Emerging Industry Leaders: Sanjeeb Khatua of Northshore Edward-Elmhurst Health

Emerging Industry Leaders: Sanjeeb Khatua of Northshore Edward-Elmhurst Health

Sanjeeb Khatua, MD, MBA, MPH, Chief Medical Officer of Northshore Edward-Elmhurst Health, a health system based in Evanston, Illinois, is one of 10 up-and-coming healthcare leaders featured in the annual Managed Healthcare column Executive. Sanjeeb Khatua, MD, MBA, MPH I grew up in San Jose, California and dreamed of being a doctor from a young …

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Mental wellness and alcohol moderation will drive next phase of functional beverage growth, Recess CEO predicts

Mental wellness and alcohol moderation will drive next phase of functional beverage growth, Recess CEO predicts

Breaklaunched in 2018 with CBD-infused drinks​,​ and says he remains “the undisputed category leader in CBD beverageswith distribution in CBD-friendly states across the country. However, founder and CEO Ben Witte has made it clear from the start that he is “build a brand, not market an ingredient,​​”and say it Recess Mood line without CBD – …

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How an FQHC uses telehealth for primary care, behavioral health and addictions treatment

How an FQHC uses telehealth for primary care, behavioral health and addictions treatment

Harbor Care Health and Wellness Center in Nashua, New Hampshire provides primary care, behavioral health services and dental services to a homeless or at-risk population. Harbor Care Health is a Federally Licensed Community Center (FQHC). FQHCs were created to provide affordable medical services to people in need, regardless of their ability to pay. THE PROBLEM …

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Virginia’s primary care workforce is up to 25% lower than previous estimates, new VCU-led study finds

In a new study led by Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, researchers have developed a new method to determine the number of primary care physicians in Virginia. Their findings revealed that the state’s primary care workforce may be more dispersed than previously thought. Using healthcare claims data, the research team identified 5,899 active physicians …

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Call to convert genetic discoveries in mental health into better treatments for patients

Call to convert genetic discoveries in mental health into better treatments for patients

Main challenges for the field of psychiatric genetics. Credit: Natural genetics (2022). DOI: 10.1038/s41588-022-01174-0 QIMR Berghofer scientists challenge the research and funding community to develop better treatments for debilitating mental health disorders by harnessing the many extraordinary genetic discoveries made over the past decade to deliver a new era of psychiatry of precision. Scientists have …

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Be an ally of women in medicine through mentorship

September 27, 2022 2 minute read Source/Disclosures Published by: Source: Gianakos AL. Speak Up Ortho: Spectator to Spectator – strategies and scenarios for becoming an ally and advocate for medicine. Presented at: Women in Medicine Summit; September 16-17, 2022; Chicago (hybrid meeting). Disclosures: Gianakos reports being a founding member of Speak Up Ortho and a …

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New herbicidal solution inspired by cholesterol medicine

New herbicidal solution inspired by cholesterol medicine

The herbicidal activity of statins varies between a model dicot and a monocot. a Representative images of post-emergence treatment of a model dicot, A. thaliana, and pre-emergence treatment of the monocot E. tef, with statins: rosuvastatin (Ro.), pravastatin (Pr.), simvastatin (Si.), mevastatin (Me.), lovastatin (Lo.), fluvastatin (Fl.), atorvastatin (At.) and pitavastatin (Pi.). b A. thaliana …

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COLUMN: Enrolling in Medicare with VA Benefits - Salem Reporter

COLUMN: Enrolling in Medicare with VA Benefits – Salem Reporter

It sounded like a story that couldn’t have a good financial ending: The Salem-area resident planned to retire, enroll in Medicare, and move to a coastal county with an alarming number of good job choices. Medicare Advantage insurance. She made an appointment with a Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assistance (SHIBA) counselor to get more information …

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Gaps in insurance laws force families to seek expensive out-of-network mental health care - Nevada Current

Gaps in insurance laws force families to seek expensive out-of-network mental health care – Nevada Current

Even as the Covid-19 pandemic ushered in more acceptance and understanding mental and behavioral health needs, Nevada and the country face the associated battle for mental health parity – ensuring that health insurance companies cover mental and behavioral health the same way as physical health. Mental health parity, as described by the National Alliance on …

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Analysis |  US lags behind on happiness and health, but tops the list for cyberpower

Analysis | US lags behind on happiness and health, but tops the list for cyberpower

Welcome to Cybersecurity 202! Nooooooooo. Please don’t combine one of my favorite things, the octopus, with one of my least favorite things, robots doing things I don’t want them to do. Below: Ukraine warns of upcoming Russian cyberattacks, while the Biden administration and TikTok discuss a possible security-related deal. But first : Ranking Cyberspace’s Top …

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