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Japan Today
Your inhaler's watching you: Drugmakers race for smart devices ‹ Japan Todayworldwide, the opportunity is large, and reducing serious attacks by improving
Your inhaler's watching you: Drugmakers race for smart devices ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 23 hours ago
worldwide, the opportunity is large, and reducing serious attacks by improving adherence could save $19 billion a year in U.S. healthcare costs alone, Goldman Sachs analysts estimated in a report last year. Usmani envisages a future of high-tech... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Rates Teva Pharmaceutical's New EUR and CHF Bonds 'BBB'the firm to carry incrementally higher debt leverage. Fitch usually views 3x as
Fitch Rates Teva Pharmaceutical's New EUR and CHF Bonds 'BBB'
Business Wire / Posted 3 days ago
the firm to carry incrementally higher debt leverage. Fitch usually views 3x as an appropriate debt/EBITDA for 'BBB'-rated U.S. healthcare firms with similar margin and cash flow profiles. Expectation for gross debt/EBITDA sustained at or above... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Starbucks unveils a private health insurance exchange. Is that a good thing?be especially attractive to younger, healthier people who see no need for more-
Starbucks unveils a private health insurance exchange. Is that a good thing?
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
be especially attractive to younger, healthier people who see no need for more-comprehensive insurance. The danger for the U.S. healthcare system is that this can result in higher costs for people desiring, or requiring, stronger coverage. This is... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Starbucks unveils a private health insurance exchange. Is that a good thing?be especially attractive to younger, healthier people who see no need for more-
Starbucks unveils a private health insurance exchange. Is that a good thing?
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
be especially attractive to younger, healthier people who see no need for more-comprehensive insurance. The danger for the U.S. healthcare system is that this can result in higher costs for people desiring, or requiring, stronger coverage. This is... Read more
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The Morning Call
Starbucks unveils a private health insurance exchange. Is that a good thing?be especially attractive to younger, healthier people who see no need for more-
Starbucks unveils a private health insurance exchange. Is that a good thing?
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
be especially attractive to younger, healthier people who see no need for more-comprehensive insurance. The danger for the U.S. healthcare system is that this can result in higher costs for people desiring, or requiring, stronger coverage. This is... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Starbucks unveils a private health insurance exchange. Is that a good thing?be especially attractive to younger, healthier people who see no need for more-
Starbucks unveils a private health insurance exchange. Is that a good thing?
Los Angeles Times / Posted 3 days ago
be especially attractive to younger, healthier people who see no need for more-comprehensive insurance. The danger for the U.S. healthcare system is that this can result in higher costs for people desiring, or requiring, stronger coverage. This is... Read more
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MedCity News
Startup device maker takes aim at hospital pressure ulcersto the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In 2014, pressure
Startup device maker takes aim at hospital pressure ulcers
MedCity News / Posted 4 days ago
to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In 2014, pressure ulcers — also known as bedsores — cost the U.S. healthcare system more than $11 billion annually to treat. Pressure ulcers also contribute to more than 60,000 patient... Read more
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Investopedia
U.S. Healthcare Costs Compared to Other CountriesStates, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa a
U.S. Healthcare Costs Compared to Other Countries
Investopedia / Posted 4 days ago
States, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and Spain. Results showed that not only were U.S. healthcare costs elevated compared to the other countries in the survey, but there is also a marked difference in what... Read more
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Fortune
Predicting Your Medical Costs Is Almost Impossible. This New Tool Wants to Change That.Brainstorm Health Daily Newsletter. Amino gathered de-identified electronic cl
Predicting Your Medical Costs Is Almost Impossible. This New Tool Wants to Change That.
Fortune / Posted 5 days ago
Brainstorm Health Daily Newsletter. Amino gathered de-identified electronic claims information to fill in the blanks of U.S. healthcare, including how prices vary by physician, hospital, and health insurer. It’s a massive undertaking which... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Downgrades Teva Pharmaceuticals; Rates New Bonds 'BBB'the firm to carry incrementally higher debt leverage. Fitch usually views 3x as
Fitch Downgrades Teva Pharmaceuticals; Rates New Bonds 'BBB'
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
the firm to carry incrementally higher debt leverage. Fitch usually views 3x as an appropriate debt/EBITDA for 'BBB'-rated U.S. healthcare firms with similar margin and cash flow profiles. Expectation for gross debt/EBITDA sustained at or above... Read more
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Greenwich Time
What's Driving the Personalization of Healthcare?started to take hold in the last couple of years, after a decade of emerging te
What's Driving the Personalization of Healthcare?
Greenwich Time / Posted 6 days ago
started to take hold in the last couple of years, after a decade of emerging technologies and services. Recent shifts in U.S. healthcare and insurance legislation have helped push personalized healthcare forward too. More people are taking high... Read more
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The News-Times
What's Driving the Personalization of Healthcare?started to take hold in the last couple of years, after a decade of emerging te
What's Driving the Personalization of Healthcare?
The News-Times / Posted 6 days ago
started to take hold in the last couple of years, after a decade of emerging technologies and services. Recent shifts in U.S. healthcare and insurance legislation have helped push personalized healthcare forward too. More people are taking high... Read more
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Connecticut Post
What's Driving the Personalization of Healthcare?started to take hold in the last couple of years, after a decade of emerging te
What's Driving the Personalization of Healthcare?
Connecticut Post / Posted 6 days ago
started to take hold in the last couple of years, after a decade of emerging technologies and services. Recent shifts in U.S. healthcare and insurance legislation have helped push personalized healthcare forward too. More people are taking high... Read more
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DMNews
Are Today's Marketers Still Loyal To Loyalty Programs?Company of the Week SK&A is a leading provider of U.S. healthcare information
Are Today's Marketers Still Loyal To Loyalty Programs?
DMNews / Posted 10 days ago
Company of the Week SK&A is a leading provider of U.S. healthcare information solutions and databases. As part of IMS Health, SK&A researches and maintains contact and profiling data for over 2 million healthcare providers, including 800,000+... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Britain's diabetic leader reflects differing healthcare systemsinsurance systems do everything right, whereas the United States does everythin
Britain's diabetic leader reflects differing healthcare systems
Los Angeles Times / Posted 10 days ago
insurance systems do everything right, whereas the United States does everything wrong. For those who can afford it, U.S. healthcare is second to none. Britain’s National Health Service, meanwhile, provides mostly free-of-charge,... Read more
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Newsmax
Healthcare Spending to Rise 6 Percent Annually Through 2025Total U.S. healthcare spending is projected to increase 5.8 percent per year th
Healthcare Spending to Rise 6 Percent Annually Through 2025
Newsmax / Posted 12 days ago
Total U.S. healthcare spending is projected to increase 5.8 percent per year through 2025 — far outpacing overall economic and wage growth, federal officials said this week. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services reported that average increase... Read more
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Business Wire
Cotiviti Announces 2nd Quarter 2016 Results Conference Callinteractions customers have with stakeholders. Cotiviti helps clients capture o
Cotiviti Announces 2nd Quarter 2016 Results Conference Call
Business Wire / Posted 13 days ago
interactions customers have with stakeholders. Cotiviti helps clients capture over $3 billion annually through improved payment accuracy. Cotiviti provides services to eight of the top ten U.S. healthcare payers and eight of the top ten U.S. retail... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Anchorage healthcare jobs see unexpected spikerepresentation of Alaska healthcare workers was more than the national average.
Anchorage healthcare jobs see unexpected spike
Juneau Empire / Posted 15 days ago
representation of Alaska healthcare workers was more than the national average. In 2014, there was approximately one U.S. healthcare worker per every 26 U.S. citizens, according to census records. In Alaska, the records show one healthcare... Read more
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Reuters
Cooling wages for U.S. healthcare workers dim inflation outlookCenter at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida in this September 30, 201
Cooling wages for U.S. healthcare workers dim inflation outlook
Reuters / Posted 17 days ago
Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida in this September 30, 2013 file photo. WASHINGTON Rising wages for U.S. healthcare workers had helped to drive a modest acceleration of inflation over the past year, but these gains in... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Eight companies bid on Grand Rapids Home for Veterans contractrecords and has a registered address in East Lansing. The company's web site sa
Eight companies bid on Grand Rapids Home for Veterans contract
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 25 days ago
records and has a registered address in East Lansing. The company's web site says it was included on the “2015 Largest U.S. Healthcare Staffing Firms” list compiled by The Global Advisor on Contingent Work. The company wrote on its site that it... Read more
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Business Wire
U.S. Hospitals Experiencing Weaker Volumes of Less Acute Patientsto Less-Acute Patient Volumes) Related Research High-Yield Healthcare Checkup
U.S. Hospitals Experiencing Weaker Volumes of Less Acute Patients
Business Wire / Posted 26 days ago
to Less-Acute Patient Volumes) Related Research High-Yield Healthcare Checkup: Comprehensive Analysis of High-Yield U.S. Healthcare Companies High-Yield Healthcare Checkup: Comprehensive Analysis of High-Yield U.S. Healthcare... Read more
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MedCity News
McKesson, Change Healthcare combining IT businesses into new, $3.4B companylower costs and ultimately provide better care. “The combination of these two
McKesson, Change Healthcare combining IT businesses into new, $3.4B company
MedCity News / Posted 26 days ago
lower costs and ultimately provide better care. “The combination of these two entities comes at a transformational time in U.S. healthcare,” added de Crescenzo. “Together we will create significant value by bringing together complementary... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
'I am working on something else': J2S bids on veteran's home, others a mysteryrecords and has a registered address in East Lansing. The company's web site sa
'I am working on something else': J2S bids on veteran's home, others a mystery
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 26 days ago
records and has a registered address in East Lansing. The company's web site says it was included on the “2015 Largest U.S. Healthcare Staffing Firms” list compiled by The Global Advisor on Contingent Work. The company wrote on its site that... Read more
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Business Wire
McKesson and Change Healthcare to Form New Healthcare Information Technology Companycosts and ultimately provide better care.” “The combination of these two entit
McKesson and Change Healthcare to Form New Healthcare Information Technology Company
Business Wire / Posted 27 days ago
costs and ultimately provide better care.” “The combination of these two entities comes at a transformational time in U.S. healthcare,” commented Neil de Crescenzo, president and chief executive officer, Change Healthcare. “Together we will... Read more
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11 News Houston
'Digital snake oil' is misplaced medtech insultaccording to his prepared remarks, "this is the digital snake oil of the early
'Digital snake oil' is misplaced medtech insult
11 News Houston / Posted 27 days ago
according to his prepared remarks, "this is the digital snake oil of the early 21st century.” Certainly, much of the U.S. healthcare system now has electronic health records. And it’s largely ineffective. So it’s not hard to understand why... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
'Digital snake oil' is misplaced medtech insultaccording to his prepared remarks, "this is the digital snake oil of the early
'Digital snake oil' is misplaced medtech insult
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 27 days ago
according to his prepared remarks, "this is the digital snake oil of the early 21st century.” Certainly, much of the U.S. healthcare system now has electronic health records. And it’s largely ineffective. So it’s not hard to understand why... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
'Digital snake oil' is misplaced medtech insultaccording to his prepared remarks, "this is the digital snake oil of the early
'Digital snake oil' is misplaced medtech insult
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 27 days ago
according to his prepared remarks, "this is the digital snake oil of the early 21st century.” Certainly, much of the U.S. healthcare system now has electronic health records. And it’s largely ineffective. So it’s not hard to understand why... Read more
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USA Today
'Digital snake oil' is misplaced medtech insultaccording to his prepared remarks, "this is the digital snake oil of the early
'Digital snake oil' is misplaced medtech insult
USA Today / Posted 27 days ago
according to his prepared remarks, "this is the digital snake oil of the early 21st century.” Certainly, much of the U.S. healthcare system now has electronic health records. And it’s largely ineffective. So it’s not hard to understand why... Read more
19 related stories
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
'Digital snake oil' is misplaced medtech insultaccording to his prepared remarks, "this is the digital snake oil of the early
'Digital snake oil' is misplaced medtech insult
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 27 days ago
according to his prepared remarks, "this is the digital snake oil of the early 21st century.” Certainly, much of the U.S. healthcare system now has electronic health records. And it’s largely ineffective. So it’s not hard to understand why... Read more
19 related stories
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NorthWest Cable News
'Digital snake oil' is misplaced medtech insultaccording to his prepared remarks, "this is the digital snake oil of the early
'Digital snake oil' is misplaced medtech insult
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 27 days ago
according to his prepared remarks, "this is the digital snake oil of the early 21st century.” Certainly, much of the U.S. healthcare system now has electronic health records. And it’s largely ineffective. So it’s not hard to understand why... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
'Digital snake oil' is misplaced medtech insultaccording to his prepared remarks, "this is the digital snake oil of the early
'Digital snake oil' is misplaced medtech insult
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 27 days ago
according to his prepared remarks, "this is the digital snake oil of the early 21st century.” Certainly, much of the U.S. healthcare system now has electronic health records. And it’s largely ineffective. So it’s not hard to understand why... Read more
19 related stories
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KING5 Seattle
'Digital snake oil' is misplaced medtech insultaccording to his prepared remarks, "this is the digital snake oil of the early
'Digital snake oil' is misplaced medtech insult
KING5 Seattle / Posted 27 days ago
according to his prepared remarks, "this is the digital snake oil of the early 21st century.” Certainly, much of the U.S. healthcare system now has electronic health records. And it’s largely ineffective. So it’s not hard to understand why... Read more
19 related stories
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First Coast News
'Digital snake oil' is misplaced medtech insultaccording to his prepared remarks, "this is the digital snake oil of the early
'Digital snake oil' is misplaced medtech insult
First Coast News / Posted 27 days ago
according to his prepared remarks, "this is the digital snake oil of the early 21st century.” Certainly, much of the U.S. healthcare system now has electronic health records. And it’s largely ineffective. So it’s not hard to understand why... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
'Digital snake oil' is misplaced medtech insultaccording to his prepared remarks, "this is the digital snake oil of the early
'Digital snake oil' is misplaced medtech insult
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 27 days ago
according to his prepared remarks, "this is the digital snake oil of the early 21st century.” Certainly, much of the U.S. healthcare system now has electronic health records. And it’s largely ineffective. So it’s not hard to understand why... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
'Digital snake oil' is misplaced medtech insultaccording to his prepared remarks, "this is the digital snake oil of the early
'Digital snake oil' is misplaced medtech insult
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 27 days ago
according to his prepared remarks, "this is the digital snake oil of the early 21st century.” Certainly, much of the U.S. healthcare system now has electronic health records. And it’s largely ineffective. So it’s not hard to understand why... Read more
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KTVB Boise
'Digital snake oil' is misplaced medtech insultaccording to his prepared remarks, "this is the digital snake oil of the early
'Digital snake oil' is misplaced medtech insult
KTVB Boise / Posted 27 days ago
according to his prepared remarks, "this is the digital snake oil of the early 21st century.” Certainly, much of the U.S. healthcare system now has electronic health records. And it’s largely ineffective. So it’s not hard to understand why... Read more
19 related stories
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5KSDK St. Louis
'Digital snake oil' is misplaced medtech insultaccording to his prepared remarks, "this is the digital snake oil of the early
'Digital snake oil' is misplaced medtech insult
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 27 days ago
according to his prepared remarks, "this is the digital snake oil of the early 21st century.” Certainly, much of the U.S. healthcare system now has electronic health records. And it’s largely ineffective. So it’s not hard to understand why... Read more
19 related stories
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
'Digital snake oil' is misplaced medtech insultaccording to his prepared remarks, "this is the digital snake oil of the early
'Digital snake oil' is misplaced medtech insult
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 27 days ago
according to his prepared remarks, "this is the digital snake oil of the early 21st century.” Certainly, much of the U.S. healthcare system now has electronic health records. And it’s largely ineffective. So it’s not hard to understand why... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
'Digital snake oil' is misplaced medtech insultaccording to his prepared remarks, "this is the digital snake oil of the early
'Digital snake oil' is misplaced medtech insult
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 27 days ago
according to his prepared remarks, "this is the digital snake oil of the early 21st century.” Certainly, much of the U.S. healthcare system now has electronic health records. And it’s largely ineffective. So it’s not hard to understand why... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
'Digital snake oil' is misplaced medtech insultaccording to his prepared remarks, "this is the digital snake oil of the early
'Digital snake oil' is misplaced medtech insult
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 27 days ago
according to his prepared remarks, "this is the digital snake oil of the early 21st century.” Certainly, much of the U.S. healthcare system now has electronic health records. And it’s largely ineffective. So it’s not hard to understand why... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
'Digital snake oil' is misplaced medtech insultaccording to his prepared remarks, "this is the digital snake oil of the early
'Digital snake oil' is misplaced medtech insult
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 27 days ago
according to his prepared remarks, "this is the digital snake oil of the early 21st century.” Certainly, much of the U.S. healthcare system now has electronic health records. And it’s largely ineffective. So it’s not hard to understand why... Read more
19 related stories
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WTSP-TV Tampa
'Digital snake oil' is misplaced medtech insultaccording to his prepared remarks, "this is the digital snake oil of the early
'Digital snake oil' is misplaced medtech insult
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 27 days ago
according to his prepared remarks, "this is the digital snake oil of the early 21st century.” Certainly, much of the U.S. healthcare system now has electronic health records. And it’s largely ineffective. So it’s not hard to understand why... Read more
19 related stories
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
'Digital snake oil' is misplaced medtech insultaccording to his prepared remarks, "this is the digital snake oil of the early
'Digital snake oil' is misplaced medtech insult
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 27 days ago
according to his prepared remarks, "this is the digital snake oil of the early 21st century.” Certainly, much of the U.S. healthcare system now has electronic health records. And it’s largely ineffective. So it’s not hard to understand why... Read more
19 related stories
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WLTX-TV Columbia
'Digital snake oil' is misplaced medtech insultaccording to his prepared remarks, "this is the digital snake oil of the early
'Digital snake oil' is misplaced medtech insult
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 27 days ago
according to his prepared remarks, "this is the digital snake oil of the early 21st century.” Certainly, much of the U.S. healthcare system now has electronic health records. And it’s largely ineffective. So it’s not hard to understand why... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Study shows one in five individuals from U.S. military sample have obesityfit force, but also reduce post-service-related costs for the Department of Def
Study shows one in five individuals from U.S. military sample have obesity
News-Medical-Net / Posted 28 days ago
fit force, but also reduce post-service-related costs for the Department of Defense, Department of Veterans Affairs and the U.S. healthcare system," said Toni Rush, MPH, lead author of the study. "More importantly, it could enhance the quality of... Read more
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CBS News
​The cost of miraclesthat aren't identical but work much the same. One study estimated that the incr
​The cost of miracles
CBS News / Posted 29 days ago
that aren't identical but work much the same. One study estimated that the increased use of biosimilars could save the U.S. healthcare system $250 billion over the next 10 years. "I do expect that biosimilars will have a beneficial effect,"... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Author's Page for STEVEN I. WEISSMANWhile still a law student, Mr. Weissman became interested in the lack of effici
Author's Page for STEVEN I. WEISSMAN
Op-Ed News / Posted 30 days ago
While still a law student, Mr. Weissman became interested in the lack of efficiency of the U.S. healthcare system. A Critical Review of the Uniform Anatomical Gift Act, 116 Trusts & Estates 264, April, 1977, proposed an opt-out organ donation system,... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Ask a Doc: What can be done about the opiates epidemic?this day. It started about 15 years ago when the U.S. health-care system becam
Ask a Doc: What can be done about the opiates epidemic?
The Arizona Republic / Posted a month ago
this day. It started about 15 years ago when the U.S. health-care system became much more aggressive in treating pain. The U.S. healthcare system basically declared pain a “Vital Sign” along with body temperature, blood pressure, heart rate and... Read more
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DMNews
The Advancement of Ad BlockersCompany of the Week SK&A is a leading provider of U.S. healthcare information
The Advancement of Ad Blockers
DMNews / Posted a month ago
Company of the Week SK&A is a leading provider of U.S. healthcare information solutions and databases. As part of IMS Health, SK&A researches and maintains contact and profiling data for over 2 million healthcare providers, including 800,000+... Read more
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MedCity News
In push to advance remote patient monitoring, Reflexion Health raises $18M in Series Bevaluation of its first FDA cleared product, supporting product development, an
In push to advance remote patient monitoring, Reflexion Health raises $18M in Series B
MedCity News / Posted 1 months ago
evaluation of its first FDA cleared product, supporting product development, and scaling its VERA platform nationally among U.S. healthcare systems. In November, Reflexion secured 510(k) clearance from the FDA for its VERA platform. Reflexion... Read more
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