Tag Archives: 2019

Covid-19 news: China denies reports of sick staff at Wuhan lab in 2019

By Michael Le Page , Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Sam Wong , Graham Lawton , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool Wuhan Institute of Virology Thomas Peter/REUTERS/Alamy Latest coronavirus news as of 5pm on 24 May Researchers at virology lab allegedly fell ill with covid-like symptoms in November 2019 Three researchers… Read More »

EHRs in 2019: Still a source of frustration, but getting better bit by bit

For years now, health IT professionals have been speaking of the post-EHR era. And indeed, for most hospitals and health systems, that’s where they are. The basic blocking and tackling of electronic health record implementation now behind them, they’ve pivoted toward a future of advanced analytics, population health, telemedicine, connected devices and artificial intelligence. Nonetheless,… Read More »

First Edition: November 21, 2019

Today’s early morning highlights from the major news organizations. Kaiser Health News: In This Democratic Debate, Health Care Issues Took A Backseat Marijuana decriminalization. Paid family leave. And, yes, “Medicare for All.” Democrats strayed a little from arguing the intricacies of single-payer health care during their fifth presidential debate on Wednesday, bringing ideas like expunging… Read More »

General election 2019: Tory pledge to boost GP numbers

The Tories say they will deliver 6,000 more doctors in general practice in England by 2024-25 to increase patient appointments, if they win the election. They claim they will reach that target through additional doctors working and training in surgeries, international recruitment and better retention. However, Health Secretary Matt Hancock said a previous Tory pledge… Read More »