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- Possible Ebola case in Ireland
A suspected case of Ebola is being assessed in County Donegal, the Irish Health Service Executive says.
BBC News. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:58:13 GMT.
- What's The ROI Of A Smartphone Given To Patients With A Chronic Health Condition?
Thanks to a pilot project announced today by Microsoft, TracFone and Health Choice Network (here) we're about to find out. ....
By Dan Munro. Forbes. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:52:42 GMT.
- Your Money Adviser: Using Health Savings Accounts to Invest for Retirement
If you can start early and pay medical expenses in other ways, the accounts’ tax advantages could help provide a good fund for old-age health costs.
By Ann Carrns. International Herald Tribune. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:36:52 GMT.
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- NI cuts would risk 'patient safety'
Northern Ireland's health minister says he will not implement "damaging" financial cuts that would "destroy our health service" and "compromise "patient safety".
BBC News. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:01:47 GMT.
- UN Ebola pointman to visit west Africa
The UN's new pointman on Ebola was due to arrive in west Africa on Thursday for a visit aimed at shoring up health services in the region where at least 1,350 lives have been lost to the virus.
Hurriyet. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:21:00 +0200.
- Activists Unite Across America Lobbying U.S. Congressional Candidates to Support Mental Health Civil Rights
WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2014 -- To influence congressional candidates up for election this November, a group of mental health activists have formed the Stop The Murphy Bill Political Action Committee (PAC). ...
PR Newswire. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:01:00 EDT.
- Banner Health sees rising expenses chip away at growing revenue
Lower volumes have put pressure on Banner Health's top line, but the Phoenix-based not-for-profit health system still managed to grow its revenue by nearly 4% during the first half of fiscal 2014.
Modern Healthcare. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:45:00 EST.
- Chinese hackers vacuum data from U.S. health industry
For four years, a sophisticated group of Chinese cyberspies has cut a digital swath through the health-care industry, stealing everything from trade secrets to trial data, say security firms probing the campaign. ...
Yahoo. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:50:11 GMT.
- Africa: FAO Urges Sustained Support for Animal Disease Monitoring
[FAO]Rome -"Weak link" in public health protection efforts must not be neglected
All Africa. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:25:08 GMT.
- WHO officials to visit Liberian Ebola clinics
Officials from the World Health Organization are visiting two hospitals treating Ebola patients in Liberia, where authorities have sealed off entire neighborhoods in an effort to stop the outbreak.
Miami Herald. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 06:32 EDT.
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