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Senate Votes To Start Debate On Obamacare Repeal As Pence Is Forced To Break Tie

Senate Votes To Start Debate On Obamacare Repeal As Pence Is Forced To Break Tie (0)

Senate votes 51-50 to start debate on Obamacare repeal, with Vice President Mike Pence casting a tiebreaking vote.
CEOs Discuss The Future Of Health Care

CEOs Discuss The Future Of Health Care (0)

Perhaps the only constant in health care today is change. Sean Campbell, managing partner of health care at IBM, shares the key elements driving this change, "Health care is transforming due to three pivotal trends contributing to constant change in this industry. Patients have higher expectations around the experience they receive. Technology investments to utilize analytics and cognitive computing enabling the prediction and prevention of diseases. The ongoing requirement for operational improvements and cost efficiencies to provide savings around the delivery of care."
Here’s How Much Members Of Congress Pay For Their Health Insurance

Here’s How Much Members Of Congress Pay For Their Health Insurance (1)

As members of Congress debate whether to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, it seems fair to ask: How much do they pay for health care? The answer is that, while they don't pay nothing for coverage, they don't pay much.
Digital Therapeutics: The Future of Health Care Will Be App-Based

Digital Therapeutics: The Future of Health Care Will Be App-Based (0)

Last month, healthcare startup Omada Health secured a $50 million C round led by major insurer Cigna, which brings the 5-year-old company’s total funding to over $127 million. That kind of nine-figure investment isn’t unusual for a company with the next blockbuster drug or game changing medical device, but Omada’s core product is a diabetes-preventing mobile app! Omada is a leader in one of the hottest new sectors of the app economy: Digital Therapeutics.
The New World Of Healthcare Marketing: Lessons From Across The World

The New World Of Healthcare Marketing: Lessons From Across The World (0)

In a recent article (see here), Brent Walker laid out a new framework for U.S. healthcare marketing. Below, Steven Weultjes, founder of Cura Digital Agency with headquarters in Sydney, Australia, offers perspective on how global healthcare is changing. Kimberly Whitler: Are the key drivers of the shift in consumer-driven healthcare the same internationally as we have seen in the U.S.?
The 5 health-care terms every millennial should know

The 5 health-care terms every millennial should know (0)

With all their confusing terms, health-care plans are hard to understand.
What’s Actually Wrong With the U.S. Health System

What’s Actually Wrong With the U.S. Health System (0)

Trump: ‘We’ll just let Obamacare fail’

Trump: ‘We’ll just let Obamacare fail’ (0)

President Donald Trump says, "We'll just let Obamacare fail" after the latest setback for Republican Obamacare repeal-and-replace efforts.
FDA moves to increase generic competition

FDA moves to increase generic competition (0)

New FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb will outline ways the regulator plans to speed cheaper medicines to market.
5 Ways Physicians Can Use Social Media

5 Ways Physicians Can Use Social Media (0)

Social media is an enormous part of our lives — Facebook has more than 1.8 billion active users per month, and Twitter has upwards of 300 million active users in the same amount of time. In spite of this massive social media immersion, these platforms haven't seen much penetration within the medical industry. How can doctors use social media to better interact with their patients while improving the care they provide?