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Spiritual Healthcare | September 16, 2016 | Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | PBS

<b>DAVID TERESHCHUK</b>, correspondent: Being admitted to a modern American hospital might be a tough, soul-less experience. You’ll encounter a world of …

Hospitals Realize Their Own Noise Is a Health Issue All By Itself

<b>Two of the things you need</b> most when you’ve been sick or had surgery are <b>time</b> to heal and <b>sleep</b>. If you’re recovering in a hospital, you certainly get …

Death of inmate raises issues of restraint, health care at New Brunswick jail | The Star

MacLeod said the family’s anguish has been deepened by the hope they’d held out that Hines would receive treatment in the federal prison for drug …

Apple buys personal health record startup Gliimpse for undisclosed price

Tech giant Apple appears to be taking a giant step further into healthcare with the purchase of startup Gliimpse, a personal health data company …

The Impact Of Health Technology Assessments On Reimbursement

By Edward Black, founder and principal, Reimbursement Strategies<p><i>By Nancy Kolb, Reimbursement Strategies, LLC</i><p>Health Technology Assessments (HTAs) are …

Thar Pharma seeks $50M IPO to develop drug for chronic pain

A Pittsburgh-based drug producer is seeking $50 million in its initial public stock offering. Thar Pharmaceuticals, a clinical-stage, specialty …

Hospital snoopers receive fines, community service for ‘massive criminal scheme’ | The Star

An Ontario Court judge has slapped fines on two former investment dealers who bought stolen medical information to use as sales leads.<p>In a decision …

Corruption

Texas, four other states sue over U.S. transgender health policy | Reuters

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Texas and four other states sued the Obama administration on Tuesday over extending its healthcare nondiscrimination law to transgender individuals, saying the move “represents a radical invasion of the federal bureaucracy into a doctor’s medical judgment.”<p>The federal …

2015 revenues from 17 Inc. 5,000 digital health companies

Every year, <b>Inc. Magazine</b> talks thousands of private companies into divulging their otherwise closely held financial data to the publication in …

How EpiPen's maker raised prices, and hackles, so much

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Sky-high price hikes for EpiPen, the injected emergency medicine for severe allergic reactions to foods and bug bites, have made its maker the latest target for patients and politicians infuriated by soaring drug prices.<p>The company, Mylan, has a virtual monopoly on epinephrine …

Pharma

Stop Being So Sentimental About Health Care

A daily digest of opinions and analysis from Bloomberg View.<p><b>Health Care Is a Business, Not a Right</b><p>Sure, it sounds a bit cold-hearted, but it's also a fact: In a modern societies, humans procure health care from strangers, which requires a transactional system of market exchange. Even nationalized …

Diabetes Patients Are Losing Limbs And Sight Because They Can’t Afford Insulin

Earlier this week, we shared the concerns of patients who are struggling with the rising cost of EpiPens, injection devices that can save lives in …

Fentanyl remains significant concern for Alberta Health Services as number of deaths shows little change

With this year looking to be about as costly as the last in terms of fentanyl-related deaths in Alberta, officials say the street-level drug scourge …

Racism in health care is 'a real thing,' says Indigenous physician

The president of the Indigenous Physicians Association of Canada says racism in health care can have 'very real and sometimes negative' …

Health Care

Calgary Sun

Replacement hips and knees cost more in Australia than Canada - AM - ABC Radio

MICHAEL BRISSENDEN: Australia's private health insurance industry has blamed rising health premiums on the high cost of devices such as pacemakers …

In Philadelphia, Public Libraries are Serving as Hubs of Health Information (Nurses in the Library)

Public libraries serve communities in myriad ways, providing places where people gather to read, learn a new language, access the internet, pick up …

Health Information

Back to school at 40

Teng Teng, the oldest full-time undergraduate at NUS this academic year, is a firm believer in lifelong learning<p>At 40 years old, Ong Teng Teng is …

Instapundit » Blog Archive » NURSE HAS LONG NAILS AND NO GLOVES? NO PROBLEM, SAYS UNION: So imagine you are the patient and your …

Mean Girls of the ER: The Alarming Nurse Culture of Bullying and Hazing

It's not only threatening the profession, it's putting patients' lives at risk.<p>Over the course of four years, I interviewed hundreds of nurses for a …

Elderly Hospital Patients Arrive Sick, Often Leave Disabled | hospital, patient, healthcare, infection

"It is like putting Humpty Dumpty back together again," said Mattison, who wrote a 2013 <b>report</b> detailing the risks elderly patients face in the …

Health Care

Blistering state report details deaths at Brockton nursing home

Braemoor Health Center nurses and aides lacked the training to revive a dementia patient suffering an apparent heart attack, and the patient died, …

89 Nursing Homes Say "No" to Transgender Patient

The Des Moines Register recently ran a story about a patient, LeQuan Edwards, who was hospitalized with a stroke at Mercy Hospital Medical Center in …

Tube Feeding in US Nursing Home Residents With Advanced Dementia, 2000-2014

Create a free personal account to download free article PDFs, sign up for alerts, customize your interests, and more<p>Yes! Alert me when new content is …

5,000 nurses at 5 Twin Cities hospitals vote for new strike

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nearly 5,000 nurses at five Twin Cities hospitals have voted to authorize an indefinite strike amid a dispute over a new …