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Information-Based Careers for Lab Scientists

November 25, 2015 by Daphne Stanford

As a healthcare professional, have you considered more information or office-based positions that still require a good deal of specialization?[read more]

Family Doctor Visit Costs

November 25, 2015 by Matthew Taber

American healthcare is in crisis. Family doctor visit costs are rising. Primary care practices are incurring heavy levels of non-collectable debt, and the percentage is climbing every year.[read more]

Is Pharma “Educating” U.S. Patients in the Wrong Way?

November 25, 2015 by Andrew Schorr

What gets patients angry—besides being upset about their diagnosis—is high drug prices. And direct-to-consumer ads rub salt in the wounds.[read more]

United pulls out of ACA exchanges: Should we care?

November 24, 2015 by David E Williams

Recently, we’ve heard what could be interpreted as bad news about the viability of exchanges: UnitedHealth is considering withdrawing. In the highly politicized world of health reform, that information has Obamacare foes sounding the death knell. But I see things differently.[read more]

How to Make Your Healthcare Email Correspondence Genuine

November 24, 2015 by Michael Sherman

Without the intonations that can be heard during speech, a simple written message can come across very differently when communicated via email. Here are some trigger words to avoid when corresponding with patients online.[read more]

Reverse Innovation: What We Can Learn From Global M-Health

November 24, 2015 by Elizabeth Zampino

Whenever possible at conferences, I try to attend at least one session that is outside my particular area of focus and expertise. While almost everything at the recent HIMSS M-Health was relevant, global health is a bit outside the target for Wellpepper right now. Attending a few sessions on M-Health got me thinking about similarities between some of these initiatives and the situation at home.[read more]