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‘I Am Worth It’: Why Thousands of Doctors in America Can’t Get a Job

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story ‘I Am Worth It’: Why Thousands of Doctors in America Can’t Get a Job Medical schools are producing more graduates, but residency programs haven’t kept up, leaving thousands of young doctors “chronically unmatched” and deep in debt. Dr. Kristy Cromblin of Pratville,… Read More »

Fauci says ‘it’s possible’ hundreds of thousands or millions of US citizens could die from coronavirus

America’s top infectious disease expert said “it’s possible” that thousands or even millions of U.S. citizens could die during the coronavirus outbreak. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, appeared on CNN’s State of the Union on Sunday and was asked if estimates that millions of people dying from illnesses… Read More »

Identity and access management automation saves PeaceHealth hundreds of thousands of dollars

About five years ago, PeaceHealth, a 16,000-caregiver healthcare provider in the Pacific Northwest with 10 hospitals and 250 ambulatory clinics, began a focused effort to meet the compliance standards of the HIPAA role-based access requirements. THE PROBLEM At the same time, the provider organization invested $ 300 million in converting the electronic health records of… Read More »

High blood pressure drugs to be offered to thousands more

New guidelines on diagnosing high blood pressure could mean thousands more people benefiting from treatment in England and Wales. Health bosses say offering blood-pressure-lowering drugs to more people with stage-1 hypertension would help to cut heart attacks and strokes. In total, about 450,000 men and 270,000 women could now qualify for the drugs. But some… Read More »

Thousands of patients possibly exposed to HIV, hepatitis asked to take blood tests

More than 3,000 patients of a surgery center in Bergen County, New Jersey, may have been exposed to HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C, according to the New Jersey Department of Health and the HealthPlus Surgery Center in the town of Saddle Brook. On Tuesday, officials issued a new statement asking patients who received a… Read More »