Fast-Forward Past Video Content to Home Sensors for Seniors – The Health Care Blog

Fast-Forward Past Video Content to Home Sensors for Seniors – The Health Care Blog

Health Tech By JESSICA DaMASSA, WTF HEALTH It’s not just eyeballs that Comcast NBCUniversal and Independence BlueCross’s joint venture, Quil, is after these days. Carina Edwards, Quil’s CEO, paints a compelling picture of the full-scale business model for “health-in-the-home” that

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CMS’s 2020 Final Medicaid Managed Care Rule: A Summary of Major Changes

CMS’s 2020 Final Medicaid Managed Care Rule: A Summary of Major Changes

Managed care is the predominant Medicaid delivery system in most states, with over two-thirds of beneficiaries enrolled in comprehensive risk-based managed care organizations as of July 2019, and millions of others covered by limited-benefit risk-based plans or primary care case

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AdventHealth, BERG join forces to enhance Covid-19 care

Mass General, Fern Health broaden digital collaboration for pain management

AdventHealth, a health system based in Altamonte Springs, Florida, has partnered with BERG, a clinical-stage biotech company, to improve care and reduce death risk for Covid-19 patients. The collaboration comes as more than 11 million people in the United States

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Can the Government Mandate a Covid-19 Vaccine? Will It Have To? – The Health Care Blog

Can the Government Mandate a Covid-19 Vaccine? Will It Have To? – The Health Care Blog

By PHILLIP MEYLAN With the emergence of two vaccines with high levels of effectiveness, there’s a strong prospect of having powerful new tools to combat Covid-19 in the months ahead. But the road between a vaccine and society returning to normal is far

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Improve Emergency Care? Pandemic Helps Point the Way

Improve Emergency Care? Pandemic Helps Point the Way

This crowding and its adverse consequences are problems in other countries, too. A 2018 National Bureau of Economic Research working paper examined emergency department wait times in England. Beginning in 2004, a policy penalized hospitals if their emergency departments did

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Rescuing cancer care from the “Black Hole” of Covid-19

Rescuing cancer care from the “Black Hole” of Covid-19

 Almost overnight, the Covid-19 pandemic threw health systems worldwide into crisis mode, leading to the mass postponement and deferral of care for anything other than the virus. As global health expert Devi Sridhar has noted from her research on responses

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Parents Complain That Pediatricians, Wary of COVID, Shift Sick Kids to Urgent Care

Parents Complain That Pediatricians, Wary of COVID, Shift Sick Kids to Urgent Care

A mom of eight boys, Kim Gudgeon was at her wits’ end when she called her family doctor in suburban Chicago to schedule a sick visit for increasingly fussy, 1-year-old Bryce. He had been up at night and was disrupting

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Hospitals, Health Care Workers Issue a Call to Arms for Wearing Masks

Hospitals, Health Care Workers Issue a Call to Arms for Wearing Masks

“Our shields are worn. Our resolve is being tested.”So say the most immediate, frontline health care workers in a new ad campaign as the coronavirus pandemic rages across the United States, breaking records nearly every day for deaths — and

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Erratum. Longitudinal Study of Depressive Symptoms and Progression of Insulin Resistance in Youth at Risk for Adult Obesity. Diabetes Care 2011;34:2458–2463

Carotid Disease and Retinal Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography Parameters in Type 2 Diabetes: The Fremantle Diabetes Study Phase II

In Table 1 of the above-referenced article, the type of data presented was misidentified in the legend. The first sentence of the legend is amended to read “Data are means ± SD (range), unless otherwise indicated.”The editors apologize for this

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Comment on Pantalone et al. The Probability of A1C Goal Attainment in Patients With Uncontrolled Type 2 Diabetes in a Large Integrated Delivery System: A Prediction Model. Diabetes Care 2020;43:1910–1919

Carotid Disease and Retinal Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography Parameters in Type 2 Diabetes: The Fremantle Diabetes Study Phase II

We were interested in the recent article from Pantalone et al. (1), who reported that 23.7% of 6,973 subjects with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes (HbA1c >9%) attained HbA1c below 8% within 1 year, based on the electronic health record

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