How Does the Opioids Bill Address Patient Consent, Medical Records?

By Sara Heath September 26, 2018 - As efforts to address the opioid crisis and mental and behavioral health issues come to the forefront, as do questions of patient consent, privacy, and medical records access. Specifically, impending legislation to address the opioid crisis has brought to light the issue of patient

University of Minnesota is launching a medical industry innovation conference

The Medical Industry Leadership Institute (MILI) at the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management is launching a new conference called Convene.The conference is Oct. 3 at the Carlson School in Minneapolis; its theme this year is the intersection of healthcare and data analytics. John Hammergren, the chairman and CEO of McKesson Corp.,

200 local jobs expected with medical device company facility

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - The Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) has announced that New Deantronics (ND), an international medical device technology manufacturer, is establishing its U.S. facility in the Spanish Springs Business Center, off the Pyramid Highway near Calle de la Plata. The company is

Cuomo signs bill to allow medical marijuana for pain management

A bill signed into law Monday now allows medical marijuana to be prescribed for patients as a treatment for pain management. (Photo: SBG file photo)Albany, N.Y. (WHAM) - A bill signed into law Monday now allows medical marijuana to be prescribed for patients as a treatment for pain management.Governor

New Amsterdam bosses talk creating a medical drama rooted in 'hopefulness'

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Lafayette's 1st medical marijuana health clinic opens Oct. 1

The staff of Total Health Clinic invites the public to its grand opening of Lafayette’s first medical marijuana health clinic Oct. 1. Total Health Clinic founded by Dr. Chad and Isabella Rossitter is located at 610 Guilbeau Road. The grand opening starts at 5 pm with hors-d’oeuvres and drinks. “I’ve lost

Bipartisan Proposal to Protect Patients from Surprise Medical Bills

By Sara Heath September 25, 2018 - A bipartisan group of senators have banded together to propose draft legislation that, if passed, could address the growing issue of surprise medical bills and their impacts on patient healthcare costs. The bill, co-sponsored by Senators Bill Cassidy, MD (R-LA), Michael Bennet (D-CO), Chuck

Weekly News Quiz for Students: Kavanaugh Hearings, Trade War, Medical Advance

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