Hawaii Department of Health receives $2.2M to address pediatric mental health
Hawaii is one of 30 states to receive a grant, which can be used to address pediatric mental health care for children and youth between the ages of three and 21. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 23, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Olivia Peterkin Source Type: news

University of Hawaii to receive $1 million for indigenous health center
The University of Hawaii will receive more than $2.1 million in federal funding to implement a Center for Indigenous Innovation and Health Equity, congressional officials announced Wednesday. The funds, which come from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, or HHS, will also be used to support cancer prevention research. The Center for Indigenous Innovation and Health Equity will spearhead efforts in research, education, service, and policy development related to addressin g health disparities… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 23, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Olivia Peterkin Source Type: news

Barr had 'Oh, s***' moment when Trump blew up over Durham: Book
Attorney General William Barr braced himself in the face of unprecedented fury displayed by President Donald Trump when he was told... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bogen hears concerns about lack of fans masking at Heinz Field
Allegheny County Health Department Director Dr. Debra Bogen said Wednesday she ’s heard from people who attended Sunday’s Pittsburgh Steelers games concerned by how few people in the stands were wearing masks to protect against Covid-19. The game against the Las Vegas Raiders was the first time since the Covid-19 pandemic began that a regular-season game had full attendan ce at Heinz Field, which holds 68,400 seats. Masks for vaccinated and unvaccinated alike were required indoors at Heinz Field… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 22, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

Trump Administration Broke The Law In Refusing To Protect Joshua Trees, Court Rules
A federal judge ordered the Fish and Wildlife Service to reconsider its decision not to grant the iconic desert plant protection under the Endangered Species Act. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 22, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Oral Covid vaccine developer nails down Peninsula space
With its oral vaccines for Covid-19 and norovirus heading into mid-stage clinical trials, Vaxart Inc. will add nearly 25,000 square feet in South San Francisco as it hires more people. The company (NASDAQ: VXRT) inked a lease for 24,544 square feet at 310 Utah Ave. — space being vacated by Sutro Biopharma Inc. as it moves into the former Five Prime Therapeutics headquarters at The Cove development off Oyster Point Boulevard in South San Francisco. Vaxart also will rent 24,606 square feet at 170… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 22, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

How two health systems are planning to administer booster shots
This time around, it ’ll be a much smoother experience than the ones earlier this year when there wasn’t enough vaccine to meet demand. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 22, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

Astarte Medical raises $7.6M to advance technology platform that aids premature infants
The company's technology is designed to standardize feeding and optimize nutrition for babies in hospital NICUs. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 22, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: John George Source Type: news

Penn gene therapy spinout taking on rare retinal diseases launches with $19M in seed funding
A new gene therapy company attempting to commercialize the research of Penn Medicine's Dr. Jean Bennett launched Wednesday in North Carolina with $19 million in seed capital. The company, Opus Genetics, is the first spinout company internally conceived and launched by the Retinal Degeneration Fund (RD Fund), the venture arm of the Foundation Fighting Blindness. The fund was created to further the foundation's mission of backing research to prevent, treat and cure retin al degenerative diseases. Opus… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 22, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: John George Source Type: news

OHSU center receives $6.9M grant to boost worker health and well-being
The five-year grant is made possible by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 22, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Methamphetamine-involved overdose deaths nearly tripled between 2015 to 2019, NIH study finds
Patterns of methamphetamine use have become riskier, diversified across U.S. population. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - September 22, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Fossil Fuel Companies Say Hydrogen Made From Natural Gas Is a Climate Solution. But the Tech May Not Be Very Green
As a committee of climate scientists and environmental officials deliberated over how to drastically cut New York State’s carbon footprint last summer, natural gas industry representatives were putting forward a counterintuitive pitch: hydrogen, made from fossil fuels. The concept was simple, explained natural-gas proponents serving on the state’s climate-action council. Industrial hydrogen suppliers had long used a process called steam methane reforming (SMR) to produce what the industry calls “gray” hydrogen from natural gas—a system that accounts for 95% of all current hydrogen production, ...
Source: TIME: Science - September 22, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Alejandro de la Garza Tags: Uncategorized climate change TIME 2030 Source Type: news

George W. Bush moves to defend Liz Cheney from Trump
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Theranos trial jury hears from patient, nurse of false miscarriage reading from blood test
Testimony about a bad reading from a Theranos blood test is expected to be followed this week with the introduction of love notes between Elizabeth Holmes and the Silicon Valley company's president. Here's more on that and other coverage of the trial. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 22, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Cromwell Schubarth Source Type: news

It ’s desperation’: Trump sues niece and New York Times over bombshell tax story
Lawsuit alleges Mary Trump and NYT ‘were motivated by personal vendetta’ against him and a desire to push political agenda (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What to expect as Mecklenburg County transitions to Alliance Health for behavioral health services
Mecklenburg County is moving ahead on its partnership with Alliance Health, a managed care organization that provides behavioral health services. Here's what to expect. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 22, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Caroline Hudson Source Type: news

Donald Trump sues niece Mary Trump, New York Times reporters over disclosure of tax documents
Former President Donald Trump filed a lawsuit in New York state court Tuesday against his niece Mary Trump, as well as several New York... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump Sues His Niece and The New York Times Over Leaked Tax Documents
Former President Donald J. Trump filed a lawsuit on Tuesday accusing Mary Trump and three Times reporters of conspiring to publish... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump sues niece, NYT over 2018 tax records investigation
The former president is seeking “an award of actual, compensatory, and incidental damages." (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New health care facility opens in Vance County. Don't worry about insurance.
There are a little over a dozen direct primary care facilities in the Triangle, but few in rural areas. The goal is to grow the Henderson center to 200 patients. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 22, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Evan Hoopfer Source Type: news

Fact-checking Trump's letter to Georgia secretary of state
More than 10 months after the 2020 election, former President Donald Trump is still trying to claim victory in Georgia, a state that... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Evidence emerges that Hillary Clinton may have worked with top Google exec to help invent fake Trump-Russia collusion hoax
(Natural News) It has long been known that one element of the fake ‘Trump-Russia collusion’ narrative involved the 2016 campaign of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. The financing and farming out of the phony “Steele Dossier” was handled by a law firm, Perkins Coie, that was in bed with both the Democratic National Committee and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Memo details how Pence could hand election to Trump
The full memo, completed just 72 hours before January 6, laid out a plan for Vice President Mike Pence to overturn the results of the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health providers await word on Covid-19 vaccine boosters
State will require online scheduling and other ways to make administration easier than the initial rollout when supplies were limited and appointments hard to come by. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 21, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

Gary Kaplan will relinquish Virginia Mason Franciscan Health co-CEO role for new position
Kaplan, who has been CEO of Virginia Mason for 22 years, outlined his transition plans to the Business Journal. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 21, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Patti Payne Source Type: news

City of Milwaukee offering $100 Covid-19 vaccine incentive starting Thursday
The city of Milwaukee will give $100 gift cards to 1,000 residents receiving their first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine at the Northwest and Southside health centers starting Thursday. That city-led program kicks in after the state’s $100 vaccine incentive expired on Sunday. The city is using federal grant money awarded through the state of Wisconsin to finance the incentives. “We are hopeful that this incentive program will encourage Milwaukee residents to prioritize getti ng their Covid-19 vaccine,”… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 21, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Sean Ryan Source Type: news

ACL Music Festival health protocols OK'd by authorities — here's what you need to know to go
Ten days out from the 2021 Austin City Limits Musical Festival, festival organizers have announced the updated protocols in place for the two-weekend event. The adjustments come following an approval issued by Austin Public Health. Under this year’s safety measures, festival attendees will be required to show a printed copy of a negative Covid-19 test taken within 72 hours of attending ACL. Individuals who are fully vaccinated are not required to show a negative Covid-19 test, and may instead… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 21, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: KXAN News Source Type: news

This Cupertino startup is working on a tiara-like device that could make a world of difference for stroke patients
When treating a person who's suffered a stroke, it matters a lot what kind of stroke it was. It's particularly important to know whether the stroke was caused by a blood clot in one of the large arteries leading to the brain. That's because that type of stroke, known as a large vessel occlusion, needs to be treated right away, but not every hospital is equipped to provide the necessary tr eatment. Unfortunately, with the equipment they typically have, first responders generally can't tell whether… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 21, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Sonya Herrera Source Type: news

BenchMark Physical therapy opens location on Lakeshore Parkway
BenchMark Physical Therapy has opened another clinic in the Birmingham metro area. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 21, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

ECMC to pause inpatient elective surgery, ICU transfers to combat staff shortages
Erie County Medical Center Corp. has begun limiting ICU transfers and will pause all inpatient elective surgery as of Monday to address workforce shortages. With a vaccine mandate approaching Sept. 27, the Buffalo trauma hospital is already facing significant shortages of workers in clinical positions such as nursing and certified nursing assistants, as well in departments like dietary. Come Monday, Chief Operating Officer Andy Davis anticipates the hospital could lose a 10% of staff — or 400-500… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 21, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Ascension's revenue, net income rise in fiscal 2021
The St. Louis-based nonprofit health care system reported improved results for fiscal 2021, with increased revenue and a net gain compared with the prior year's net loss. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 21, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Diana Barr Source Type: news

CVS to hire hundreds in Ohio, part of 25K new jobs nationwide
CVS Health is looking to add 750 more workers in Ohio as part of a nationwide hiring spree. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 21, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Jacob Fisher Source Type: news

IVX Health secures $100 million round of funding
IVX Health, which operates more than 50 infusion centers across 16 markets, plans to use the funds to expand into new cities. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 21, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Joel Stinnett Source Type: news

People close to Trump say he 'wants back' in national spotlight: report
Journalists Bob Woodward and Robert Costa say they have learned that former President Trump "wants back" into the national spotlight —... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Their Baby Died in the Hospital. Then Came the $257,000 Hospital Bill.
A New York family had good health insurance. But the bills for their daughter ’s care started showing up and kept coming. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - September 21, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Sarah Kliff Tags: Health Insurance and Managed Care Debt Collection Hospitals Prices (Fares, Fees and Rates) Mount Sinai Medical Center CIGNA Corporation Lane, Brittany Giroux Lane, Clayton Premature Babies Source Type: news

EARLY RELEASE: Use of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine in Persons Aged ≥16 Years: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices - United States, September 2021
This report describes ACIP's standard recommendation for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19  vaccine in persons 16 years or older. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - September 21, 2021 Category: American Health Tags: Adult Health Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) Coronavirus [CoV] Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Older Adults' Health SARS (Severe acute respiratory syndrome) Teen health Vaccination Vaccines COVID-19 Source Type: news

Researchers use exosome-based strategy to block HIV in mice
NIH-funded study finds reduced levels of HIV in bone marrow, spleen, and brain after therapy. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - September 21, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIAID Scientists Find a Key to Hepatitis C Entry into Cells
Understanding Structure of HCV Proteins Could Aid in Vaccine Development. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - September 21, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Texas GOP lawmaker goes there, calls on Gov. Abbott to disregard hapless Biden regime and take control of border himself
(Natural News) Anger and resentment continue to build in Texas as the state has been transformed into a gigantic way station for illegal aliens who are invading the country as never before. When Joe Biden took office in January and immediately reversed all of President Donald Trump’s border enforcement policies, the predictable happened: Hundreds of thousands... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Democrats Begin Effort to Curb Post-Trump Presidential Powers
But to appeal to Republicans, a bill being introduced in the House to impose checks on executive authority may be broken into pieces in... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Atrium exec on how health-care technology will drive industry's future
It's no secret. Covid-19 has accelerated the urgency to transform the health-care industry. The pandemic crushed once-normal business models and required typically years-long innovation to happen within a matter of weeks. To drive change, Atrium Health is implementing a two-part strategy — Rise, to improve current processes, and Reshape, to think about what could drive future growth, said Dr. Rasu Shrestha, chief strategy and transformation officer at Atrium. He said health-care systems are shifting… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 21, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Caroline Hudson Source Type: news

3-year-old North Carolina startup chases Covid-19 treatment with $100M
The Durham company is committing $100 million to advance a combination therapy aimed at treating Covid-19 following positive results from a trial sponsored by the National Institutes of Health. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 21, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Lauren Ohnesorge Source Type: news

Mesa health firm raises $45M led by Goldman Sachs
A $45 million round of funding led by Goldman Sachs will help Mesa-based health company eVisit build out its virtual care platform. This Series B funding brings eVisit's total raise since inception to $75 million after the company raised $14 million last October, said Bret Larsen, co-founder and CEO of eVisit. Also participating in this latest round is Texas Health Resources, Health Catalyst co-founders Tom Burton and Steve Barlow and existing insiders. "The demand to participate from our existing… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 21, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Angela Gonzales Source Type: news

Health care organizations disaster-plan as New York's vaccine mandate hangs in limbo
“We’re trying to scenario-plan who in which departments might not be around, and then what do you do about it? Do you shift resources from one to another, or do you end up closing a department?” (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 21, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Why a former BCBS top doc is joining Buffalo-based startup Ognomy
Ognomy is in the midst of a national expansion for its sleep apnea platform. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 21, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Dan Miner Source Type: news

Inno Ecosystem: Get to know Mayo Clinic's Innovation Exchange
This article is a part of a larger series looking at the First Coast's emerging startups, tech innovators, lenders and players in the region's ecosystem. May Clinic's Innovation Exchange, a membership-based platform created to further industry collaboration and accelerate commercialization, has been working for more than a year on the First Coast shaping the future of medicine. Mayo Clinic Innovation Exchange was launched to provide internal inn ovators and external entrepreneurs and startups… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 21, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: James Cannon Source Type: news

Their Baby Died in the Hospital. Then Came the $257,000 Bill.
A New York family had good health insurance. But the bills for their daughter ’s care started showing up and kept coming. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - September 21, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Sarah Kliff Tags: Health Insurance and Managed Care Debt Collection Hospitals Mount Sinai Medical Center Source Type: news

Washington Regional Acquires 15 Acres to Expand Operations
The $6.63 million property is adjacent to the health system's main campus. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - September 21, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

UHS airs concerns about proposed Wilsonville psychiatric hospital requirements
The corporation wants to build a 100-bed hospital but won conditional approval for just 60 beds. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 21, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Longtime GOP operatives charged with funneling Russian national ’s money to Trump, RNC
Jesse Benton and Doug Wead pleaded not guilty to six felony charges, including facilitating a campaign contribution by a foreign national. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news