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Viewpoints: GOP Needs To Act Quickly, Offer Alternative To The ACA; Why Won’t Lawmakers Listen To America About The Need For Gun Buyer Background Checks?

Editorial pages weigh in on these and other health care topics. The Wall Street Journal: Still Heading For The ObamaCare Exits Republicans think they can win on health care in 2020 by running against Medicare for All, and the facts about single payer are a target-rich environment. But the latest data on ObamaCare shows why… Read More »

“Paging Dr. Nobody!” Why Outdated Healthcare Paging Systems Need to Go | Sandeep Bansal, Medic Bleep

Health Tech Aug 2, 2019• By JESSICA DaMASSA, WTF HEALTH Think fax machines are the only out-dated tech in healthcare? Sandeep Bansal, CEO of Medic Bleep makes the case that outdated internal phone-based paging systems used by hospitals need to go too. According to Sandeep, the UK’s NHS clocks 1 billion internal phone calls a… Read More »

Physicians need better PR

On July 8, 2019, the American Academy of Emergency Medicine wrote a letter to the American Medical Association, asking the organization to create a public campaign to support physician-led care. Noting concerns over the recent media crusade to promote nurse practitioner care to patients, including the American Association of Nurse Practitioners “We Choose NPs” campaign,… Read More »

Medical News Today: Why older adults need regular metabolic risk screening

The Endocrine Society have revised their clinical practice guideline on identifying adults at higher risk for heart disease and type 2 diabetes. New guidelines recommend that older adults should undergo regular screening for metabolic risk. The previous edition of the guideline was in 2008. The recent revision looks at metabolic risk in the light of… Read More »

What we learned from John Singleton: Why Black men need to get serious about their health

Getty Images When the news broke in April that filmmaker John Singleton had died from a stroke, at only 51 years old, fans and colleagues were shocked by the untimely and completely unexpected loss. In the wake of this tragedy, we’ve since found out that a number of other celebrated Black men are dying from… Read More »