Category: Media Reports

Congress, Take Note: This Smart Walmart Deal Saves Patients, Saves Money And Is Nonpartisan

Away from the noise in Washington, there’s a quiet movement to improve healthcare and lower costs, and it’s making progress. The movement is led by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits. This is the third in my periodic profiles of some of the best strategies in the private sector.

Global Stem Cell Therapy Market 2018-2022 | Increasing Awareness of Stem Cell Therapy to Boost Demand | Technavio

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Technavio analysts forecast the global stem cell therapy market to grow at a CAGR of almost 11% during the forecast period, according to their latest market research report. @Technavio analysts forecast the global #stemcell therapy market to grow at a CAGR of almost 11% by 2022.Tweet this The reimbursement facility is one of the major trends being…
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Bethesda firm RightEye wins FDA clearance for its vision improving technology

By Morgan Eichensehr  – Reporter, Baltimore Business Journal, October 10, 2018 RightEye LLC has received a clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its technology which aims to identify and improve vision issues. The Bethesda health tech firm developed a technology that uses eye tracking programs to identify visual issues in patients and help them improve…
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Want to fix America’s health care? First, focus on food

Dariush Mozaffarian, Tufts University The national debate on health care is moving into a new, hopefully bipartisan phase. The fundamental underlying challenge is cost – the massive and ever-rising price of care which drives nearly all disputes, from access to benefit levels to Medicaid expansion. So far, policymakers have tried to reduce costs by tinkering…
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Health Effects of Overweight and Obesity in 195 Countries over 25 Years

Published by The New England Journal o f Medicine,  June 18, 2017 ABSTRACT BACKGROUND Although the rising pandemic of obesity has received major attention in many countries, the effects of this attention on trends and the disease burden of obesity remain uncertain. METHODS We analyzed data from 68.5 million persons to assess the trends in the…
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