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Investopedia
PRHSX: T. Rowe Price Health Sciences Fund Risk Statistics Case Studydeviation, capture ratios and risk-adjusted returns. The fund has a similar ris
PRHSX: T. Rowe Price Health Sciences Fund Risk Statistics Case Study
Investopedia / Posted 3 days ago
deviation, capture ratios and risk-adjusted returns. The fund has a similar risk profile to the benchmark Morningstar U.S. Healthcare Index Total Returns while driving superior returns, though systematic risk has risen significantly. Standard... Read more
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DMNews
'New Yorker' gets a lot of things wrong about the USPSCompany of the Week SK&A is a leading provider of U.S. healthcare information
'New Yorker' gets a lot of things wrong about the USPS
DMNews / Posted 3 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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The Hill
Medicare battle brewing on Capitol Hillthat the program is not a permanent change, but rather a five-year program inte
Medicare battle brewing on Capitol Hill
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
that the program is not a permanent change, but rather a five-year program intended to test the effects of changes. “The U.S. healthcare system is really going to be in trouble if CMS can't even test out ways to hold down spending on prescription... Read more
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CIO
Should hospitals pay up when it comes to ransomware?Ransomware has become a major threat to the U.S. healthcare industry this year.
Should hospitals pay up when it comes to ransomware?
CIO / Posted 4 days ago
Ransomware has become a major threat to the U.S. healthcare industry this year. The high-profile attacks that involved Hollywood Presbyterian Hospital in Los Angeles, MedStar Health in Washington, D.C., and other healthcare systems are just the tip... Read more
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MedCity News
4 Ways Healthcare is Getting a Return on TelehealthAmerican Well. A recent study by Willis Towers Watson* found that telehealth c
4 Ways Healthcare is Getting a Return on Telehealth
MedCity News / Posted 6 days ago
American Well. A recent study by Willis Towers Watson* found that telehealth could save as much as $6 billion annually in U.S. healthcare costs. While this figure indicates huge potential within healthcare systems for reducing medical costs with... Read more
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Reuters
Google Glass-based startup raises $17 million in fundingGlass. The San Francisco company, which has raised $40 million so far, also sa
Google Glass-based startup raises $17 million in funding
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
Glass. The San Francisco company, which has raised $40 million so far, also said it had received investments from five U.S. healthcare networks, including Sutter Health and Dignity Health, which together have more than 100,000 healthcare... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Google Glass-based startup raises US$17 mln in fundingGlass. The San Francisco company, which has raised US$40 million so far, also
Google Glass-based startup raises US$17 mln in funding
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
Glass. The San Francisco company, which has raised US$40 million so far, also said it had received investments from five U.S. healthcare networks, including Sutter Health and Dignity Health, which together have more than 100,000 healthcare... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Is single-payer healthcare dead in the U.S., or only sleeping?political scientist and health policy expert at the University of North Carolin
Is single-payer healthcare dead in the U.S., or only sleeping?
Los Angeles Times / Posted 9 days ago
political scientist and health policy expert at the University of North Carolina, one of the most percipient critics of the U.S. healthcare system. The enduring appeal of Medicare for All is understandable, given the fragmented, inequitable,... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Fairfield
Fairfield U. Breaks Ground On New Home For School Of Nursingcare, as well as finance, marketing and research and innovation. “Persistent h
Fairfield U. Breaks Ground On New Home For School Of Nursing
The Daily Voice - Fairfield / Posted 10 days ago
care, as well as finance, marketing and research and innovation. “Persistent health inequities, exponential growth in U.S. healthcare industries, and the national mandate for healthcare reform require substantial changes to the education of... Read more
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Business Wire
U.S. Hospitals Unlikely to Repeat Positive Admissions GrowthItems in Patient Volume Trends) Related Research High-Yield Healthcare Checku
U.S. Hospitals Unlikely to Repeat Positive Admissions Growth
Business Wire / Posted 12 days ago
Items in Patient Volume Trends) 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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Newsmax
Furchtgott-Roth: UnitedHealth's Exit May Spell Doom for Obamacarein the future.” The Affordable Care Act was signed into law by President Obama
Furchtgott-Roth: UnitedHealth's Exit May Spell Doom for Obamacare
Newsmax / Posted 12 days ago
in the future.” The Affordable Care Act was signed into law by President Obama in 2010 with the goal of overhauling the U.S. healthcare system and reducing the number of uninsured by 32 million. The plan has fallen short of that goal and... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
How Big Is the St. Jude Medical Threat to Abiomed, Inc. Stock?aren't consumer goods. Be careful not to underestimate the valuable relationshi
How Big Is the St. Jude Medical Threat to Abiomed, Inc. Stock?
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 13 days ago
aren't consumer goods. Be careful not to underestimate the valuable relationships St. Jude has built over the years with U.S. healthcare providers and their purchasing departments. The good news is that for the moment, Abiomed is the only... Read more
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Business Wire
Altru & You with Medica: New ACO Option for Residents of Northwestern Minnesota, Northeastern North Dakotaspecialty care provider in the Altru network without a referral. ACOs have bec
Altru & You with Medica: New ACO Option for Residents of Northwestern Minnesota, Northeastern North Dakota
Business Wire / Posted 14 days ago
specialty care provider in the Altru network without a referral. ACOs have become an important and widespread part of the U.S. healthcare landscape. Employer groups are increasingly interested in ACOs as a means to manage healthcare costs. “As the... Read more
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Calcutta News
IMS reports 8.5 percent rise in U.S. spending on prescription drugs in 2015 CONNECTICUT, U.S. - Healthcare information company, IMS Health Holdings has r
IMS reports 8.5 percent rise in U.S. spending on prescription drugs in 2015
Calcutta News / Posted 18 days ago
CONNECTICUT, U.S. - Healthcare information company, IMS Health Holdings has released a new report that showed U.S. spending on prescription drugs rose by 8.5 percent in... Read more
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Bel Marra Health
Fibromyalgia vs. Lupus, differences in symptoms, pain, causes, and treatmentannually, with rates rising. Estimations of lupus-related hospitalizations were
Fibromyalgia vs. Lupus, differences in symptoms, pain, causes, and treatment
Bel Marra Health / Posted 19 days ago
annually, with rates rising. Estimations of lupus-related hospitalizations were 39,400 in 2010, and an average cost to the U.S. healthcare system was estimated to be $13.3 billion. Fibromyalgia complications result from lack of sleep, which can... Read more
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Bel Marra Health
Obstructive sleep apnea, insomnia increases risk of workplace injuryexperiencing poor sleep are also at an increased risk of workplace injuries. Fu
Obstructive sleep apnea, insomnia increases risk of workplace injury
Bel Marra Health / Posted 19 days ago
experiencing poor sleep are also at an increased risk of workplace injuries. Furthermore, these injuries cost the U.S. healthcare system nearly $31 billion and account for 274,000 workplace injuries annually. The findings could encourage... Read more
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The Hill
Regulation in healthcare is no substitute for compassionwas awake by the faint flutter of his eyelids. One afternoon she came to check
Regulation in healthcare is no substitute for compassion
The Hill / Posted 19 days ago
was awake by the faint flutter of his eyelids. One afternoon she came to check on him, and he was no longer breathing. The U.S. healthcare system saved my dad after two heart attacks, yet it failed him miserably at the end of life. I spend my work... Read more
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MedCity News
Cybersecurity and IT people should report to CEOs, not CFOsloyalty of surviving employees. When Hasib was researching his Ph.D. dissertat
Cybersecurity and IT people should report to CEOs, not CFOs
MedCity News / Posted 21 days ago
loyalty of surviving employees. When Hasib was researching his Ph.D. dissertation in 2013, he found that 50 percent of U.S. healthcare organizations had IT and cybersecurity operations reporting to the CFO or COO, rather than directly to the... Read more
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FOX Business
Unloved Health Care ETFs May Surprise This Earnings Seasonhealth care industry have a number of options available, including the Health C
Unloved Health Care ETFs May Surprise This Earnings Season
FOX Business / Posted 21 days ago
health care industry have a number of options available, including the Health Care Select Sector SPDR (NYSE:XLV), iShares U.S. Healthcare ETF (NYSE:IYH) and Vanguard Health Care ETF (NYSE:VHT). XLV is the largest ETF option in the space, with... Read more
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FOX Business
Unloved Health Care ETFs May Surprise This Earnings Seasonto the health care industry have a number of options available, including the H
Unloved Health Care ETFs May Surprise This Earnings Season
FOX Business / Posted 21 days ago
to the health care industry have a number of options available, including the Health Care Select Sector SPDR (XLV), iShares U.S. Healthcare ETF (IYH) and Vanguard Health Care ETF (VHT). XLV is the largest ETF option in the space, with $12.4 billion... Read more
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MedCity News
Policy wonks try to ignore real healthcare reformthe audience Q&A, a certain MedCity News reporter stood up and called Tanden on
Policy wonks try to ignore real healthcare reform
MedCity News / Posted 21 days ago
the audience Q&A, a certain MedCity News reporter stood up and called Tanden on one of her earlier statements: that the U.S. healthcare sector needed to “maintain quality” while dealing with expansion of coverage to millions of previously... Read more
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Business Wire
Franciscan Alliance Health System Eases Massive EHR Conversion With Innovative Vital Signs ViewerThe scenario is typical, at a time of intensive merger and acquisition activity
Franciscan Alliance Health System Eases Massive EHR Conversion With Innovative Vital Signs Viewer
Business Wire / Posted 26 days ago
The scenario is typical, at a time of intensive merger and acquisition activity in U.S. healthcare. As large health systems acquire hospitals, laboratories and physician practices and standardize on a single EHR system, the process of moving millions... Read more
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Morningstar
Low-Cost Exposure to U.S. Healthcare Firmspoint less than the 15.1% posted by the S&P 500. Fundamental View Historically
Low-Cost Exposure to U.S. Healthcare Firms
Morningstar / Posted 30 days ago
point less than the 15.1% posted by the S&P 500. Fundamental View Historically defensive and minimally cyclical, the U.S. healthcare sector is gaining added growth from an aging America. Demand is relatively stable because people need... Read more
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ECMConnection
Streamlining Revenue Cycle Management For Improved Efficiency And Financial Outcomesnew payment models will need to be adopted industry-wide, but this will not be
Streamlining Revenue Cycle Management For Improved Efficiency And Financial Outcomes
ECMConnection / Posted a month ago
new payment models will need to be adopted industry-wide, but this will not be an easy feat. The transition from fee-for-service to pay- for-value has been referred to as one of the greatest financial challenges facing the U.S. healthcare... Read more
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Investopedia
The Proposed Medicare Drug Rules & Senior Healthproposed changes could also affect patients who don’t use Medicare. The governm
The Proposed Medicare Drug Rules & Senior Health
Investopedia / Posted a month ago
proposed changes could also affect patients who don’t use Medicare. The government accounts for more than 25% of U.S. healthcare spending, according to a report from the American Health Policy Institute, a nonpartisan nonprofit think... Read more
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FOX News
J&J starts vaccine trial in Sierra Leone, even as Ebola fadesEbola epidemic. J&J's vaccine uses a combination of two components to strength
J&J starts vaccine trial in Sierra Leone, even as Ebola fades
FOX News / Posted 1 months ago
Ebola epidemic. J&J's vaccine uses a combination of two components to strengthen the immunity and make it last longer. The U.S. healthcare company said it had scaled up production to more than 800,000 two-shot doses and had the capacity to produce... Read more

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