Chinese hospital introduces hands-free automatic sperm extractor

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Automatic sperm extractor.

A hospital in Nanjing, capital of Jiangsu Province, China, has introduced a new machine that makes sperm donation even easier- an automatic hands-free sperm extractor. Have scientists gone a little too far with this invention? (Video)

 

 

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Starling helps bridge the communication gap for non-English speaking hospital patients

Transcendent Endeavors is a company that uses technology to break down communication barriers.

Bill Tan only knew 500 words of English when he arrived in America at 15 years old.  That was 500 more words than anyone else in his family knew. The experience inspired him to found Transcendent Endeavors, a company that uses technology to break down communication barriers.

 

 

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Medicare crackdown seems to be slowing down hospital readmission epidemic

 Medicare has begun punishing hospitals with hefty fines if they have too many readmissions.

There are more than 1 million Americans who wind up back in the hospital only weeks after they are released for reasons that could have been prevented — a revolving door that for years has seemed impossible to slow.

 

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30% drop in hospital stays for heart failure, saving billions

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Heart failure hospitalizations have decreased nationally overall.

There was a remarkable 30% drop in hospital stays for heart failure in Medicare patients over a decade. It is the first such decline in the United States and forceful evidence that the nation is making headway in reducing the billion-dollar burden of a common condition.

 

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People given financial incentives to stay healthy are less likely to be admitted to hospital

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Incentive-based health programs can motivate people to change their behaviour.

Among insurance customers who were rewarded with lower premiums for keeping fit, those who added two gym visits to their weekly routine were 13 per cent less likely to go to hospital.

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Patients Admitted to the Hospital on the Weekend Are 10% More Likely to Die

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20 to 25 thousand people die each year in the United States because of admission on a weekend.

Ten percent of people admitted to the hospital on the weekend are more likely to die than those who checked in during the week, according to a new analysis of nearly 30 million people.

 

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Ergo Dock – Ergonomic Charging Solution For Medical Carts and Biometric Devices

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Featured invention at the DaVinci Inventor Showcase

Power*OTG was founded to develop the idea of providing improvement to the quality of service at health care facilities and quality of life for people with disabilities in general and with dependency on accessibility of medical supplies and services in every day activities.

Power*OTG has developed an intelligent docking station for Powered Medical Carts that provides safe and ergonomic cart’s battery charging and critical metrics :

 

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