Vision for value-based care must include clinical decision support integrated into EHR

Healthcare recognizes the role that evidence-based medicine plays in improving outcomes and lowering costs. The use of clinical decision support tools incorporating evidence-based medicine at the point of care provides physicians with access to translational research and current recommendations. Kaiser Permanente recently completed a large-scale, electronic health record-based integration of […]


Cybersecurity incident response: Plan now to avoid finger-pointing later

As the number of cyberattacks continually swells within the healthcare industry, the inadequacy of understanding and response to this growing threat is becoming more and more detrimental and not just to hospitals themselves but, perhaps more importantly, to patients. Nolan Garrett, principal and CTO at Intrinium and former CISO for […]


Payer Housing Partnership Addresses Social Determinants of Health

Source: Thinkstock By Thomas Beaton February 20, 2018 – Health Partners Plans (HPP) and two community programs in Philadelphia announced a partnership to address housing-related social determinants of health by connecting homeless individuals to healthcare services, free clinics, free meals, and social engagement professionals. HPP is working with Broad Street Ministry […]


Top 6 Books Health Execs Should Read in 2018

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App på vej til knogleskørhed

Forskere fra CIMT har netop udgivet anden artikel af tre om processen på vej mod en app til kvinder med knogleskørhed (osteoporose). Den nye artikel beskriver processen fra ideen om en app til den færdige prototype. Processen er gennemført med et team af læger, sundhedsprofessionelle, repræsentanter fra Osteoporoseforeningen, patienter og […]


Durvalumab Approved by FDA for Reducing NSCLC Progression

The FDA recently approved durvalumab (Imfinzi) for the treatment of patients with stage 3 non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) whose tumors are unresectable and whose disease has not progressed following treatment with chemoradiation.


Protection de la nature en mer du Nord : résultats de la consultation

19/02/2018 Du 2 mai 2017 au 30 juin 2017 inclus, le SPF Santé publique, Sécurité de la Chaîne alimentaire et Environnement a organisé une consultation publique sur le projet de ‘Plans de gestion pour Natura 2000 dans la partie belge de la mer du Nord (2018-2023)’. Tout comme sur le […]


Hoe brengt u paramedische zorg correct in rekening in 2018 en 2019?

Nieuwsbericht | 19-02-2018 | 12:54 Aanbieders van paramedische zorg en zorgverzekeraars willen graag op tijd weten wat de regels zijn voor het nieuwe jaar, zodat zij op tijd contractafspraken kunnen maken en hun administratie en bedrijfsvoering kunnen aanpassen waar nodig. Daarom publiceert de NZa vandaag de nieuwe regels voor 2019.  […]


Automatisering av frikort gir kortere saksbehandlingstid og mindre byråkrati

Fra 1. januar 2017 har begge de to frikortsordningene vært automatisert. Automatiseringen har frigjort ca. 160 årsverk til sammen i NAV og Helfo, ved at elektronisk innrapportering gir mindre manuelt arbeid. Det betyr kostnadsbesparelser og kortere saksbehandlingstid. – Siden behandlere som leger, fysioterapeuter, tannleger og psykologer nå rapporterer egenandeler og […]


Intervention forfaitaire pour les services de soins infirmiers à domicile

Votre service de soins infirmiers à domicile se compose de minimum 7 infirmiers équivalents temps plein (ETP) dirigés par 1 infirmier responsable ? Vous pouvez demander 2 fois par an une intervention forfaitaire pour votre service de soins. Sur cette page : Qu’est-ce que l’intervention forfaitaire pour les coûts spécifiques […]


Intervention forfaitaire pour les services de soins infirmiers à domicile

Votre service de soins infirmiers à domicile se compose de minimum 7 infirmiers équivalents temps plein (ETP) dirigés par 1 infirmier responsable ? Vous pouvez demander 2 fois par an une intervention forfaitaire pour votre service de soins. Sur cette page : Qu’est-ce que l’intervention forfaitaire pour les coûts spécifiques […]


Patient experience: Living with multiple myeloma

Pharmafocus talks to John Ellwood about the challenges of being diagnosed with multiple myeloma and how having a strong support network in crucial. Could you tell me about your journey with myeloma? I was initially diagnosed with smouldering myeloma, which is a latent form of myeloma where it’s liable to […]


Apricus shares sink after failed erectile dysfunction application

Apricus Biosciences had a lot riding on its application to the FDA for its erectile dysfunction cream, Vitaros, with the product only one of two candidates in its pipeline and not a huge amount of cash reserves to fall back on. After receiving a complete response letter (CRL), it looks […]


Janssen's Tremfya shows long-term efficacy in moderate to severe plaque psoriasis

Janssen has unveiled new Phase 3 trial data for its IL-23 inhibitor Tremfya (guselkumab), demonstrating that the drug was able to generate high skin clearance rates in patients with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis when administered as a long-term treatment. The data from the 992-strong trial showed that, of the […]