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A New, Better Normal in Health Care?

Nurse Teresa Malijon waits for patients at a drive-through testing site for coronavirus in a parking lot at the University of Washington’s Northwest Outpatient Medical Center in Seattle, Wash., March 17, 2020. (Brian Snyder/Reuters) The COVID-19 crisis has fast-tracked long-contemplated, patient-centric changes in medicine. The coronavirus pandemic has challenged health care as much as any…

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HHS Plan to Improve Rural Health Focuses on Better Broadband, Telehealth Services

Knowing it may be met with some skepticism, the Trump administration Thursday announced a sweeping plan that officials say will transform health care in rural America. Even before the coronavirus pandemic reached into the nation’s less-populated regions, rural Americans were sicker, poorer and older than the rest of the country. Hospitals are shuttering at record…

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Why innovation is needed to better manage chronic disease

Chronic disease is an epidemic. The vast majority of annual health care spending goes toward treating conditions like heart disease, cancer, diabetes and obesity. Yet, despite trillions of dollars spent on management, chronic diseases still cause up to 75% of all deaths in the U.S. A path to lasting lifestyle change Give your patients the…

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