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No single telehealth vendor meeting all customer needs, KLAS says

Dive Brief: Despite growing enthusiasm for telehealth options, no vendors currently are capable of meeting all of healthcare organizations’ virtual care needs, a new KLAS Research survey finds. KLAS asked healthcare professionals how they have fared with nine different telehealth vendors, including American Well, Epic, InTouch Health, MDLive and SnapMD.  None of the vendors equally met… Read More »

Washington woman dead from brain-eating amoeba after using neti pot filled with tap water, report says

The woman filled the neti pot with tap water, doctors said. (iStock) A Seattle, Washington woman whose brain was partly a “ball of bloody mush” after rare brain-eating amoebas infected her likely contracted the organisms after she used a neti pot full of tap water to clear her sinuses, according to a report. The woman,… Read More »

California man’s face transplant cost $1.5 million, medical center says

A face transplant that gave Cameron Underwood — a 26-year-old California native who attempted to kill himself two years ago — a new lease on life cost more than a million dollars. To date, the procedure — it was performed by the face transplant team at  New York University Langone Medical Center —  has cost $ 1.5 million,… Read More »