JP Morgan is betting big on the future of healthcare

JP Morgan is a cornerstone financial institution with investments and interests in all sectors around the world. In healthcare, the company made headlines just a few years ago with its innovative partnership with Amazon and Berkshire Hathaway to launch Haven, a joint venture to optimize healthcare costs and the patient care experience. Renowned surgeon and … Read more

Young adults with a high incidence of caries can quickly change their oral health behaviors

Young adults with extensive caries often have a high propensity for oral health risk. At the same time, with the right support and treatment, they can change their unhealthy behaviors. A dissertation at the University of Gothenburg describes the challenges of helping patients in this vulnerable category. In Sweden, oral health has improved significantly over … Read more

Young adults with a high incidence of caries can quickly change their oral health behaviors

Young adults with extensive caries often have a high propensity for oral health risk. At the same time, with the right support and treatment, they can change their unhealthy behaviors. A dissertation at the University of Gothenburg describes the challenges of helping patients in this vulnerable category. In Sweden, oral health has improved significantly over … Read more

Nurse Practitioners in Spotsylvania aim to alleviate the health care shortage

After Jen Thompson treats patients in the emergency room for whatever crisis brought them there, she tells them to check in with their regular doctor in a week or two. But increasingly, three out of four people the nurse practitioner sees tell her they don’t have a primary care provider. Thompson struggles with what to … Read more

A new look at how childhood trauma affects health outcomes

The social environment in which we grow up is crucial in determining our well-being and health later in life. Most Americans (67%) report experiencing at least one traumatic event in childhood, and a new study shows that these experiences have a significant impact on our health risks as adults. Physical illnesses such as obesity and … Read more

A new look at how childhood trauma affects health outcomes

The social environment in which we grow up is crucial in determining our well-being and health later in life. Most Americans (67%) report experiencing at least one traumatic event in childhood, and a new study shows that these experiences have a significant impact on our health risks as adults. Physical illnesses such as obesity and … Read more

Vigo health officials monitor COVID-19 numbers | Local news

Although COVID-19 hasn’t been a significant part of America’s daily discourse for a satisfying amount of time, officials with the Vigo County Health Department worry that the number of cases could rebound alarmingly as the weather cools. “For the last two years we have been in a period of limited contact [among citizens]” said Shelby … Read more

Penn Highlands Healthcare to open state-of-the-art Center of Excellence in Dubois | Tripartite Sunday

DuBOIS — Penn Highlands Healthcare is opening a new $24.3 million Center of Excellence on the Penn Highlands DuBois West campus. The four-story complex will serve as the hub for DuBois Health System’s neurology, orthopedics and sports medicine, rehabilitation, gynecology/obstetrics and pediatrics outpatient services, according to a PHH press release. The Center of Excellence, located … Read more

The study assesses the quality of care for patients with long-term health problems

The number of new rheumatoid arthritis diagnoses has dropped by 20% in the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic, new research shows. The study, published today in Lancet Rheumatology journal by researchers at King’s College London, shows that there may be up to a fifth of new cases that have gone undiagnosed, with cases not … Read more

The Rockefeller Foundation Announces $3 Million in New Funding for Global.health

The Rockefeller Foundation announced $3 million in new funding for Global.health (Gh), a first-of-its-kind open source platform for scientific pandemic data. This will allow it to expand its international partnerships and modernize global efforts for coordinated pandemic prevention, surveillance and response. Co-developed by researchers and engineers from the Department of Biology, University of Oxford and … Read more