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The changes instituted by the program had hospitals taking steps to better coordinate patients’ chronic conditions with nursing and rehabilitation facilities, primary care doctors and others inside and outside of the hospitals.
“This isn’t fixing the barrier to people getting jobs,” said Dr. Nathan Chomilo of Minnesota Doctors for Health Equity. “This is putting red tape around a program that we know helps children and families.”
The report was designed to assess the health needs of veterans in New Hampshire and Vermont. Meanwhile, a new study is going to examine if genetic testing can be utilized in the treatment of depression in veterans.
The fundraising may have violated National Institutes of Health policy, which prohibits employees from soliciting or suggesting donations, funds or other resources intended to support activities. In other public health news: colorectal cancer, Stephen Hawking, the human genome, second-hand marijuana smoke, maternal health, and more.
Along with the indictments, two Insys Therapeutics sales employees have agreed to cooperate with officials in the investigation, a signal that feds may be moving closer to building a case against executives at the drug company.
Some doctors say the app-based treatments are just like any pill they’d prescribe but others aren’t so won over.
Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani has kept a low profile as the No. 2 at the embattled Theranos. But now, facing fraud charges, he’s going to be dragged into the center of attention.