April 19, 2021

Lonnie Listonsmith

Experienced Health Expert

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Hospitals and health systems across the U.S. are pushing forward digital transformation efforts by creating new tools and launching innovative programs. 

Here are the organizations that announced pilots of new innovation programs or expansions to existing programs during February and March, as reported by Becker’s Hospital Review.

1. University of California Irvine established a new innovation institute focused on personalizing the healthcare model with consumer technologies including wearables and mobile phones.

2. Little Rock, Ark.-based Baptist Health and Mercy Fort Smith invested $1 million in a healthcare sciences innovation

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(WXYZ) — Henry Ford Health System said during a virtual COVID-19 update that the surge is taking a toll on its healthcare workers.

“Our healthcare workers are exhausted. They’re not just tired, they’re exhausted … they need our support once again as we ask them to continue this journey and deal with this surge,” said Bob Riney, Chief Operating Officer of Henry Ford Health System.

He called on the public to comply with COVID safety measures, asking them to think about the exhausted medical staff before going out without a mask or to a large social gathering.

“None of us

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THE HOSPITAL
Life, Death, and Dollars in a Small American Town
By Brian Alexander

The business of sickness is perverse. In too many instances, medical interventions are ineffective Band-Aids. Other factors, like where you stand in the social, racial and economic pecking order — and what ZIP code you were born in — determine far more about your health. As Bertolt Brecht said so well, in his “Worker’s Speech to a Doctor”:

When we’re sick, we hear
You are the one who will heal us.
When we come to you
Our rags are torn off
And you tap around our

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...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR NORTHEAST AND
CENTRAL MISSOURI AND A SMALL PART OF SOUTHWEST ILLINOIS...

The National Weather Service in Saint Louis has issued a Red Flag
Warning for wind and low relative humidity, which is in effect
from noon today to 7 PM CDT this evening.

* AFFECTED AREA...In Illinois, Fire Weather Zone 098. In
Missouri, Fire Weather Zones 018, 019, 026, 027, 034, 035,
036, 041, 042, 047, 048, 049, 050, 051, 052, 059, 060, 061,
062, 063, 064 and 072.

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GRAND RAPIDS, MI — The latest surge in coronavirus cases is putting younger people in the hospital compared to a previous surge last fall.

The average age of hospitalized COVID-19 patients at Spectrum Health hospitals is now 60, down from 73 during the last surge in November, according to Spectrum Health West Michigan President Darryl Elmouchi.

Elmouchi and other Spectrum Health leaders talked about their coronavirus concerns, as well as broadening vaccine eligibility, during a Zoom press conference Tuesday, March 30.

The discussion came not long after organizers of the West Michigan Vaccine clinic announced Tuesday they were immediately expanding

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New Delhi [India], March 15 (ANI/SRV Media): 5th Edition of Indian Health Professional Awards took place at The Orchid Hotel, Vile Parle, Mumbai on 13th March 2021, witnessed awards bestowed upon top notch doctors, dentist, hospitalsinstitutions, recognising their extraordinary contribution during Corona Pandemic as Corona Warriors and in healthcare industry since many years.

Dr Rajani Dable was awarded for Best Multi Specialty Dental Clinic Award and for Excellence in Dental Implantology by for the outstanding work in the field of Prosthodontics, EstheticCosmetic Dentistry and Implantology.

A total of 80 plus doctors, dentistsbureaucrats from various citiesstates were felicitatedhonoured in their respective

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