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Alabama ranks near bottom for children's health
Alabama ranked 40th in a new study by WalletHub that ranked the top states for children's health care  – due in part to a high infant death rate, a concentration of obesity and other factors. The study took several factors into account, including nutrition, obesity, oral health, infant death rate and a number of other metrics. Alabama ranked in the 40s in several categories, and ranked as the worst state in the nation for infant death rate. It also ranked 47th for the percentage of children… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 26, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Atrium CEO: Anesthesiology practice using ‘fear-based’ campaign
Atrium Health CEO Gene Woods says he won ’t resume negotiations with its anesthesiology provider amid a very public “fear-based campaign.” The Charlotte health-care system’s contract with Southeast Anesthesiology Consultants ends June 30.  Atrium has already signed a deal with Scope Anesthesiology of North Carolina to provide th ose services starting July 1. “We are preparing for a seamless transition,” Woods says. Southeast Anesthesiology in Charlotte — an affiliate of Mednax (NYSE:MD),… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 26, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jennifer Thomas Source Type: news

Mental health of the male adolescent and young man: the Copenhagen statement - Rice TR, Shah LD, Trelles P, Lin SK, Christensen DS, Walther A, Sher L.
BACKGROUND: Male adolescents and young men benefit when their mental health care is specialized to match their unique gendered and developmental needs. Sensitivity to the social circumstances of this population is important; additionally, the emerging abil... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Atrium CEO: Anesthesiology practice using ‘fear-based’ campaign
Atrium Health CEO Gene Woods says he won ’t resume negotiations with its anesthesiology provider amid a very public “fear-based campaign.” The Charlotte health-care system’s contract with Southeast Anesthesiology Consultants ends June 30.  Atrium has already signed a deal with Scope Anesthesiology of North Carolina to provide th ose services starting July 1. “We are preparing for a seamless transition,” Woods says. Southeast Anesthesiology in Charlotte — an affiliate of Mednax (NYSE:MD),… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - April 26, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Jennifer Thomas Source Type: news

KU Health System buys another hospital
The University of Kansas Health System will acquire Great Bend Regional Hospital and its affiliated clinics, the health system announced Tuesday. The 33-bed physician-owned, for-profit hospital is located about an hour southeast of Hays, and is one of two hospitals in Great Bend, Kan. The other, Central Kansas Medical Center, closed its inpatient beds in 2011. The shift to outpatient-only was due to declining admissions, the Kansas Health Institute reported at the time. "We are excited to bring… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elise Reuter Source Type: news

$3B in capital investments planned for Medical District
A total of more than $3 billion in capital investments is planned for the Medical District, with many new retail and residential projects in the pipeline. The community development organization held its second annual meet-up on Wednesday evening at the Balinese Ballroom Downtown. The Memphis Medical District Collaborative (MMDC) also reported that during its second year in operation, four new businesses launched, three pop-ups signed leases, eight b usinesses received business support services and… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elle Perry Source Type: news

$3B in capital investments planned for Medical District
A total of more than $3 billion in capital investments is planned for the Medical District, with many new retail and residential projects in the pipeline. The community development organization held its second annual meet-up on Wednesday evening at the Balinese Ballroom Downtown. The Memphis Medical District Collaborative (MMDC) also reported that during its second year in operation, four new businesses launched, three pop-ups signed leases, eight b usinesses received business support services and… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Elle Perry Source Type: news

KU Health System buys another hospital
The University of Kansas Health System will acquire Great Bend Regional Hospital and its affiliated clinics, the health system announced Tuesday. The 33-bed physician-owned, for-profit hospital is located about an hour southeast of Hays, and is one of two hospitals in Great Bend, Kan. The other, Central Kansas Medical Center, closed its inpatient beds in 2011. The shift to outpatient-only was due to declining admissions, the Kansas Health Institute reported at the time. "We are excited to bring… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elise Reuter Source Type: news

Pediatric Palliative Care Resources from the National Institute of Nursing Research
Now available on HealthReach, The NINR Palliative Care: Conversations Matter® campaign offers evidence-based materials in English and Spanish for health care providers and for parents and families of children living with serious illnesses: Pediatric Palliative Care at a Glance – this two-page fact sheet provides a brief overview of pediatric palliative care, and answers some common questions that families may have about it. Finding Family Support: Pediatric Palliative Care Tips – this two-page resource card discusses different types of support that parents and families of children living with serious illne...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - April 25, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Consumer Health Health Professionals Public Health Source Type: news

Kidney disease treatment with roots in KC wins approval after 36 years
The Food and Drug Administration gave the green light for the first approved treatment for polycystic kidney disease on Tuesday — a treatment based on research that traces its roots to Kansas City. In the 1960s, late nephrologist and University of Kansas Medical Center Researcher Dr. Jared Grantham discovered the kidney’s components during a research fellowship. Later on, he found a signaling molecule called cyclic AMP that affects the cell growth and fluid secretion in kidneys. This discovery… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elise Reuter Source Type: news

Kidney disease treatment with roots in KC wins approval after 36 years
The Food and Drug Administration gave the green light for the first approved treatment for polycystic kidney disease on Tuesday — a treatment based on research that traces its roots to Kansas City. In the 1960s, late nephrologist and University of Kansas Medical Center Researcher Dr. Jared Grantham discovered the kidney’s components during a research fellowship. Later on, he found a signaling molecule called cyclic AMP that affects the cell growth and fluid secretion in kidneys. This discovery… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elise Reuter Source Type: news

Orthopaedic Associates sells Delafield real estate to Nashville firm
Orthopaedic Associates of Wisconsin, which opened its $23 million town of Delafield facility in June 2016, sold it to Montecito Medical Real Estate. Montecito Medical, which is based in Nashville, Tenn., is an owner of medical office buildings throughout the United States. The 71,000-square-foot facility is the primary location for Orthopaedic Associates of Wisconsin (OAW). The site houses an accredited ambulatory surgery center that Orthopa edic Associates owns in a joint venture with Pewaukee-based… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Rich Kirchen Source Type: news

Orthopaedic Associates sells Delafield real estate to Nashville firm
Orthopaedic Associates of Wisconsin, which opened its $23 million town of Delafield facility in June 2016, sold it to Montecito Medical Real Estate. Montecito Medical, which is based in Nashville, Tenn., is an owner of medical office buildings throughout the United States. The 71,000-square-foot facility is the primary location for Orthopaedic Associates of Wisconsin (OAW). The site houses an accredited ambulatory surgery center that Orthopa edic Associates owns in a joint venture with Pewaukee-based… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Rich Kirchen Source Type: news

Amazon, Chase and Berkshire Hathaway search for a health care chief
Jamie Dimon, Warren Buffett and Jeff Bezos are looking for someone to help them shake up U.S. health care. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Anthony Noto Source Type: news

Amazon, Chase and Berkshire Hathaway search for a health care chief
Jamie Dimon, Warren Buffett and Jeff Bezos are looking for someone to help them shake up U.S. health care. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Anthony Noto Source Type: news

Reference Based Pricing: An option to help employers eliminate potential unnecessary health care costs
Keeping health care expenses to a minimum requires cooperation from everyone. Those who constantly utilize expensive medical services can sometimes raise costs for the whole group. With this in mind, not only is it cost-effective for you to choose a less expensive procedure, but that decision can also help lower everyone ’s overall costs. To help encourage this cost-conscious attitude, some employers implement a method called reference-based pricing (RBP). RBP works by setting spending limits… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Shelly Hodges-Konys Source Type: news

Reference Based Pricing: An option to help employers eliminate potential unnecessary health care costs
Keeping health care expenses to a minimum requires cooperation from everyone. Those who constantly utilize expensive medical services can sometimes raise costs for the whole group. With this in mind, not only is it cost-effective for you to choose a less expensive procedure, but that decision can also help lower everyone ’s overall costs. To help encourage this cost-conscious attitude, some employers implement a method called reference-based pricing (RBP). RBP works by setting spending limits… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Shelly Hodges-Konys Source Type: news

Nearly $2M permit filed for new Methodist building
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare has another big construction project upcoming. A building permit valued at $1.8 million was filed for Methodist North Hospital on April 24. The hospital is building a new medical office at 3960 New Covington Pike. F&F Construction Co. Inc. was listed as the general contractor. According to Methodist spokeswoman Mary Alice Taylor, the new building will be the North MOC (Medical Office Complex). The new 12,000-square-foot building, which will be constructed adjacent… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elle Perry Source Type: news

Nearly $2M permit filed for new Methodist building
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare has another big construction project upcoming. A building permit valued at $1.8 million was filed for Methodist North Hospital on April 24. The hospital is building a new medical office at 3960 New Covington Pike. F&F Construction Co. Inc. was listed as the general contractor. According to Methodist spokeswoman Mary Alice Taylor, the new building will be the North MOC (Medical Office Complex). The new 12,000-square-foot building, which will be constructed adjacent… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Elle Perry Source Type: news

Dr. Richard Blondell on addiction: Are there enough docs?
Building new facilities and adding beds will help combat the opioid epidemic, but more needs to be done upstream to train physicians about how to prescribe and how to treat, noted physician says. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Dr. Richard Blondell on addiction: Are there enough docs?
Building new facilities and adding beds will help combat the opioid epidemic, but more needs to be done upstream to train physicians about how to prescribe and how to treat, noted physician says. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

French pharma moves U.S. base to RTP from Texas
French pharmaceutical company Nicox has opened its new U.S. development office in Research Triangle Park, moving it from Fort Worth, Texas. The opening of the office comes as Nicox is looking to begin phase 2 clinical studies of product candidates for glaucoma and blepharitis – an inflammation of the eyelid. In the Triangle area, Nicox was able to hire all of the team members it needed to get started within a month, says Gavin Spen cer, executive vice president and chief business officer. The… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jennifer Henderson Source Type: news

French pharma moves U.S. base to RTP from Texas
French pharmaceutical company Nicox has opened its new U.S. development office in Research Triangle Park, moving it from Fort Worth, Texas. The opening of the office comes as Nicox is looking to begin phase 2 clinical studies of product candidates for glaucoma and blepharitis – an inflammation of the eyelid. In the Triangle area, Nicox was able to hire all of the team members it needed to get started within a month, says Gavin Spen cer, executive vice president and chief business officer. The… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Jennifer Henderson Source Type: news

Fourth Baltimore medical marijuana dispensary opens Wednesday — at 4:20, of course
A fourth medical marijuana dispensary in Baltimore will have its soft opening Wednesday afternoon on Key Highway — one of up to 12 total that could be operating in the city by the end of the year. The dispensary, called Culta, is located at 215 Key Highway across from Rash Field. The company missed out on last week's 4/20 festivities, but is making its own nod to the famed marijuana-related digits by offic ially opening its doors at 4:20 p.m. It is one of five dispensaries so far in the city… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Morgan Eichensehr Source Type: news

After five-year effort, regulations on free-standing emergency rooms are becoming law
Gov. John Hickenlooper on Wednesday will sign into law two bills that increase disclosures and transparency on free-standing emergency rooms. It's the first time in five years of such efforts that Republicans and Democrats have joined together and agreed to increase regulations on a burgeoning industry that offers convenience to consumers — but at significant and sometimes surprising prices. However, Republicans in the Legislature ap pear unwilling to take an even greater step and demand price… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Ed Sealover Source Type: news

Diverse health care network to launch
As a part of Minority Health Month, a partnership is starting a network to build community among people of color, immigrants and supporters. Whitetulip Diverse Healthcare Professionals Network will launch at an event beginning at 6 p.m. Monday in Room 3911 of Posvar Hall at the University of Pittsburgh, according to a news release. The network, created by New Jersey-based Whitetulip Health Foundation and the All for All initiative of social enterprise hub Change Agency, seeks to connect health… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

CSL Behring leases 500 N. Gulph in King of Prussia
The biopharmaceutical company maintains its U.S. base in King of Prussia and needed space to accommodate its rapid growth. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Natalie Kostelni Source Type: news

State maintains strict limit on health care spending for 2019
The state ’s health care watchdog has limited health care spending growth in the state to 3.1 percent in 2019, saying Massachusetts still has to make progress to reduce some of the most expensive health care in the world. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

Reality check: Value-based contracts are good for patients
Biopharmaceutical companies are joining stakeholders across the health care system to pursue flexible ways to pay for medicines that focus on results, lower out-of-pocket costs and enable patients to access the right treatments the first time. (Source: The Catalyst)
Source: The Catalyst - April 25, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: diabetes out of pocket costs Value-Driven Health Care The Value Collaborative Source Type: news

Please Join Us For Free Coffee During Nurses Week
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - April 25, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Please Join Us For Free Coffee During Nurses Week
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - April 25, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Please Join Us For Free Coffee During Nurses Week
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - April 25, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

High Point Regional leadership shake-up emerges as takeover by Wake Forest Baptist approaches
High Point Regional Health's lead executive will step aside when Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center takes full control of the hospital system in September. Ernie Bovio, who has served as president and CEO for the past four years, will take on a leadership position at UNC Health Care when he leaves High Point Regional, the health systems said on Wednesday. Bovio will remain in his position for the next five months to help guide High Point Regional t hrough the completion of the ownership transition. He… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jessica Seaman Source Type: news

How to Kick Your Caffeine Dependence for Good
An estimated 64% of Americans drink coffee every day, according to data from the National Coffee Association. In many ways, that’s a healthy habit: research has found that coffee may boost longevity and decrease the risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease and more. But when the habit crosses the line from a pleasant pick-me-up to a daily necessity, the equation gets a little more complicated. People can develop a dependence on coffee and other caffeinated beverages, such as tea, soda and energy drinks, says Merideth Addicott, an assistant professor at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ Psychiatric ...
Source: TIME: Health - April 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime onetime Source Type: news

Health Care Providers Can't Afford To Ignore Direct-To-Consumer Genetic Testing
Most health care providers have ignored or dismissed direct-to-consumer genetic testing, to date. We can no longer afford to overlook potentially life-saving genetic information. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 25, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ellen Matloff, Contributor Source Type: news

At Mass. forum, health care heavyweights say AI is new frontier of medicine
Some of the biggest names in health care are bullish about the use of artificial intelligence in their industry, despite regulatory and data challenges. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

Florida's medical marijuana patient number tops 100,000
Florida ’s medical-marijuana patient database has hit the 100,000 mark, according to a weekly update issued by the state Department of Health’s Office of Medical Marijuana Use. Marijuana supporters celebrated the number, revealed on April 20, which is also known as “weed day” throughout the nation . As of Friday, 100,576 Florida patients had registered with the office, an increase of more than 2,500 in the past week. Only 75,208 of the registered patients have been issued ID cards allowing… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Source Type: news

Cincinnati Children ’s partners with business group to add retail eye care center
Cincinnati Children ’s plans to open a Pearle Vision EyeCare Center adjacent to the hospital’s main campus in Avondale in partnership with a group of local businesspeople. Construction has begun on the office, which is to open this summer in the Herald Building at 3440 Burnet Ave., which the hospital bought in Dec ember. The retail business will be owned and operated by Ryan Yauger, Dr. David Tabeling and Dr. David Blair, who own three other Pearle Vision centers in Greater Cincinnati. The eye… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

Data-sharing initiative aims to lower cost of treating homeless patients
An agreement to allow health providers to share patient data aims to build upon the city of Sacramento's efforts to provide primary care to homeless and at-risk people and reduce health care spending. Sacramento City Council approved the agreement at its Tuesday night meeting. The data-sharing plan will be implemented as part of the Whole Person Care initiative — a pilot program approved last year to increase Medi-Cal recipients’ access to primary care. The program is also meant to help re duce… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Kayla Webster Source Type: news

Oregon CCOs get a boost in their monthly budgets
The Oregon Health Authority adjusted rates in response to there being fewer healthy members on the rolls. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Amazon, Chase and Berkshire Hathaway search for a health care chief
Jamie Dimon, Warren Buffett and Jeff Bezos want someone with both public and private company experience. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Anthony Noto Source Type: news

'Bizarre Foods' chef Andrew Zimmern, Paul Bartolotta team up to prepare dinner for G9 event: Slideshow
"Bizarre Foods" star Andrew Zimmern teamed with internally-known chef Paul Bartolotta to prepare a special dinner to help raise money to fight childhood cancer. Check out the attached slideshow put together by Milwaukee Business Journal freelance photographer  Kenny Yoo to see photos from the event and behind the scenes in the kitchen with the two chefs. The G9 Gold in September Celebration was held at Northwestern Mutual's new corporate headquarters in downtown Milwaukee. It was first major community… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Mark Kass Source Type: news

'Bizarre Foods' chef Andrew Zimmern, Paul Bartolotta team up to prepare dinner for G9 event: Slideshow
"Bizarre Foods" star Andrew Zimmern teamed with internationally-known chef Paul Bartolotta to prepare a special dinner to help raise money to fight childhood cancer. Check out the attached slideshow put together by Milwaukee Business Journal freelance photographer  Kenny Yoo to see photos from the event and behind the scenes in the kitchen with the two chefs. The G9 Gold in September Celebration was held at Northwestern Mutual's new corporate headquarters in downtown Milwaukee. It was the first… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Mark Kass Source Type: news

LabCorp sees 1Q profit drop slightly to $173.2 million
Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings posted a profit of $173.2 million for the 2018 first quarter, down 5.3 percent from the same period a year ago. Earnings per share for LabCorp (NYSE: LH) were $1.67 for the period ending March 31, down from $1.75 in 2017. Excluding restructuring charges and other items, adjusted earnings per share were $2.78 for the first quarter. “We delivered another outstanding quarter, with strong results from each of our businesses demonstrating the power of… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jessica Seaman Source Type: news

LabCorp sees 1Q profit drop slightly to $173.2 million
Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings posted a profit of $173.2 million for the 2018 first quarter, down 5.3 percent from the same period a year ago. Earnings per share for LabCorp (NYSE: LH) were $1.67 for the period ending March 31, down from $1.75 in 2017. Excluding restructuring charges and other items, adjusted earnings per share were $2.78 for the first quarter. “We delivered another outstanding quarter, with strong results from each of our businesses demonstrating the power of… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Jessica Seaman Source Type: news

Want to lose weight? Get some sleep
People who get less sleep are more likely to turn to sugar for an energy boost and gain weight as a result, a new study found.   The research, conducted by Kings College in London and published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, followed in a four-week randomized trial 42 normal-weight men and women who were not getting the recommended amount of sleep, between seven and nine hours each night. Participants wer e separated into two groups. The control group maintained their habitual short… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Anne Stych Source Type: news

Want to lose weight? Get some sleep
People who get less sleep are more likely to turn to sugar for an energy boost and gain weight as a result, a new study found.   The research, conducted by Kings College in London and published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, followed in a four-week randomized trial 42 normal-weight men and women who were not getting the recommended amount of sleep, between seven and nine hours each night. Participants wer e separated into two groups. The control group maintained their habitual short… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Anne Stych Source Type: news

Amazon, Chase and Berkshire Hathaway search for a healthcare chief
Amazon.com  Inc.’s new health care initiative with Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase is expected to have a leader soon. According to Axios, a CEO for the partnership will be named over the next two months. Ever since the corporate giants went public in January about the partnership, details have been few and far between. Jamie Dimon, CEO of New York-based JPMorgan, unveiled some information in his annual letter to shareholders earlier this month. He addressed high healthcare costs,wellness… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Anthony Noto Source Type: news

St. Vincent's progressing on urgent care facilities expansion
St. Vincent ’s HealthCare is making strides on its plan to build 10 urgent care facilities across Northeast Florida. Documents submitted to the city show plans for the construction of a 16,166-square-foot medical clinic at the northeast corner of Max Leggett Parkway and Owens Road, in Jacksonville’s North side. The health care system had purchased the land for the clinic for nearly $1.6 million on April 2. Two other health centers are in the works, including one at 6488 103rd Street in southwest… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Allison Colburn Source Type: news

Drones delivering blood could be in health care's future
Palo Alto, California, hopes to become the first U.S. city to use unmanned aircraft to deliver blood from a blood bank to a hospital. The FAA is reviewing the city's proposal along with about 150 others. The agency will approve 10 pilot projects to move forward next month. Mireya Villarreal reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news