Tag Archives: System

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 »

Staff lapses and IT system vulnerabilities are key reasons behind SingHealth cyberattack, according to COI Report

After 22 days of public and private hearings involving 37 witness accounts from August to November 2018, the Committee of Inquiry (COI) convened to inquire into the events and contributing factors leading to the cyberattack on Singapore Health Services Private Limited (SingHealth)’s patient database system, has released its 454-page public report today. Between late June… Read More »

Advocate Aurora Health pledges system will operate on 100% renewable energy by 2030

Advocate Aurora Health has pledged to power the system’s operations entirely with renewable electricity by 2030. The health system includes 27 hospitals and more than 500 sites of outpatient care from Northeast Wisconsin to Central Illinois. “Advocate Aurora Health is the first health system in Illinois to publicly announce such a goal,” the system said… Read More »