Benefit Cost Increases Overwhelm Flat Wages for Most in US: Pew

Health Populi

since 2001, compared with a 5.3% Today’s financial news reports and the bullish stock market generate headlines saying that the U.S. economy is riding high.

Americans Believe Healthcare is in ‘State of Crisis’

BHM Healthcare Solutions

In 2018, 84 percent of Democrats and 56 percent of Republicans said there were issues with the system — the largest partisan gap since Gallup began measuring the trend in 2001.

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Pump Therapy to the Rescue for Type 2 Diabetes?

Insulin Nation

When I first learned that I had Type 2 diabetes in 2001, I thought my world had come crumbling down right before my eyes. I’d been eating delicious things all my life and couldn’t bear the thought of having to do without.

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Health Costs for People with Diabetes is 3.6 Times More than Average

Insulin Nation

According to a Reuters report , people with diabetes on these two public insurance programs saw decreased out-of-pocket spending between 2001 and 2011. A new study confirms what many with diabetes have known all along – that staying healthy comes at a steep price.

Opioid Drug Addiction: How Digital Health Technologies Can Help

The Digital Health Corner

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) from 2001 to 2014, deaths due to overdoses in the USA were noted as: 8 fold increase due to prescription drugs. After a hiatus I am returning to my beloved Digital Health Corner. I appreciate all my loyal followers and have attempted to bridge my absence with posts in other social media. In a previous post I discussed important public health issues that digital technology can address. Among them is drug addiction.

How Telestroke Technology is Saving Lives (and Brains): Part 1 of 2

American Well Blog

increase from 2001), and on average, a death from stroke occurred roughly every 4 minutes. What is Telestroke Technology? Since the turn of the millennium, the United States has experienced a continuing surge in the number of stroke victims seen in hospitals across the country.

Could a President Clinton Drive Down the Price of Insulin?

Insulin Nation

Type 1 diabetes advocates have wondered aloud when that public anger might turn toward insulin prices, as the price of most insulins has risen by more than 500 percent since 2001.

The Type 1 Tech Roundup – February, 2015

Insulin Nation

According to a LA Times report , Mann has stated that his replacement will be Hakan Edstrom, who has acted as both president and a board member since 2001. Tattoos for blood glucose readings. There’s a promising, but counterintuitive, new strategy to try to do away with finger-pricks: tattoos.

Precision Medicine and Digital Health : Could Rwanda become Africa’s Healthcare leader?

Lloyd Price

Only 24 years after the genocide that ripped apart the country’s socio-economic fabric, it now has a fast-growing economy, with an average GDP growth of around 8% per year between 2001 and 2015.

Daniel Nigrin, CIO & SVP of IS, Boston Children’s Hospital, Chapter 4

Health System CIO

I started as CIO in 2001, and I’ve been in that position about 12 years. The word “innovation” is tossed around a lot these days, but when your organization is located at “the nexus of IT” — a neighborhood in Boston that houses some of the most cutting-edge IT shops in the country — it’s not just a term; it’s a way of life.

Diabulima – A Personal Account

Insulin Nation

I have been struggling with diabulimia since 2001. “Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination and forgiveness. Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing.”. August Wilson.

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Dancing with Type 1 Diabetes

Insulin Nation

In 2001, at age 27, I was diagnosed with Type 1; I consider myself a “late bloomer”. Being a dancer with the Paul Taylor Dance Company is my dream job, but getting here did not come without some hurdles, thanks to my Type 1 diabetes.

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The Dangers of Hypoglycemia in the Hospital

Insulin Nation

The University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview established standard treatment protocols for diabetes in 2001.

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Basketball, Football, and Diabetes

Insulin Nation

Virgin Islands National Basketball summer tournament in 2001. Insulin Nation is featuring five profiles of female athletes with Type 1 diabetes who thrive at their sport.

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Dancing with Type 1 Diabetes

Insulin Nation

In 2001, at age 27, I was diagnosed with Type 1; I consider myself a “late bloomer”. Being a dancer with the Paul Taylor Dance Company is my dream job, but getting here did not come without some hurdles, thanks to my Type 1 diabetes.

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I Attended an Afrezza Sales Pitch

Insulin Nation

Mannkind founder Alfred Mann has a proven track record of making innovative diabetes therapies; he is a CGM and pump pioneer, and founder of Minimed, a company which was acquired by Medtronic in the summer of 2001.

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E-mail addresses -- Remedial and realistic

Healthcare Exchange Standards

a"@example.org user@[IPv6:2001:DB8::1] Internationalization examples Latin alphabet (with diacritics): Pelé@example.com Greek alphabet: ??????@??????????.?????? The difference between reality and theory for an e-mail address is huge.

The rise of Counselling Apps - could they ever replace Face-to-Face therapy?

Lloyd Price

In a study published in the Journal of Counselling Psychology in 2001, it was concluded that patients made most improvement around the seven-to-ten session mark. It’s no surprise that with NHS therapy waiting lists of up to two years, more of us are turning to digital healthcare.

Multiple formats of the same Document content

Healthcare Exchange Standards

I propose that “The most technically advanced” document format be considered the Prime, with all of the other formats considered Transforms (XFRM) from that prime document. Thus if the Document Source can create a C-CDA 2.1; then that becomes the prime.

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150 top places to work in healthcare

Henry Kotula

[link]. Becker’s Healthcare is pleased to release the “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare | 2018” list, which highlights hospitals, health systems and healthcare companies that promote diversity within the workforce, employee engagement and professional growth.