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First booster Covid vaccines go into arms of NHS and care staff

First booster Covid vaccines go into arms of NHS and care staff as mass third dose rollout begins just 48 hours after being signed off Staff at Croydon University Hospital gave ‘thumbs up’ as they received injection No10’s vaccine advisors green-lit move on Tuesday after weeks of deliberation Boosters shown to slash the risk of… Read More »

New Primary Care, Retail and Tech Entrants Motivating Hospitals to Grow Consumer Chops

Rising costs, generational shifts, digital transformation, and fast-growing investments in new health care models and technologies are forcing change in the legacy health care, noted in the State of Consumerism in Healthcare 2021: Regaining Momentum, from Kaufman, Hall & Associates. As the title of Kaufman Hall’s sixth annual report suggests, health care consumers are evolving… Read More »

As Doctor Burnout Climbs, Can We Save Primary Care?

By RONALD DIXON Week after week, I hear from colleagues in diverse specialties about how exhausted they are from practicing medicine. It’s no surprise that they are looking for careers outside of medicine. The demands and strain are unsustainable. So it’s also no surprise that a recent survey showed 40% of primary care clinicians are worried that their… Read More »

Baxter, looking to accelerate connected care, will acquire Hillrom for $10.5B

The medical products company Baxter International announced this week that it would acquire Hillrom, a connected care and collaboration tool vendor.   The acquisition aims to expand digitally enabled connected care, especially beyond hospital settings, and provide a broader array of services to clinicians and patients.   “Baxter and Hillrom share a common vision for… Read More »

Two Thai clinics provide exemplary models of trans-centred care, researchers say

The success of two Thai clinics can be attributed to the active participation of trans women, integrating sexual health and gender-affirming services and a focus on offering destigmatising services in a culturally appropriate manner, a recent qualitative study found. This study was carried out by Alyssa Lynne and Professor Jillana Enteen from Northwestern University in… Read More »