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Oz released health records to highlight Fetterman’s stroke

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Dr. Mehmet OzRepublican U.S. Senate candidate in Pennsylvania has released his health records as he maneuvers to keep questions about his Democratic challenger John Fetterman’s recovery at bay from hitting front and center in the hotly contested campaign. Dr. Rebecca Kurt of New York wrote in a four-page letter obtained by …

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The new guidance offers a framework for health systems to address climate change

Federal AHRQ offers a starting point for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. A federal agency for medical research hopes its new guidance will help doctors, clinical staff and managers begin to reduce greenhouse gas emissions generated by health care systems. “Decarbonizing Healthcare: A Case Study of Climate Change Mitigation Measures and Actions” was published on September …

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From Amazon to Zocdoc, the healthcare industry is pushing for the telemedicine bill to pass

Before the 117th Congress ends in January, health care advocates are pushing lawmakers to approve legislation that would allow hospitals and health systems to continue offering telehealth services. Now 375 companies, healthcare organizations and hospitals have signed a joint letter urging Senate leaders to act. The Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) helped lead …

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