Tag Archives: Benefits

Northwell Health adopts secure messaging, gets quick benefits

Northwell Health has gone live on secure messaging software to supplement health information exchange between provider locations. The messaging software, from DataMotion Direct, delivers patient information across the Northwell enterprise and its many health IT systems. Northwell is the largest provider organization in New York state, with 750 outpatient facilities and 13,600 affiliated physicians Timely… Read More »

Moms, please don’t eat your placentas: Obstetricians say ‘placentophagy’ carries risks, with no proven benefits

After reviewing what scientific data exist on the subject, Canada’s pregnancy specialists are encouraging any woman considering eating or drinking her placenta to please refrain from doing so. The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada has found no evidence of benefit from human maternal “placentophagy,” but potential risks of harm, including the transfer of… Read More »