Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, recently earned a spot on Health Forum’s 19th annual Health Care’s Most Wired list, which recognizes U.S. hospitals and health systems with the best use of information technology.
Tracking the body’s own immune response to ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, may give doctors new clues about the disease’s progression, according to a paper published in the July issue of the Journal of Neuroinflammation.
When 1,200 nurses at Tufts Medical Center in Boston staged a one-day strike July 12, Tufts administrators hired replacement nurses who ended up working for five days after the medical center locked out the striking nurses for four days following the strike.
In a survey completed by almost 700 participants, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) was named one of the nation’s “Most Wired” heath systems by the American Hospital Association’s Health Forum, continuing their 19-year streak with the title.
Topgolf has launched a fundraiser for the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center that allows Topgolf guests to help fund research into the interplay between physical activity, nutrition, obesity and cancer.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill recently received $1.5 million in funding from the William R. Kenan Jr. Charitable Trust that will fund a three-year pilot program to serve rural clinics throughout the state.
UW Health, the health system of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, said it has joined forces with UnityPoint Health-Meriter to establish a business relationship that will benefit UW Health and the community hospital in the long-run.
Amgen said its recent studies found that patients who were given a prescription for a PCSK9 inhibitor to lower cholesterol levels had their insurance claims for the drugs initially turned down by payers.
University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System (UI Health) said it recently was named "Most Wired" health care organization for 2017 by Hospitals & Health Networks for using technology to improve operations.
The ability to detect skin cancer, the leading type of cancer, early could save lives, and the American Cancer Society recently shared information on how to spot skin cancer in the beginning stages when it is easily treatable and has not advanced.
Penn Medicine News reported on a recent study by University of Pennsylvania researchers published in the Journal of Neuroscience that found that commercial brain training programs do not improve decision making or cognitive function.
Virginia Commonwealth University Health System (VCU Health) is hosting a series of Facebook Live interviews throughout the summer in an attempt to highlight the dangers and realities of opioid use in the U.S.
Following a recent Justice Department case involving kickbacks that resulted in a $6 million settlement, the Corporate Whistleblower Center is calling on physicians to contact them about schemes involving blood testing labs that are paying doctors to order unnecessary tests.