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Weekly Dose of Top 5 Healthcare Stories You Might've Missed

November 30, 2015 by HealthWorks Collective

The top 5 stories in healthcare from the past week, courtesy of our partner site, Healthcare Dive. Topics include the Pfizer-Allergan merger, the soaring cost of obesity, heathcare apps for providers, and more.[read more]

Could Apple Store-like digital health retail stores be popular?

November 30, 2015 by Shahid Shah

Rumor has it that CVS, Walgreens, Kroger, and many other pharmacies carrying digital health and wearable products draw in-store customers. If that’s the case, could we drive more sales of telemedicine, remote monitoring, chronic care apps, and other digital health products by creating specialty digital health stores?[read more]


How Top Rated Hospitals Are Improving the Patient Experience

November 30, 2015 by Ryan Kidman

Earlier this year the government implemented a program to apply star ratings to hospitals based on patient feedback surveys. Since the surveys went into effect, many hospitals have made huge strides in improving the patient experience. Here’s a look at how the top rated hospitals improved their scores by focusing on different elements of patient care.[read more]


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]