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How IT will impact healthcare in the next decade

The landscape of healthcare entering the new decade is immeasurably different than it was in 2010. From an information technology perspective, electronic health records systems have become standard tools of the trade at almost all healthcare organizations. That’s a far cry from 2010, when a minority of hospitals and only a tiny fraction of physician… Read More »

The Eastern Pathology Alliance to offer Hepatitis C testing services to the wider NHS capitalising on next generation sequencing technology

First and only laboratory in the UK to use equipment from Vela Diagnostics New testing process delivers huge patient benefits in terms of speed, accuracy and reliability yet with costs significantly reduced August 12, 2019 – The Eastern Pathology Alliance (EPA) announces today that it is to offer Hepatitis C genotyping testing to the wider… Read More »

These health-tech veterans want to avert the next Theranos disaster with ‘medical diligence’ – CNBC

Ruby Gadelrab and Jill Hagenkord of MDisrupt Ruby Gadelrab and Jill Hagenkord Before Theranos raised hundreds of millions of dollars, forged a partnership with Walgreens and started using its flawed blood-testing technology with patients, a thorough due diligence process might have raised red flags about the company’s methods and practices. Two industry executives — Rudy… Read More »

The College’s Center for Evolution and Medicine selects new director to lead next phase of operation – Arizona State University

July 25, 2019 When diagnosing and treating illnesses, traditional medicine looks to the ailment itself. But what about the biological, environmental and evolutionary factors that paved its way? That’s one of the questions the Center for Evolution and Medicine at Arizona State University was created to address. Ken Buetow came to ASU in 2012 from… Read More »

PwC says US companies are expected to spend 6% more on employee health care next year as drug prices rise – CNBC

A pharmacist fills out prescription in New York City. Yvonne Hemsey | Hulton Archive | Getty Images The presidential hopefuls aren’t the only ones eyeing health-care issues for 2020. Large employers are putting together benefit plans for next year, and they are expecting the rise in employee health costs to hit a four-year high, in… Read More »