Hospital chain pledges to cut opioid prescriptions 40 percent by 2018 in face of painkiller epidemic

If Intermountain Healthcare reaches its goal, it will prescribe 5 million fewer opioid pills annually to patients in Utah and southern Idaho. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

State Highlights: Hundreds Of Hospital Patients In Indiana At Risk Of Exposure To HIV, Other Viruses; Mass Shootings Nudge Some Texas Lawmakers Toward Gun Laws For First Time

Media outlets report on news from Indiana, Texas, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Arkansas, California, Kansas, Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia, Ohio, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Florida, Minnesota, and Missouri. Kaiser Health News BEST DEAL UPDATE:

State Highlights: Judge Cites Improvement Of Wait Times, Lifts Oversight At Oregon State Hospital; Ohio Lawmakers Renew Aim To End Surprise Medical Bills

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Tyrese Gibson Checked Into Hospital After Custody Hearing

Tyrese Gibson checked himself into hospital last week after a court hearing with his ex-wife left him with “chest pains and anxiety.” According to TMZ, the singer/actor checked himself into Cedar-Sinai hospital in Los Angeles on Thursday after feeling dehydrated following the hearing, which … Read more…

Kim & Kyle Richards ‘Not Speaking’ After Heated Argument Over Kim’s Health & Recent Hospital Visit

Kyle Richards decided to ‘reach out’ to Kim after her sister allegedly checked out of a hospital ‘against medical advice.’ The conversation didn’t go well, according to HollywoodLife’s source. Here’s what exactly caused the sibling fallout. Hollywood Life BEST DEAL … Read more…

Symptom-triggered medication for neonatal opioid withdrawal yields shorter hospital stays

A study found that symptom-triggered medication dosing for neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome instead of infants receiving a fixed schedule of medication with a long taper reduced the length of their hospital stay. Parenting News — ScienceDaily SPECIAL CHILDREN DEAL UPDATE:

‘Teen Mom 2’: Leah Messer’s Daughter, 6, Admitted To The Hospital: ‘Keep Our Girl In Your Prayers’

Despite being hospitalized, Leah Messer revealed that her ‘sick’ daughter, Adalynn Faith, is still cracking everyone up in the ER. But the ‘Teen Mom’ star also got serious as she shared what’s ailing her little one. Hollywood Life BEST DEAL … Read more…

Imaginary Allergies, Hospital Price Transparency & A High-Tech Tragedy in Las Vegas | The Daily Show

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants … Read more…

Doctors are asking Silicon Valley engineers to spend more time in the hospital before building apps

Doctors have had enough with software that's not useful, so they're inviting entrepreneurs to shadow them. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! … Read more…

Fear and confusion erupt at Walter Reed military hospital after false alerts about an active shooter

Alerts about an active shooter at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center caused patients and a U.S. congressman to fear the worst on Tuesday, but the Pentagon said they were part of an "exercise."  Politics BEST DEAL UPDATE: Save 50% … Read more…

Michelle Stuns in Her First Photo Shoot Since Leaving the Hospital | Chad Loves Michelle | OWN

OWN SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of … Read more…

Like Clockwork: How Daylight Saving Time Stumps Hospital Record Keeping

Modern technology has helped medical professionals do robot-assisted surgeries and sequence whole genomes, but hospital software still can’t handle daylight saving time. One of the most popular electronic health records software systems used by hospitals, Epic Systems, can delete records or … Read more…

Hospital behemoth HCA sees shares jump after strong earnings and forward guidance

The Nashville-based hospital behemoth raised its earnings and revenue guidance for the year.  Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST … Read more…