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Format: 2014-08-23
Format: 2014-08-23

Patient-centered medical home program decreased hospital use, lowered care costs

22 Aug 2014
In the 3 years since its introduction, CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield’s Patient-Centered Medical Home model has resulted in reduced hospital utilization, lower health care costs to members and...

Salmonella 'from single egg source'

22 Aug 2014
The outbreak of salmonella in England is likely to have come from a single source of eggs, according to Public Health England.

Bionic eye system gains financial support in France

22 Aug 2014
The French Ministry of Health has approved financial support for a bionic eye treatment, according to a Second Sight Medical Products press release.The approval of the Argus II Retinal Prosthesis...

Bionic eye system gains financial support in France

22 Aug 2014
The French Ministry of Health has approved financial support for a bionic eye treatment, according to a Second Sight Medical Products press release.The approval of the Argus II Retinal Prosthesis...

Egypt resort coach crash kills 33

22 Aug 2014
A collision between two coaches servicing the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh killed 33 people, a health ministry official said.

FDA, manufacturer recall gel-filled products used for infants in hospitals

22 Aug 2014
The FDA and Children’s Medical Ventures of Monroeville, Pa., issued a class-1 recall of gel-filled products used in hospitals.The FDA and the manufacturer notified health professionals and their...

Declines in vision, activity linked to increased mortality risk

22 Aug 2014
Researchers discovered a direct relationship between loss of visual acuity and decline in instrumental activities of daily living levels, which increases the risk of mortality in older adults.The...

Declines in vision, activity linked to increased mortality risk

22 Aug 2014
Researchers discovered a direct relationship between loss of visual acuity and decline in instrumental activities of daily living levels, which increases the risk of mortality in older adults.The...

Electronic reminders increased patient adherence to antiseptic showering regimen

22 Aug 2014
Participants who received electronic reminders were more likely to adhere to a preadmission antiseptic showering regimen known to help reduce surgical-site infection risk, according to study results...

Irishman did not have Ebola virus

22 Aug 2014
An Irishman who died after recently returning from Sierra Leone did not have the Ebola virus, health authorities confirm.

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