Registration Now Open for American Academy of Home Care Medicine Annual Meeting

Registration Now Open for American Academy of Home Care Medicine Annual Meeting

2018 American Academy of Home Care Medicine (AAHCM) Annual Meeting October 25–27, 2018 Loews Chicago O’Hare, Rosemont, IL  Theme: Driving the Change to Value-Based Care: Connecting Leadership, Quality, and Ethics Conference Overview With the rapid changes in health care, there are myriad new opportunities for home-based medical programs to bring value to patients and families […]

Paediatric chewable medicine promises improved treatment against intestinal worms

Paediatric chewable medicine promises improved treatment against intestinal worms

20 June 2018 | Geneva −− The World Health Organization (WHO) will begin distributing a paediatric (chewable) formulation of mebendazole to countries with a high prevalence of soil-transmitted helminthiases (intestinal worms). Mebendazole is one of the medicines recommended by WHO to treat intestinal worm infections of humans. This formulation was approved by the United States […]

FG wants states to domesticate Essential Medicine List

FG wants states to domesticate Essential Medicine List

Beauty Okologo, Deputy Director/Head Pharmaceutical Services, Federal Ministry of Health, made the call at a stakeholders meeting on the revised National Standard Treatment Guidelines and Essential Medicine List dissemination and utilisation action plan development in Abuja. The Federation Government on Friday called on states government to domesticate Essential Medicine List to guide the procurement of […]

Michigan Medicine reports $103 million surplus for 2018

Michigan Medicine reports $103 million surplus for 2018

ANN ARBOR, MI – Michigan Medicine reported a 2.4 percent operating margin for the 2018 fiscal year during its annual budget report on Thursday, June 21, resulting in a $103 million surplus from nearly $4.3 billion in revenue. Michigan Medicine also reported projected fiscal year-end results Thursday, with an anticipated 2.8 percent ($129 million) operating margin on budgeted operating revenues of $4.6 […]

George Stamatoyannopoulos, UW Medicine pioneer of blood-disease research, dies at 84

[Editor’s note: Dr. George Stamatoyannopoulous, a University of Washington professor of medicine who pioneered the study of blood diseases, died June 16, 2018. This remembrance was submitted by the UW’s Department of Medicine and Division of Medical Genetics.] George Stamatoyannopoulos was born in Athens, Greece, on March 11, 1934.  His childhood was shaped by the cataclysmic […]

Michigan Medicine posts positive, but less than expected, 2018 operating profits

Michigan Medicine posts positive, but less than expected, 2018 operating profits

“Our results reflect the commitment of our dedicated faculty and staff to providing excellent health care, improving our patients’ experiences and elevate the quality and efficiency of our services.” The 2018 financial result is slightly below 2017, when Michigan Medicine surprisingly posted a 5.6 percent operating margin that exceeded results over the last several years. […]

'Modern-day medicine people:' Students get hands-on experience at Na-ha-shnee Health Sciences Institute

'Modern-day medicine people:' Students get hands-on experience at Na-ha-shnee Health Sciences Institute

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