Industry News: Volume 3, Issue 23

Is Flying to Turkey for Health Screenings Worth It? By Eglė Krištopaitytė - Health and beauty tourism influencer Bryn Elise recently made a viral video of herself going to Turkey for a full-body check-up in one day. In the video, Elise said she underwent more than 30 scans, tests, and cancer markers.

Industry News: Volume 3, Issue 22

Fewer than 1 in 5 eligible Americans up to date with lung cancer screenings By Hannah Docter-Loeb - Onlyabout 18 percent of eligible Americans were up to date with their lung cancer screenings in 2022, with compliance rates varying by state and region, according to a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine.

Industry News: Volume 3, Issue 21

US has the highest rate of maternal deaths among high-income nations. Norway has zero By Jacqueline Howard - The United States continues to have a higher rate of women dying in pregnancy, childbirth or postpartum compared with all other high-income nations, even despite recent declines in the US maternal death rate, a new

Industry News: Volume 3, Issue 20

Americans don’t need Biden to dictate their health care coverage By Virginia Foxx - Over 150 million Americans get their health care coverage from their employer through employer-sponsored insurance. These plans provide employees with access to high-quality, low-cost health care. The plans also have the flexibility to include added benefits for

Industry News: Volume 3, Issue 19

Medical crowdfunding isn’t a solution for skyrocketing health care costs By Annalisa Merelli - In the United States, health care costs are so out of control that medical crowdfunding has become commonplace. The idea is simple: turn your social network into a financial safety net to cover the cost of expensive

Industry News: Volume 3, Issue 18

UnitedHealth CEO estimates one-third of Americans could be impacted by Change Healthcare cyberattack By Ashley Capoot - UnitedHealth Group CEO Andrew Witty on Wednesday told lawmakers that data from an estimated one-third of Americans could have been compromised in the cyberattack on its subsidiary Change Healthcare, and that the company paid a $22 million

Industry News: Volume 3, Issue 17

AHA urges Department of Labor to ‘immediately’ investigate Multiplan By Dave Muoio - The American Hospital Association (AHA) is urgently calling for the Department of Labor to investigate MultiPlan and similar data companies that negotiate out-of-network service payments with payers. This plea stems from a revealing New York Times report detailing

Industry News: Volume 3, Issue 16

How US primary care compares to other wealthy nations By Kelly Gooch – Among 10 high-income countries, the U.S. trails its peers in access to and continuity of primary care, according to a study released March 28 by the Commonwealth Fund. The study compares the state of primary care in the U.S.

Industry News: Volume 3, Issue 15

Early Intervention is Critical to Saving Sight with Macular Degeneration Newswise — Northampton, MA – [Feb 4, 2024] – Today, the American Macular Degeneration Foundation (AMDF) and the Thought Leadership & Innovation Foundation (TLI) announce a new strategic partnership aimed at amplifying awareness and understanding of macular degeneration, a leading cause

Industry News: Volume 3, Issue 14

Rethinking Antibiotics: Dental Professionals Embrace New Alternatives For Standard Dental Procedures Following the World Health Organisation (WHO) revelations on the antimicrobial resistance (AMR) threat, a dentist professional shares his opinion on the dentist's contribution to reducing antimicrobial medicine overuse by choosing alternative plant-based oral care products for routine dental procedures. December 19,