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Spain declares war on alternative medicine, plans ban from health centres

The Spanish government has declared war on alternative medicine like acupuncture or homeopathy, announcing it plans to eliminate from health centres what it considers a “health risk”. The plan, unveiled by the science and health ministers, aims to avoid the “potential harmful effects” of these practices “when they are used as an alternative or a… Read More »

Health IT takeaways from the midterm elections

Democrats regained the U.S. House of Representatives in Tuesday’s midterm elections, while Republicans maintained control of the Senate – a rebalancing of power likely to bring both certainty and opportunities for healthcare. “Healthcare was a voting issue for this election,” said Samantha Burch, senior director of congressional affairs at HIMSS. PwC surveyed 1,500 people, for… Read More »