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The Rundown | Week of 9.9.2019

Can naps lower the risk of cardiovascular disease? How do Democrats plan to lower drug prices? How much less are female physicians paid? Find the answers to these questions and more in The Rundown!

Podcast Preview: "The Murky Ethics of Wearables"

Wearables like Fitbit and Apple Watch may save lives, but also unearth ethical concerns and questions. What information is off-limits? What will happen to the patient-doctor relationship? Is my insurance provider monitoring me? In this podcast, we discuss morality and technology with professor Lisa Eckenwiler, Ph.D.!

Alexa, What Is the Internet of Health Things?

By: Morgan Hensley Fitbit stock soars. The FDA approves an in-ear wearable to manage opioid withdrawals. The Google Brain team announces an initiative to integrate voice recognition and electronic health records. What do these recent headlines have in common? They’re all part of the Internet of Health Things (IoHT). This fast-growing market has enormous potential …

The Rundown | Special Edition: National Women’s Health Week

Busy provider looking for healthcare news? Check out The Rundown. In honor of the 19th Annual National Women’s Health Week, we’ve curated a special edition of The Rundown to highlight issues and advancements that affect women. This week is “an opportunity to honor the importance of women across America and renew our pledge to support …

The Rundown | Week of 5.7.2018

Busy provider looking for healthcare news? Check out The Rundown. We’d like to start by wishing all nurses a happy National Nurses Week! To celebrate, take our #NationalNursesWeek QUIZ:  A) There are roughly as many nurses in America as residents of Los Angeles B) Florence Nightingale is not just the mother of modern nursing, but …

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