Healthcare

Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Announces Launch of Lupus Nephritis Disease-State Awareness Initiative for Healthcare Professionals, TimeIsNephrons.com

Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:AUPH / TSX:AUP) (“Aurinia” or the “Company”) today announced Time Is Nephrons, the first-ever lupus nephritis (LN) disease-state awareness campaign for healthcare professionals (HCPs). The initiative aims to highlight the importance of active screening for early diagnosis to potentially minimize the impact on kidney function and improve long-term outcomes for every patient with LN.

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“Unfortunately, for many patients, the signs of lupus nephritis are subtle, yet a single flare of LN can potentially shorten the life span of the kidney by decades. Our ongoing engagement with the lupus nephritis community revealed a key role for Aurinia to help change the course of the patient journey by creating a comprehensive resource for healthcare professionals with the latest disease monitoring and management methods,” said Neil Solomons, M.D., Chief Medical Officer at Aurinia Pharmaceuticals. “We are excited to launch

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Sen. Mark Warner, opponent Daniel Gade ramp up attacks over healthcare, Affordable Care Act

Gade compared Warner to a windup doll with only one line as he fended off the jabs, saying he did not support the “nonsense idea” of repealing the health-care legislation known as Obamacare.

“Every time you pull the Mark Warner string, he says I’m for repealing the ACA,” Gade said. “And I’ve never said that. I’m not for it. We need to upgrade the ACA.”

The issue of health-care access has dominated much of the campaign. It is personal for both Warner, who has a daughter with type 1 diabetes, and Gade, who lost his leg in combat in Iraq in 2005.

Gade pledged Tuesday night never to support a bill that does not protect people with preexisting conditions. Warner stressed that prescription drug pricing reform is essential and said the government should have the power to negotiate prices with pharmaceutical companies.

Gade, a first-time political candidate, held his own

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CompuGroup Medical recognized for quality and convenience in healthcare technology

CEO Benedikt Brueckle highlights CGM Remote Patient Monitoring in cover story for The Healthcare Insights

PHOENIX, Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — CompuGroup Medical (CGM) was featured on the cover of the latest The Healthcare Insights for its efforts to support the healthcare industry through technology in its battle against the COVID-19 Pandemic.

CompuGroup Medical. (PRNewsFoto/CompuGroup Medical USA)
CompuGroup Medical. (PRNewsFoto/CompuGroup Medical USA)

“The future of CompuGroup Medical focuses on the evolution of provider delivery models and the entire patient journey.”

Supporting an embattled industry in its fight against a global pandemic, CompuGroup Medical has promoted more accessible care and improved patient outcomes by delivering telehealth and remote patient monitoring solutions to healthcare providers.

By harnessing the potential of telemedicine, CGM is changing the way medical care is delivered around the world. It is this innovation that first drew the attention of the editors at The Healthcare Insights.

Building on the success of its secure

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Barrett doesn’t recall Trump health-care remarks

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett (all times local):

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Amy Coney Barrett says she doesn’t recall seeing President Donald Trump’s statements that he planned to nominate Supreme Court justices who would repeal the Affordable Care Act prior to her nomination for an open seat.

Her comments came in response to questions from Sen. Kamala Harris of California, the Democratic nominee for vice president. Harris questioned Barrett via video stream from her office in the Capitol rather than attend in person due to coronavirus concerns.

Asked if she was aware of Trump’s comments before her nomination, Barrett said she could not give a yes or no answer.


“I don’t recall hearing about or seeing such statements,” she said.

She later said Democratic senators may have referenced Trump’s comments during conversations after her nomination but prior to her confirmation

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Government Reforms and Initiatives Towards Healthcare Centralization to Drive Market

DUBLIN, Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The “Vendor Neutral Archives and Picture Archiving and Communication Systems Market By Product – Growth, Future Prospects and Competitive Analysis, 2020-2028” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

The purpose of this research study is to provide investors, developers, company executives, and industry participants with in-depth analysis to allow them to take strategic initiatives and decisions related to the prospects in the global VNA and PACS market.

The current status of image storage and management is evolving above traditional PACS. Since its introduction, VNA has established its stronghold in the image management market and is moving the manner in which healthcare facilities store, retrieve and manage patient data.

North America is observed as the largest market for VNA and PACS. It is suggested that through supportive legal reforms such as the HITECH Act, and the ACA, the U.S. market is expected to witness

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Olive unveils AI-powered platform to streamline healthcare admin

  • Olive rolled out a new AI-powered platform that streamlines revenue cycle management.
  • And since health execs aren’t cutting back on financial digitization spending, we expect to see more hospitals invest in AI tools like Olive’s.
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After announcing a $106 million funding round last month, healthcare AI workforce startup Olive this week rolled out its new platform, Olive Helps, that speeds up lengthy revenue cycle management (RCM) processes for healthcare workers—tasks like prior authorizations and patient verifications.

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Olive’s new AI-powered platform streamlines revenue cycle management.

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The platform uses AI to understand an employee’s work through their interactions with applications and keystrokes to suggest relevant information—similar to how Google presents relevant search results first.

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Rpharmy Announces Rhazdrugs, Digital Reference of Hazardous Drug Handling, Disposal Requirements for Healthcare Facilities

By Integrating Critical Information at Point of Care, Rhazdrugs Improves Frontline Healthcare Staff Safety, Raises Bar for USP 800 Compliance

Rpharmy, a leading provider of medical formulary management and hazardous drug safety information software solutions, raises the bar in USP 800 compliance with Rhazdrugs, a searchable hazardous drugs database accessible at the point of care improving visibility, frontline healthcare staff safety, and compliance with regulations including USP 800.

“Typically, nurses, doctors and healthcare staff access USP 800 hazardous drugs handling and disposal requirements through hard and digital copies of the drug information provided by their pharmacy director, risk compliance department, and other stakeholders. These copies are kept on an intranet, multiple spreadsheets and documents as well as binders with printed information and require extra effort on the part of healthcare providers to ensure their own safety. While this method meets baseline USP 800 compliance, it is a tedious practice that

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Lack of diversity among cardiovascular health-care professionals continues

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Despite working for more than two decades to address underrepresentation of women in cardiology, disparities among cardiovascular professionals continue to exist. Profound inequities also exist for individuals underrepresented in medicine, such as African Americans, Hispanic Americans and Native Americans, who constitute 32 percent of the U.S. population but only eight percent of practicing cardiologists.

“The disparities amplified by the COVID-19 pandemic present disturbing evidence that we are far from cardiovascular healthcare equity in the work place,” says Emelia J. Benjamin, MD, ScM, professor of medicine at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and corresponding author of a Comment in the journal Nature Reviews Cardiology. “Individuals, leaders and institutions must prioritize research, policies, and structures to advance diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging that is essential to advancing workforce excellence and cardiovascular health.”

Diversity and equity in the health-care workforce have been shown to benefit patients and

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SPARK Healthcare Launches Evidence-Based Gamification App to Reach Healthcare Professionals

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The Beacon Learning app’s interactive dashboard screen displays current points accrued, badges earned and overall game status.

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The Beacon Learning app’s interactive dashboard screen displays current points accrued, badges earned and overall game status.

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — This week, SPARK Healthcare launches Beacon Learning, a first-of-its-kind mobile app that uses evidence-based gamification technology to enable healthcare advertising agencies and pharmaceutical/medical device companies to educate hard-to-reach customers – especially those in “no see” clinics. In the era of COVID-19, healthcare professionals have become increasingly difficult to reach via in-person sales calls and medical conferences, making this app a valuable tool for product awareness and adoption.

SPARK Healthcare has a proven 12-year track record of delivering highly successful, ROI-driven solutions in the

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Global Big Data Healthcare Market Growth, Trends, and Forecast Report 2020-2025

The “Big Data Healthcare Market- Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2020 – 2025)” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

Big data analytics in healthcare is the complex process of examining big data to discover information including hidden patterns, market trends, unknown correlations, and customer preferences, which can help organizations to make informed clinical and business decisions. It is a field that treats ways to analyze, systematically extract information from, or otherwise deal with data sets that are too large or complex to be dealt with by traditional data-processing application software.

Health related data is growing at a rapid pace driven by the government initiatives to promote the adoption of healthcare information system and introduction of cloud storage. Moreover, increasing adoption of mobile health apps and wearable devices, are further stressing on the need for managing large amount of data to obtain critical information, thereby driving the demand for big data

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