Archive for June 2018

Google’s Masterplan for Healthcare

Original Post @ http://medicalfuturist.com By: Dr. Bertalan Meskó Verily, Calico, Deepmind, more than 150 patents in life sciences and countless collaborations with pharma companies. The search engine’s parent company, Alphabet takes its move into healthcare and medicine seriously. We looked thoroughly at what Google in healthcare looks like. My Apple health chatbot referred me to the Amazon hospital…

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Best Children's Hospitals 2018-19: Honor Roll and Overview

Congratulation to the hospitals who keep our kids safe and healthy!  Original post @ https://health.usnews.com By: Ben Harder and Avery Comarow This year’s rankings were created from data collected through a clinical survey sent to nearly 200 hospitals and a reputational survey sent to about 11,000 doctors who are pediatric specialists. THE ANNUAL U.S. NEWS Best Children’s Hospitals rankings,…

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Clostridium difficile Infections Have Decreased 36 Percent in Canadian Hospitals

Original Post @ https://www.infectioncontroltoday.com Rates of C. difficile infections have decreased 36 percent in hospitals across Canada, although the virulent NAP1 strain associated with severe illness and deaths is the most common strain, according to research published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) Clostridium difficile is the most common infectious cause of diarrhea in hospitalized patients…

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This Morning Routine Will Save You 20+ Hours a Week

Full Article @ https://www.inc.com By: Benjamin P. Hardy The traditional 9-5 workday is poorly structured for high productivity. Protect Your Mornings I understand that this schedule will not work for everyone. There are single-parents with kids who simply can’t do something like this. We all need to work within the constraints of our unique contexts. However, if…

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Genetic Test Can Rule Out Chemo Use in Early Breast Cancer

Original Post on: https://www.medpagetoday.com  By: Michael Smith, North American Correspondent, MedPage Today CHICAGO — About 70% of women with the most common form of early breast cancer don’t need chemotherapy after surgery, a researcher said. The finding from a randomized clinical trial suggests a change in clinical practice for majority of women with disease that is hormone…

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