues of $31.5 [...]

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Grand Jury Latest Voice Calling On Eden Health District To Dissolve

Grand Jury Latest Voice Calling On Eden Health District To Dissolve

Grand jurors criticized the district — which no longer owns and operates a hospital or other direct care assets to deliver acute health care solutions — for spending more time managing real estate holdings than focusing on its core mission to provide medical services. East Bay Times: Alameda County Grand Jury Calls For Eden Health [...]

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23 latest hospital, health system executive moves

23 latest hospital, health system executive moves

The following hospital and health system executive moves were reported by Becker’s Hospital Reviewin the last week. They are listed below, beginning with the most recent. 1. Putnam Hospital Center in Carmel, N.Y., named Eilish C. Hourihan vice president of patient care services and CNO. 2. Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger Health System named David Tilton executive vice [...]

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Michael Schumacher Health Condition Rumors, Latest News & Updates: Media Blackout Hiding Schumacher’s Family Most Kept Secrets? Medical Bulletin’s Authenticity Questioned

Michael Schumacher Health Condition Rumors, Latest News & Updates: Media Blackout Hiding Schumacher’s Family Most Kept Secrets? Medical Bulletin’s Authenticity Questioned

Up until now, the world is still waiting for any reports and updates regarding Michael Schumacher’s health condition and recovery. Unfortunately, little has been known about his current health status due to the ongoing media blackout requested by the Schumacher family. On Dec. 29, 2013, the world of racing was left in shock when reports [...]

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Health care ordeal inspires Playboy Spaceman’s latest releases

Health care ordeal inspires Playboy Spaceman’s latest releases

Kidney failure, Obamacare, and sounds of hospital rooms all inspired Playboy Spaceman’s latest releases. Playboy Spaceman’s latest recordings veer away from the guitar solos of their past, entering the ethereal. The song “Get Me Out of Here” teases with electronics reminiscent of medical devices. Songwriter and front man George Kuhar’s vocals are hazy and echo, grounded only by gritty [...]

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Steven Tyler Says He Just Wants Joe Perry To Live After Latest Health Scare

Steven Tyler Says He Just Wants Joe Perry To Live After Latest Health Scare

Days after Joe Perry collapsed while performing in Brooklyn, Aerosmith bandmate Steven Tyler is “really concerned” that he hasn’t received any word from Perry’s camp about his health. “It’s starting to scare me a little bit,” Tyler said in an interview with Billboard. “I know they’re putting out nothing, but he’s recovering, he’s really good, he fainted, [...]

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Rapper DMX talks about recent health scare, lifelong asthma

Rapper DMX talks about recent health scare, lifelong asthma

Rapper DMX joined The Breakfast Club on iHeart Radio Tuesday and recalled a recent health scare and the “out of body” experience he went through. He also talked about his new album, his possible future as a pastor and how much he would love to get a Dr. Dre beat in his music. DMX was [...]

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