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Johns Hopkins to test ultra-high resolution CT capabilities

Johns Hopkins Medicine is testing the capabilities of ultra-high resolution computed tomography at a recently opened center on its campus. The Baltimore-based healthcare organization last week recognized the availability of the cutting edge technology at its Johns Hopkins Center for Precision Ultra High Resolution CT. The event was held in conjunction with the installation of… Read More »

Pennsylvania hospitals test new funding model to help with ongoing struggles

A handful of rural hospitals in Pennsylvania are experimenting with a new payment model they hope will keep them financially healthy, signaling a shift away from the traditional fee-for-service payment structure. Five hospitals throughout the state will be piloting a global budget model program, according to local news station WHYY. The program is starting with… Read More »

Recommended time between smear tests could increase thanks to HPV test

Smear tests remove a sample of cells from the cervixLalocracio/Getty By Clare Wilson A new approach for cervical cancer screening set to begin this year in the UK could let women safely wait longer between tests. Existing forms of screening, sometimes known as the smear or pap test, involve brushing some cells from the neck… Read More »