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SAPVoice: Your Customer's Experience Is Broken: Here's How To Fix It
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 07:59:00 -0400
It’s important to identify the “grey areas” in your processes and how they affect your customer’s experience

FDA Approves Zejula, A Third PARP Inhibitor As Maintenance Therapy For Some Cancers
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 06:40:00 -0400
What’s interesting about the Zejula approval are two things. First, although the drug appears to be more effective in patients with BRCA mutations, it is approved “imprecisely”―for patients with and without..

Naturopathic Doctors Look Bad After California Woman Dies From Turmeric Injection
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:46:00 -0400
California naturopathic doctors may face increased scrutiny after a San Diego woman dies from an intravenous injection of a preparation made from a spice common in Indian food.

No, Tax Reform Is Not Going To Be Easier Than Replacing ObamaCare
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:23:00 -0400
White House aides are saying tax reform will be easier than remaking health care. Hah. There's a good reason why a major rewrite of the tax code has not happened for more than three decades. And here are eight more as to why true tax reform will be an even tougher climb now.

This Fearless Girl May Change The Face Of Wall Street For 1 More Year
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 11:32:00 -0400
Fearless Girl stands defiantly on Wall Street for another year. But will she stand permanently?

You Eat Bugs (And It Doesn't Bother You At All)
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 11:16:00 -0400
Media reports routinely try to gross us out with stories about eating bugs. In fact, without realizing it, most people (including you) eat products made from bugs all the time.

Birth Control Can Protect Women From Certain Cancers For Decades
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 09:47:00 -0400
A generations-long cancer study has revealed an overall clean bill for the medicine, as well as some new protective powers.

'Babies Before Booze' Law Puts Tampon And Diaper Taxes On Liquor's Tab
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 08:46:00 -0400
California lawmakers want to take a hard look at the state's priorities and ensure its taxation rules measure up.

Rising From The Ashes - A Novel Bipartisan Approach To Health Care Reform
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 08:13:00 -0400
Each party must accept that wide political divisions will make it difficult to implement a pure system based on one set of principles. What can be done? The Republicans would benefit from a bridge that guarantees a base of care acceptable to members of the Democratic Party.

Commercializing Science: Integral To Translation, Not A Dirty Word
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 04:50:00 -0400
We need to get past the patronizing and paternalistic concern that teaching physicians and researchers how scientific knowledge gets implemented and, yes, commercialized will somehow offend their delicate sensibilities, corrupt their moral integrity, and seduce them to “the dark side.”

Here's America's Third Leading Cause Of Death And What Trump's Budget May Do
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 00:24:00 -0400
Here's the agency that deals with this problem and what may happen to it.

Software, Medical Businesses Lead New Forbes China "Up And Comers" List
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 20:48:00 -0400
Annual report surveys small and medium-sized businesses

Study Re-Emphasizes: If You Want To Advance Science, Try Explaining It More Simply
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 17:19:00 -0400
Keep it simple scientists may just work...

Wall Street 'Stockmarket Of Apps' Crowdfund Scores $100,000 From Blockchain Exchange
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 14:47:00 -0400
A platform dubbed the ‘Kickstarter for Apps’ on the Blockchain, U.S.-based fintech start-up Apptrade, has received a $100,000 boost and backing midway through its crowdfund from a leading decentralized exchange in the blockchain and crypto space, coinciding with terms for investors being improved.

More States To Expand Medicaid Now That Obamacare Remains Law
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 09:19:00 -0400
At least two states – Kansas and North Carolina – are already working their way toward becoming the 32nd and 33rd states to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, which remains the "law of the land" after Republicans failed to repeal the law.

What's Next After The GOP's Healthcare Implosion?
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 14:03:00 -0400
Republicans in the House of Representatives withdrew a bill to replace the Affordable Care Act, leaving the law they dubbed ObamaCare in place. What does this failure mean for policy and for the business world? Some thoughts.

Actor Dr. Ken Jeong Answers (And Mocks) Medical Questions On Twitter
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 09:16:00 -0400
Is Dr. Jeong acting or really playing a doctor?

Obamacare Is Safe For Now ... Thanks To Its Opponents
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:45:00 -0400
The good news is that if you would like on health insurance through Obamacare, the Affordable Care Act is probably safer now. That's because of the bad news: Congress is split between people on the far right and the even further right. Cartoon by Ted Rall.

House Republicans Call Off Vote On Obamacare Replacement Plan
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:27:00 -0400
The House has pulled the vote on the American Health Care Act, or "Trumpcare" after it became clear the bill did not have enough support to pass.

Hospital Stocks Soar As Trumpcare Bill Dies
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:19:00 -0400
Hospitals are the big winners from the inability of the Republican-led Congress to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act in favor of the American Health Care Act, also known as Trumpcare, which would have caused 24 million people to lose insurance, paying customers to health facilities.

Washington's Princes of Paperwork Are Crushing Physicians and Bankrupting, If Not Killing, Patients
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:53:00 -0400
With so many focused on repealing ObamaCare, lawmakers have failed to address the elephant in the room: medical red tape.

How The American Health Care Act Could Affect Digital Health
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:55:00 -0400
Although the future is uncertain, it's clear that industry experts all agree on one thing: digital innovation in healthcare will have an even greater impact in light of the changes ahead.

Survey: Three Out Of Four Americans Want Planned Parenthood Funded
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:50:00 -0400
A Kaiser poll found that while Republicans and Democrats have different ideas about the cost of healthcare, their views on family planning are planted in common ground.

Hard Times For Patent Trolls And Challengers As Courts, Targets Fight Back
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:46:00 -0400
A string of losses cast doubt on Kyle Bass's strategy of challenging patents as well as trolls' tactics for extracting royalties.

SAPVoice: Small Businesses Need To Think Big When It Comes To Digital Transformation
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:54:00 -0400
While simple technology implementations and near-term results can generate strong results for small businesses, it is possible to be too focused.

Another Problem With Cutting Essential Health Benefits? It Kills Small Business
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:29:00 -0400
Not providing essential benefits in a congruent fashion across all groups will cause “health care handcuffs”. People with expensive illnesses to insure may not have access to good policies outside of large groups. This job lock will keep them from striking out on their own and starting new ventures.