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Regulatory

Drugmakers will soon talk about price in ads — but not as explicitly as Trump administration wants

October 15, 2018

Via: CNBC

Major drugmakers will soon include price information in television advertisements, conceding to the Trump administration but not as far as the administration may have hoped. Starting April 15, 2019, members of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America trade group […]


Regulatory

The New ISO 45001 Standard Will Improve Occupational Health And Safety

October 15, 2018

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

The adoption of the ISO 45001 standard is a watershed moment for operational health & safety (OH&S). With the new standard now published, it provides organizations a structure around which they can work to prevent workplace injuries, illnesses, and fatalities. […]


Opinions

Why Hospitals Will Increasingly Embrace Telemedicine

October 9, 2018

Via: Forbes

A growing discussion about Accountable Care Organizations, which are designed to make healthcare providers accountable for patient outcomes, will hopefully keep more people out of the emergency room. Though this is promising, it’s very hard to improve outcomes especially in […]


Wellness

How daytime naps could help us make better decisions

October 8, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

Sleep is key in both memory formation and the consolidation of new information. Cutting-edge technologies now allow scientists to see where in the brain learning takes place, and how sleep deprivation interferes with the brain’s neuroplasticity. Neuroplasticity is the brain’s […]


Biomarker, Innovation

New cancer vaccine platform a potential tool for efficacious targeted cancer therapy

October 5, 2018

Via: ScienceDaily Health

“What is actually the most remarkable insight concerning the PeptiENV cancer vaccine platform is that we are able to envelop oncolytic viruses with the patient’s own cancer peptides, enabling tailored targeted treatment,” says Erkko Ylösmäki, an Academy of Finland post-doctoral […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Protein dynamics: Molecular machines at work

October 5, 2018

Via: ScienceDaily Health

A biological cell can be thought of as a hive, in which proteins play the role of the worker bees. However, proteins are far more versatile and can interact with each other to form molecular machines. In order to understand […]


Innovation, Patient Experience

Can Bots Take the Patient Experience to the Next Level?

October 3, 2018

Via: HitConsultant

In today’s mobile-first environment, it’s somewhat surprising that nearly 30 percent of healthcare providers still use phone calls — and only phone calls — to ensure patients make it into their scheduled appointments. While fewer Americans tend to answer their […]


Opinions

What Patients Really Want And Why Healthcare Companies Should Care

October 2, 2018

Via: Forbes

In celebration of CX Day, the day the CXPA (Customer Experience Professionals Association) has designated to shine a spotlight on customer experience, I am sharing new insights about a type of customer experience that is growing in importance – the […]


Featured

Is The Future of Healthcare Female?

August 22, 2018

Via: Natalie Dunn

Recent online and offline movements like #MeToo and #TimesUp have made women’s issues a big part of the public agenda once again. The obstacles that women face worldwide as part of their daily life captured the thoughts of millions around […]


Innovation, Patient Experience

New project develops ethical framework to help doctors make difficult decisions

July 31, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Medical professionals have a duty of care to relieve suffering and save lives. Although they will occasionally make mistakes, it is rare that someone deliberately participates in wrongdoing. But there are times when carrying out what is perceived as ‘good’ […]


Featured

Can New Technologies Diagnose Old Issues for the Healthcare Industry?

July 26, 2018

Via: James Hughes

The benefits of artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics in medicine can be divided into three groups: increased efficiency and productivity by optimizing clinical processes and allowing doctors to concentrate their full attention on the patients; improved patient experience by avoiding […]


Wellness

Medical News Today: Eleven iron-rich foods for toddlers

July 26, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

Toddlers are notoriously picky eaters, but there are many iron-rich foods that even the fussiest toddlers will eat. Toddlers are known to reject foods for all kinds of reasons – maybe it’s too red, it’s too mushy, or it touched […]


Featured

Is Healthcare the Most Important Problem Facing US Today?

June 29, 2018

Via: Kelly Redmond

Americans say the most important problem facing US today is healthcare, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll. The survey analyzed data from January 2018 to June 2018 and showed an increase in public concern regarding the issue. High costs of health […]


Opinions

Study finds growing support to allow pharmacists to write prescriptions

June 20, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Prescribing of medications has traditionally been restricted to physicians, but there is growing support to allow pharmacists to do so as well. A British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology review of a large number of studies in many countries reveals that […]


Featured

Will Robotics Prove to Be the Future in Surgery?

May 25, 2018

Via: William Palmer

Poor employee health may be the reason US companies waste more than half a trillion dollars per year as a result of low productivity. Some of these companies have decided to provide their employees with health insurance plans in order […]