AMA, MGMA and 85 other medical groups urge CMS to reduce...

The American Medical Association, the Medical Group Management Association and dozens of other healthcare organizations have called on that the federal government reduce...

Burlington’s Joe Brant Hospital wants $20 million for expanded mental health...

in Mental Health 1 hour ago 1 Views With consistent overcrowding, Burlington’s Joe Brant Hospital requests more funding to expand mental health...

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HL7 publishes a new version of its FHIR specification

A new release of FHIR, the fast-spreading interoperability spec developed by HL7, was published on March 22, drawing on the work of hundreds...

Cheers! Glass of wine a day ‘can help stave off THESE...

in Medical Research 50 mins ago 1 Views A GLASS of wine a day can help to stave off heart conditions such...

How to Build An Enterprise Imaging System

How to Build An Enterprise Imaging System Enterprise Imaging system expert Louis Lannum was in charge of Cleveland Clinic’s efforts to connect images and...

GOP makes more changes to health plan ahead of Thursday vote

House Republicans introduced amendments to the proposed legislation in hopes of garnering enough votes to pass it ahead of a vote planned for...

Is my poo normal? THIS is how your faeces could be...

in Medical Research 54 mins ago 1 Views WHAT a normal poo should look like isn’t just for Gillian McKeith. The Bristol...

HBR: Higher U.S. Physician Spending Doesn’t Lead to Better Patient Outcomes

HBR: Higher U.S. Physician Spending Doesn’t Lead to Better Patient Outcomes Many studies have documented enormous geographic variation in spending, finding no clear relationship...

Intermountain Healthcare develops new test for predicting chronic disease

Intermountain Healthcare has developed a new test that gauges the risk of chronic illness. It’s a scoring system the researchers named ICHRON, an acronym...

Can a 3D printing network for VA hospitals realize ambitions for...

Can a 3D printing network for VA hospitals realize ambitions for customized prosthetics? Last year, MedCity News noted analysts have predicted that 3D printing...

Pancreatic cancer ‘game-changer’: People with POWERFUL immune systems could be key...

PANCREATIC CANCER is one of the most deadly forms of the disease – often because it can remain symptomless until the disease has...

Pitt Meadows woman will lose hands and feet after dangerous Strep...

in Health Care 10 hours ago 2 Views A Pitt Meadows woman is fighting for her life in hospital after contracting a debilitating...

Urinary tract infection could be CURED with diet: THIS vegetable could...

in Medical Research 4 hours ago 2 Views UTIs – also known as urinary tract infections – are caused by bacteria which...

Livongo nabs $52 million to expand beyond diabetes to other chronic...

Livongo Health, the diabetes management startup launched by former Allscripts CEO Glen Tullman, has landed a $52.5 million round of funding. It could be...