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Anthony Fauci: “I don’t do this because I’m a hero. I do it because it’s necessary.”

Pending an HIV vaccine, injectable PrEP is the most promising research direction, Anthony Fauci tells aidsmap.com “The enormity of the problem is how I keep going,” Dr Anthony Fauci told a meeting of global health journalists yesterday. “I haven’t had a single day off since 20th January last year, but the necessity of dealing with the… Read More »

Podcast with NYP CIO Daniel Barchi, Part 1: “It’s a Testament to the Ability to Plan and Execute.”

Daniel Barchi, CIO, NewYork-Presbyterian Perhaps the most common thread for health IT leaders during the past few months has been the spike in telehealth adoption. Organizations had to quickly expand — or in some cases, build out — their offerings to ensure care continuity. But there were a select few who already had the infrastructure… Read More »

States are easing coronavirus restrictions and ‘it’s going to cost lives,’ researcher says

But pandemic experts say reopening the country is a “big mistake.” “You’re making a big mistake. It’s going to cost lives,” Dr. Irwin Redlener, a pediatrician and disaster preparedness specialist at Columbia University Medical Center, told CNN on Friday. Redlener and Joseph Fair, a senior fellow in pandemic policy at Texas A&M University, sent a… Read More »

How to Know When It’s Time to See a Cardiologist

According to the British Heart Foundation statistics, 460 people die every day in the UK due to a heart or circulatory disease. With cardiovascular diseases being the first cause of death worldwide (17.9 million deaths per year), there is every likelihood that you may have thought about the risks of developing heart disease. Enjoying a… Read More »

340B found to have minimal effect on pricing, countering notion that it’s a driver of healthcare spending

The 340B drug discount program has been a source of controversy, with the pharmaceutical industry claiming that it’s one of the main drivers of rising healthcare spending. But a study from the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission challenges that assertion, finding that its effect on cost sharing for patients is minimal. For hospitals participating in 340B,… Read More »

Oh sh–! Almost forgot it’s C. diff Awareness Month!

Various advocacy interests have proclaimed November as the national (or global) awareness month for stomach cancer, osteoporosis, pancreatic cancer, prematurity, lung cancer, bladder health, Alzheimer’s disease, home health, family caregivers, and hospice/palliative care. 3D Animation of C-diff And for the past four years, you’ve also been asked in November to heighten your awareness of Clostridium… Read More »