Industry News: Volume 3, Issue 16

How US primary care compares to other wealthy nations By Kelly Gooch beckershospitalreview.com – Among 10 high-income countries, the U.S. trails its peers in access to and continuity of primary care, according to a study released March 28 by the Commonwealth Fund. The study compares the state of primary care in the U.S.

Industry News: Volume 3, Issue 15

Early Intervention is Critical to Saving Sight with Macular Degeneration https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pYt_meKLsJM&embeds_referring_euri=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.newswise.com%2F&source_ve_path=Mjg2NjY&feature=emb_logo Newswise — Northampton, MA – [Feb 4, 2024] – Today, the American Macular Degeneration Foundation (AMDF) and the Thought Leadership & Innovation Foundation (TLI) announce a new strategic partnership aimed at amplifying awareness and understanding of macular degeneration, a leading cause

Industry News: Volume 3, Issue 14

Rethinking Antibiotics: Dental Professionals Embrace New Alternatives For Standard Dental Procedures Following the World Health Organisation (WHO) revelations on the antimicrobial resistance (AMR) threat, a dentist professional shares his opinion on the dentist's contribution to reducing antimicrobial medicine overuse by choosing alternative plant-based oral care products for routine dental procedures. December 19,

Industry News: Volume 3, Issue 13

Pharmalittle: South Africa ‘bullied’ into one-sided Covid vaccine deals; Astellas drops Medicare price-negotiation suit By Jason Mast statnews.com – South Africa was “bullied” into one-sided deals with Covid-19 vaccine suppliers, STAT reports. Vaccine contracts disclosed after a court case between the advocacy group Health Justice Initiative and the South African government showed the country

Industry News: Volume 3, Issue 12

Biden administration proposes minimum staffing standards for nursing homes By Dave Muoio fiercehealthcare.com – The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has made good on President Joe Biden’s word during the 2022 State of the Union with new proposed staffing requirements for nursing homes. The proposed rule, issued Friday, includes for the first

Industry News: Volume 3, Issue 11

Guideway Care and Vizient Announce Strategic Partnership: Introduces Care Guidance to Vizient's High Value Network Connecting Employers to Top-Tier Health Systems Nationwide BIRMINGHAM, Ala. & IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Guideway Care (Guideway), an innovative healthcare company dedicated to advancing health equity, optimizing patient outcomes and lowering total costs in value-based care and Vizient, Inc., the

Industry News: Volume 3, Issue 10

US Has Worst Geographic Health Disparities in Developed World By Sara Heath patientengagementhit.com – The United States is home to the biggest geographic health disparities in the developed world, with researchers supported by the Commonwealth Fund finding significant outcomes differences falling along rural and urban lines. The study, published in JAMA Network Open,

Industry News: Volume 3, Issue 9

aequum Launches Dedicated ‘No Surprises Act’ Website to Capture Industry and Litigation Updates, Advance Understanding and Compliance  CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--aequum LLC, acting on behalf of over 400 self-insured health plans and their participants, announces today the launch of its dedicated website (https://knowthenosurprisesact.com) and information portal. Employers, plan sponsors, third party administrators, brokers

Industry News: Volume 3, Issue 8

Regularly getting a good night's sleep could cut asthma risk theguardian.com -- Regularly enjoying a good night’s sleep could significantly reduce your risk of developing asthma, a decade-long study suggests. Asthma affects about 300 million people worldwide. Scientists do not know why some people develop the condition while others do not. Now a

Industry News: Volume 3, Issue 7

As hearing health moves onto digital platforms, experts emphasize that hearing aids won't be replaced By Annie Burky fiercehealthcare.com --- Digital health innovators are looking to provide more options for auditory care outside of the tradition care path of in-school tests and hearing aids. But as new audio tools abound, audiologists are