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Patients intrigued by digital health services, but still value face-to-face interactions

Rising healthcare costs are at the core of the national healthcare debate. Many have pinned their hopes on new digital technologies to help reduce costs and expand access, but while patients are interested in using digital healthcare services, they still value high-quality interactions with their doctors, shows a survey conducted by the USC Schaeffer Center… Read More »

Value-based care payments increasing but risk still rare

Dive Brief: More than half of all commercial plan payments to hospitals in 2017 were earmarked toward some form of value-oriented care or alternative payments intended to reduce waste, according to the latest scorecard from Catalyst for Payment Reform (CPR) — up from just 10.2% in 2012. However, a large chunk of the value-oriented payment (90%) was… Read More »

Increased Identification of Women with Perinatal Depression, But Still Room for Improvement

Over the last decade, public awareness of the mental health challenges women face has grown tremendously, and we can say with certainty that we have succeeded in putting this important topic firmly on the medical map.  Still, the field of women’s mental health faces important challenges. How can we best serve women and the clinicians… Read More »

Unsecure laptops still a major security threat for healthcare

Laptops are still one of the components that pose the greatest risk for a cyber intrusion for healthcare systems, according to a report from the Clearwater CyberIntelligence Institute. The institute found endpoint data loss, excessive user permissions, and dormant accounts make up 70 percent of all high and critical risk scenarios for laptop vulnerabilities at… Read More »

Jackie Robinson was a target, but he still came out swinging

During a visit to the Museum of the City of New York earlier this week, a dugout photograph of Brooklyn Dodgers stars Jackie Robinson and Pee Wee Reese caught the attention of 57-year-old Carl Nebhut, visiting from Telford, Penn. Taken in 1953 by Look magazine’s Kenneth Eide, the poignant image shows the African-American Robinson and… Read More »

Pete Davidson Is Still Joking About His Breakup With Ariana Grande on “Saturday Night Live”

Last weekend when Pete Davidson made a very mature and heartfelt statement about his breakup with Ariana Grande on Saturday Night Live, it seemed like he was done making jokes about his ex-fiancée. (As a reminder, he said: “I know some of you are curious about the breakup, but the truth is it’s nobody’s business… Read More »

Hospital Bed Sheets Still Germy Despite Washing

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Oct. 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Even after a thorough cleaning, traces of diarrhea-causing bacteria can remain on hospital bed sheets, researchers report. The new study suggests that linens could transmit Clostridium difficile infections between patients, and even between hospitals, according to the British researchers. “The findings of this… Read More »