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Health care disparities hit home
Stacey Bledsoe witnessed firsthand the inequities in health care when her father was diagnosed as having lung cancer. Lilly draws on her experience to help ensure that more minorities are included in ..
Penn's New Pavilion: Patients in Control
IRIS is a large smart TV with interactive care system that can be found on the wall in each Penn Medicine Pavilion patient room. This large monitor provides easy access to entertainment and..
Coronavirus Chronicles - The Knock-On Effects are Scary
It is helpful to have an idea of what constant multiplication means, especially since the new Delta variant seems to be more contagious. The post Coronavirus Chronicles - The Knock-On Effects are..
PHOTO TOUR: M Physicians Broadway Family Medicine Clinic
This 16,000-square foot project transforms an old drugstore into a community health clinic. It is a resource for community and wellbeing.
Maine's Vaccine Mandate For EMTs stresses Small-Town Ambulance Crews
The state's covid vaccination rate is over 95% for first responders. It is lower in rural areas where there are fewer people who have vaccinated.
What impact does the interval between migraine attacks have upon patients' quality-of-life?
Migraine sufferers with migraine experience disruptions beyond their migraine attacks. They also have to deal with a lot of other issues in between. Neurology, University Medical C [...]
At 39, beat colorectal carcinoma
Brienne was suffering from severe stomach pains and colonoscopy revealed that she had colorectal carcinoma. Her doctors were able successfully treat the cancer thanks to her early detection. Brienne..
Big Pharma, Big Money: Johnson&Johnson, Pfizer, Bayer, Novartis in digital health
We recently published a series of articles that examined the most recent moves by Tech Giants such as NVIDIA, Microsoft, and Amazon in the field digital health. [...] The post Big Pharma and Big..
“Este es el último pañal que me queda”: la ansiedad de ser padres en la pobreza
Una de cada tres familias estadounidenses no puede pagar por suficientes pañales para mantener a sus bebés y niños pequeños limpios, secos y saludables, según la National Diaper Bank Network. Para..
The Secret Sauce - Comparison between TSMC & Pfizer
By MIKE MAGE This week's Tom Friedman opinion piece in The New York Times featured a title that was hard to miss: "China's bullying is becoming a danger to the world and itself." Continue reading...
What's a Doctor's Role in Medicine?
This seems like an absurd question. It really isn't. What is a doctor's job? What is my role with my patients? What's a doctor's job? A lot of my work is transactional. Simple tasks with clear ends...
Correcting COVID-19 Vaccine Myths & Misconceptions
Share our video to dispel common myths and misconceptions about the COVID-19 vaccination. Northwell Health, New York State's largest private employer and health care provider, has 23 hospitals and..
7+1 Emerging Trends In Healthcare
Two huge collections of healthcare trends were recently compiled by The Medical Futurist. The TOP100 Digital Health Companies in 2021 gathered the most significant companies [...] The post 7+1..
Six reasons why you shouldn't delay your mammogram in COVID-19
Nina Vincoff MD, chief of Northwell Health's division of breast imaging, said that COVID-19 does not mean you should delay your annual mammogram. Many patients have resumed their annual screenings,..
The opioid epidemic has created a need for comfort for neonatal abstinence infants.
Científicos buscan la causa de una misteriosa inflamación en niños relacionada con covid
Más de 5,200 de los 6,2 millones de niños estadounidenses a los que se les ha diagnosticado covid han desarrollado MIS-C. Un 80% de los pacientes con MIS-C son tratados en unidades de cuidados..
We offer diagnostics, outpatient, day-case and inpatient care at our 39 hospitals in areas such as orthopaedics and general surgery. Our Mission is to make a difference in the lives of our patients..
A Coven of Healthy Inspirations for Halloween
Halloween doesn't have to be a feast of high-fructose corn syrup. These are some ways to keep it healthy. The post A Coven of Healthy Inspirations for Halloween First appeared on .
"Down to my Last Diaper": Parenting in Poverty's Anxiety
Although diapers are essential for babies, no federal program covers their high cost. KHN spoke to Jennifer Randles, a professor at Fresno State, California, about her innovative research on diaper..
Montana Tribes Want To Stop People From Suicide Attempts, but Do Not Have a Safer Alternative
Fort Peck Assiniboine, Sioux and Sioux tribes collaborate with policy and academic experts to find possible solutions. The challenge for them is to find the mental health professionals needed to..
What is bowel cancer?
This video is by Jamshed Shabbir (Consultant Colorectal Surgeon), who explains what bowel carcinoma is, its symptoms, and how it can be diagnosed and treated. Learn more about this condition at..
Penn Medicine offers treatment for lung cancer
Charu Aggarwal MD, MPH Medical Oncologist, and Abigail Berman MD, MSCE Radiation Oncologist, discuss the new treatments and team approach to lung care at Penn Medicine. Learn more about the [...]..
Coronavirus Chronicles - More about Knock-On Effects
This discussion continues to discuss how children around the globe have been taken from their custodial parents and brought to chaos by the pandemic. The post Coronavirus Chronicles - More about..
The Urgent Care Billing Challenges
The industry of urgent care billing is affected by many factors. There are many factors that can affect urgent care billing, including changes in patient behavior, trends in patient payment, and the..
We use too many Medications. Be very wary of Interactions
By HANS DOVEFELT While reading about the pharmacodynamics between oral and parenteral furosemide, I was struck by a unique interaction of this most common diuretic with risperidone. Elderly dementia..
The Yelp for Covid: Consumers Get Pandemic Safety Tips from Vigilantes
People without mask mandates in cities can take covid-19 safety in their own hands and protect their neighbors using a local approach.
Arlene's advice for advocating for your health
Meet Arlene. After feeling a pin prick in her breast, she was diagnosed with breast carcinoma. She fought for her rights and was eventually diagnosed with breast cancer. She wrote her own book to..
Explorando El Cuarto Trimestre
Todos la hemos visto en nuestras redes sociales: la nueva mamá lista para la cámara acunando a su recién nacido, con un maquillaje impecable y su cabello perfecto. Mientras estas imágenes proyectan..
Coronavirus Chronicles — Orphanhood and Other Knock-On Effects
There is an enormous amount of chain reaction from COVID-19, societal disruption, and consequences that result from so many illnesses and deaths. The post Coronavirus Chronicles — Orphanhood and..
Physicians: To Change Your Career, Change Your Perspective
There are countless alternative career options for physicians, but more often than not, we fall into the sunk costs fallacy. We already spent a decade in school and hundreds of thousands of dollars..
Niños con discapacidades enfrentan retos especiales por covid al regresar a la escuela
Cerca de 7 millones de niños y jóvenes estadounidenses, de 3 a 21 años, con necesidades especiales, han tenido que enfrentar desafíos físicos y mentales para volver a la escuela.
Is there math in medical coding?
Does Medical Coding Use Math? Math. Many students find it a major problem. You are not the only one who struggles with math. A 2015 study by NCES (National Center for Education Statistics) found that ..
Scientists Find Cause for Mysterious Covid-Related Iflammation in Children
Children with MIS-C are treated by scientists because of their rare genes, leaky stomachs, and a "superantigen."
Surrogacy binds two sisters together
Katy Monte was unable to become a mother due to multiple organ failures and cystic fibrosis. Her sister Christine and her Northwell care team made it possible. Northwell Health, New York State's..
Penn's Got Talent 2021
In our first Penn's Got Talent competition, you can see some of Penn's most talented employees demonstrating their talents. Vote here for Penn's Got Talent 2020
Coronavirus Chronicles -- COVID-19 & Pregnant People
According to the CDC, there is no higher risk of miscarriage. They recommend COVID-19 vaccinations for breastfeeding and pregnant women and those trying to conceive. The post Coronavirus Chronicles..
How to Improve Doctors' Work Environment with Digital Technologies in 5 Easy Steps
Doctors' empathy, focus and overall performance are greatly affected by their work environment. The shift to telemedicine has also had a significant impact on doctors' empathy, focus, and overall..
In “Riding” Abortion, Is Greg Abbott Driving Texas Toward Divestiture?
By MIKE MAGEE Texas Governor Greg Abbott is on a tear lately and his central theme seems to be "revanchism." He is responding to declining demographics and threatening enemies. Continue reading...
Children with disabilities face special back-to-school challenges
Mask-wearing is a minor inconvenience for children with special needs who return to L.A. classrooms.
What to expect from a Telehealth Visit for Movement Disorders
Amanda Persaud MD, Movement Disorder Specialist, discusses how telehealth has increased access and options for patients with conditions such as Parkinson's Disease and Huntington's Disease. She..