Industry News: Volume 4 Issue 5

INDUSTRY NEWS  The Black American Amputation Epidemic by Lizzie Presser propublica.org -It was a Friday evening in the hospital after a particularly grueling week when Dr. Foluso Fakorede, the only cardiologist in Bolivar County, Mississippi, walked into Room 336. Henry Dotstry lay on a cot, his gray curls puffed on a pillow. Fakorede

Industry News: Volume 4 Issue 4

INDUSTRY NEWS  Trump announces a formal freeze on WHO funding, pending an investigation By NICHOLAS FLORKO statnews.com – President Donald Trump formally announced Tuesday that the United States will freeze funding to the World Health Organization, pending a formal investigation into the global health agency and its coronavirus response. In prepared remarks, Trump accused the

Industry News: Volume 4 Issue 3

By 2060, a quarter of U.S. residents will be over age 65 By MIKE SCHNEIDER Apnews.com - By 2060, almost a quarter of all U.S. residents will be over age 65, and life expectancy will reach an all-time high of 85 years, according to new reports the U.S. Census Bureau released Thursday. The growth in life

Industry News: Volume 4 Issue 2

Price hikes drove employer-sponsored health costs to record high in 2018by Hailey Mensik healthcaredive.com - The vast majority of Americans receive health coverage through their employer and HCCI's annual report found health spending growth exceeded 4% for the third consecutive year. The report comes as the presidential election brings more focus on the healthcare

Industry News: Volume 4 Issue 1

In new milestone, the majority of U.S. medical students are now women by Joanne Finnegan fiercehealthcare.com – Female medical students have hit a milestone. They now comprise the majority of enrolled U.S. medical students for the first time, according to the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). To view the original article in its entirety, click here.   U.S. primary care doctors face challenges in coordinating care Medicalxpress.com

Industry News: Volume 3 Issue 25

PRESS RELEASE: LEMBO PUTS HEALTH INSURANCE MARKET ON NOTICE WITH NEW MEDICAL RFP THAT REDEFINES HEALTH CARE DYNAMIC State Comptroller Kevin Lembo announced today that his office has issued a highly competitive request for proposals (RFP) that will redefine the relationship between the state and insurance corporations hired to administer state health benefits, and potentially

Industry News: Volume 3 Issue 24

PRESS RELEASE: Echosens Releases White Paper: Addressing Risk for Cirrhosis, Liver Failure and Liver Cancer Among America’s Veterans Download “Aligning with the Veterans Administration to Battle Chronic Liver Disease” October 08, 2019 09:54 AM Eastern Daylight Time WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Echosens, a high-technology company offering the FibroScan family of products, today announces the release of its White Paper, “Aligning with

Industry News: Volume 3 Issue 23

Tennessee releases proposal to convert federal Medicaid dollars into block grant by Robert King fiercehealthcare.com – Tennessee released its proposal to the federal government to become the first state to convert Medicaid funding into a block grant. The state’s Department of Finance and Administration said in a notice Tuesday it intends to file an amendment to its Medicaid program

Industry News: Volume 3 Issue 22

PRESS RELEASE: First Annual Thought Leadership & Innovation Foundation Awards Honor Excellence in Health, Education and Economic Empowerment For more details and to apply for the Ignite Innovation Award or Oldham Family Thought Leadership Award visit https://www.thoughtfoundation.org/overview-tli-foundation-awards MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Inaugurating a national annual program to recognize and honor individuals, companies and organizations that exemplify innovation and excellence to improve or transform health, advance

Industry News: Volume 3 Issue 21

PRESS RELEASE: Bumrungrad International Hospital Launches Medication Tourism: Patients Access Quality Specialty Pharmaceuticals, Vaccines and Specialized Treatment at Lower Cost Visit www.bumrungrad.com/usa to get details about exciting medication tourism opportunities in Thailand July 16, 2019 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, N.J. & BANGKOK – July 16, 2019 – With the introduction of a Medication