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Texas woman gives birth to sextuplets in 9 minutes

Thelma Chiaka with (l. to r.) relative Ebere Ofor; Dr. Ziad Haidar, perinatologist who delivered the babies; and Dr. Israel Simchowit, neonatologist also on staff at The Woman’s Hospital of Texas. (The Women’s Hospital of Texas) A Houston woman gave birth to six babies in a span of nine minutes on Friday morning. Thelma Chiaka had

How Texas Tech health built an app for alternative payment models

Working in healthcare and technology for over a decade and a half, one thing I’ve noticed is that innovation is slowed and often nixed because we look at how an incremental achievement fits into the current mega-sized health I.T. environment. I’ve experienced numerous times where operations, clinical or administrative personnel bring up problems that they

Source Of Cyclospora Parasite Infections In Texas Still Unknown

State and local health officials continue the search to identify how 56 people got sick with the infection. Health officials in Texas remain baffled after 56 cases of cyclosporiasis have been reported since May. The illness is an infection of the intestines caused by ingesting food or water contaminated with the cyclospora parasite and investigators