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According to a survey by OptumIQ, 62 percent of health care leaders say their organizations have initiated artificial intelligence strategies in 2019. Compared to last year, this is an 88 percent increase. Of these, 90 percent believe they’ll receive a return on their investment earlier than initially...
One of the nation’s leading pharmaceutical companies has entered into an agreement that will strengthen its position in biopharmacy and as a leader in oncology. Pfizer and Array Biopharma have announced that they’ve entered into a definitive merger agreement, a contract that will allow Pfizer to acquire...
A new report from former Wall Street securities analyst Mary Meeker shows that the healthcare industry is becoming more digitized. The report, Internet Trends, illustrates that the healthcare ecosystem is focused on updating its systems and practices to deliver more personalized healthcare. Health wearables...
The American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the data analytical firm Veradigm have entered into a partnership. The collaboration is an effort to usher in the next generation of research on cardiology and diabetes. The partnership will help to create the biggest ambulatory chronic...
The most important event on the East Coast for the legalization of medical marijuana and the hemp industry kicks off today in New York. The Cannabis World Congress & Business Expo (CWCBE) will go on for the next three days in New York City.
Naturally Slim has announced a new venture with The Riverside Company. The partnership will facilitate further promotion and improvement of Naturally Slim’s weight management and metabolic syndrome program. The platform is administered to employers and plan management sponsors who then encourage behavioral changes...
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is one of the most feared diseases known to man. But, an experimental drug named tofersen is showing promising results for those who suffer from the genetic form of the disease. ALS produces devastating results in those affected by the...
Final approval of the first generic medication to fight an opioid overdose has just been granted this morning by the FDA. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration gave its final approval for naloxone hydrochloride nasal spray, the generic version of Narcan. Narcan has been making headlines as...
According to the most recent report published by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 145.6 million people went to ERs in 2016. This marks an increase of more than 9 million who visited their local hospital emergency departments in 2015, a record number according to the CDC....
The Over-50 advocacy organization, AARP, is joining the fight against overpriced prescription medications. The organization has announced the launch of “Stop Rx Greed”. The move by AARP is a campaign directed towards lowering the prices of prescription drugs. The campaign isn’t geared only towards...