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A recent analysis by America’s Essential Hospitals showed that hospitals could lose more than $40 billion in funding from 2018 to 2026 if the law is repealed.
by Anna Gorman, Kaiser Health News
2.24.2017
9:26am
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DePuy Synthes sees a positive future for orthopedics in ambulatory surgical centers.
2.24.2017
9:17am
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The device is used to treat patients with both a massive rotator cuff tear and a severe form of shoulder arthritis.
by Corin Group
2.24.2017
8:58am
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In an era of spiraling health care cost concerns, a new $500 surgical instrument developed at the University of Michigan is vying to take the place of a $2 million robot for certain minimally invasive procedures.
by University of Michigan
2.24.2017
8:44am
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The regulatory scrutiny follows an investigative report by the Seattle Times alleging compromised care in the pursuit of revenue.
2.23.2017
10:41am
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The bill, which is a preliminary step, says that it is the “intent of the Legislature” to enact a law that would establish a comprehensive, single-payer health care program for the benefit of everyone in the state.
by Anna Gorman, Kaiser Health News
2.23.2017
9:53am
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The PRO-Kinetic Energy Cobalt Chromium Bare-Metal Stent is designed to improve coronary luminal diameter in patients with new and reoccurring blockages in the coronary arteries.
by BIOTRONIK
2.23.2017
9:35am
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Researchers examined nearly 280,000 Medicare patients in the National Cardiovascular Data Registry's CathPCI Registry undergoing PCI who were eligible for same-day discharge.
by American College of Radiology
2.23.2017
8:34am
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The findings suggest that where a graft is placed on the femur is crucial for restoring joint function and knee motion and for preventing cartilage from thinning.
by Wiley
2.23.2017
7:48am
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Nearly 60 percent of patients report that online reviews are important when choosing a physician.
by The JAMA Network Journals
2.22.2017
9:42am
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A surgeon testifying for prosecutors said it was like letting an amateur loose in surgery.
by Associated Press
2.22.2017
9:26am
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Study shows effectiveness of radiosurgery in controlling spread of brain cancer after surgery.
by University of Missouri-Columbia
2.22.2017
9:10am
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There were no differences between age groups in average changes of the ODI, health-related quality of life, or leg pain, but older patients experienced more improvement in low back pain.
by The JAMA Network Journals
2.22.2017
7:56am
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MemoryFlex scissors can cleanly cut through 64 layers of latex while most of the scissors on the market are not able to handle eight layers.
by World Precision Instruments
2.22.2017
7:09am
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The Signia system includes Adaptive Firing technology that measures the firing force and adjusts the stapler's speed based on tissue variability measurements, allowing for consistent staple lines.
2.21.2017
10:04am
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A new study successfully demonstrates feasibility in live subjects and demonstrates 3D tracking of tissue and surgical tools with millimeter accuracy in ex-vivo tests.
by Children's National Health System
2.21.2017
9:51am
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The new findings point to a promising strategy to help protect the health of recipients and the function of transplanted organs.
by American Society of Nephrology
2.21.2017
9:43am
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No study reported any safety concern or specific adverse events related to non-surgical treatment, although the rate of recurrent appendicitis was 14 per cent.
by University of Southampton
2.21.2017
8:57am
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Cardiologist Partho Sengupta, MD, explains how the latest cardiac visualization technologies have the potential to transform his chosen medical field.
by TEDMED
2.21.2017
7:29am
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Planning in advance can enable your video integration system to improve workflow and efficiency.
2.17.2017
9:24am
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Healthcare will grow at an annual average of 5.6 percent from 2016-2025, outpacing expected economic growth.
by Associated Press
2.17.2017
9:15am
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According to the AMA, about 280,000 international medical graduates practice in the U.S. today — that’s about one in four doctors.
by Lauren Silverman, KERA and Kaiser Health News
2.17.2017
9:09am
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Researchers generated images of human arteries using the scanning fiber endoscope, which illuminates tissues with multiple laser beams.
by Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan
2.17.2017
8:31am
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The 61-year-old patient was found dead just 380 feet from the entrance of Down East Community Hospital in Machias.
by Associated Press
2.17.2017
7:13am
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An efficiently functioning supply chain ensures proper equipment, devices and other items are where they need to be, when they need to be there.
by Ruben Dario Taborda, Senior Director Supply Chain Customer Solutions, Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies
2.16.2017
9:43am
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Recording and analyzing patient and family reports about rude and disrespectful behavior can identify surgeons with higher rates of surgical site infections and other avoidable adverse outcomes.
by Vanderbilt University Medical Center
2.16.2017
9:40am
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The new rule, which had been widely expected, was actually begun by the outgoing Obama administration, in part to address complaints by insurers that consumers were “gaming” the system.
by Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News
2.16.2017
9:32am
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The announcement also includes the debut of a suite of tools for the transradial approach.
2.16.2017
9:30am
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The order, which was issued by the state Department of Health and Human Services, said McLaren Flint has insufficiently shown compliance with recommendations made by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the fall.
by Associated Press
2.16.2017
9:02am
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A Surgical Products Q&A with Leo Petrossian, PhD, the co-founder and chief executive officer of Neural Analytics.
2.15.2017
10:03am
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Three recent reports on deaths due to medical error in US hospitals have estimated the figure to be greater than 200,000 deaths per year.
by Wolters Kluwer Health
2.15.2017
9:58am
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A review by The Associated Press found Seema Verma and her small Indianapolis-based firm made millions through consulting agreements with at least nine states while also working under contract for Hewlett Packard.
by Brian Slodysko and Carl K. Johnson, Associated Press
2.15.2017
9:54am
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Researchers at Vanderbilt University are employing the unlikely tool to make artificial blood capillaries, which could eventually lead to the development of fabricated livers, kidneys, and bones.
by CNN Money
2.15.2017
9:37am
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Once the bedside system was in place, 54 percent of patients with limited English were notably better able to understand the reasons for the procedures being considered, as well as the risks involved.
by Springer
2.15.2017
9:10am
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The Washington Supreme Court vacated a lower court's ruling and ordered a new trial in the case of a man who suffered through complications following a prostatectomy with the da Vinci.
2.14.2017
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All told, Duntsch is accused of intentionally maiming more than a dozen patients and killing two between 2012 and 2013.
2.14.2017
10:21am
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Patients undergoing shoulder replacement surgery who have Medicaid, Medicare, or no health insurance had higher complication rates as compared to patients who had private insurance.
by Boston University Medical Center
2.14.2017
10:15am
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Bone graft substitute comprised of viable, lineage committed bone cells delivers all three properties required for bone formation.
by DePuy Synthes
2.14.2017
9:50am
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All patients off immunosuppressive drugs more than a year after transplant in small clinical trial.
by Johns Hopkins Medicine
2.14.2017
8:21am
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Medicare Advantage patients found no sicker than similar fee-for-service Medicare beneficiaries.
by University of California - San Diego
2.13.2017
10:10am
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