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An estimated 115,000 health workers have died from …

Some 115,000 health care workers died from Covid-19 from January 2020 to May of this year, according to a new World Health Organization estimate, as …

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Rebuilding the U.S. health care workforce during and after

(1 days ago) Health care organizations can address barriers to care by normalizing the need to seek mental and emotional health support. Clinicians should …

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It's time to change the definition of 'health'

(1 days ago) Seventy years ago, the WHO definition of health was a powerful clarion call to international action. Global life expectancy then was approximately 48 for men and 53 …

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A Filipinx physician on health disparities disguised by

(2 days ago) Filipinx health care workers, especially nurses, have been hit hard by Covid-19. But it's difficult to find data about this population.

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In digital health, Series A has become the new Series B

(6 days ago) Series A is the new B. A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, health tech entrepreneurs were considered lucky to close a $9 million Series A financing round. Not so today, when average deal

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Our health care system depends on physicians donating

(Just Now) Instead, our health care system actually depends on doctors’ professionalism and donated time. This trend was noted in a 2016 study published in in …

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A new tool puts health disparity data in the public’s hands

(3 days ago) A new tool tracks health disparities in the U.S. — and highlights major data gaps. A health worker takes a chest X-ray of a Covid-19 patient at …

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Why the U.S. needs to expand its domestic public health

(Just Now) O ne of the many hard lessons learned from Covid-19 has been that a robust and resilient domestic public health industrial base is essential to the health and …

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Google is exploring a health record tool for patients

(4 days ago) A fter 13 years, Google is coming back for patient health records. The tech giant has launched an early user feedback program aimed at exploring how …

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The health tech tracker for the fourth quarter: the

(Just Now) Health Tech Correspondent, San Francisco. Erin is a California-based health tech reporter and the co-author of the STAT Health Tech newsletter. [email protected]statnews.com. @erinbrodwin. linkedin

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Public health is being undermined. These 10 actions can

(3 days ago) Invest in public health. While the United States spends more per capita on health care than any country on earth, less than 3% of that spending goes to public health

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Public health needs fewer medical doctors and more DrPHs

(2 days ago) The nation’s top public health officer, CDC Director Dr. Rachelle Walensky, is a medical doctor, just like 16 of the previous 18 CDC directors.

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Sickle cell disease and a pivotal moment to end health

(2 days ago) Health equality will be achieved only when they are treated with the same level of urgency as white people with rare diseases. The tools exist to create meaningful change in racial disparities in

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Investing in caregiving: a social, public health, and

(6 days ago) It’s also a health issue and an economic issue. AARP estimates that the U.S.’s gross domestic product could grow by 5.5% — that’s $1.7 trillion — by 2030 if caregivers were better

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4 lessons from IBM’s failure to transform medicine with

(7 days ago) 4 lessons from IBM’s failure to transform medicine with Watson Health. By Casey Ross. March 10, 2021. Reprints. Mike Groll/AP. T he demise of IBM’s Watson Health

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How IBM's audacious plan to 'change the face of health

(9 days ago) Inside the fall of Watson Health: How IBM’s audacious plan to ‘change the face of health care’ with AI fell apart. I t was a summer day in 2018, and the outlook could hardly have seemed more

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Hospitals launch new venture to build a better digital

(1 days ago) On Tuesday, three large health systems formed a new nonprofit company to fill that gap. The venture, dubbed Graphite Health, is seeking to build an App-Store-like marketplace where digital health

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Testing company Everly Health acquires fertility startup

(1 days ago) Everly Health's acquisition of the fertility startup Natalist is the latest in a string of purchases as the company builds out its offerings.

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Big Health scores a deal to bring its digital therapeutics

(8 days ago) Big Health scores a novel deal to bring its digital therapeutics to an entire country. Part of the allure of software-based medical treatments is the possibility of reaching people in need at

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The ‘Great Resignation’ could be health tech’s next big

(Just Now) Innovative health companies hoping to boost sales are playing into one of the biggest fears of employers everywhere: their workers are on the …

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Hacking third-party health apps & Amazon's lobbying strategy

(9 days ago) As Amazon sets its sights on growing its digital pharmacy and health care businesses, the tech giant is making hires to influence health care policy, …

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Health disparities for Filipinxs are disguised by data

(1 days ago) Health disparities for Filipinxs in health care are disguised by data aggregation. A group of Filipino first aid nurses march down a Manila avenue on Dec. 1, 1941. At that time, the U.S. recruited

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Former Google CEO Schmidt says AI to have ‘biggest impact

(7 days ago) The most trusted and well-connected newsroom in the health care industry And much more Exclusive interviews with industry leaders, profiles, and premium tools, like our CRISPR Trackr.

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FDA: Make medical apps reliable, not risky

(4 days ago) Michael Millenson is the president of Health Quality Advisors LLC and an adjunct associate professor of medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School …

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‘Traumatic as hell’: Patients describe what it’s like to

(6 days ago) Some health centers have created dedicated teams that are responsible for de-escalating the situation when a patient in the ER becomes severely agitated, as well as to …

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Digital health measures gain traction, but privacy and

(9 days ago) Digital health measures are gaining traction, but research on privacy and ethics is lagging. A woman in Hollandale, Mississippi wears a pulse oximeter. A …

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Billionaires' spaceflight research can improve Earthlings

(6 days ago) The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, carrying the Inspiration4 crew, launching on Sept. 15. Commercial space companies have an opportunity to contribute to scientific research that enhances human health.

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Health tech leaders look to design to make care more equitable

(1 days ago) Health Tech Correspondent, San Francisco Erin is a California-based health tech reporter and the co-author of the STAT Health Tech newsletter . [email protected]

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Our hospital's community management strategy for Covid-19

(5 days ago) Leah Zallman is a primary care physician at Cambridge Health Alliance, the director of research at the Institute for Community Health, and an assistant professor of medicine at …

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Carbon Health pushes further into home care with remote

(Just Now) Health Tech Correspondent, San Francisco Erin is a California-based health tech reporter and the co-author of the STAT Health Tech newsletter . [email protected]

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The Environmentalist No. 1: a scientific defense of the

(6 days ago) The health of the environment determines human health. The crowding and squalor of medieval cities, for instance, spurred the Black Death, which claimed the lives of …

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Beyond insurance: Affordable Care Act bolsters prevention

(Just Now) Health and hospital experts Nicholas W. Stine and Dave A. Chokshi: “The opportunity to reinforce a common agenda for medicine and public health is perhaps the greatest promise of health

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Listen: Health equity 'tourism,' a biopharma acquisition

(2 days ago) An $11 billion biopharma acquisition. Health equity “tourism.” And, where can you buy a 12-foot pyramid of bones? We cover all that and more this week on “The Readout LOUD,” STAT’s

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We need a national conversation about health, not health

(1 days ago) Health care — doctors, hospitals, medicines, treatments, and the like — takes care of us when we are sick. Health is about not getting sick in the first place. advertisement.

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A unicorn in women's health & machine learning skepticism

(4 days ago) The women’s and family health provider Maven Clinic nailed down a $110 million Series D round, vaulting it to unicorn status.

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Uber names a new head of its growing health business

(4 days ago) Health Tech Correspondent, San Francisco Erin is a California-based health tech reporter and the co-author of the STAT Health Tech newsletter . [email protected]

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In telemedicine's time to shine, why are doctors

(5 days ago) Ateev Mehrotra is a physician and an associate professor of health care policy at Harvard Medical School. David Linetsky is the senior vice president for life sciences at Phreesia, Inc., where

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Drug pricing talks heat up as Democrats work to win over

(2 days ago) 2 days ago · Health Tech ‘My jaw dropped’: Basic security flaws in third-party apps leave millions of patient records at risk. By Katie Palmer. Reporting from the frontiers of health and medicine.

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Health data privacy draws fresh scrutiny from lawmakers

(5 days ago) B efore the Covid-19 pandemic, health data privacy wasn’t exactly a hot topic on Capitol Hill. By and large, lawmakers stuck to scolding tech giants like Google for getting their hands on

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