ONC issues data standards for patient addresses, urges industry to adopt

A health care authority encourages caregivers, public health authorities and other organizations to consider adopting a new data standard to document patient addresses in health care. The Office of the… Read more

In the eyes of a “new normal”, former Biden health adviser calls for radical changes in pandemic policy

Health experts who previously sat on the Biden-Harris Transition COVID-19 Advisory Board have written a trio of comments describing pandemic policy recommendations to the federal government. The proposals, published on… Read more

Industry Voices – The case against excluding special coverage

Employers who provide health benefits are under significant pressure to ensure that their employees continue to have access to the medicines they need while effectively managing the growing effects of… Read more

Covid-19 vaccination has little effect on the menstrual cycle

January 7, 2022 – Women can rest a little easier thanks to results from a study that shows it coronavirus Vaccines have almost no effect on a woman’s menstrual cycle.… Read more

Hospitals recruit international nurses to fill pandemic shortages

BILLINGS, Mont. – Before Mary Venus was offered a nursing job at a hospital here, she’d never heard of Billings or visited the United States. A native of the Philippines,… Read more

Healthcare broke records in risk financing in 2021 despite poor market results

Despite substandard market results for healthcare companies last year, fundraising and exit within healthcare companies in 2021 broke previous records, reflecting a continued tension and push for hyper-growth in the… Read more

New MRI technology can help detect MS earlier

By Cara MurezHealth Day Reporter FRIDAY, JANUARY 7, 2022 (HealthDay News) – Researchers in Austria say a new one MRI technology can lead to faster diagnosis and treatment for people… Read more

The study provides reassurance about covid shots, women’s menstruation

One of the first studies to track whether covid-19 vaccination may affect women’s menstruation found a small and temporary change. Research published on Wednesday tracked nearly 4,000 American women through… Read more

The vote in California will be heavy on health care

Samantha Young SACRAMENTO, California – When Californians go to the polls later this year, they will be faced with controversial health care choices. Voters will consider whether to repeal a… Read more

Hospitals recruit international nurses to fill pandemic shortages

BILLINGS, Mont. – Before Mary Venus was offered a nursing job at a hospital here, she had never heard of Billings or visited the United States. She was born in… Read more