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FDA’s Agenda for 2016: Biggest Issues on Agency’s Calendar for the New Year

January 13, 2016 by Katie Brant

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has great influence on a vast array of issues impacting the medical industry in the U.S. The decisions it makes in 2016 will have a significant impact for health care providers and on the lives of many Americans. Here is a look at the top issues on the agency’s agenda in 2016.[read more]

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

January 12, 2016 by HealthWorks Collective

From our partner site, Healthcare Dive, we wanted to share the top 5 stories that readers were talking about and sharing last week. It was the first week of the New Year, so could these stories possibly set the trend for what we'll be reading more about in the coming year?[read more]

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Does Legalized Marijuana Impact the Healthcare Industry?

January 4, 2016 by Ryan Kh

While it’s true that cannabis can become habit forming, it is also true that for many, cannabis helps more than it hurts. So, what does that truly mean for our healthcare industry?[read more]

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What Doctors Should Know About Symptoms & Dangers of Concussions

December 31, 2015 by Ryan Kh
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Thus, it’s no big surprise that concussions are no laughing matter. Recent reevaluation of the risks these injuries pose to people has shown that seemingly low-risk concussions can actually be far more destructive to us than previously believed. No where is this more apparent than in athletics.[read more]

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

December 21, 2015 by HealthWorks Collective
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We're less than 2 weeks away from the New Year, and with that it's time to look forward and see what the healthcare community is predicting for 2016.[read more]

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Career Searching? Don't Forget Nursing!

December 17, 2015 by Ryan Kh
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When you reach a point in your life where you're making a choice of careers--or a change in careers--don't give up on reliable jobs like nursing. There are some unique things about this job in particular that can make you glad you took it on.[read more]

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

December 14, 2015 by HealthWorks Collective

The top 5 stories in healthcare from the past week, courtesy of our partner site, Healthcare Dive. Topics this week heavily featured insurance companies: from mergers and acquisitions, to becoming more accepting of HIV treatments.[read more]

The Benefits of Specialty Pharmacy: For Hospitals & Health Systems

December 12, 2015 by Moira O'Connell
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The specialty pharmacy industry is booming, and as many pharmacies opt for moving down the specialty pharmacy accreditation path, many hospitals and healthcare systems are starting to realize opening their own specialty pharmacies (or partnership with one) could be a good idea.[read more]

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

December 8, 2015 by HealthWorks Collective
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The top 5 stories in healthcare from the past week, courtesy of our partner site, Healthcare Dive. Topics include Congress' battle against the ACA, Leapfrog Group's top hospital list, and a feature on the 'uberfication' of medical practices.[read more]

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

November 30, 2015 by HealthWorks Collective
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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]

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Theranos for President?

November 17, 2015 by Edgar Wilson

In an election year, it is normal for hype to overwhelm scrutiny--but not when the subject is health technology. Theranos has risen high on a good story, but we need more than a narrative from the disruptive forces in American medicine.[read more]

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How Digital Is Transforming Employee Healthcare

November 16, 2015 by Jessica Oaks

Even as employers are shifting healthcare costs back onto employees' shoulders companies are realizing that employee wellbeing can have an impact on the bottom line. While those employees are now responsible for a greater percentage of their medical bills, technological advances are also making it easier for them to not only find and...[read more]