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When an employer sits down with his health care providers – the broker, the health plan, the physician, the hospital, the drug and device firms – everyone in the room wants it to cost more – and they’re all positioned to make that happen.

— Lynn Jennings, CEO of WeCare TLC

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Wo digitale Nomaden sesshaft werden

Der Schutz Ihrer personenbezogenen Daten ist für uns von höchster Bedeutung. Im Folgenden erläutern wir unsere Datenschutzpraxis bei der Nutzung unserer elektronischen Medien. Die Internetauftritte (FAZ.NET, FAZjob.NET, FAZSchule.

Krebsrisiko: Wie Nachtschichten die DNA-Reparatur stören

Mittwoch, 28. Juni 2017 AmazingWorld – stock.adobe.com Seattle – Menschen, die häufig nachts arbeiten, haben vermutlich ein erhöhtes Krebsrisiko. Die Ursachen vermuten Epidemiologen in Occupational and Environmental Medicine (2017; doi: 10.

Here’s what the top accelerators in North America are funding

The top startup accelerators have a history of seeing the future in ideas that sounded silly at the time. After all, who would have foreseen billion-dollar businesses based on renting your air mattress to strangers, or shopping for their groceries?

Home Clinical Trial Visits – A Patient Centric Solution

By Graham Wylie, CEO, Medical Research Network Ltd. The continuing rise of patient-centricity within the drug development industry is a crucial consideration for sponsors when designing their clinical development plans.

Here’s the visual proof of why vaccines do more good than harm

Vaccines have beat back infectious diseases. Bubbles represent reported U.S. cases, but not all diseases were notifiable in all years. For example, mumps was not reported until 1968, the year after a vaccine was licensed. Click or hover on a bubble or a dot on the timeline to view more details.

Most scientists ‘can’t replicate studies by their peers’

Science is facing a “reproducibility crisis” where more than two-thirds of researchers have tried and failed to reproduce another scientist’s experiments, research suggests. This is frustrating clinicians and drug developers who want solid foundations of pre-clinical research to build upon.

20 Brilliant Solutions To Problems You Never Knew Existed

These clever product designs tackle problems you might never even thought existed. From treating trash as a currency to pay for your subway ticket to putting a ‘winter chamber’ inside the shop to test out cold-weather gear before buying.

The Myth of the Entrepreneur

We love the idea of the innovative entrepreneur. We love the story about code being written in dorm rooms, naysayers saying, “It can’t be done!” The overcoming of the obstacles. The “I’ll-show-you’s!” being shown.

7 Technologies Changing Healthcare for Seniors

The Kaiser Family Foundation provided a table of Population Distribution by Age in the United States showing that in 2016 there was a total of 88,681,600 people age 55 and over. Of those, 47,456,500 fell into the “senior citizen” bracket and were 65 years old and over.

Even Life-Saving Innovations Don’t Sell Themselves

Most businesses wouldn’t survive without driving demand for their products or services, either through marketing and advertising or through involving users so deeply in the design of the product that word of mouth spurs adoption. The same is true for social innovators.

5 Steps to Help Turn Those Light-bulb Moments Into Innovations

Raj Purewal, business development and partnerships director at Trustech, an NHS organisation aiming to improve healthcare through the development of innovative products and services, explains the key areas that doctors should be thinking about to turn their light-bulb moments into innovations.