This week’s Friday Five highlights U.S. National Health IT Week, a nationwide action week focused on catalyzing change within the U.S. health system through the application of information and technology.
The AMA Women Physicians Section and the AMA Foundation announced the winners of the 2019 Joan F. Giambalvo Fund for the Advancement of Women research grants program.
Recognizing the need to raise awareness and spur prevention, the Sepsis Alliance dubbed September Sepsis Awareness Month. This week’s Friday Five focuses on sepsis awareness and is brought to you by Vocera and Capsule Technologies.
By Anne Dabrow Woods – Sepsis is one of the leading causes of hospital mortality, present in more than half of the hospital deaths in the U.S. It is also one of the costliest diagnoses in the U.S. with a healthcare spend of over $20 billion dollars annually.
Each September the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress sponsors National Drug-Free Pain Management Awareness Month. This week’s Friday Five looks at some truths about pain and pain management.
August is National Immunization Awareness Month. This week’s Friday Five includes new approaches to ensuring children and adults receive required vaccinations, why vaccination is important and what you need to know about vaccines.
In support of National Health Center Week (August 4th – 10th) our Friday Five takes a look at what they have to offer and how we can support their worthy mission.
The most common form of cancer in the United States is skin cancer. While some people may be at a higher risk, anyone can get skin cancer, regardless of skin color. Check out this week’s Friday Five on how to stay safe in the sun.
Nurse Lauren, contributor of NursesNOW, discusses Top 3 Tips for Men’s Health in this week’s Wellness Wednesday post.