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Where has all the money gone in healthcare?

Healthcare costs keep going up with fingers often pointed at drug companies. At the same time, the pharmaceutical industry has decades of success delivering safer and more effective drugs to prevent and treat diseases that previously accounted for debilitating sickness...

source: By Mike Wokasch
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The market for retail healthcare clinics, once a destination for shoppers with sore throats and sniffles, is reaching maturity. Many established retail clinic players such as hospital urgent care centers and CVS Health have at least a decade of experience, and new entrants...

source: HealthLeaders Media

Technology can ease some of the burden of managing diabetes, possibly getting blood sugar levels within safe ranges more often, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says. People with diabetes don't make or use the hormone insulin properly. Insulin is needed to convert glucose...

source: HealthDay News

Wi-Fi has made its way into the healthcare sector. It is already being used extensively in hospitals to enhance the experience of the patients and also to improve the facilities of treatment. There were other uses as well. There are Wi-Fi bottles for medicines. These bottles...

source: Small Business Trends

A new training program at the LSU Health System in New Orleans that soon will graduate its first students aims to help address challenges patients face in accessing healthcare services the area by putting dozens of PAs into the marketplace. The first 30 students in the program...

source: The New Orleans Advocate

PAEA's newest Brief Report, Work and Health Care Experience, based on the 2013 Matriculating Student Survey, reveals that the vast majority of PA students have experience in healthcare prior to beginning a PA program. More than 95 percent of students surveyed had either...

source: PAEA Networker

Hospitals are charged with the dual task of keeping patients well while also keeping patients safe. The two are inextricably linked, as patient safety concerns often tie directly into patient health concerns — hand hygiene, transitions of care and medication errors...

source: Becker's Infection Control & Clinical Quality


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