Tag Archives: System

VA has yet to implement new IT system for Family Caregiver Program

The Department of Veterans Affairs is still working on implementing a new information technology system that fully supports services for family caregivers of post-9/11 veterans, as required by law. The Family Caregiver Program’s current IT system—the Caregiver Application Tracker (CAT)—has limited reporting capabilities and cannot provide system-wide data, according to the Government Accountability Office. As… Read More »

Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital introduces new digital pathology system

Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital, which was established in 2009 and part of the Catholic Medical Centre (CMC), recently announced that it has been operating a digital pathology system that aids in the diagnosis of cancer since last month. The system, known as the Philips IntelliSite Pathology Solution, allows the hospital’s pathology team to obtain accurate… Read More »

Induced labor not more expensive to healthcare system than spontaneous labor

Expectant parents wait 40 weeks for the arrival of their new baby, but what if labor was induced a week earlier? Conventional wisdom holds that inducing labor at 39 weeks would be cost-prohibitive to a health system. But the results of a joint study between University of Utah Health and Intermountain Healthcare show inducing labor… Read More »

Getting the Nutrients into Your System: 10 Dietary Supplements That Will Do Wonders for Your Health

Achieving ultimate health is extremely hard these days and malnutrition is to blame. It’s vital to provide your body with essential nutrients to help it function properly. If you eat unhealthy food or you don’t consume enough vitamins and minerals, it results in numerous nutrient deficiencies and various illnesses and condition. Here are 10 dietary… Read More »

Amid Medicare For All Talk, Insurance Industry Poll Says 66% Support 'Existing' System

Senator Kamala Harris, a Democrat from California, reacts while speaking during an event to launch presidential campaign in Oakland, California, U.S., on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019.  Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg© 2019 Bloomberg Finance LP A new health insurance industry-backed poll shows two in three Americans “support the existing health care system” over a government-run healthcare… Read More »