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8
May

Donald Trump’s new health care bill is a disaster

For years, Donald Trump has been single-payer-curious. But his new bill is a just a massive giveaway for the rich GRAND RAPIDS, MI – NOVEMBER 08: Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks during his final campaign rally on Election Day in the Devos Place November 8, 2016 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Trump’s marathon last day

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5
May

Health system should work for everyone

EVERY week a new dispute over the implementation of the national health scheme (Gesy) emerges. This week it was the turn of the Association of Insurance Companies (Saek) to complain about the plan to have a single-payer health care system administered by the Health Insurance Organisation, a state body. Like hospital doctors and nurses, insurance

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27
Apr

Top 10 healthcare technology advances for 2017

Liquid biopsies, opioid addiction biosensors and AI top ECRI’s annual list of technologies that will transform the industry this year. As the industry continues to shift into the value-based care model, healthcare organizations are looking for the right tools to support the move. This tech will support the improvement of patient care and, in some

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11
Apr

HOW THE US CAN ACHIEVE UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE

This is a critical moment for the future of health care. President Barack Obama’s market-based Affordable Care Act (ACA) has simply not lived up to many of its big promises, and House Speaker Paul Ryan’s politically toxic American Health Care Act (AHCA) would make things comically worse. The AHCA proved, despite President Donald Trump and

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7
Apr

U of Miami Health System, Syapse join forces for cancer care

Precision medicine. The phrase doesn’t fall on unfamiliar ears in the healthcare world. But now it’s getting an extra bit of attention with the launch of a new partnership. Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, which is part of the University of Miami Health System, and Syapse, a Palo Alto, California-based software company, have teamed up to create

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6
Apr

The Crisis of American Healthcare

To say that the American healthcare system is criminally expensive and convoluted would be an understatement. Earlier this year, the New York Times reported that 20% of people under the age of 65, although insured, have trouble paying medical bills. 75% of them reported that, as a result, they had had to cut back on

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