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Opinions

Is Healthcare The Biggest Hurdle To Financial Independence?

March 8, 2019

Via: Forbes

Healthcare costs are probably not top-of-mind when thirty, forty and fifty-somethings dream of early retirement. However, it should be for anyone who has made it his or her goal to achieve financial independence. That is the day work becomes an […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Machine Learning is an Investment Priority for QHSE Users

February 5, 2019

Via: Aberdeen

Best-in-Class organizations lead in Quality, Health, Safety, and Environmental (QHSE) management. QHSE users lead in emerging technology investment in machine learning. Aberdeen’s recent survey of EH&S leaders helped us uncover the top Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) emerging technologies companies plan […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Oral cancer is among the ten most common cancers in the world

February 4, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Oral cancer is one of the most common cancers worldwide, it is more frequent in men than women, and it usually appears at the age of 60. Early detection is essential to manage this disease, and it is possible since […]


Featured

5G—The Fuel Healthcare Needs to Thrive

January 15, 2019

Via: Natalie Dunn

It’s more than a buzzword, the next “G” or a network technology upgrade. 5G—the latest generation of cellular mobile communications—is set to unlock a new era of healthcare with smart, connected solutions for medical providers, device manufacturers, payers, researchers, and […]


Opinions

Federal shutdown mostly spares health coverage, but other issues loom

January 11, 2019

Via: The Medical News

As the partial government shutdown drags on, about 800,000 federal employees who work for the shuttered agencies — and their families — are facing the reality of life without a paycheck. And those workers need to consider a host of […]


Innovation, Patient Experience

Doctors rarely advice patients about healthy lifestyle changes

December 20, 2018

Via: The Medical News

In the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), US patients were asked whether their Health Provider had informed them about any lifestyle modifications they should make. As shown by previous studies, medical advice plays an important role in encouraging […]


Featured

Can a Diet-Changing App Influence Healthcare?

December 14, 2018

Via: Natalie Dunn

There’s no easy way to say this: poor nutrition is one of the most pressing challenges the world is facing today. The malnutrition rates are a clear indication that this crisis is spiraling out of control—currently, 1.9 billion adults are […]


Opinions

Without Obamacare penalty, think it’ll be nice to drop your plan? Better think twice

December 5, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Dana Farrell’s car insurance is due. So is her homeowner’s insurance — plus her property taxes. It’s also time to re-up her health coverage. But that’s where Farrell, a 54-year-old former social worker, is drawing the line. “I’ve been retired […]


Opinions

The Skills Required For Preventative Healthcare

December 3, 2018

Via: Forbes

The World Health Organization famously define health as “a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity,” so whilst it’s perhaps long overdue, it’s not surprising that a growing number of […]


Regulatory

Short on federal funding, Obamacare enrollment navigators switch tactics

November 30, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Enrollment is down sharply on the federal health insurance marketplace this fall, and the consumer assistance groups that help with sign-ups think they know why. They don’t have the staff to help as many customers as before because the Trump […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Using Artificial Intelligence To Fix Healthcare

November 23, 2018

Via: Forbes

The healthcare industry should be using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to a far greater degree than at present, but progress has been painfully slow. The same factors that make the healthcare system so attractive to AI developers – fragmented or non-existent […]


Wellness

Do Not Eat Any Romaine Lettuce, CDC Warns Of Another E. Coli Outbreak

November 22, 2018

Via: Forbes

The bacteria Escherichia coli O157:H7 (short for E. coli O157:H7) is outbreaking our hearts of Romaine again. In fact, not just the hearts, but all of Romaine lettuce. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a stern […]


Innovation, Med Tech

New artificial intelligence-based method predicts treatment effectiveness

November 16, 2018

Via: The Medical News

How can a doctor predict the treatment outcome of an individual patient? Traditionally, the effectiveness of medical treatments is studied by randomized trials where patients are randomly divided into two groups: one of the groups is given treatment, and the […]


Opinions

Quick: What’s the difference between Medicare-for-all and single-payer?

November 5, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Betsy Foster and Doug Dillon are devotees of Josh Harder. The Democratic upstart is attempting to topple Republican incumbent Jeff Denham in this conflicted, semi-rural district that is home to conservative agricultural interests, a growing Latino population and liberal San […]


Biomarker, Innovation, Patient Experience

Researchers Want Cancer Patients To Share Their Medical Information In Search of Cures

October 18, 2018

Via: Time Health

April Doyle, a single mom from Visalia, Cal., only lets herself look three months into her future. Since she was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 2014, she’s tried a new treatment every three months to keep the cancer from […]