Tag Archives: Patients

Biomarker predicts which patients with heart failure have a higher risk of dying within 1 to 3 years

Alana Prisco FINDINGS A UCLA-led study revealed a new way to predict which patients with “stable” heart failure — those who have heart injury but do not require hospitalization — have a higher risk of dying within one to three years.  Although people with stable heart failure have similar characteristics, some have rapid disease progression… Read More »

FDA Approves Dayvigo (lemborexant) for the Treatment of Insomnia in Adult Patients

FDA Approves Dayvigo (lemborexant) for the Treatment of Insomnia in Adult Patients Print this page December 23, 2019 — Eisai Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Tokyo, CEO: Haruo Naito, “Eisai”) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the new drug application for its in-house discovered and developed orexin receptor antagonist Dayvigo (lemborexant). Dayvigo… Read More »

Patients intrigued by digital health services, but still value face-to-face interactions

Rising healthcare costs are at the core of the national healthcare debate. Many have pinned their hopes on new digital technologies to help reduce costs and expand access, but while patients are interested in using digital healthcare services, they still value high-quality interactions with their doctors, shows a survey conducted by the USC Schaeffer Center… Read More »

Half of patients use online self-scheduling after hours at Benefis Health System

Benefis Health System, a nonprofit, independent health system based in Great Falls, Montana, serves a 38,000 square mile region with many very rural communities. This means the health system has many patients looking to access care. Further, the health system has nearly 300 employed providers, so scheduling patients with providers across multiple locations can be… Read More »