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Stool transplants are now standard of care for recurrent C. difficile infections

Fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT), also known as stool transplantation, is a procedure in which stool from a healthy donor is placed into the gut of a patient in order to treat a certain disease. FMT is not a new concept, but in the last six years it has become a standard-of-care therapy for the treatment… Read More »

Buttigieg is the only top 2020 candidate not offering staffers health care yet – NBC News

Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE May 9, 2019, 10:00 AM UTC By Josh Lederman WASHINGTON — On the campaign trail, Pete Buttigieg likes to say that “health care is freedom” and that if “leaving your job means you’re going to… Read More »

Pulling Care Out of Hospital—By Phone, Ambulance, and Good Ol’ House Calls.

By REBECCA FOGG In the 20th century, hospitals completed their transformation from the hospice-like institutions of the Middle Ages, into large, gleaming centers of advanced medical expertise and technology that save and improve lives every day. But an unintended consequence of hospitals’ dazzling capabilities is a staggering cost burden that’s proving toxic to the American… Read More »

Care New England revamps its radiology portfolio

Care New England Health System, a three-hospital delivery system in Providence, R.I., in recent months went live on a large suite of radiology information systems from Carestream. The products included the Carestream Ascend medical X-ray imaging system, three Carestream DRX2Revolution mobile X-ray systems and six Carestream DRX-1 systems that offer a quick and affordable way… Read More »