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Research Has Found Excessive Salt Is Harmful to the Immune System

Research has found that besides being bad for blood pressure, a high salt diet is also bad for the immune system. Mice suffered from more bacterial infections of greater severity after being given a high-salt diet. Human volunteers consuming an extra 6 grams of salt a day experienced pronounced immune deficiencies. This amount is equivalent… Read More »

South Australia implements real-time prescription monitoring system

ScriptCheckSA, a real-time prescription monitoring system, was introduced earlier this month in South Australia. The system provides doctors and pharmacists with information about a patient’s history and use of controlled medicines, aiding them in decision-making when it comes to prescribing or dispensing such medicines. WHY IT MATTERS ScriptCheckSA can help mitigate “doctor shopping”, or visiting… Read More »

Atrium, Wake Forest Baptist seal merger forming $11.5B system

Dive Brief: Charlotte, North Carolina-based Atrium Health and nearby academic medical center Wake Forest Baptist Health have completed their merger, according to a Friday announcement. The new system expects $ 11.5 billion in combined net revenue, an Atrium spokesperson said. The combined entity will employ 70,000 people at 42 hospitals and more than 1,500 care… Read More »

Montefiore Health System using tech to scale population health management strategies

Patient health extends far beyond the healthcare setting itself, and is subject to influence from a number of external factors that can range from everything from medication adherence to diet. Montefiore Health System realized this, and knew it needed a better population health approach that integrated these social determinants in a way that emphasized efficiency… Read More »

Aranet Multi-Patient Temp Monitoring System Unveiled for COVID Clinics

Hospitals addressing the COVID-19 pandemic are worried about being short on ventilators, personal protective equipment, and appropriate bed space. However, the biggest hurdle may be having enough staff to monitor large numbers of patients. To help address this matter, Aranet, a company that normally makes environmental monitoring solutions for industrial applications, is releasing a large-scale… Read More »