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Solving health IT labor gaps with strategic interoperability partnerships

Broad staffing challenges are a universal obstacle shared by many, especially amid an ongoing global pandemic. Finding talent and keeping positions filled has always been difficult, but Covid-19 was a catalyst for labor fluctuation to invade nearly every industry imaginable. Then came the Great Resignation, which left entire organizations with record-high personnel shortfalls. The medical […]

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Endotronix reports promising study results for sensor used to manage heart failure

Endotronix makes the wireless, implantable pulmonary artery pressure sensor to monitor chronic heart failure patients. For most patients suffering from heart failure today, care is episodic. Medication and other treatments are only adjusted when a patient is hospitalized or sees their doctor during periodic office visits. But the digital health and medtech startup Endotronix is […]

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Innoviva’s Entasis acquisition brings a novel antibiotic that’s ready for the FDA

Entasis Therapeutics steered its lead antibiotic candidate through late-stage clinical development with help from Innoviva, which has steadily invested in the company over the past two years and now owns a controlling stake. With the biotech’s candidate for addressing certain drug-resistant strains now on the cusp of an FDA submission, Innoviva is acquiring Entasis in […]

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North East Ambulance Service: Cover-up claims to be probed by government

Thinkstock The government is to investigate claims an ambulance service covered up details of the deaths of patients following mistakes by paramedics. It follows a Sunday Times report that North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) withheld information from coroners. Labour’s shadow health secretary Wes Streeting described the alleged cover-up as “a national disgrace”. Health minister Maria […]

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Scotland’s first monkeypox patient in hospital

Science Photo Library Scotland’s first monkeypox patient is being treated in hospital, Public Health Scotland has confirmed. It is understood that the person, who has not been named, is not seriously ill but is being monitored as a precaution in a specialist infectious diseases unit . Their close contacts are being offered a smallpox vaccine. […]