A Man Died After Eating a Bag of Black Licorice Every Day
Doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital said the unusual case highlighted the risk of consuming too much glycyrrhizic acid, which is found in black licorice. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Maria Cramer Tags: Candy Deaths (Fatalities) Heart New England Journal of Medicine Black licorice Acids Source Type: news

Standard Blood Test Can Predict Risk Of Dying From Covid-19
A standard blood test that measures the amount of variation in red blood cell volume and size can predict whether someone admitted to hospital with Covid-19 is likely to die from the infection. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 26, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Helen Albert, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Source Type: news

Gruesome story of the use of Black man’s heart for transplant, history of medical mistreatment of minorities
“The Organ Thieves” explains how a Va. hospital removed the heart of a Black factory worker without his family’s consent. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Erin Blakemore Source Type: news

Hip fractures in centenarians: a multicentre review of outcomes - Barrett-Lee J, Barbur S, Johns J, Pearce J, Elliot RR.
INTRODUCTION: Advances in healthcare have resulted in an increasing UK population, with the proportion of elderly individuals expanding significantly, including centenarians. Hospitals can expect to see growing numbers of so-called 'super-elderly' patients... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Healthcare Coalition Objects to Proposed ACO Regulations Healthcare Coalition Objects to Proposed ACO Regulations
CMS would change quality assessment and reporting requirements and end pay for reporting under the Physician Fee Schedule proposal.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

London is put on lockdown watch-list after a spike in Covid-19 infections and hospital admissions 
Figures show the number of victims succumbing to the disease now stands at 29 - compared to the average of 17 last Friday. But they are still a far-cry from the 1,000 recorded each day in the spring. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

OIG finds VA not fully following acquisition policy
The Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Inspector General (OIG) found...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Massive VHA audit explores reasons for imaging delays VA endorses AI research with new institute VA: Delay in patient diagnosis leads to suicide VA identifies radiology reporting delays at Kan. hospital Did VA hospitals cancel valid radiology orders to clear backlog? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 26, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

U.S. Hospital Admissions for Non-COVID-19 Have Only Partially Rebounded from Initial Decline
A new Dartmouth study in Health Affairs examines how hospital admissions during the rebound from the initial COVID-19 onset varies by age, insurance coverage and socioeconomic groups. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - September 25, 2020 Category: Hospital Management Authors: NonPerson Geisel Web Service Acct Tags: News Press Release Research COVID-19 Source Type: news

UHS ’ $28M real estate deal will expand hospital capacity
The Bexar County Hospital District Board of Managers has approved University Health System ’s purchase of two office buildings in University Park near Interstate 10 and De Zavala Road. The $28 million deal will give UHS 165,000 square feet of additional office space and enable the health system to address clinical capacity needs at its University Hospital campus nearby. “It’s goin g to be the new business center,” UHS President and CEO George Hernandez told me. “It’s going to be very… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 25, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: W. Scott Bailey Source Type: news

UHS ’ $28M real estate deal will expand hospital capacity
The Bexar County Hospital District Board of Managers has approved University Health System ’s purchase of two office buildings in University Park near Interstate 10 and De Zavala Road. The $28 million deal will give UHS 165,000 square feet of additional office space and enable the health system to address clinical capacity needs at its University Hospital campus nearby. “It’s goin g to be the new business center,” UHS President and CEO George Hernandez told me. “It’s going to be very… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 25, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: W. Scott Bailey Source Type: news

Providence Health parent blames Covid-19 as it reports $1B loss
The parent company of Providence Health System, operator of the former Northeast D.C. hospital turned health campus, reported that it lost more than $1 billion during its fiscal 2020, harmed by virus shutdowns that stopped elective procedures and caused investment losses. St. Louis-based health system Ascension, a 150-hospital system reported revenue of $25.3 billion in the fiscal year ended June 30, essentially flat from fiscal 2019. But it operated with a net income of $1.2 billion in fiscal 2019. Providence… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 25, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jacob Kirn Source Type: news

Fertility Rates Lower in Women With Inflammatory Bowel Disease
FRIDAY, Sept. 25, 2020 -- Fertility is lower in women with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), according to a study published online Sept. 19 in the Journal of Crohn's and Colitis. Emma Druvefors, from County Hospital Ryhov in J önköping, Sweden, and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 25, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: 2 million could die before vaccine ready, warns WHO; cases surge in Europe
WHO warns death tollcould be higher than 2 million without concerted action;Madrid braces for lockdown as Spain reaches 716,481 total infections;surge in cases in AthensFigures prompt French and Dutch warnings, and row in SpainUS approaches 7m cases as officials warn surge could comeWhat lessons can Europe learn from Sweden ’s experience?Why dogs might be a Covid tester ’s best friend7.50pmBSTOfficials have stopped a Covid-19 testing study in theUSafter multiple reports that state and federal public health workers were threatened and face racial slurs.The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention pulled f...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 25, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Nadeem Badshah (now); Kevin Rawlinson Aamna Mohdin, Amy Walker and Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news UK news US news Australia news Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

‘It’s Been a Matter of Life and Death.’ Dr. Bonnie Castillo on How Nurses Have Been Left to Fend for Themselves During the Pandemic
As the COVID-19 pandemic has stretched on, the American health care system has depended on the tireless efforts of nurses to care for the ill, tend to the dying, and stop the illness from seeping outside hospital doors. But despite all of these nurses’ dedication, they themselves have been let down—not only by state and local governments, but by the health care system as a whole, says Bonnie Castillo, a registered nurse and executive director of National Nurses United and the California Nurses Association. Castillo, who was recognized for her advocacy work as a member of the 2020 TIME100 list of the most influe...
Source: TIME: Health - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Law Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 TIME100 Talks Source Type: news

FDA revokes Va. facility's mammography accreditation
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) The U.S. Food and Drug Administration...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA document outlines new mammo appeals process Okla. hospital resolves mammography issue FDA updates mammo facility guidance for COVID-19 FDA posts warning for Florida mammography center Va. mammography center gets certificate reinstated (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 25, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Safety of hospitalized older adult patients: an analysis of the risk of falls - Canuto CPAS, Oliveira LPBA, Medeiros MRS, Barros WCTDS.
OBJECTIVE: To identify the risk of falls of older adults in a hospital in the Trairi region in Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil, and to describe the relationship between risk of falls and the sociodemographic characteristics of the participants. METHOD: A d... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

A rare case of pre-hospital globe enucleation after a penetrating injury to the orbit during an assault: a case report and literature review - Elkbuli A, Meneses E, Kinslow K, McKenney M, Boneva D.
INTRODUCTION: Ocular trauma is a common occurrence in trauma settings but often occurs with little to no effect on the vision of the patient. Traumatic enucleation is a rare but devastating injury. CASE PRESENTATION: A 40-year-old male presented to our... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

CSF leaks due to electric scooter injury - Kim JH, Ge M, Su P, Suh JD, Ference EH.
BACKGROUND: There has been a rapid increase in electric motorized scooter (e-scooter) usage after the introduction of dockless, shareable devices. METHODS: Case series from three tertiary hospitals in Los Angeles between May-September 2019. RESULTS... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

NHS bosses to consider scenario where covid occupies 35pc of beds
Health systems have been told to explain how they would cope with varying levels of demand from coronavirus over winter, including a scenario in which 35 per cent of hospital beds were occupied by covid patients. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - September 25, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Health Care Heroes in unprecedented times: Dr. Amber Thacker, UTHSC/Regional One Health
Meet Health Care Hero Dr. Amber Thacker, assistant professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at UTHSC and director of Hospital Medicine for Regional One Health. Thacker was tasked with establishing Regional One Health ’s COVID unit. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 25, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Susan Ellis Source Type: news

COVID-19 Airway Management: Expert Tips on Infection Control COVID-19 Airway Management: Expert Tips on Infection Control
As approaches to airway management of patients with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 continue to evolve, practicing vigilant transmission-based infection control precautions remains essential.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - September 25, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

Why Hospitals And Health Plans Worry About Trump ’s Supreme Court Pick
The possibility that Donald Trump will pick a conservative to replace U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has hospitals, health insurers and other medical care providers worried about the loss of millions of paying customers. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 25, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Money /money business pharma Source Type: news

A hospital, research space and more among the projects in the works for Lake Nona
"We want to get in those communities and provide most of the care people need with high standards. ” (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 25, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ryan Lynch Source Type: news

IT failure forces near complete closure of acute hospital
An IT failure at a large London acute trust forced a near complete closure of one of its hospital sites, and the emergency department at a second. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - September 25, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Shangula in the Dark About Angiogram Situation At Hospitals
[Namibian] HEALTH minister Kalumbi Shangula says he does not know whether Namibia has any capability to perform angiography in the public health sector. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 25, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Benadryl Warning: FDA Investigates Reports Of Teen Injuries, Deaths Linked To TikTok Challenge
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Syndicated CBSN Boston Benadryl CNN FDA TikTok Source Type: news

HRRP Tied to Decrease in 30-Day Readmission Rates for COPD
THURSDAY, Sept. 24, 2020 -- For patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), implementation of the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP) is associated with a reduction in 30-day readmissions but may increase mortality,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 25, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Children Have Better COVID Immune Response Than Adults Children Have Better COVID Immune Response Than Adults
Researchers found that children stayed in the hospital for shorter periods, needed ventilators less often, and had a lower death rate.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - September 25, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Clinical Laboratories in Hospitals Continue to Experience Reductions in Test Orders as Emergency Department Visits for Common Conditions Slowly Climb Back to Pre-Pandemic Levels
Multiple recent studies reveal a substantial number of patients continue to delay needed healthcare in the months since the onset of the SARS-CoV-2 outbreak Based on an analysis of hospital emergency department (ED) usage, federal researchers concluded that patients continue to be cautious when visiting healthcare providers, including clinical laboratories, and that people are altering […] The post Clinical Laboratories in Hospitals Continue to Experience Reductions in Test Orders as Emergency Department Visits for Common Conditions Slowly Climb Back to Pre-Pandemic Levels first appeared on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - September 25, 2020 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Operations Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Testing Management & Operations Source Type: news

Hawaii Department of Health uses $14M in CARES funds to bolster hospital staff statewide
More than 85% of the positions being funded by the $14 million are for medical-surgical nurses, critical care nurses, and telemetry nurses. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 25, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Olivia Peterkin Source Type: news

Guinea: Overcoming Covid-19 At 99 Years Old
[WHO] Conakry -- When Bagama Guehara walked out of Donka Hospital in Guinea's capital, Conakry, on 7 July this year, leaning on a walking stick for support, she was met with a rapturous applause from the medical staff and fellow patients. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 25, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ageism and Complacency: Lessons From COVID-19
As I write this here in Minnesota, 78% of those who have died from COVID-19 have been men and women living in long-term care or assisted living facilities. As of mid-July, this is well over a thousand people (Minnesota Department of Health, “Situation Update for COVID-19,” 2020, updated daily; https://bit.ly/3gpeghZ). I have been a geriatrician for 30 years at a public safety-net hospital in a practice where people are vulnerable not only because of years of chronic illness but also because of poverty and lack of social support. (Source: Caring for the Ages)
Source: Caring for the Ages - September 25, 2020 Category: Health Management Authors: Roberta Meyers Source Type: news

3D printed nasal swabs work as well as commercial swabs for COVID-19 diagnostic testing
(University of South Florida (USF Health)) A multisite clinical trial led by the University of South Florida Health (USF Health) Morsani College of Medicine and its primary hospital affiliate Tampa General Hospital (TGH) provides the first evidence that 3D-printed alternative nasal swabs work as well for COVID-19 diagnostic testing as commercial synthetic flocked nasal swabs. Given the ongoing need for widespread COVID-19 testing, the researchers conclude that 3D printing technology offers a viable, cost-efficient option to address swab supply shortages. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - September 25, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Cocaine addiction: Impact of genetic mutations elucidated
(Institut Pasteur) Cocaine addiction is a chronic disorder with a high rate of relapse for which no effective treatment is currently available. Scientists from the Institut Pasteur, the CNRS, Inserm and the Paris Public Hospital Network (AP-HP) recently demonstrated that two gene mutations involved in the conformation of nicotinic receptors in the brain appear to play a role in various aspects of cocaine addiction. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New study highlights success of a mobile outreach van helping people on the street w
(Massachusetts General Hospital) Novel mobile health program has proven to be an effective model for bringing opioid addiction treatment services directly to marginalized individuals, particularly the homeless. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Novel neuroimaging study on dissociative symptoms reveals wounds of childhood trauma
(McLean Hospital) Brain imaging analyses can uncover changes in functional connections between brain regions linked to dissociative symptoms. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Team assessing if dual-antibody injection prevents COVID-19 illness
(University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston) A combination antibody treatment for preventing COVID-19 illness in individuals who have had sustained exposure to someone with the virus is being studied by researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). The clinical trial is enrolling patients at Harris Health System's Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - September 25, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Dartmouth study offers new details on pediatric mental health boarding
(The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth) A Dartmouth-led study, published in the journal Pediatrics, offers new details on the prevalence of pediatric mental health boarding in emergency departments across the country while identifying factors among patients and hospitals that increase the likelihood of the practice. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

US hospital admissions for non-COVID-19 have only partially rebounded from initial decline
(Dartmouth College) While declines in U.S. hospital admissions during the onset of COVID-19 has been well-documented, little is known about how admissions during the rebound varied by age, insurance coverage and socioeconomic groups. The decline in non-COVID-19 admissions was similar across all demographic subgroups but the partial rebound that followed shows that non-COVID-19 admissions for residents from Hispanic neighborhoods was significantly lower than for other groups. The findings are reported in a new study in Health Affairs. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Hawaii Department of Health uses $14M in CARES funds to bolster hospital staff statewide
More than 85% of the positions being funded by the $14 million are for medical-surgical nurses, critical care nurses, and telemetry nurses. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 25, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Olivia Peterkin Source Type: news

How Temple University Health System posted an $89M profit in fiscal 2020 despite Covid-19
Fueled by a strong performance at its flagship hospital, Temple University Health System posted an $88.8 million profit in fiscal 2020 despite the Covid-19 challenges in the last quarter. The North Philadelphia health system generated revenue of just under $2.3 billion in the fiscal year ending June 30. The health system's revenue and net income are both up from the previous year's figures of $2.25 billion and $24.95 million, respectively. "Fiscal year 2020 was an extraordinary y ear for Temple… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 25, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John George Source Type: news

How Temple University Health System posted an $89M profit in fiscal 2020 despite Covid-19
Fueled by a strong performance at its flagship hospital, Temple University Health System posted an $88.8 million profit in fiscal 2020 despite the Covid-19 challenges in the last quarter. The North Philadelphia health system generated revenue of just under $2.3 billion in the fiscal year ending June 30. The health system's revenue and net income are both up from the previous year's figures of $2.25 billion and $24.95 million, respectively. "Fiscal year 2020 was an extraordinary y ear for Temple… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 25, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John George Source Type: news

Covid-19, dengue double infection treatment complicated; needs balanced approach: Experts
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia was shifted to LNJP Hospital on Wednesday for COVID-19 treatment and tested positive for dengue a day later. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hetero launches pack of generic COVID-19 drug favipiravir at Rs 2,640
"The launch of 'Favivir 800/200' is aimed at enhancing patients' adherence to treatment regimen by reducing the number of pills they are required to consume per day," Hetero said. The product will be made available at all retail medical outlets and hospital pharmacies across the country and sold only on prescription, it added. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - September 25, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Philips unveils QuickClear mechanical thrombectomy unit
Philips Healthcare parent Royal Philips said it has launched QuickClear, a...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Philips partners with Tampa General Hospital Philips launches Azurion Lung edition Philips acquires Intact Vascular for $275M Needle tracker cleared for Philips, B. Braun ultrasound Philips launches coronary artery procedure guidewire (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 24, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Coronavirus Cluster Discovered At Brigham And Women ’ s Hospital
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Covid-19 Boston, MA Health Healthcare Status Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Brigham and Women’s Hospital Coronavirus Source Type: news

FDA OKs First Point-of-Care Antibody Test for COVID-19 FDA OKs First Point-of-Care Antibody Test for COVID-19
The Assure COVID-19 IgG/IgM Rapid Test Device can now be used in doctors'offices, hospitals, urgent care centers, and emergency departments to provide immediate results.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - September 24, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Alert Source Type: news

Update: Characteristics of Health Care Personnel with COVID-19 - United States, February 12-July 16, 2020
This report describes demographic characteristics, underlying medical conditions, and hospital admissions of health care personnel with COVID-19 during February-July 2020. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - September 24, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report COVID-19 Coronavirus Disease 2019 Source Type: news

Coronavirus London: Lockdown fears as hospital admissions triple
During a private briefing this week, Kevin Fenton, director of Public Health England in London, told Sadiq Khan that all signs indicated the disease was making a resurgence in the capital. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. Hospitals Charging Insurers More Than Twice Medicare Rates U.S. Hospitals Charging Insurers More Than Twice Medicare Rates
Hospitals in the United States are charging private insurers 2.5 times what they get paid under the government Medicare program for the same services, according to a study released September 21.Georgia Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news