Sanigest News

17
Nov

Florida Health System, Grocery Chain Team Up to Increase Access to Care

BayCare Health System and Publix supermarket chain are bringing telehealth clinics and HealthHubs to consumers. November 16, 2017/ Matt O’Connor Health systems are increasingly looking to make health care more convenient for patients, and a recent partnership between Clearwater, Fla.-based BayCare Health System and local supermarket chain Publix will soon allow consumers to grocery shop and

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14
Nov

WHO launches training manual on alcohol brief interventions in primary care

In an effort to assist Member States in introducing or expanding alcohol screening and brief intervention (SBI) programmes, WHO/Europe is launching a new training manual entitled “WHO training on alcohol brief interventions in primary care”. The manual is aimed at supporting the development and implementation of comprehensive training in SBIs for primary health care professionals.

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24
Oct

Universal health care debate returns to California Capitol

Perhaps no measure generated more interest at the Capitol this past legislative session than Senate Bill 562, as activists led by the California Nurses Association mounted a massive campaign in support of the proposal for a statewide, government-run health care system. They scored a significant victory when the bill passed the Senate in June, but their efforts were ultimately

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18
Oct

Quality gap is real, top hospitals stand apart with fewer complications, deaths

Patients treated at top-rated hospitals had a lower risk of death, complications. A new Healthgrades 2018 analysis of top hospitals shows thousands of lives could be saved if all hospitals performed at a similar level to those rated as five-star facilities. Healthgrades analyzed the performance of roughly 4,500 short-term acute carehospitals nationwide, evaluating hospital performance connected to 34

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29
Sep

Which Country Has the Best Health Care System? Readers Respond

The creation of Britain’s National Health Service was honored during the 2012 London Olympics opening ceremony. In Canada, the development of universal health coverage regularly makes top 10 lists of the greatest moments in the nation’s history. Based on reader responses, it’s hard to imagine that the American health system would be similarly celebrated. Credit. If you missed

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