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STAT Health News: mRNA flu shots, Purdue SCOTUS case, …

WebThe world needs effective flu shots, and mRNA vaccines would seem to be the ideal candidate to shake up the flu vaccine market. They are quick to develop, …

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STAT Health News: COVID Native research, CRISPR for …

(7 days ago) WebSTAT’s Annalisa Merelli has this report: On Friday, the National Institute of Health announced $9 million in funding for the creation of a repository of Indigenous …

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Is mRNA technology the right fit for flu shots

(Just Now) WebPfizer is in the late stages of a Phase 3 trial and expects to have topline results soon. But it is testing its mRNA flu vaccine against a regular flu shot, not an …

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Cancer drug shortages won’t get better under Biden’s …

(9 days ago) WebAlex Wong/Getty Images. W ASHINGTON — President Biden’s new plan to curb drug shortages by boosting domestic drug production won’t expand the supply of …

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Today's health inequities arise from racist U.S. history, say …

(2 days ago) WebIn Washington, D.C., Walker and her colleagues have partnered with the local school district to address school absenteeism and its underlying health disparities. “The …

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To fix U.S. public health, physicians need to take a …

(1 days ago) WebFixing U.S. public health will require a health-systems revolution — and for physicians to take a backseat. A classic warning in public health goes like this: “A …

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All of Us, NIH's precision medicine initiative, gets a big …

(1 days ago) WebWith a new center, All of Us tackles health data silos to power precision medicine. O ver the past five years, two unique federal efforts have collected the health …

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Hospital at home shows how to bring innovation to …

(6 days ago) WebHealth care is rife with such problems, which can slow the uptake of valuable innovations for patients and society. But the hospital-at-home story also illustrates how to …

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Turmoil at OpenAI shows the need for AI standards in …

(1 days ago) WebMicrosoft was already a driving force behind efforts to deploy generative AI in health care when it offered to scoop up Sam Altman and Greg Brockman amid the …

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Opioid crisis and maternal health: Overdoses while pregnant on …

(6 days ago) WebIn 2018, the rate was 4.9 overdose maternal deaths per 100,000 mothers with a live birth; in 2021, the rate was 15.8 per 100,000. The rate of overdose death for …

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It’s time to change the definition of ‘health’

(1 days ago) WebThe WHO defines health as a state of “complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.”. The Centers for Disease …

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Is there really a nursing shortage in the U.S.

(3 days ago) WebThe “nursing shortage is real,” Tenet Healthcare executive chairman Ron Rittenmeyer said in a radio interview in early 2022, blaming it on nurses leaving staff …

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UnitedHealth has 90,000 doctors — 10% of all physicians in U.S.

(7 days ago) WebThe rapid growth of UnitedHealth’s physician base, including 20,000 doctors in the last year alone, underscores how the company is looking to control more of the …

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What's changing in Medicare's open enrollment this year

(8 days ago) WebBusiness of Health Care Reporter. Bob Herman is a business of health care reporter at STAT. He covers hospitals, health insurance, and other corners of the …

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Ransomware attacks on hospitals: Study outlines patient impact

(4 days ago) WebDuring a ransomware attack, that number goes up to 4 out of 100. From 2016 to 2021, we estimate that ransomware attacks killed between 42 and 67 Medicare …

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Extreme heat events are a public health emergency

(Just Now) WebExtreme heat continued into October, leading organizers to cancel the Twin Cities Marathon due to a forecasted high of 91 degrees — 25 degrees higher than …

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BIO selects John Crowley as new CEO

(1 days ago) WebCrowley family. W ASHINGTON — The Biotechnology Innovation Organization has chosen longtime biotech executive and rare disease advocate John Crowley as its …

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Broad opioid addiction bill to go before Senate committee

(2 days ago) WebThe Senate health care committee will soon consider a sweeping bill that, if passed, would be Capitol Hill’s first major action this year on the opioid addiction crisis.

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A letter from the executive editor: STAT UnitedHealth investigation

(7 days ago) WebA subscription will give you access to all of STAT’s reporting on UnitedHealth and Medicare Advantage (see below), as well as unlimited access to our …

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CDC asks health care leaders to step up in reducing burnout

(8 days ago) WebNew CDC campaign asks health care leaders to take responsibility for reducing burnout. O ften, workplace conversations about burnout put the onus on the …

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UnitedHealth used algorithms to deny care, staff say — STAT …

(2 days ago) WebBusiness of Health Care Reporter. Bob Herman is a business of health care reporter at STAT. He covers hospitals, health insurance, and other corners of the …

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Big Weed needs to be reined in just like Big Tobacco was

(2 days ago) WebThe number of Americans who use marijuana daily or almost daily nearly quadrupled from 2002 to 2021, to 17.4 million from 4.7 million. The states that legalized …

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A clever new way to fix Medicaid and graduate medical education

(6 days ago) WebWe each work at one of our nation’s 871 teaching hospitals, where 149,296 doctors in training are enrolled in approximately 12,740 graduate medical education, or …

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Why Rosalynn Carter fought for mental health reform

(3 days ago) WebRosalynn Carter in 1978 AP. F ew people leave the world with as much grace or influence as Rosalynn Smith Carter, who died Sunday at the age of 96. While …

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UnitedHealth sued over use of algorithm in Medicare Advantage …

(9 days ago) Webadvertisement. The lawsuit, filed in the U.S. District Court of Minnesota, accuses UnitedHealth and its subsidiary, NaviHealth, of using the computer algorithm to …

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Better data on gender identity can improve LGBTQ+ health

(4 days ago) WebBetter information on sexual orientation and gender identity is needed to improve LGBTQ+ health. O ver the past three years, many Americans learned more …

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