The Joint Industry Safety and Health Council recognised 115 chicken and turkey facilities for outstanding safety performance through the implementation of innovative and effective employee safety and health programs. The annual safety awards were presented during the 2015 National Safety Conference for the Poultry Industry held in Myrtle Beach, S.C.
For many women in South Africa like Lerato, a pregnant woman in Mabopane Township in Pretoria, pregnancy brought questions with answers that weren't always easy to come by. In a country with roughly five nurses and midwives for every...Show More Summary
Here's some nice work from the Massachusetts Health Quality Partners, a part of their Practice Pattern Variation Analysis (PPVA) program. There are 40 conditions identified by MHQP where they have identified significant differences in the use of medical services for similar conditions. Show More Summary
Certificate program to offer best practices on using social media tools effectively VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, and BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA — Hootsuite, the most widely used platform for managing social media, and the Mayo Clinic Center...Show More Summary
Outpatient human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) health care facilities funded by the federal Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program were more likely to provide case management, mental health, substance abuse and other support services than those facilities not funded by the program, according to an article.
Colorado health officials have secured about half the funds that state Republicans voted down this year to run a program that slashed teen pregnancy rates by 40 percent. Image: Shutterstock The post Family Planning Initiative Rejected by Colorado GOP Has New Life appeared first on RH Reality Check.
I have a long history with family medicine as my father was an early pioneer – heading up the family medicine program at Chicago’s Cook County Hospital in the 1970s. Even back then my dad was using physician assistants (PAs) — many of them former military medics in the Vietnam War era — who were […]
American Well Telehealth Kiosk Telehealth kiosks are rapidly becoming a key part of national employer healthcare programs, retail healthcare, and health system outreach strategies, according to telehealth provider American Well. In fact, consultancy IHS projects the U.S. Show More Summary
A new avian health complex has been opened at the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM), which hosts one of the top avian medicine programs in the US.
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has appointed former U.S. Public Health Service four-star Admiral Joxel Garcia, M.D. as the inaugural executive director of the cancer prevention and control platform, part of MD Anderson's Moon Shots Program. He joins MD Anderson on Aug. 31.
Health Wildcatters, a mentorship-driven healthcare seed accelerator has unveiled 10 new health IT companies selected to participate in the 2015 accelerator program. With the addition of these 10 healthcare startups, which comprise Health Wildcatters’ third class, the program’s portfolio totals 32 companies spanning the healthcare spectrum. Show More Summary
Researchers evaluated whether a 24-month physical activity program would result in better cognitive function, lower risk of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or dementia, or both, compared with a health education program.
Listen: Mayo Clinic Radio PODCAST 08-22-15 This week on Mayo Clinic Radio, endocrinologist Dr. Victor Montori discusses quality health care and outlines the criteria you can use in choosing a quality provider. Also on the program, one of the most common problems men have as they age is an enlarged prostate gland — urologist Dr. Amy Krambeck […]
Wrightslaw programs are designed to meet the needs of parents, educators, health care providers, advocates and attorneys who represent children with disabilities regarding special education. Pete Wright, Esq., presents both Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Training’s. Show More Summary
Bayer HealthCare has launched its own digital health accelerator program in Berlin, Germany called “Grants4Apps,” selecting five digital health startups from around the globe that will advance their business ideas and technology in areas such as hormone tests, patient adherence, breathing patterns, clinical trials and vitamin deficiency. Show More Summary
Medicaid may just have had its 50th birthday in July, but it has essentially been reborn in New York. The reincarnation of the federal-state health insurance program for the indigent and disabled... To view the full story, click the title link.
Part of a series. Patients need doctors that take time to listen which means a limited number of patients under care. Employers need programs that reduce costs and ideally improve the health of their staff. These apparently disparate needs can come together in a new model for effective company-sponsored primary care programs. Those of you […]
Gov. Bruce Rauner signed the bill, which bars mental health providers from trying to change a patient's sexual orientation, into law Thursday. It will take effect on Jan. 1, 2016. [ more › ]
Rewards for healthy behaviors have been growing at leaps and bounds as a way to reduce healthcare costs for several years. Rewards for healthy behaviors have been growing at leaps and bounds as a way to reduce healthcare costs for several years. Show More Summary
Navigating Cancer, a web-based patient care and engagement solution for cancer programs has raised $10 million in funding led by Merck Global Health Innovation Fund in syndicate with ORIX Healthcare Capital, including existing investor Rustic Canyon Partners. Show More Summary