Eric Peterson Named Executive VP of BioVentures
He'll oversee technology development in collaboration and partnership with the University of Arkansas. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - July 1, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Encouraging employees to be more conscious health care consumers
Health care consumerism is an industry trend focused on empowering health care consumers to select more cost-effective, appropriate care. As an employer, you want to help reduce benefits costs for your business by encouraging your workforce to: Take charge of their health by becoming active participants in their health care decision-making. Spend their health care dollars wisely. Understand their conditions and treatment options a nd change their behaviors to eliminate unnecessary health risks. To… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - July 1, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Andrew Grove Source Type: news

From hopeless to filled with hope: Over 700 successful heart transplants offer patients a new chance at life
The team at Atrium Health Sanger Heart& Vascular Institute knows what a new heart can mean to patients. It means more time with family, more moments to remember, and most importantly it replenishes the gift of time declining health may have threatened to take away. Sanger Heart& Vascular Institute is proud to announce it has completed the 700th heart transplant. Since its inception more than 35 years ago, Sanger has repeatedly earned multiple national recognition as the region ’s top-rated heart… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - July 1, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Atrium Health Source Type: news

Alzheimer ’s disease detectives at UT Health San Antonio find more needles in the haystack
21 million. That ’s the number of genetic variations in the human genome that researchers are sifting to identify patterns predisposing people to Alzheimer’s disease. With international collaboration being advanced by faculty of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, also known as UT Heal th San Antonio, more genetic variations for Alzheimer’s disease are known today than ever before. The list of gene variants recognized for late-onset Alzheimer’s grew from one in 2009… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - July 1, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: UT Health San Antonio Source Type: news

Here ’s what’s new at Western New York’s trusted urgent care
As of summer 2022, we are pleased to announce that Western New York Immediate Care will open four brand-new, modern and convenient locations, providing urgent care and occupational health services for you and your family. We will also offer 24/7/365 virtual care so you don ’t even have to leave your home. With many choices for urgent care, Western New York Immediate Care is committed to providing a quality visit to help you feel better fast. Fully accredited by the Urgent Care Association, WNY… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - July 1, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Western New York Immediate Care Source Type: news

Code T.O.M. founder ’s wife diagnosed with melanoma
In 2016, Atrium Health Levine Cancer Institute launched Code T.O.M., a free educational program for firefighters. The program was created in honor of Tom Robinson, a dedicated husband, father and firefighter who died from advanced melanoma in 2013. His son, James Robinson, an Atrium Health teammate and volunteer firefighter, co-founded Code T.O.M. with Levine Cancer Institute. Since the program began, it has educated thousands of firefighters about cancer risk and prevention. And in an ironic twist… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - July 1, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Atrium Health Source Type: news

Occupational therapy students introduce disc golf to patients
Two brothers, who are each occupational therapy assistant students at Cabarrus College of Health Sciences, recently collected donations of valuable disc golf equipment to benefit the mental and physical health of inpatients at Atrium Health Behavioral Health Davidson. Watch to learn how the greater Charlotte area disc golf community stepped up to donate the equipment and how the brothers worked with their fieldwork educator to introduce patients to disc golf. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - July 1, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Atrium Health Source Type: news

Atrium Health ’s Levine Children’s Hospital: Ranked by U.S. News for the 15th year
Atrium Health ’s Levine Children’s Hospital was just named a Best Children’s Hospital by U.S. News& World Report. Levine Children ’s Hospital is the only children’s hospital in the Charlotte region recognized – and this year, it has been nationally ranked in eight specialties. See what it means to be a Best Children’s Hospital and why more happily ever afters start here: LevineChildrens.org/Best (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - July 1, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Atrium Health Source Type: news

Keep employees healthy and engaged through whole-person care
Health and happiness are not just physical or mental. They are both. Instead of treating only a specific disease or illness, more health care providers and insurers are focusing on restoring overall health, promoting resilience and preventing disease through a whole-person health approach to care. “Whole health is overall health and well-being,” said Dr. Ted Conklin, vice president and chief medical officer for commercial business for Florida Blue, Florida’s local Blue Cross and Blue Shield… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - July 1, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Jim Molis Source Type: news

How the health insurance one organization offers changes lives
As an employer that believes work can change a person ’s life by removing barriers to employment, Goodwill Industries of North Florida wants to help its own employees as much as possible — and health insurance is one of the biggest benefits it offers in that regard. “A lot of people didn’t have health insurance before working with us or they didn’t have as robust of a plan,” Chief Human Resource Officer Lisa Smith said, noting that the not-for-profit organization works with communities… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - July 1, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Jim Molis Source Type: news

Keep employees healthy and engaged through whole-person care
Health and happiness are not just physical or mental. They are both. Instead of treating only a specific disease or illness, more health care providers and insurers are focusing on restoring overall health, promoting resilience and preventing disease through a whole-person health approach to care. “Whole health is overall health and well-being,” said Dr. Ted Conklin, vice president and chief medical officer for commercial business for Florida Blue, Florida’s local Blue Cross and Blue Shield… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - July 1, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Jim Molis Source Type: news

California first to cover health care for all immigrants
California is the first state to guarantee free health care for all low-income immigrants who are living in the country illegally (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 1, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Frederick Pardee Dies at 89; Former RAND Researcher Gave Generously to RAND and Graduate School That Bears His Name
Frederick S. Pardee, a former RAND Corporation researcher turned real estate investor who helped endow the Pardee RAND Graduate School and gave generously to RAND throughout his life, has died. He was 89. (Source: RAND)
Source: RAND - July 1, 2022 Category: Health Management Authors: RAND Corporation Source Type: news

Blueprint Medicines signs deals for up to $1.25B in cash, earnouts
Blueprint Medicines Corp. has struck deals with Sixth Street and Royalty Pharma plc to bring in up to $1.25 billion. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - June 30, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Rowan Walrath Source Type: news

Oregon hospitals' financial performance deteriorated in the first quarter
The median operating margin dipped into negative territory. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - June 30, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news