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Eggs and cholesterol: Is industry funded research misleading?

Whether dietary cholesterol increases levels of cholesterol in the blood is a controversial topic. Although many researchers have investigated this question, a recent review asks whether industry funding has slanted the overall results. Share on PinterestDo industry funded studies paint eggs in too favorable a light? Cholesterol is a waxy substance that is essential for… Read More »

Digital health predictions for 2020 from industry experts – Healthcare IT News

Over the past year, we’ve seen a number of initiatives that aim to accelerate the use of digital tools and services for healthcare announced in Europe and the Middle East. Most recently, the Mayo Clinic revealed that it would be working with the Abu Dhabi Health Services Company to bring the latest technologies to Shaikh Shakhbout Medical City. Meanwhile, the federal… Read More »

Data breach costs continue to rise across healthcare industry

The healthcare industry had the highest cost of a data breach for the ninth consecutive year, costing organizations nearly $ 6.5 million on average – more than 60 percent higher than other industries. These were among the findings of the “Cost of a Data Breach Report” from IBM Security and Ponemon Institute, which also revealed… Read More »

Hospital price transparency push draws industry ire, but effects likely limited

Far-reaching rules mandating industry price transparency could mark a major shift, but experts are skeptical the efforts will meaningfully lower prices for patients without a more fundamental system overhaul. President Donald Trump’s executive order signed Monday directs HHS and other federal departments to begin rulemaking to require hospitals and payers to release information based on… Read More »