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Walgreens and CVS are redesigning their drugstores to focus more on health. Here's how they compare

Feb 19, 2019 , CNBC Health
As people shop online more, CVS and Walgreens are trying to give people reasons to keep coming into their...
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Self-folding drone could speed up search and rescue missions

Feb 19, 2019 , CNBC Health
A foldable drone has been developed by researchers at the University of Zurich to assist with search and rescue...
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Aging Americans are a big market for tech investors, who also want to track their parents

Feb 18, 2019 , CNBC Health
Techies are finding new uses for consumer devices to help monitor their aging parents, who are increasingly opting to live...
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Epic CEO Judy Faulkner: We would never sell to Apple

Feb 16, 2019 , CNBC Health
Judy Faulkner is not going to sell her company Epic Systems to Apple anytime soon. "We're not going to do that," she said at a conference this...
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Weed grower Canopy Growth rallies after legal pot sales buoy revenue by 282%

Feb 16, 2019 , CNBC Health
Cannabis producer Canopy Growth was set to rally Friday after it reported third-quarter revenue rose 282 percent over the last...
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Q&A: Executives Discuss Cost Accounting Obstacles, Opportunities

Feb 16, 2019 , Healthcare Business News
Feb. 15—Hospitals and health systems are increasingly pushing to better identify and reduce costs of care. ...
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New York City plans to start fining restaurants that use CBD in food and drinks

Feb 16, 2019 , CNBC Health
The New York City Health Department plans to step up its campaign — with violations and fines — against restaurants offering...
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Health Care’s First Cost Accounting Adoption Model Is Now Available

Feb 16, 2019 , Healthcare Business News
Feb. 11—Amid an industrywide effort to better identify and reduce the cost of care, the HFMA-Strata L7 Cost Accounting Adoption Model, known as the L7 Model, was introduced this week. ...
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Feb 18-22: Most New ACOs to Face Higher Risk, Analyses Say

Feb 16, 2019 , Healthcare Business News
Feb. 14—Most organizations applying by next week to launch accountable care organizations this summer may be required to take on higher levels of financial risk, according to two analyses....
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The cannabis industry has a number of 'tremendous' tailwinds: 'The Big Short's Danny Moses

Feb 15, 2019 , CNBC Health
"I've never seen a sector have the political tailwinds, the economic tailwinds, and the wellness tailwinds that this sector potentially has," said legendary investor Danny...
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Health tech is so old-fashioned that Google had to adapt its cloud service to work with fax machines

Feb 15, 2019 , CNBC Health
Google's booth at the HIMSS medical conference featured a demo for a potential service for faxing medical information to Google...
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Hospital Requirements Part of Federal Data-Sharing Push

Feb 15, 2019 , Healthcare Business News
Feb. 13—A requirement that hospitals share specific information electronically at discharge in order to participate in Medicare was one of several hospital-focused provisions in a new federal data-sharing push....
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This flu season isn't yet as severe as last year's, though activity is picking up, CDC says

Feb 15, 2019 , CNBC Health
While this year's flu season so far isn't quite as bad as last year's, activity is increasing and flu is now widespread, CDC officials...
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CVS Health shows off new HealthHUB store design. Makeover includes wellness rooms for yoga

Feb 14, 2019 , CNBC Health
CVS Health is unveiling its new health-focused concept store that's designed to help the drugstore become more like a health-care provider than a place to pick up prescriptions and greeting...
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Tech companies see health data as a huge opportunity, but people don't trust them

Feb 14, 2019 , CNBC Health
A new survey from Rock Health shows that tech companies are less trusted when it comes to sharing...
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Johnson & Johnson to buy Auris Health for $3.4 billion

Feb 14, 2019 , CNBC Health
The purchase gives J&J, one of the world's largest maker of health products, an entry into robotics and builds on the company's partnership with Alphabet's...
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Sean Parker is more worried about health care than Elon Musk's 'comic book vision' for A.I.

Feb 14, 2019 , CNBC Health
Sean Parker is much more worried by the state of the health care system than Elon Musk's hellish predictions about artificial...
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Health Care’s First Cost Accounting Adoption Model Is Now Available

Feb 14, 2019 , Healthcare Business News
Feb. 11—Amid an industrywide effort to better identify and reduce the cost of care, the HFMA-Strata L7 Cost Accounting Adoption Model, known as the L7 Model, was introduced this week. ...
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FDA issues warning letter to drug distributor McKesson for tampered shipments of opioids

Feb 13, 2019 , CNBC Health
Some of the "illegitimate" products were discovered at three Rite Aid pharmacies in...
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Ancestry firms have DNA on 26 million people; researchers can analyze almost everyone's data

Feb 13, 2019 , CNBC Health
More than 26 million people — more people than in all of Australia — have shared their DNA with one of the four leading ancestry and health databases, and that has some researchers worried, according to the MIT Technology...
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