Hospitals

Longer-term Data for Kite’s Yescarta® in Relapsed or Refractory Follicular Lymphoma Demonstrate Substantial Survival Improvement Over Current Therapies in Comparative Analysis

Saturday, June 12, 2021 - 3:00pm

We are very encouraged by these data that suggest a significant and sustained survival benefit with Yescarta even after multiple rounds of prior treatment.

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  • We are very encouraged by these data that suggest a significant and sustained survival benefit with Yescarta even after multiple rounds of prior treatment.
  • In an indolent disease like follicular lymphoma, longer-term data that demonstrate durable responses are critical.
  • The continued durable benefit demonstrated by axicabtagene ciloleucel at nearly two years is exciting, and the substantial survival benefit over current therapies that were seeing in the SCHOLAR-5 analysis is encouraging.
  • Adult patients with relapsed or refractory follicular lymphoma (FL) after two or more lines of systemic therapy.

Inspira Health Appoints Anneliese McMenamin, SPHR, SHRM-SCP as Chief Human Resources Officer

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 7:07pm

Inspira Health today announced the appointment of Anneliese McMenamin, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, to Chief Human Resources Officer, effective August 9.

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  • Inspira Health today announced the appointment of Anneliese McMenamin, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, to Chief Human Resources Officer, effective August 9.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210611005444/en/
    Anneliese McMenamin, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Inspira Health's Chief Human Resources Officer (Photo: Business Wire)
    McMenamin has more than three decades of experience in human resources, including 28 years in the health care industry, most recently serving as Chief Human Resources Officer and Vice President of Human Resources for Saint Barnabas Medical Center, part of RWJBarnabas Health, since 2019.
  • As Chief Human Resources Officer, McMenamin will support Inspiras growth strategy under the leadership of Amy Mansue, President & CEO of Inspira Health.
  • She is a member of the Society for Human Resources Management and Tri-State Society for Human Resources Management.

Kearny County Hospital’s Drew Miller, MD, FAAFP, Named Family Physician of the Year by KAFP

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 7:30pm

Kearny County Hospital is very proud to announce that Drew Miller, MD, FAAFP, has been chosen as the 2021 Family Physician of the Year by the Kansas Academy of Family Physicians.

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  • Kearny County Hospital is very proud to announce that Drew Miller, MD, FAAFP, has been chosen as the 2021 Family Physician of the Year by the Kansas Academy of Family Physicians.
  • To be considered for recognition as Family Physician of the Year, a provider is required to have 10 years of post-residency experience and must be currently practicing family medicine in Kansas.
  • Kearny County Hospital is committed to providing quality, compassionate healthcare services for our community to enrich the lives of family, friends, and neighbors.
  • In 1990, Kearny County Hospital began operation of the Family Health Center, which provides primary healthcare in Lakin and Deerfield.

US Post-Acute Care (PAC) Market Report 2021 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 5:50pm

The "The US Post-Acute Care (PAC) Market: Size & Forecasts with Impact Analysis of COVID-19 (2021-2025 Edition)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "The US Post-Acute Care (PAC) Market: Size & Forecasts with Impact Analysis of COVID-19 (2021-2025 Edition)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • "The US Post-Acute Care (PAC) Market: Size & Forecasts with Impact Analysis of COVID-19 (2021-2025 Edition)" provides an in-depth analysis of the post-acute care market in the US including detailed description of market sizing and growth.
  • The report provides an analysis of the US post-acute care market by value, by spending, by number of providers and includes detailed segment analysis as well.
  • The COVID-19 pandemic acted as a headwind for the post-acute care market in the country in 2020.

ESO Publishes Peer-Reviewed Paper On Prehospital Ketamine Use At A National Level

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 1:13pm

The study uses data from the ESO Data Collaborative, one of the largest prehospital research databases in the country.

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  • The study uses data from the ESO Data Collaborative, one of the largest prehospital research databases in the country.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210611005060/en/
    The ketamine conversation has reached a national, mainstream audience, said Dr. Brent Myers, Chief Medical Officer for ESO.
  • EMS Ketamine Administrations: Based on data from the ESO Data Collaborative, EMS administered ketamine to 11,291 patients from January 1, 2019-December 31, 2019.
  • ESO (ESO Solutions, Inc.) is dedicated to improving community health and safety through the power of data.

Spero Health Responds to High Rate of Drug Overdose Deaths With New Clinic in Cambridge

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 11:56am

Responding directly to this urgent need, Spero Health, a national leader in providing care for individuals struggling with substance use disorders announced it will open a new clinic in Cambridge, OH.

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  • Responding directly to this urgent need, Spero Health, a national leader in providing care for individuals struggling with substance use disorders announced it will open a new clinic in Cambridge, OH.
  • Spero Health has a growing network of over 55 clinics throughout Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia and Indiana, providing care for more than 9,000 patients.
  • As these deaths continue to increase, Spero Health remains committed to bringing lifesaving treatment to areas most in need with continued plans to expand rapidly throughout 2021.
  • It inflamed already out of control public health crises drug addiction and drug overdose deaths.

U.S. Food and Drug Administration Approves New Formulation of Epclusa®, Expanding Pediatric Indication to Treat Children Ages 3 and Older With Chronic Hepatitis C

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 10:00pm

The recommended dosage of Epclusa in children ages 3 years and older is based on weight.

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  • The recommended dosage of Epclusa in children ages 3 years and older is based on weight.
  • Sofosbuvir/velpatasvir is the only protease inhibitor-free, pangenotypic HCV regimen approved for patients as young as 3 years of age.
  • Of the seven patients who did not achieve cure, all discontinued treatment within one to 20 days of starting treatment.
  • The company is committed to advancing innovative medicines to prevent and treat life-threatening diseases, including HIV, viral hepatitis and cancer.

Global Medical REIT Inc. Board Declares 2021 Second Quarter Common and Preferred Dividends

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 9:05pm

Global Medical REIT Inc. (NYSE: GMRE) (the Company or GMRE), a net-lease medical office real estate investment trust (REIT) that acquires purpose-built healthcare facilities and leases those facilities to strong healthcare systems and physician groups with leading market share, announced today that its Board of Directors (Board) has declared the Companys 2021 second quarter common and preferred dividends.

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  • Global Medical REIT Inc. (NYSE: GMRE) (the Company or GMRE), a net-lease medical office real estate investment trust (REIT) that acquires purpose-built healthcare facilities and leases those facilities to strong healthcare systems and physician groups with leading market share, announced today that its Board of Directors (Board) has declared the Companys 2021 second quarter common and preferred dividends.
  • The Board has declared the Companys 2021 second quarter cash dividend of $0.205 per share of common stock and unit, which will be paid July 8, 2021 to common stockholders and unitholders of record as of June 24, 2021.
  • This represents the Companys quarterly dividend on its Series A Preferred Stock for the period from April 30, 2021 through July 30, 2021.
  • Global Medical REIT is a net-lease medical office REIT that acquires purpose-built specialized healthcare facilities and leases those facilities to strong healthcare systems and physician groups with leading market share.

EchoNous Fast-Tracks VA DoD Purchasing with Medical Equipment ECAT Contract

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 8:00pm

Today, EchoNous announced that it has been added to the US Defense Logistics Agencys Medical Equipment ECAT, with a contract secured through Fidelis Sustainability Distribution.

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  • Today, EchoNous announced that it has been added to the US Defense Logistics Agencys Medical Equipment ECAT, with a contract secured through Fidelis Sustainability Distribution.
  • Used by the Department of Defense (DoD) and Veterans Affairs (VA), the ECAT System enables ordering, distribution, and streamlined payment for a wide range of pharmaceutical, medical, and surgical equipment.
  • With the ECAT contract in place, EchoNous Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) technologies are now readily available for DoD and VA healthcare facilities.
  • Our chief goal is to give DoD and VA staff immediate access to the very latest medical technologies, said Dustin Lee, President and Veteran Principal of Fidelis.

Delivering on the Promise of Remote Patient Monitoring

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 5:58pm

PETALUMA, Calif., June 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Carium , a leader in virtual care technology, today announces the launch of Pinellas County Primary Care and Hospitalists remote monitoring program.

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  • PETALUMA, Calif., June 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Carium , a leader in virtual care technology, today announces the launch of Pinellas County Primary Care and Hospitalists remote monitoring program.
  • In addition, the mobile app allows a digital connection between the patient and their trusted care team.
  • The practice hit their once-ambitious goal for annual patient recruitment into this program seven months ahead of schedule.
  • Learn more about how Carium can be the technology powering your remote patient monitoring program.