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Odibo appointed to Lang’s endowed chair at OB-GYN – Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Visit the news hub Physician scientist known for expertise in prenatal diagnosis, fetal care PETER NEWCOMB PHOTOGRAPHY Anthony Odibo, MD, has been named the Virginia S. Lang Endowed Chair in Obstetrics & Gynecology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Shown at his installation ceremony are (from left) David H. Perlmutter, MD, executive […]

Doctors for Health Care – MedCity News

1upHealthan FHIR data platform and healthcare data cloud, it announced Pieter De Leenheer has joined the executive board as technology manager. De Leenheer will oversee the company’s technology strategy and capabilities, including platform engineering, architecture, data science, technical support and more. In his new role, he will expand the engineering team and technical capabilities across […]

Ending Emergency Powers – The Washington Post

Comment this story Comment As life increasingly returns to its pre-pandemic state, now is the time to revisit the emergency declarations the Trump administration issued in early 2020, which are still in effect — and then pull the plug . The emergency declarations were necessary to give the federal government broad powers to fight Covid-19, […]

Despite recent reform laws, Washington pharmacies say they continue to face challenges working with PBMs – State of Reform

Pharmaceutical industry professionals discussed the challenges facing Washington pharmacies—including financial concerns that arise from having to work with pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs)—during a meeting of the House Health and Wellness Committee on Thursday. ryan o’tebro, CEO of Kelley-Ross Pharmacy Group and President of the Washington State Pharmacy Associationsaid Kelley-Ross operates five pharmacies in Seattle. The […]

Washington State Department of Health wants to teach children that global warming and racism are public health issues » Publications » Washington Policy Center

Last week, the state Department of Health (DOH) released what it describes as “free in-class learning materials” to teach students in Washington state that “climate change is an urgent concern for women’s health” and that “racism is also a major public health challenge”. .” (Module 2, page 4.) Teachers are advised that use of this […]

The importance of a good night’s sleep | VA Washington DC Healthcare

Sleep is an essential part of maintaining your health and well-being. Not only does sleeping well help reduce anxiety and stress, but it also improves your mood and helps reduce depression. A lack of quality sleep every night can increase your risk of cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, obesity and depression. Dr. Lynn Kataria, MD, […]

The Student Mental Health Crisis Explained – By The Washington Post

Freedom High Woodbridge by James C. Sherlock The Washington Post, in a long article, “The student mental health crisis is much larger than we realize,” wrote of the mental health crisis facing our school children, especially teenagers. Nationally, adolescent depression and anxiety – already at crisis levels before the pandemic – have increased amid the […]

Ongoing construction projects to help meet demand for beds in Washington psychiatric hospitals – State of Reform

Washington psychiatric hospitals don’t have enough beds to meet the demand of needy patients, but several construction projects are underway to help provide more capacity. Get the latest state-specific policy intelligence for the healthcare industry delivered to your inbox. Kelci Karl-Robinson, coordinator of the Washington State House Program Research Office, discussed capacity issues at the […]

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