The Five Steps Needed for Future Pandemic Protection and Preparedness

The Five Steps Needed for Future Pandemic Protection and Preparedness

  When the inquest opens on millions of deaths caused by COVID-19, the questions should be: “How did it catch us out?”, “what did we learn” and “what do we do in future?” The unpalatable answer to the first question

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Looking to Kentucky’s Past to Understand Montana Health Nominee’s Future

The confirmation hearing of Adam Meier

The confirmation hearing of Adam Meier, Republican Gov. Greg Gianforte’s pick for director of the state Department of Public Health and Human Services. (Montana Legislative Services) The nominee to be Montana’s next health director faced an unwieldy disease outbreak and

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Rural Access to Home Health Services, PACE Among Lawmakers’ Future Spending Priorities

Staffing Reclaims Title of Home-Based Care Industry’s Biggest Challenge

U.S. lawmakers have repeatedly highlighted a need to rethink the nation’s long-term care landscape in recent months, partly in response to the COVID-19 pandemic but also because of the country’s rapidly changing demographics. A recently published budget report from the

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Amedisys Hunts Future Gains with SNF-at-Home, Predictive-Staffing Investments

Staffing Reclaims Title of Home-Based Care Industry’s Biggest Challenge

Amedisys Inc. (Nasdaq: AMED) was able to grow in 2020 amid unprecedented turmoil. Its executives are now bullish on where the company stands among its peers at the back half of the COVID-19 crisis. To keep the momentum going, too,

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Future Vaccines Depend on Test Subjects in Short Supply: Monkeys

Future Vaccines Depend on Test Subjects in Short Supply: Monkeys

Mark Lewis was desperate to find monkeys. Millions of human lives, all over the world, were at stake.Mr. Lewis, the chief executive of Bioqual, was responsible for providing lab monkeys to pharmaceutical companies like Moderna and Johnson & Johnson, which

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50 Years of Behavioral Science in Diabetes: A 2020 Vision of the Future

Prediabetes, Diabetes, and the Risk of All-Cause and Cause-Specific Mortality in a Japanese Working Population: Japan Epidemiology Collaboration on Occupational Health Study

AbstractThis article is adapted from a speech Dr. de Groot delivered in June 2020 as President, Health Care & Education, of the American Diabetes Association at the Association’s 80th Scientific Sessions, which was held online as a result of coronavirus

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Don Rucker reflects on highs and lows of tenure as ONC head and the future of health IT

Don Rucker reflects on highs and lows of tenure as ONC head and the future of health IT

The U.S. healthcare industry is notoriously slow to change, a fact evident in the country’s outdated and clunky IT system. Patients’ health data is siloed in various provider and payer databases, making it often extremely difficult to access and control.

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50 Years of Behavioral Science in Diabetes: A 2020 Vision of the Future

Tedious, Tiresome, and Dull: An Unrecognized Problem That We Can Solve

AbstractEditor’s Note: This article is adapted from a speech Dr. de Groot delivered in June 2020 as President, Health Care & Education, of the American Diabetes Association. She delivered her address at the Association’s 80th Scientific Sessions, which was held

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Zocdoc lands $150M, looks to telehealth for the future

Zocdoc app examples on smartphone screens

This morning Zocdoc, a health tech company best known for its appointment-booking and doctor-search tool, announced a whopping $150 million raise, led by Francisco Partners. Zocdoc was first founded in 2007, which as digital health companies go makes it a veteran in the

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Remote patient monitoring is not the “future.” It’s the “now.”

Remote patient monitoring is not the “future." It's the “now.”

As the founder of a health IT company and a clinician, I spend more time thinking about improving care delivery for others than in the role of a patient or caregiver to a loved one – and for that I’m

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