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1921 Articles Matching "industry"

Good Health Is Good Business: Wellness Industry Approaches $4.2 Trillion

Jun 14, 2019 , Forbes
Entrepreneurs, take note: the wellness industry represents 5.3 percent of global economic...
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Seven Ways To Clearly Communicate Complex Tech Issues

Jun 14, 2019 , Forbes
From pending external threats to project feature issues, there are a lot of complicated topics that need to be conveyed to other teams that may not be up to speed on industry language. Here are some approaches you can use to help share the key information with other departments and...
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Health Industry Players Gird Themselves For Tough Fight Over Surprise Medical Billing

Jun 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Lobbying is only expected to intensify as lawmakers start to work through legislation aimed at coming up with a solution to surprise medical bills. In other news from Capitol Hill: Democrats put the kibosh on any attempts to get rid of the Hyde Amendment, a single-payer hearing may expose rifts in the Democratic party, and two senators work on patent...
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Even If ‘Medicare For All’ Beats The Long Political Odds Stacked Against It, The Legal Battles Beyond Might Kill It

Jun 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
“I can imagine a situation like the ACA with folks who are ideologically opposed suing just because they don’t want to go into this system — in addition to industry groups,” said Katie Keith, a law professor and researcher with Georgetown University’s Center on Health Insurance Reforms. “There could be a death by a thousand lawsuits approach.” Meanwhile, the American Medical Association is being pressured to support a "Medicare for All" plan....
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‘Bigger Is Better’ Consolidation Mentality Sweeps Through Health Care Industry

Jun 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
"Pretty much anywhere you go in this economy, whether it's eyeglasses or beer or automobiles or airplanes, if you ask the right questions, you'll find it's much more concentrated than it was before," said Phil Longman, the policy director of the company that ran the report on consolidation. "That's true in healthcare, including all of its component parts." In other news from the health industry, two state attorneys general launch an investigation into Quest's data...
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Whole-Body Donation Businesses Are Flourishing, But With Them Come Fears Of ‘Back Alley Grave Robbers’

Jun 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Few state or federal rules exist governing body donation facilities, raising questions about what the donors and their families are getting themselves into. "There's a price list for everything from a head to a shoulder, like they are a side of beef," lawyer Michael Burg said. "They make money, absolutely, because there's no cost in getting the bodies." The Arizona Republic looks at the burgeoning industry in its state....
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Health Care Still Adds Jobs In May, But It Was A Significantly Weaker Gain Than Previous Month

Jun 11, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Overall, hiring slowed down from April to May. In other news from the health industry: the CVS-Aetna merger, what happens when your longtime doctor moves and the rapid growth of a chronic disease-coaching...
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Taiwan's Tech Firms Are Resurrecting Smart Glasses For A Niche Audience, And Google Is Taking Note

Jun 07, 2019 , Forbes
A small smart-glasses industry is starting to get bigger in Taiwan as business clients want the special specs and local developers have the technology to produce...
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3 reasons storytelling is essential in health care marketing

Jun 07, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Yes, industry rules can restrict you, but there are ways to humanize the care your hospital or practice offers, and personal outreach is as important as bedside manner. Some 10 years ago, I opened a meeting with a prospective client by posing a question. It brought such an interesting result that I now use it […] The post 3 reasons storytelling is essential in health care marketing appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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How A Group Of Small-Town Locals In Colorado Banded Together To Successfully Fight High Premiums

Jun 06, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Residents of Summit County, Colorado, were fed-up with high health care costs, so they formed an alliance that might actually lower their premiums 20 percent for next year. The Colorado Sun has their story. Other news from the health industry focuses on who will take a hit from automation in the industry....
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Glooko teams up with diabetes nonprofit T1D, Rimidi inks deal with Companion Medical and more news from the diabetes management industry

Jun 05, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
A slew of diabetes-focused companies release news ahead of Friday's American Diabetes Association conference in San...
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‘Tainted Gene Pools For Kids’: More Parents Discover Sperm Donor Wasn’t The One They Carefully Selected

Jun 05, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
While no one is keeping an exact count on how often the mix up takes place, more people are reporting their donor had a medical history they never would have chosen. Health officials question if better regulation of an industry that supports thousands of artificial inseminations a year is necessary. Public health news focuses on sleep's healing powers, parents' social media photos, online monitoring, antibiotic prescriptions, new NAS code of conduct, mothers' health, animal studies and nurses'...
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Roche, J&J regulatory leads weigh in on Pre-Cert's progress, challenges of regulating digital health

Jun 05, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
At BIO 2019 in Philadelphia, a panel of industry experts discussed their experiences with the FDA's pilot program; ambiguities in drug, device and software pathways; and the hurdles digital health regulation has yet to properly...
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FDA hemp hearing brings industry orgs, manufacturers to Washington

Jun 01, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Among organizations and companies sharing their thoughts about cannabis and cannabis-derived products were the Food Marketing Institue, the National Cannabis Industry Association and manufacturer Functional Remedies. Read More...
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Supermarket pharmacies navigate clinical roles through partnerships

May 30, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
As supermarket pharmacies face industry-wide headwinds, they're getting smart about finding partners whose solutions can help them handle increased prescription volume while expanding their clinical roles to boost outcomes and improve profitability. Read More...
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Exclusive: Canada told drugmakers it would limit scope of some new price rules

May 30, 2019 , Reuters
The Canadian government has assured the pharmaceutical industry that new features of its plan to cut drug costs would apply only to new medicines, Health Canada said, offering some relief to drugmakers even as other regulations could still lower prices of medicines already on the market....
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Facebook’s Recent Moves Shred Any Myths That It’s Not Pushing Into Health Care Landscape Like Its Peers

May 30, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Facebook is already a place where millions of users go for health advice, and it has a long list of projects in health and medicine. Stat takes a look at the people behind the company's health care ambitions. In other health industry news: Centene's WellCare deal, a call for reform of the Stark law, Allina-Aetna's enrollment numbers, and...
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Juul Aggressively Courting Scientists In Attempt To Break Away From Reliance On Experts With Tobacco Industry Ties

May 29, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Credible scientists are nervous that working for Juul will hurt their reputations, but that leaves the e-cigarette company employing researchers who have ties to the tobacco industry, which in turn calls into doubt any scientific work done by Juul. In other news: how schools are handling vaping and a study that finds the flavoring in e-cigarettes may be bad for the...
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Service With A Cyber Touch: Robots In The Service Industry

May 25, 2019 , Forbes
Smiling robots are making their way into hospitality and health care, sectors thought to be the last safe haven for human work. We should welcome...
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Women In Health Care Industry Routinely Overlooked For Promotions Due To Gender

May 25, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The survey comes amid a broader push among the industry to get more women into leadership roles. More health systems are appointing chief diversity officers tasked, in part, with ensuring gender diversity. Time's Up Healthcare also recently launched to address similar disparities and injustices. But shifting from how things have always been done in health care has proven to be difficult and...
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