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DIGITAL MATURITY ASSESSMENTS: LIFTING GERMANY ONTO THE WORLD STAGE
Germany will soon be embarking on a national project to assess the digital maturity of its 2,000 hospitals. If it focuses on understanding the impact on clinicians and patients, it can catch up with the world's digital health leaders, says Armin Scheuer, VP international business development, HIMSS.
HealthcareIT
5 days ago
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MOVIMIENTO SALUD 2030 - THE HEALTH MOVEMENT 2030
A bold vision for data-driven Latin American health, illustrated by a Peruvian pilot.
HealthcareIT
4 days ago
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PROVIDERS, TECH COMPANIES TO ADVOCATE FOR EXPANDING CLINICAL CARE AT HOME
A group of healthcare stakeholders Amazon Care, Intermountain Healthcare and Ascension, to name a few has created an alliance to advocate for home-based care services through policy changes.
MedCityNews
2 days ago
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IN REBUKE OF ONE MEDICAL'S ALLEGED VACCINE ANTICS, CA COUNTIES SEVER RELATIONSHIP
Several California counties and Washington state dropped One Medical as a partner in distributing vaccines after reports that it let people who weren't eligible for the vaccine jump the line. A House panel is also launching an investigation into the company's practices.
MedCityNews
2 days ago
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SKIN-LIKE SENSOR FOR FINE CONTROL OF PROSTHETIC ARMS
Researchers at the City University of Hong Kong have developed a soft sensor for sensitive measurement of shear forces applied to its surface. When attached to robotic grippers, the tactile sensing allows for fine control of grasped objects, enabling the robot to perform impressive feats, such as . . .
Medgadget
4 days ago
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keys  >  Biomedical Engineering, Applied Sciences, Transducers, Prosthesis  

GOLD NANOPARTICLES INSIDE CONTACT LENSES CORRECT COLOR BLINDNESS
Researchers in the United Arab Emirates have developed contact lenses that can help to correct color blindness. Containing gold nanoparticles, the lenses help to increase red-green contrast in wearers while also functioning as corrective lenses. The particles give the lenses a rose tint, which wil . . .
Medgadget
3 days ago
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keys  >  United Arab Emirates, Visual Impairment, Corrective Lenses, Nervous System  

LIFTING COVID RESTRICTIONS TOO SOON? DATA SAY MAYBE
Pandemically speaking, we as a country are in a precarious spot.
Medical Daily
1 day ago
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THE LONG HAUL FOR LONG COVID PATIENTS
Covid-19 has caused misery around the globe for more than a year now, and some survivors are reporting symptoms that persist long after the initial infection.
Medical Daily
2 days ago
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keys  >  Symptoms Of Covid-19, Covid-19 Testing, Long Covid  

DOES FIRST DOSE OF COVID VACCINE HELP LONG-HAULERS?
(MedPage Today) -- You passed medical training, now see if you can pass our weekly quiz
MedPageToday
19 hrs ago
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keys  >  Medpage Today, Long Covid  

COVID IN THE HOME; ONE MRNA VAX DOSE? IT'S TTHEALTHWATCH!
(MedPage Today) -- TTHealthWatch is a weekly podcast from Texas Tech. In it, Elizabeth Tracey, director of electronic media for Johns Hopkins Medicine, and Rick Lange, MD, president of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in El Paso..
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22 hrs ago
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LEMONADE, CROWDSOURCING TO HELP FUND GIRL'S BRAIN SURGERY
Liza Scott's family is raising money for her upcoming brain surgery the old-fashioned way -- and the new-fashioned way.
Medscape
2 days ago
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key  >  Crowdsourcing  

DINING RESTRICTIONS, MASK MANDATES TIED TO LESS ILLNESS, DEATH: CDC
Investigators compare rates of new COVID-19 daily cases and deaths before and after state mask mandates and the lifting of in-person dining restrictions.
Medscape
2 days ago
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CERTAIN DMTS IN MS MAY ATTENUATE COVID-19 VACCINES
COVID-19 vaccines are considered safe for patients with multiple sclerosis, a neurologist told colleagues, but those who are on disease-modifying therapy, or about to begin it, should be cautious about the timing of their shots.
Medscape Medical News Headlines medscape
2 days ago
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key  >  Multiple Sclerosis  

ANTI-CD20S LINKED TO HIGHER COVID-19 SEVERITY IN MS
Because other DMTs were not linked to extra risk, experts are recommending their continued use in treating MS.
Medscape Medical News Headlines medscape
2 days ago
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keys  >  Autoimmune Diseases, Multiple Sclerosis  

CANCER DRUGMAKER DESTROYED RECORDS BEFORE FDA INSPECTION
A manufacturer of cancer drug ingredients destroyed records that would have shown it was in violation of US FDA standards. It will pay $50 million in fines and forfeiture.
Medscape Medical News Headlines medscape
2 days ago
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PEOPLE WITH VISION IMPAIRMENT HAVE HIGHER RISK OF ALL-CAUSE MORTALITY
The global population is aging, and so are their eyes. In fact, the number of people with vision impairment and blindness is expected to more than double over the next 30 years.
NewsMedical
1 day ago
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keys  >  Visual Impairment, Ageing  

SURVEY IDENTIFIES TOP FACTOR FOR LONGEVITY IN CLINICAL RESEARCH COORDINATOR POSITIONS
Strong, collaborative relationships with principal investigators are a key factor of longevity in clinical research coordinator positions -- an essential, but increasingly transient job in executing treatment-advancing clinical trials, Vanderbilt University Medical Center researchers found.
NewsMedical
1 day ago
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keys  >  Pharmaceutical Industry, Vanderbilt University, Clinical Pharmacology, Clinical Research  

FDA AUTHORIZES FIRST MOLECULAR NON-PRESCRIPTION, AT-HOME COVID-19 TEST
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for the Cue COVID-19 Test for Home and Over The Counter (OTC) Use.
NewsMedical
1 day ago
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keys  >  Emergency Use Authorization, Covid-19 Drug Development, Pharmaceuticals Policy, Covid-19 Testing  

MAGIC SAND" MIGHT HELP US UNDERSTAND THE PHYSICS OF GRANULAR MATTER
Tokyo, Japan - Researchers from Tokyo Metropolitan University have studied the properties of mixtures of silicone-coated "magic sand", a popular kid's toy, and normal sand. Silicone-coated sand particles were found to interact with each other only, and not with other sand particles. The team . . .
EurekAlert! - Breaking News
1 day ago
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keys  >  Building Materials, Tokyo, Japan, Toys  

ONE SIZE DOESN'T FIT ALL WHEN IT COMES TO PRODUCTS FOR PREVENTING HIV FROM ANAL SEX
After 'trying on' three placebo methods for the delivery of a rectal microbicide, study participants said they could see all of them - a douche, rectal suppository and fast-dissolving rectal insert - fitting into their daily lives. These results, which also identified the product attributes most . . .
EurekAlert! - Breaking News
1 day ago
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key  >  Digestive System  

FDA AUTHORIZES NEW TEST, BUILT WITH MACHINE LEARNING, TO DETECT PAST COVID-19 INFECTIONS
The newly authorized test, called T-Detect COVID, looks for signals of past infections in the body's adaptive immune system.
STAT
1 day ago
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SENATE APPROVES $1.9 TRILLION CORONAVIRUS RELIEF BILL
The huge measure its total spending is nearly one-tenth the size of the entire U.S. economy is President Joe Biden's biggest early priority.
STAT
16 hrs ago
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COVID-19 TESTING DROPS, STILL ESSENTIAL, EXPERTS SAY
Accurate and timely testing remains critical for treating and isolating individuals with COVID-19 infection. Widespread testing also allows for tracking the spread of the virus and any variants of concern as they arise.
WebMD
2 days ago
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keys  >  Rapid Antigen Test, Covid-19 Testing  

FEWER ILLICIT DRUG SEIZURES SEEN DURING LOCKDOWNS
Seizures of illegal drugs fell sharply in the United States during early COVID-19 lockdowns, but spiked once stay-at-home orders eased.
WebMD
2 days ago
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keys  >  Illegal Drug Trade, Covid-19 Lockdowns, Quarantine, Curfews  

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