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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 11 hours 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 yesterday
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 2 days 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 2 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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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 3 days 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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Channel NewsAsia
Hidden harm: US healthcare emits more greenhouse gas than entire UKIf the U.S. healthcare sector were ranked as a nation, it would be the world’s
Hidden harm: US healthcare emits more greenhouse gas than entire UK
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
If the U.S. healthcare sector were ranked as a nation, it would be the world’s 13th-largest emitter of greenhouse gases, more than all of the UK, a new study finds. “Unfortunately, in our quest to take care of individual patients, we’re causing this... Read more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CDC Press ReleasesA recently published study conducted by researchers at the Centers for Disease
CDC Press Releases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention / Posted 4 days ago
A recently published study conducted by researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that the U.S. healthcare system has the capacity to make this goal a reality. To determine if the U.S. could expand its screening... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Obamacare update: Still succeeding, repeal fadingThe graphic above embodies the latest good-news story connected with the Afford
Obamacare update: Still succeeding, repeal fading
Los Angeles Times / Posted 5 days ago
The graphic above embodies the latest good-news story connected with the Affordable Care Act. It shows how projections of U.S. healthcare spending growth have come sharply down since Obamacare’s enactment in 2010. The latest projections are $2.6... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Orion Health signs contract in Minnesotabest serve the citizens of Minnesota’s health information exchange (HIE).“Orion
Orion Health signs contract in Minnesota
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
best serve the citizens of Minnesota’s health information exchange (HIE).“Orion Health technology is a proven leader in the U.S. healthcare sector and Koble-MN provides the hands-on service that is required to ensure implementation success and... Read more
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FOX Business
How Would Hillary Clinton Change Medicare?difficult path to becoming a reality of any part of Clinton's Medicare plan, th
How Would Hillary Clinton Change Medicare?
FOX Business / Posted 8 days ago
difficult path to becoming a reality of any part of Clinton's Medicare plan, though. With 55% of Americans supporting a private U.S. healthcare system rather than a government-run system, a significant expansion of Medicare could be an uphill bat... Read more
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FOX Business
How Would Hillary Clinton Change Medicare?difficult path to becoming a reality of any part of Clinton's Medicare plan, th
How Would Hillary Clinton Change Medicare?
FOX Business / Posted 8 days ago
difficult path to becoming a reality of any part of Clinton's Medicare plan, though. With 55% of Americans supporting a private U.S. healthcare system rather than a government-run system, a significant expansion of Medicare could be an uphill bat... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Trafficked Filipino bakery workers in Calif. hail $15M awardspeak in Tagalog at the workplace,” said Kwoh. It is believed to be the largest
Trafficked Filipino bakery workers in Calif. hail $15M award
Inquirier.net / Posted 13 days ago
speak in Tagalog at the workplace,” said Kwoh. It is believed to be the largest language discrimination settlement in the U.S. healthcare industry ($975,000 settlement, according to the former Asian Pacific American Legal Center). The hospital... Read more
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Business Wire
Sagacious Consultants Is Highest Rated Firm for Revenue-Cycle Optimization in Latest KLAS Reportof Accenture, has more than 250 Epic-certified consultants. Together, Accenture
Sagacious Consultants Is Highest Rated Firm for Revenue-Cycle Optimization in Latest KLAS Report
Business Wire / Posted 13 days ago
of Accenture, has more than 250 Epic-certified consultants. Together, Accenture and Sagacious have served more than 200 U.S. healthcare organizations with EHR-related services. About Accenture Accenture is a leading global professional... Read more
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TechCrunch
Why there will never be an Uber for healthcaretitles on Netflix while my personal chauffeur from Uber drives me around. The J
Why there will never be an Uber for healthcare
TechCrunch / Posted 15 days ago
titles on Netflix while my personal chauffeur from Uber drives me around. The Jetsons could never do that! Thus, the U.S. healthcare system seems like the antithesis of easy and convenient. To us Average Joes who must deal with this unending... Read more
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Fortune
Obamacare Isn’t Stopping Doctors’ Incomes From Soaringcosts. No illustration is more vivid than the problem with doctors’ pay, a cate
Obamacare Isn’t Stopping Doctors’ Incomes From Soaring
Fortune / Posted 16 days ago
costs. No illustration is more vivid than the problem with doctors’ pay, a category that accounts for 22% of all U.S. healthcare spending. The Merritt Hawkins survey provides a highly reliable picture because the firm and its affiliates... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Even if you have health insurance you may want to pay cashwouldn’t I just always tell them that I want to pay cash?” Great question. And
Even if you have health insurance you may want to pay cash
Los Angeles Times / Posted 16 days ago
wouldn’t I just always tell them that I want to pay cash?” Great question. And answering that highlights the insanity of U.S. healthcare pricing. “This is one of the dirty little secrets of healthcare,” said Gerald Kominski, director of the UCLA... Read more
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PhysOrg
Environmental and health impacts of US health-care systemIf the U.S. healthcare system were a country, it would rank 13th in the world f
Environmental and health impacts of US health-care system
PhysOrg / Posted 17 days ago
If the U.S. healthcare system were a country, it would rank 13th in the world for greenhouse gas emissions, according to new research. The study, published June 9 in PLOS ONE, quantified previously unreported environmental and public health impacts... Read more
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Business Wire
First Future Health Index Research Indicates Americans feel U.S. Healthcare Paradigm Needs Radical Shift over Next Decadehealthy living and prevention to diagnosis, treatment and home care. To further
First Future Health Index Research Indicates Americans feel U.S. Healthcare Paradigm Needs Radical Shift over Next Decade
Business Wire / Posted 18 days ago
healthy living and prevention to diagnosis, treatment and home care. To further explore how this will impact the future of U.S. healthcare, Philips partnered with the Institute for the Future (IFTF) to examine the market perceptions that are... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Consumer Group Demands Insurance Commissioner Recuse Herself On Cigna Mergeryear within weeks of the one between Aetna and Humana, which is worth about $37
Consumer Group Demands Insurance Commissioner Recuse Herself On Cigna Merger
Hartford Courant / Posted 23 days ago
year within weeks of the one between Aetna and Humana, which is worth about $37 billion. The two mergers would shrink the U.S. healthcare insurance market from five major insurers to three. Wade is a former Cigna executive whose husband still... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Sanders: U.S. healthcare system "inhumane, insane" Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says more needs to be done t
Sanders: U.S. healthcare system "inhumane, insane"
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 26 days ago
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says more needs to be done to fix what he calls a broken U.S. healthcare system that is ''inhumane, insane''. Rough Cut (no reporter... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Mergers in the healthcare sector: why you'll pay moreof prior mergers show that this Nirvana seldom comes to pass. The best example
Mergers in the healthcare sector: why you'll pay more
Los Angeles Times / Posted 30 days ago
of prior mergers show that this Nirvana seldom comes to pass. The best example may be that of Aetna's 1996 merger with U.S. Healthcare in a deal it hoped would give it entre to the booming HMO market. According to a 2004 analysis by UC Berkeley... Read more

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