The latest offering from the leader of the UK Independence party is to ban unskilled migrants from working in Britain for five years. Nigel Farage says: "We want them to bring skills and health insurance, not a criminal record or a life threatening disease".
The California Supreme Court has unanimously sided with a group of investigative journalists over the Department of Public Health (DPH) in a dispute over public access to regulatory records. In an investigation into abuse at state-owned and -operated treatment facilities for the mentally ill and developmentally disabled, the Center for......
This appeared late last week.Taxpayers have spent more than $1 billion on a digital health record that doctors won’t use February 27, 2015 12:00AM Sue Dunlevy National Health Reporter Herald SunAUSTRALIANS could have had a hip replacement,...Show More Summary
While treating patients with Ebola in Guinea, I kept a journal to record my perceived level of risk of being infected with the deadly virus. A friend who'd volunteered previously had told me that such a journal comforted him when he looked back and saw no serious breach of protocol or significant exposure. Show More Summary
Despite the well-known rollout problems for hospitals and clinics across the nation, there are many palpable and welcome advantages to using electronic health records. Chief among these are the ability to access the chart from anywhere, rapidly search for information needed, and reducing the centuries-old problem of illegible doctors’ handwriting. But with the good comes […]
Not the expected smartwatch, HTC today unveiled during its Mobile World Congress press conference its first high-performance, smart fitness tracker, the GPS-enabled HTC Grip. Powered by UA Record, the new health and fitness network from...Show More Summary
Pebble beats its own record, Motorola confirms what we already knew about the Moto E and Facebook takes a break from the sillier aspects of its site to get serious about mental health. Basically, we've got everything you need to know from this past w...
Behind the large stack of my medical records, I'm sitting in my hospital bed in room 19 of the ICU (Summer 2004) and talking with my mom and a nurse. "I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did,...Show More Summary
Have you ever wondered why doctors and hospitals own your medical records? You pay for the visits, labs, scans and hospitalizations but you have no product to show for it. And getting a hold of your data about your body is often exceedingly difficult. Show More Summary
The good news is the uninsured rate in the U.S. has fallen to a record low. The bad news is the benefits of health care reform aren't reaching a large swath of the country. Over the last year, the uninsured rate in the U.S. fell 3.5 percentage points, from 17.3 percent in 2013 to 13.8 percent in 2014, according to the latest data from Gallup. Show More Summary
Glen Campbell was not able to attend Sunday's Oscars because of his health, but the iconic singer still cast a long shadow over the ceremony. "I'm Not Gonna Miss You," the final song Campbell recorded following his diagnosis with Alzheimer's disease, was nominated in the Best Original Song category. Show More Summary
A new survey of physicians that switched Electronic Health Record systems ranks Amazing Charts #2 for customer satisfaction. Published by the American Academy of Family Physicians this month, the EHR Switch Survey: Responses from 305...Show More Summary
Saudi King Salman: In the Jan. 24 Section A, an article about King Salman, the new ruler of Saudi Arabia, said that he was reported to have Alzheimer's disease. The Times has no independent evidence of the king's mental health. Lawyers for the Royal Court of Saudi Arabia assert that such...
This appeared a little while ago:More Thorough Analysis of Health IT Adoption Needed, RAND Argues February 10, 2015 by Gabriel Perna Despite increasing adoption rates of electronic health records and other health information technology...Show More Summary
And their schools aren't always equipped to help them with their mental health issues. The post Record Numbers Of College Students Are Struggling With Depression And Anxiety appeared first on ThinkProgress.
SB442 Directs Oregon Health Authority to adopt by rule schedule requiring submission of document to school administrator for purposes of declining immunization if document on record does not include signature of health care practitioner verifying that parent has reviewed risks...
But talk to any conservative and they’ll tell you what a failure it is. The nation’s controversial health care exchange has enrolled 11.4 million Americans in its second year of existence, according to figures released by the White House on Feb. 17. The Obama administration’s initial figure target was 9 million, but significantly less than [...]
A new museum and art gallery opens in south London tomorrow at a cost of £4 million. The Bethlem Museum of the Mind in Bethlem Royal Hospital, Monks Orchard Road, aims to record the lives and experience of people with mental health problems and celebrate their achievements (CLICK). Show More Summary
The Obama administration announced that 11.4 million people signed up for health insurance in 2015 under the Affordable Care Act. Also, a research firm projects that Apple could sell 20 million Apple Watches in the first year. Jill Wagner reports on the day's top MoneyWatch headlines.
Following back-to-back Salmonella outbreaks linked to chicken from Foster Farms, one of the company’s processing plants in Kelso, WA, continued to have dozens of health violations in 2014, according to records obtained by Portland, OR, TV station KGW. KGW obtained federal inspection reports for the Kelso plant dating from March to September 2014, which show... Continue Reading