The Wright Medicine: Focusing on health | Community Columns

The Wright Medicine: Focusing on health |  Community Columns

We here at The Wright Center for Community Health take great collective pride in our mission to serve the health care needs of Northeast Pennsylvania. It’s hard, yet extremely gratifying work. After all these years, we believe we’re doing something truly unique locally via our status as a Federally Qualified Health Center Look-Alike. Under that … Read more

HHS secretary pledges to protect access to reproductive health care | Medicine

HHS secretary pledges to protect access to reproductive health care |  Medicine

US Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra pledged to protect access to reproductive health care in a news conference on Tuesday, including considering steps to increase access to medication abortion. Becerra said the department would work to increase access to abortion abortion across the country and work with the department’s Office for … Read more

music, medicine, and machine learning

music, medicine, and machine learning

In this interview, News-Medical speaks to Zoë Thomson, Co-founder and Chief Innovation Officer of LUCID, about how music and machine learning are changing how we approach mental and neuropsychiatric health. Please can you introduce yourself and tell us about your professional background and your current role at LUCID? I’m Zoë Thomson, co-founder and Chief Innovation … Read more

American Academy of Sleep Medicine launches campaign to raise awareness about the importance of sleep

American Academy of Sleep Medicine launches campaign to raise awareness about the importance of sleep

Today, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine launched “Sleep is Good Medicine,” a national campaign to increase public education about the importance of sleep and its connection to health. The campaign was announced during the plenary session of the SLEEP 2022 annual meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies in Charlotte, North Carolina. According to … Read more

South Carolina researchers tackle health disparities using genetics

South Carolina researchers tackle health disparities using genetics

Quenton Tompkins’ family tree is deeply rooted in rural McCormick County, South Carolina. His grandfather was a sharecropper in McCormick. His mother, who turns 88 this month, grew up as the youngest of 24 children. Branches of aunts, uncles, and cousins ​​now stretch from Florida to Chicago. And although 48-year-old Tompkins has heard plenty of … Read more

Michigan Medicine reports financial gains in fiscal year 2022

Michigan Medicine reports financial gains in fiscal year 2022

ANN ARBOR – Michigan Medicine anticipates positive financial results for fiscal year 2022, with a projected $233 million operating margin — or 4.2% — on a forecasted $5.5 billion in operating revenues. The results include University of Michigan Health’s performance in fiscal 2022. UM Health is Michigan Medicine’s clinical branch that includes five hospitals, the … Read more