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  1. P.E.I. shows big improvements in joint replacement wait timesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBC News

    ... for Health Information. In 2012, barely half of hip replacement patients and only about a third of knee replacement patients were getting their surgeries within the benchmark time of 182 days. By 2016, that was up to 70 per cent for hip replacement ...

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  2. Most patients get priority surgeries within target wait times: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBC News

    Three out of four Canadians received a hip or knee replacement, cataract surgery, hip fracture repair or cancer radiation therapy within the recommended wait times for those priority procedures, according to a new report. Three out of four Canadians received a hip or knee replacement, cataract surgery, hip fracture repair or cancer radiation therapy within the recommended wait times for those priority procedures, although there was often wide variation from one province to another, researchers say.

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  3. Medical team performs surgery in a Toronto hospital. CITYNEWSRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | 680News

    Three out of four Canadians received a hip or knee replacement, cataract surgery, hip fracture repair or cancer radiation therapy within the recommended wait times for those priority procedures, although there was often wide variation from one province to another, researchers say. A report by the Canadian Institute for Health Information , released Tuesday, provides a snapshot of patient wait times for five priority medical procedures in 2016 and compares them to data for the previous four years.

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  4. Surgery bent on changeRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Columbian

    ... in September. He gave the Fisher's Landing woman news she didn't want to hear: She needed not one, but two, knee replacement surgeries. Buelt postponed undergoing surgery until after she participated in Cycle Oregon - a several-hundred-mile bike ...

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  5. Exercise Apps - Here are Two Top Contenders to Help with Your WorkoutRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Time Finder

    Exercise is one of the best gifts you can give yourself. On a chilly, rainy day, you might question that statement, but it's really true.

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  6. Hospitals attempt to solve UK's bed-blocking crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Financial Times

    On Wednesday mornings, the staff at St Helens and Knowsley teaching hospitals on Merseyside gather for a weekly ward round. But these tours could not be further removed from the image perpetuated by Carry On films - of a senior doctor accompanied by a retinue of deferential nurses and medical students.

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  7. Labour lukewarm on Waikato Medical SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Manawatu Evening Standard

    "The investment required to get a medical faculty up and running and attract the academic community to go with it is a big ask," Labour leader Andrew Little said. The proposal is for future doctors from rural communities to be selected for four years of training - much of that out of the city environment.

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  8. Brian Butterfield has had two knee replacements, and the second is giving him problems.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 25 | Boston.com

    Red Sox third base coach Brian Butterfield, who had his right knee replaced in December, will not be on the field to start the season.

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  9. Now, you can compare hospital treatment rates in advanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | The Times of India

    Patients get a fair idea of what the final bill would be from informations like rates of packages, room rent and surgeon's fee.You can also select the hospital in the same city and type of room. Chances are remote for the final bill to shoot beyond the estimate, barring some unforeseen complications.

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  10. Demand for free screeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | Fiji Times

    THERE is a reported demand from people for free screenings in other medical areas apart from cancer, heart and orthopedic related problems. Sahyadri Specialty Pacific Hospital Ltd Fiji said people and the board of visitors of some hospitals in the Western and Northern divisions had shown great interest in free screenings.

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  11. Global Venous Thromboembolism Therapeutics Market 2017-2021.:...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | SBWire

    The global VTE therapeutics market is expected to benefit from the growing incidence of VTE worldwide. According to the CDC, every year around 0.9 million individuals are affected by VTE in the US and 60,000 to 100,000 individuals in the US die of VTE.

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  12. National health body questions plans to ration hip and knee replacement operationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | Worcester News

    ... NHS England and understand Worcestershire's CCGs are considering the implications of the letter for hip and knee replacement surgery in Worcestershire. "We understand we are going to get a national policy on hip and knee replacement surgery which is ...

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  13. Thousands left off surgery waiting lists suffering indefinitely - studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 23 | Stuff.co.nz

    Dr Philip Bagshaw says Ministry of Health data does not accurately represent the huge number of health sufferers left off surgery waiting lists. Hundreds of thousands of New Zealanders living in pain are unable to access health care due to long waiting lists.

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  14. Burlington biotech Flexion could be sold to SanofiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 23 | Boston.com

    Shares of Flexion Therapeutics Inc. climbed nearly 40 percent in late morning trading following a report that the Burlington biotech is negotiating a sale to French drug giant Sanofi Inc. Spokeswomen for both Sanofi and Flexion - which has a promising knee pain drug up before US regulators - declined to comment on the report. Sanofi is the corporate parent of Cambridge-based Genzyme.

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  15. Choices, Time, and You - Creating Your Life, Moment by MomentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 23 | The Time Finder

    In an earlier post here at The Time Finder I wrote about how powerfully our time choices affect the course our lives take. Indeed, much as we might like to deny it, every single decision counts.

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  16. Exercise, the golden ticket for elderly independenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | Scoop

    The golden years can be the most enjoyable years of people's lives and New Zealand exercise experts say regular exercise is a golden ticket for those who strive for elderly independence. More than 300,000 Kiwis are aged 75 years plus and figures from the 2013 census showed 31 percent of people aged 75-84 years still lived in a private dwelling.

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  17. Bundled Payments Continue to Show SuccessRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 22 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    That's more than of cost savings to the Medicare Trust Fund in 2017 alone. Remedy Partners has also seen substantial reductions of unnecessary hospital readmissions among its clients, showing that care quality and the patient experience does not have to suffer when care is delivered at a lower cost.

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  18. Venous Thromboembolism Therapeutics Market 2017 Trend, Growth and Forecast to 2021Read the original story

    Wednesday Mar 22 | Emailwire.com

    ReportsWeb.com published 'Venous Thromboembolism Therapeutics Market' from its database. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years.

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  19. N.Y. hospital prices tied to market power, not qualityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2016 | Albany Times Union

    If a knee joint replacement costs $20,000 at Hospital A and $35,000 at Hospital B, what does that whopping 75 percent difference tell you about the likely results of surgery at each place? Certainly not that Hospital B does a better job at knee replacements. Nor that hospital B has patients with more complex problems, provides more advanced care or is making up low government payments by upcharging your insurance company.

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  20. Exercise - A Quick Energy Boost Whenever You Need ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | The Time Finder

    Finding time in your day or week for exercise can sometimes feel like trying to squeeze your foot into a shoe that's too small. You see, that's the thing: If you wait for the right time, there's a very good chance that you'll never follow-through.

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