1 hr ago
First case of Chikungunya in Harris County confirmed
Harris County Public Health & Environmental Services confirms the first case of Chikungunya in Harris County resident with recent international travel.
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2 hrs ago
Todd Starnes: Newborn gets contraceptive Id card
I got an email the other day from one of our listeners in Lubbock, Texas. He's pretty fired up because his health care provider sent his daughter a contraceptive ID card.
4 hrs ago
Self Regional Healthcare announces $143,000 in Community Health Improvement Grants
Improving the community's health is a core component of Self Regional Healthcare's mission, and this quarter the Community Outreach Committee has selected five local nonprofits to receive a total of $143,000 to: Establish and maintain Wi-fi for ambulances in Greenwood and Abbeville counties to communicate heart attack test results between the ... (more)
8 hrs ago
Dirt Moving At Mount de Chantal Site
Nearly three years after Wheeling Hospital purchased the former Mount de Chantal Visitation Academy, dirt is moving at the site - but hospital officials said they have nothing to announce concerning a future use for the property.
12 hrs ago
Crain's Detroit Business
St. Joseph Mercy to spend $25M on Howell hospital, Brighton short-stay unit
Ann Arbor-based St. Joseph Mercy Health System plans to spend $25 million to add 30 private hospital rooms at its hospital in Howell and develop an innovative 28-bed short-stay inpatient unit at an outpatient health center in Brighton, system officials said today.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
The Modesto Bee
Students experience life in medical field at Modesto's Kaiser hospital
High school students from San Joaquin County spent the day at Kaiser Modesto Medical Center to see what it takes to be a health care provider.
The Doings Weekly
Local business look: Mike O'Brien, Independence-4-Seniors Home Care
This week's local business look profiles Mike O'Brien, owner of Hinsdale-based health care provider Independence-4-Seniors .
Obesity a big problem for U.S. firefighters
Firefighters face many health risks every day on the job -- including one that may come as a surprise.
HIPAA Data Breaches
HIPAA has been on the books since 1996. With the advent of electronic health records, HHS adopted security regulations to re The Security Rule was adopted in 2003 and includes data breach notification requirements.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Health care provider perception of chronic kidney disease: knowledge...
Chronic Kidney disease is prevalent in the population, but also disproportionately affects African Americans.
Daily Press & Argus
Saint Joseph Mercy to invest $25M in Livingston centers
Saint Joseph Mercy Health System today announced the launch of a $25 million revitalization program to add private patient rooms at St. Joseph Mercy Livingston hospital and develop a short stay service that includes a 28-bed unit for overnight stays at St. Joseph Mercy Brighton.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Flint health care provider gets $900,000 to train new providers
We knew the money was coming, now we know how much. A Flint health care provider is getting $900,000 to help train new primary care providers.
Martin McKeay's Network Security Blog
Soon your doctor may be giving you a call to discuss your buying habits and what they mean to your health.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
The Dobbs Ferry Daily Voice
Westchester Health Agency Offers Back-To-School Shots
"To help your children stay healthy year-round, now is the best time to schedule an appointment with your child's health care provider to ensure that they will have the immunizations they need," said Commissioner of Health Dr. Sherlita Amler.
US News & World Report
How to Cope With an Overactive Bladder
You could be suffering from an overactive bladder if you cannot delay the need to urinate and need to go at least eight times per day.
Lower Township Gazette
County advises what to do during heatwave
There are a number of steps people can take to guard against heat-related illness.
Is Washington's mental health system working?
In a column last week, David Stone, the president of Seattle's biggest outpatient mental health provider, sounded a bit defensive.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Pulse of the Twin Cities
Making single-payer health care happen in Minnesota
Legislation introduced by State Senator John Marty in the last hours of this year's legislative session is the latest hope that universal, single payer health care can be achieved in Minnesota.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Job burnout: How to spot it and take action
Job burnout is a special type of job stress - a state of physical, emotional or mental exhaustion combined with doubts about your competence and the value of your work.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Health care provider improperly charged almost $2 million in Medicaid costs
A large corporation that operates dozens of nursing homes in Tennessee included nearly $2 million in improperly allocated Medicaid costs in one of its reports, according to an audit released by the state Comptroller's office last week.