Tag Archives: care

More innovation, funding and partnerships urgently needed to improve children’s palliative care worldwide

New UK research sets out an “unashamedly optimistic” vision to improve care for children with life-limiting conditions worldwide London, UK – Wednesday 12 October 2022 – A new report into Children’s Palliative Care (CPC) worldwide has set out a vision for how to radically improve the levels of care for the rapidly growing number of… Read More »

Aduhelm and Alzheimer’s Disease: A Potential Medicare Budget-Buster Puts A Blazing Light on Health Care Costs and Innovation

The FDA’s approval of the first therapy to treat Alzheimer’s Disease in over twenty years brought attention to a not-yet-convened debate of U.S. health care costs and spending, innovation, and return-on-the-investment (as well as “for whom” do the returns accrue). In my latest post for Medecision, I explore different angles on the Aduhelm and Alzheimer’s… Read More »

Teladoc Health’s Mental Health Move: Unite Best of Livongo, Virtual Care in myStrength Complete

Health Tech May 25, 2021• By JESSICA DaMASSA, WTF HEALTH The Teladoc Health-Livongo merger continues to expand Teladoc Health’s virtual care capabilities — this time in mental health. Dr. Julia Hoffman, Head of Mental Health Strategy for Teladoc Health, gives us the inside story on the launch of myStrength Complete, the souped-up, next-gen version of… Read More »

Covid: Care home isolation rule axed for low-risk trips in England

Leigh Day partner Tessa Gregory, who is representing John’s Campaign, said: “It appears under the threat of legal proceedings, which the John’s Campaign were due to issue next week, the government has finally agreed to drop the blanket requirement that care home residents self-isolate for 14 days following any visit out. BBC News – Health