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UF College of Medicine Adds First New Clinical Department in 30 Years

Jul 16, 2021 at 01:28 pm by pj

By KAREN DOOLEYThe University of Florida College of Medicine has launched the department of physical medicine and rehabilitation, or PM&R, the first time in.... Read More

Improving Patient Experience in Value-Based Care

Jul 16, 2021 at 04:41 am by pj

Why the traditional approach to patient referral needs to change, and how   “In the traditional model of how patients are referred to specialists, there is a lack.... Read More

AdventHealth Reports Jump in COVID Hospitalizations as Delta Spreads

Jul 15, 2021 at 08:16 pm by pj

  AdventHealth doctors say most of the people who are severely ill are unvaccinated   About 430 people were hospitalized Thursday with COVID-19 in AdventHealth ho.... Read More

Senate Democrats’ Plan Boosts Spending on Medicare, ACA Subsidies, Long-Term Care

Jul 15, 2021 at 08:03 pm by pj

  By Michael McAuliff, Kaiser Health News  The budget package Democrats are assembling in Congress would likely provide the biggest jolt to the American healt.... Read More

Patients May Require Post-Pandemic Reassurances to Reengage

Jul 14, 2021 at 03:03 am by pj

By JIM DURKIN    Less than half of the population of Florida is fully vaccinated even while the Covid vaccine is widely available. For the nearly 20% of residents.... Read More

UF Researchers Use AI to Develop Precision Dosing for Treatment Aimed at Preventing Dementia

Jul 14, 2021 at 12:52 am by pj

By Jill PeaseGAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers studying the use of a noninvasive brain stimulation treatment paired with cognitive training have foun.... Read More

The Pandemic, the Recession, and Hunger: What We’ve Learned

Jul 13, 2021 at 12:10 am by pj

  By Dave Krepcho  “Just because I have a car doesn’t mean I have enough money to buy food.” This quote, featured in a 2020 New Yo.... Read More

AIM ImmunoTech Announces Phase 2a Human Trial Testing Ampligen as an Intranasal Antiviral Prophylactic Therapy

Jul 12, 2021 at 02:45 pm by pj

  Subjects will be exposed under controlled clinical facilities and medical monitoring to A/Perth/16/2009 (H3N2) or human rhinovirus (hRV-16) to gauge Ampligen’s e.... Read More

Weighing Pros and Cons of Prescribing Hot-Button Alzheimer’s Drug

Jul 11, 2021 at 04:22 pm by pj

By Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News As physicians and health policy experts debate the merits of Aduhelm, the first new drug for Alzheimer’s disease approved in 1.... Read More

Effort to Decipher Hospital Prices Yields Key Finding: Don’t Try It at Home

Jul 11, 2021 at 04:17 pm by pj

By Bernard J. Wolfson, Kaiser Health News A federal price transparency rule that took effect this year was supposed to give patients, employers and insurers a clearer pi.... Read More