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IBM Watson, Illumina partner to deliver precision oncology on a large scale

IBM Watson, Illumina partner to deliver precision oncology on a large scale (0)

Story written by Bernie Monegain at Healthcare IT news The alliance combines the power of Illumina’s genome sequencing with IBM Watson’s genomic analysis. IBM will integrate its cognitive computing platform Watson for

This Mobile Ultrasound Startup Is Reshaping A $6 Billion Healthcare Market

This Mobile Ultrasound Startup Is Reshaping A $6 Billion Healthcare Market (0)

Story written by Julian Mitchell at Forbes The ultrasound market is currently valued at $6 billion globally. Contrary to popular perception, the use of ultrasounds for women’s health and pregnancy follow-ups represents less

Are We Killing Our Young Doctors?

Are We Killing Our Young Doctors? (0)

Story written by  Peter Lipson at Forbes   On the first morning of my third year of medical school, I put on my short white coat and walked onto the OB/GYN

The head of the FDA defends the importance of drug effectiveness

The head of the FDA defends the importance of drug effectiveness (0)

Story written by Laurie McGinley at the Washington Post   First things first: Food and Drug Commissioner Robert Califf says that he has not had any contact with the Trump transition team.

Will FDA Guidance, Or Lack Thereof, Affect Food And Beverage Litigation?

Will FDA Guidance, Or Lack Thereof, Affect Food And Beverage Litigation? (0)

Story written by  Jessica Karmasek at Forbes With the number of class action lawsuits brought against food and beverage manufacturers over allegedly poor labeling and marketing on the rise, companies

A Veteran Physician’s Tips to Rein In Financial Stress for Doctors

A Veteran Physician’s Tips to Rein In Financial Stress for Doctors (0)

Commentary on AMA Wire article by Timothy M. Smith Today’s young doctors face far more financial challenges than their predecessors did 40 years ago, AMA Wire writes. But there are

Big Pharma’s ‘skyrocketing’ drug prices called ‘immoral’

Big Pharma’s ‘skyrocketing’ drug prices called ‘immoral’ (0)

Stroy posted by Kevin McCoy at USA TODAY Staggering hikes  — in some cases higher than 5000%— in prices of prescription drugs threaten the health and economic stability of Americans who can’t afford

Female doctors have healthier patients, study suggests

Female doctors have healthier patients, study suggests (0)

Story written by Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News at CNN When a patient goes to the best hospital, he or she usually hopes for a doctor who is knowledgeable and experienced.

The Drawbacks of Working Part Time for Female Physicians

The Drawbacks of Working Part Time for Female Physicians (0)

Commentary on MD Magazine article by Heidi Moawad Working part-time makes sense for many doctors, but it often involves serious financial repercussions aside from the obvious fact of earning less

Police: Fake Florida Dentist Pulled 10 Teeth, Made Dentures

Police: Fake Florida Dentist Pulled 10 Teeth, Made Dentures (0)

Story written by AP at Fox News Health Authorities say a 53-year-old Florida man faces charges after he extracted 10 teeth without anesthetic and made dentures during house calls to save people money. The Bradenton Herald (http://bit.ly/2hEPXO4 ) reports

5 Tips To Increase Your Practice’s Revenue

5 Tips To Increase Your Practice’s Revenue (0)

Medscape article by Brian S. Kern, JD Introduction “What else can we do for you?” It’s a simple question, but it’s remarkable how many doctors, nurses, and other members of

Trump Vows To Bring Down Drug Prices, Doesn’t Say How

Trump Vows To Bring Down Drug Prices, Doesn’t Say How (0)

Reporting by Lewis Krauskopf and Bill Berkrot; Additional reporting by Ransdell Pierson, Rodrigo Campos and Chuck Mikolajczak in New York; Editing by Caroline Humer and Will Dunham at Reuters  President-elect

Should Doctors Extend Their Practice Hours?

Should Doctors Extend Their Practice Hours? (1)

Story written by Milly Dawson at Medical Economics In a world in which consumers book travel, shop and attend school all day, any day of the year, consumer demand for

Congress Poised To Pass Sweeping Law Covering FDA And NIH

Congress Poised To Pass Sweeping Law Covering FDA And NIH (0)

Story written by Richard Harris at NPR  The House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to approve the 21st Century Cures Act, a sprawling bill to fund medical research and

Trump May Be More ‘Vicious’ On Drug Prices, Pharma CEO Says

Trump May Be More ‘Vicious’ On Drug Prices, Pharma CEO Says (0)

Story written by Jared Hopkins & Zachary Tracer at Bloomberg Trump’s victory in the presidential race, often cited as a boon to free-market health care, doesn’t mean drugmakers are free

Theranos Investor Reportedly Sues Company, Seeks Class-Action Status

Theranos Investor Reportedly Sues Company, Seeks Class-Action Status (0)

Story written by Christine Wang at CNBC Theranos has been slapped with a lawsuit which alleges the embattled consumer health technology company made misleading claims about its business while seeking investments, The Wall Street

Why We Should Care About Physician Debt

Why We Should Care About Physician Debt (0)

Story written by Nisha Mehta at Forbes   In a time of rising healthcare costs, it’s hard to talk about the financial strife of physicians, who as a whole over time do very

Winners And Losers In The Health-Care Industry Under President Trump

Winners And Losers In The Health-Care Industry Under President Trump (0)

Story written by Carolyn Johnson at The Washington Post With much about President-elect Donald Trump’s health-care agenda still unclear, the health-care industry’s initial response to his election has been scattered. Hospital

Prescription Drug Prices Headed For Double-Digit Increases in 2017

Prescription Drug Prices Headed For Double-Digit Increases in 2017 (0)

The Fiscal Times article by Beth Braverman   Spending on prescription drugs continues to be one of the biggest drivers pushing health care costs upward. Specialty drugs get a lot of

Can This New Drug Slow The Progression Of Alzheimer’s?

Can This New Drug Slow The Progression Of Alzheimer’s? (0)

CNBC article by Susan Caminiti Alzheimer’s researchers have almost gotten used to having their hopes dashed when a promising drug fails to live up to its potential in clinical trials. But now