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For rural veterans with PTSD, telemedicine may help

By Reuters  |  November 25, 2014

For the many veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder who don't have access to a trained mental healthcare team, connecting with such a team remotely by phone and video chats may help, a new study suggests.

iPhones ring healthcare's bell most often, new MH survey finds

iPhones ring healthcare's bell most often, new MH survey finds

By Joseph Conn  |  November 25, 2014

Apple iPhones are the smartphones of choice for a wide majority of Modern Healthcare readers, despite phones that use Google's Android operating system far outnumbering iPhones in the country as a whole, according to the results of Modern Healthcare's third annual survey to find the Most Important...

Geriatrics association chooses new CEO

Geriatrics association chooses new CEO

By Adam Rubenfire  |  November 25, 2014

The American Geriatrics Society has chosen Nancy Lundebjerg as its next CEO. Lundebjerg, 55, has served as the organization's COO since 2008, and she's been with AGS since 1998.

Treatment for HIV runs low in the U.S., despite diagnosis

By NPR  |  November 25, 2014

About two-thirds of Americans who are infected with the AIDS virus aren't getting treated for it. The finding comes from an analysis just released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that more needs to be done to make sure people infected with the human immunodeficiency virus...

Advanced EMS may not be best for cardiac arrest patients

By Sabriya Rice  |  November 25, 2014

Patients in cardiac arrest may be better off riding to the hospital in an ambulance without advanced life support services. A new study finds that cardiac patients who received advanced care from paramedics had lower survival rates and worse clinical outcomes at substantially higher costs.

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