Children’s Hospitals Grapple With Wave of Mental Illness

Children’s Hospitals Grapple With Wave of Mental Illness

  Krissy Williams, 15, had attempted suicide before, but never with pills. The teen was diagnosed with schizophrenia when she was 9. People with this chronic mental health condition perceive reality differently and often experience hallucinations and delusions. She learned

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COVID-19 hastens hospitals’ revenue cycle outsourcing moves

HHS 340B hospital pay cuts are legal, appeals court rules

Matthew Gillmor, a director and senior research analyst with Baird, cautioned that the surveys have a small sample size—80 CFOs participated in the latest one—and respondents differ year to year. Regardless, he said the prevailing trend is clear. “It’s completely

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4 cyberscams for hospitals to watch out for

4 cyberscams for hospitals to watch out for

2) Fake invoicesBusiness email compromise—in which a scammer infiltrates or spoofs legitimate email accounts to redirect money—is “one of the most financially damaging online crimes,” according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. In some cases, a scammer will break into

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StartUPDATES: New developments for healthcare startups

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4 takeaways from Talkspace’s plans to go public in $1.4B blank-check deal

4 takeaways from Talkspace’s plans to go public in $1.4B blank-check deal

  Digital therapy startup Talkspace plans to go public in a blank-check deal that would value the company at $1.4 billion. The company, founded in 2012 by husband-and-wife team Oren and Roni Frank, lets users text or video chat with

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Mayo Clinic, Microsoft, Cerner join coalition to provide digital access to Covid-19 vaccine records

With few takers for Covid vaccine, DC hospital CEO takes 'one for the team'

A coalition, comprising of health technology companies, providers and nonprofits, announced Thursday that they will establish an initiative to provide people with digital access to their Covid-19 vaccination records. Two vaccines have so far been approved for administration in the

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CVS and Walgreens under fire for slow pace of vaccination in nursing homes

CVS and Walgreens under fire for slow pace of vaccination in nursing homes

The effort to vaccinate some of the country’s most vulnerable residents against covid-19 has been slowed by a federal program that sends retail pharmacists into nursing homes — accompanied by layers of bureaucracy and logistical snafus. As of Thursday, more

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Under one roof: How to treat autism in children

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When I remember my first experience with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), it’s the airplane that stands out. I was growing up in Salt Lake City, in the 1980s, and my friend was diagnosed with autism. I’d never heard the word

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The fight against Sars-CoV-2 in 2021: What’s next?

Covid-19 patient groups fight back against viral false information

  With more than 1.8 million  Covid-19-related deaths worldwide and more than 350,000 deaths in the United States alone, the battle against SARS-CoV-2 is raging on into 2021.   In 2020, we’ve certainly learned that better infrastructure for detection is

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