patients

  1. Friday13

    Goldman Sachs: 'Is curing patients a sustainable business model'?

    Cure diseases and help the world's people...or keep lining your pockets while people suffer? It finally happened: Goldman Sachs asks 'Is curing patients a sustainable business model?' Goldman Sachs asks in biotech research report: 'Is curing patients a sustainable business model?'...
  2. the watchman

    Failed leadership at Veterans Administration put patients at risk, watchdog reports

    Failed leadership at Veterans Administration put patients at risk, watchdog reports[/B [B]A stinging internal investigation finds "failed leadership at multiple levels" at the Veterans Administration during the Obama administration that put patients at a major hospital at risk. It's another...
  3. D

    Thanks to Republican negligence, Medicare patients could face huge new bills for ther

    Thanks to Republican negligence, Medicare patients could face huge new bills for therapy By Joan McCarter ==================================================== It's the Republican Way! Neglect the elderly, the sick and the poor. Otherwise, they would have been right there front-row...
  4. excalibur

    Vulnerable patients dying of malnutrition in NHS hospitals in record numbers with nea

    Vulnerable patients dying of malnutrition in NHS hospitals in record numbers with nearly one case a day https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/5500752/nhs-patients-dying-malnutrition-hospital-record-numbers/
  5. D

    F*ck 'em: The Republican tax cut scheme is a Trojan horse to throw cancer patients ou

    F*ck 'em: The Republican tax cut scheme is a Trojan horse to throw cancer patients out of treatment By David Nir https://www.dailykos.com/stories/1719985 ==================================================== Absolutely no compassion for the sick in this country by Republicans! None...
  6. Dragonfly5

    Pitbull sends private plane to Puerto Rico to transport cancer patients

    Pitbull sends private plane to Puerto Rico to transport cancer patients - CNN I applaud. :yay::yay:
  7. Madeline

    Health Ins. Co. Greed Kills: Forcing Patients Onto Addictive Opioids

    https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/17/health/opioid-painkillers-insurance-companies.html We must have universal health care to end this sort of patient abuse. There are dozens of other stories, involving other drugs, or medical devices, or other patient care, that routinely cause disability or...
  8. cpicturetaker12

    FLA NURSING HOME that lost 8 patients called SCOTT'S office 3 X before patients died!

    I'm going to take some time, I've wanted to for 2 days once I found out this NURSING HOME WAS PRIVATELY OWNED. I have serious suspicions! I'm going to start with who owns it. I'll cross reference that with POLITICAL DONATIONS in the state. This home was cited several times for violations...
  9. L

    Report: Drug company faked cancer patients to sell drug

    By Aaron M. Kessler Updated 9:02 PM ET, Wed September 6, 2017 Washington (CNN)When Insys Therapeutics got approval to sell an ultra-powerful opioid for cancer patients with acute pain in 2012, it soon discovered a problem: finding enough cancer patients to use the drug. To boost sales...
  10. D

    At long last! An app that connects gay patients with gay doctors

    It must be difficult for the typical LGBT person to go to a doctor who discriminates against them based on their sexual orientation. Hopefully, this new app will help to change that stigma and ameliorate the circumstances to at least help them feel more comfortable and more welcome in a more...
  11. bajisima

    Supreme Court limits where patients can sue drugmakers

    Bristol-Myers Squibb prevailed in its effort to get the Supreme Court to limit where patients can sue to seek compensation for harm caused by drugs. Justices Monday ruled, 8-1, for the drug company in a case that pitted BMS against the state of California and that could have broad...
  12. bajisima

    Veteran patients in imminent danger at VA hosptial in Washington DC

    Conditions are so dangerous at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Washington, D.C., that the agency's chief watchdog issued a rare preliminary report Wednesday to alert patients and other members of the public. The VA inspector general found that in recent weeks the...
  13. Babba

    Mayo to give preference to privately insured patients over Medicaid patients

    This is why "free market" health care is an abomination. Profits over human lives. It's immoral. Mayo to give nod to privately insured over Medicaid patients - StarTribune.com
  14. thrilling

    Scalp coolers to combat hair loss in cancer patients

    A company making scalp coolers to combat hair loss in cancer patients is set to break into the US health market. It follows clinical trials which showed that 50.5% of women using the pioneering system kept their hair. Fenay Bridge firm hopes to crack US market for breakthrough cancer...
  15. D

    Donald Trump’s Doctor Was Accused Of ‘Overmedicating’ Patients In Multiple Malpractic

    This Is Most Interesting News To Say The Least! ************ Donald Trump?s Doctor ?Overmedicated? Patients By: Haley Potiker -ALSO At the Following - Trump doctor sued for overmedicating patients who died | Washington Examiner Donald Trump's doctor blamed for patient's...
  16. bajisima

    Patients trying to cope with the price hike of Epi Pens

    "Dr. Douglas McMahon hears daily complaints from patients in his allergy clinics across the Twin Cities about the rising costs of EpiPens. The epinephrine injections are the only way to stop an allergic reaction once it starts. Now, with EpiPen as the only maker of the lifesaving medicine, both...
  17. L

    Texas healthcare company owner ordered nurses to overdose hospice patients: FBI

    The founder and owner of a hospice care company in Texas directed nurses to induce overdoses in several patients as a means of increasing their profits, KXAS-TV reported on Tuesday. According to an FBI affidavit, 34-year-old Brad Harris — an accountant with no health-related training — has...
  18. cpicturetaker12

    6538 ELDERLY FLA patients DIED in 2015 waiting for extended, specialized care...

    There are so many things to remember here... - Florida has one of the largest elderly populations in the country. - These were NOT terminal patients - Rick Scott turned down Medicaid expansion - Rick Scott and our legislature is about 2/3 REPUBLICAN - We have only had the first wave of...
  19. B

    Cancer treatment for MS patients yields remarkable results

    https://richarddawkins.net/2016/01/cancer-treatment-for-ms-patients-gives-remarkable-results/ My tablet is misbehaving so I cannot bring more info. Cancer treatment for MS patients gives 'remarkable' results - BBC News
  20. meridian5455

    Cancer patients are ObamaCare’s latest victims

    Add 250 New York cancer patients to the long list of victims of ObamaCare’s lies — just one more snapshot of the program’s ongoing death spiral. These New Yokers are getting treatment at world-renowned Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center — but their ObamaCare policies are about to vanish, as...