Risk Management and Compliance in the Healthcare Industry

Risk management and compliance in the healthcare industry requires a high degree of foresight, observation and knowledge of the regulatory rules and principles. Apart from being aware of the regulations, risk management and compliance in the healthcare industry is a lot about being smart, inventive and observative about the day-to-day aspects of the workings of […]

Forward brings its personalized healthcare service to Los Angeles

Forward, the San Francisco-based startup that’s looking to refashion healthcare services in Apple’s image, is expanding with its first location in Los Angeles. Weaving together a number of Silicon Valley’s favorite healthcare trends, the company’s services combine proprietary, purpose-built medical devices with algorithmically enabled diagnostic tools, and the latest in gene, bacteria and blood tests […]

Rural health care centers provide low-cost care

Providing health care services in rural areas is vital to addressing health disparity needs in the United States, said Candice King, the ACORN clinic’s executive director. To get dental services she can afford, 73-year-old Juanita Jenkins has one of her sons drive her 16 miles from her home in the Duval neighborhood in northeast Gainesville […]

Innovation in education looks to cure doctor shortage

Business News | 20 hours ago | Erica Apodaca Arizona has a serious doctor shortage. The state is a “Designated Health Professional Shortage Area” and according to the latest numbers from the Health Resources & Services Administration, the department that makes these designations, slightly less than half of Arizona’s primary care health professional needs are […]

Health Education England launches online workshop on improving digital readiness

Health Education England is launching an online workshop to gather views on digital readiness. The organisation is working in collaboration with Digital Health and innovation and crowdsourcing agency Clever Together on the online workshop, which forms part of the Building a Digital Ready Workforce programme. It will be launched on 22 November in partnership with […]

Women’s Forum panel addresses women’s health, education challenges

  Health and education challenges that women face were the center of a panel discussion which took place Monday morning as part of the Women’s Global Leadership Forum. Courtesy Women’s Global Leadership Forum   A panel addressing health and education challenges facing women took place Monday morning as part of the Women’s Global Leadership Forum. […]

The ISO 13485: 2016

The ISO 13485, which is the ISO’s global medical device standard; was upgraded significantly in 2016. This upgrade was carried out primarily to help the standard keep up with the changes that have taken place in the industry in about the decade and a half since the previous standard was brought into effect in 2003. […]

Microbiome, Diet, Health, and Disease: Policy Needs to Move Forward

This article covers policy needs concerning the rapidly evolving field of microbiome and diets with respect to health and disease. It captures some key outcomes of a multi-stakeholder dialogue (Brussels, May 2016), spearheaded by a joint effort of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the Department of Economy, Science and Innovation of […]

Video of father comforting newborn son receiving his first vaccines goes viral

On October 26, first-time father Antwon Lee took his two-month-old son Debias King to get his first vaccinations. Lee, 29, said he was very nervous for the appointment, telling People Magazine that he “felt kind of scared a little bit,” as he knew the child was “going to go through some pain.” Before the visit, […]

IT’S A NO BRAINER! Action needed to stop children being exposed to chemicals that harm their brain development!

A report published today by CHEM Trust highlights how chemicals in food and consumer products used in homes, schools and offices could harm brain development in children. The impacts – which may include ADHD and lower IQ – are avoidable and can prevent children reaching their full potential says CHEM Trust, in No Brainer: The […]