Tag: Healthcare

Tucker Carlson: Bernie or Bloomberg? The Democratic Party will never be the same after the NH primary

A political tragedy is now unfolding here in America, the self-immolation of the Democratic Party. It is happening. The first primary of the season begins Tuesday in New Hampshire. Like all political leaders, Democrats in Washington sought to control the outcome of this whole process to the degree that they could. And they wrote a detailed […]

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Discrepancies between data sanitization policy creation and execution is putting sensitive data at risk AUSTIN and LONDON — February 6, 2020—New research launched today by Blancco Technology Group (LON: BLTG), the industry standard in data erasure and mobile device diagnostics, explores the risks that some of the world’s largest enterprises are taking when creating, executing […]

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‘Contagion’ climbs iTunes movie charts as coronavirus outbreak spreads

The outbreak of the deadly coronavirus has caused a recent surge in viewership of the 2011 thriller “Contagion.” As more cases of coronavirus have emerged in the U.S., The Hollywood Reporter reported the Steven Soderbergh flick in the Top 10 films on iTunes on Tuesday, joining Oscar-nominated films like “Joker,” “Parasite,” “Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood,” […]

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Anti-depressant spray not recommended on NHS

A fast acting ketamine-like anti-depressant spray that can lift mood within hours has been rejected by the NHS healthcare watchdog. The National Institute for Health and Care and Excellence (NICE) says there are too many uncertainties about the correlation between the price and clinical benefits of esketamine. It is licensed as a therapy for people […]

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NHS staff urged to help service tackle climate change

NHS staff are being encouraged to drive to work less and bring in reusable cups and bottles to help the health service tackle climate change. The suggestions are part of an NHS plan to cut carbon emissions to net zero and reduce air pollution. Hospitals will also be told to switch to less-polluting anaesthetic gases […]

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NHS faces huge clinical negligence legal fees bill

The NHS in England faces paying out £4.3bn in legal fees to settle outstanding claims of clinical negligence, the BBC has learned through a Freedom of Information request. Each year the NHS receives more than 10,000 new claims for compensation. This figure includes all current unsettled claims and projected estimates of ones in the future. […]

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New China virus: US announces first case

Media playback is unsupported on your device The United States has confirmed the first case of the new coronavirus on its territory. The Centers for Disease Control said the virus, which originated in China, had been diagnosed in a US resident who arrived in Seattle from China. The virus, which spread from the Chinese city […]

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U.S. to screen passengers for new China coronavirus at three airports

(Reuters) – The United States will begin screening efforts at three U.S. airports to detect travelers from the central Chinese city of Wuhan who may have symptoms of a new respiratory virus that so far has killed two people and infected 45 more, public health officials said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: International travelers arrive at […]

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Doctors average 16 minutes on the computer for every patient

(Reuters Health) – For each patient they see, doctors spend about 16 minutes using electronic health records, a U.S. study finds. Researchers examined approximately 100 million patient encounters with about 155,000 physicians from 417 health systems. They collected data on every keystroke, mouse click and second of time spent on various tasks in electronic health […]

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Disparities in pain medication given to kidney-stone emergency patients

(Reuters Health) – Black and Latino patients treated for kidney stones in emergency departments around the U.S. tend to get less pain-killing medication compared to whites, a new study finds. After reviewing the medical histories of more than 250,000 patients, researchers found that black patients who had been diagnosed with kidney stones were more likely […]

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