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8
Nov

The Innovation Health Care Really Needs: Help People Manage Their Own Health

Finally, health care, which has been largely immune to the forces of disruptive innovation, is beginning to change. Seeing the potential to improve health with simple primary-care strategies, some of the biggest incumbent players are inviting new entrants focused on empowering consumers into their highly regulated ecosystems, bringing down costs. This shift is long overdue. Whereas new

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16
Nov

The global burden of women’s cancers

Cancer is a leading cause of premature death and disability worldwide, especially in women. It is a rapidly growing crisis in low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs), where the epidemiological transition continues to shift the burden of disease from mainly infectious causes to chronic, non-communicable diseases (NCDs).3 Many countries, especially those with weak, under-resourced health systems,

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31
Oct

Three reasons the US doesn’t have universal health coverage

Amidst the partisan rancor and the unusual tilt toward questions on civility during the second and third presidential debates, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump drew the attention of health experts when they articulated their path forward for health policy in America. Responding to questions about the lack of affordability in the Affordable Care Act, the

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October 21 , 2016 | Posted by graciela |

Webinar: Rediseño del Plan de Beneficios Explícitos

Webinar presentado por James Cercone, presidente y fundador de Sanigest Internacional el  cual fue por un año el Director Técnico del proyecto Rediseño del Plan de Beneficios Explícitos: Experiencia en Republica Dominicana.   Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qHmxZYSCxCE      

12
Oct

Kenya student: How health insurance saved my life

Eighteen-year-old high school student Edger Mulili says he would not be alive today if his father had not contributed $5 (£4) a month to a government health insurance scheme in Kenya. Mr Mulili has cancer of the oesophagus. He is currently undergoing a five-week chemotherapy and radiotherapy course at Nairobi Hospital, one of the country’s

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