Amy Frasier

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Oil’s plunge and GDP fears put banks on slippery slope

Canadian economic concerns and a devastating drop in oil prices are weighing on sentiment toward bank stocks: Share prices are down sharply and one analyst is now raising eyebrows with a downward shift in his outlook for the sector.<p>"Despite recent weakness in the performance of the Canadian banks, …

Mental health is a global issue – here's how neuroscience can cross international boundaries

Neuroscience holds the key to understanding the brain – and to developing more effective treatments for people with mental health disorders.<p>But if we …

Mental Health

Panel recommending changes to military health care, benefits

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top U.S. leaders and members of Congress reacted cautiously Thursday to the recommendations of an independent panel to change the …

Just how big is the Apple Pay mobile payment pie?

Apple Pay, as Tim Cook told us during Apple’s earning call on Tuesday, is already posting some pretty impressive usage numbers.<p>Apple Pay makes up …

FinTech

Precision medicine offers the hope of cures made just for you

Hidden among all the other announcements in last week’s State of the Union address by US President Barack Obama was a promise to fund a new …

Can The Health Care Industry Save Obamacare?

Health in­sur­ance com­pan­ies and hos­pit­als moun­ted an ag­gress­ive de­fense of Obama­care’s in­sur­ance sub­sidies Wed­nes­day, warn­ing the …

Anthem Blue Cross' $38 Billion Move From Fee-For-Service Medicine

Joining the parade of health insurance companies leaving fee-for-service medicine in its wake, Anthem (ANTM) says it, too, will ramp up value-based payments to providers of medical care beyond the nearly $40 billion annual commitment it is already making.<p>The nation’s second-largest health insurer …

Health Care

Putting Precision Medicine For Cancer At Work In America's Largest Hospital

In one of the largest initiatives of its kind, the for-profit hospital chain Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) has embarked on a plan to molecularly profile the tumor of cancer patients, marry the genomic information to clinical data from a patient’s electronic health record, and recommend …

Cancer

This Big Increase In Credit Demand By European Companies Could Signal Recovery

The European Central Bank's (ECB's) Bank Lending Survey has provided a big piece of good news for the eurozone as it showed European companies are once again borrowing to invest.<p>Here's the killer chart:<p>Most significantly the authors note, "financing needs related to fixed investment in …

Branches Are Banks' Last Big Differentiators

The end of a calendar year, and the beginning of the next, ushers in prognostication season. I smile when asked for predictions about the banking …

Top 10 Retail Banking Trends

• Using Customer Analytics to Drive Contextual Experiences (<b>most are doing this now but will accelerate with the deployment of marketing automation</b> …

The Future of Medicine Is in Your Smartphone

New tools are tilting health-care control from doctors to patients<p>Over the past decade, smartphones have radically changed many aspects of our everyday lives, from banking to shopping to entertainment. Medicine is next. With innovative digital technologies, cloud computing and machine learning, the …

Health Care

9 Habits That Lead To Terrible Decision-Making

Pizza or salad?<p>Buy or sell?<p>Expand or cut back?<p>Our choices define us. And for those running countries or companies, routine decisions can have dramatic effects on people's lives. So how can we ensure we're making the best possible choices for ourselves and the people we influence?<p>The folks at …

Site C mega-project a welcome boost for construction industry

Print<p>Related<p>The British Columbia government’s decision to go ahead with BC Hydro’s $8.8-billion Site C dam project on the Peace River landed as a …

Fortune.com

• 1. To license Fortune articles, excerpts, or headlines for republication in various media (including books, eBooks, film, web, newsletters, …

Why Your Hospital Will Start to Act More Like Amazon

There is a massive shift in health care today that will change the way in which all of us interact with hospitals. And I'm not speaking about actual medical care or even the quality of the food in the cafeteria. I'm talking about how we pay for our medical bills.<p>Driven by the rise of high …

CSU president recommends building on-campus football stadium

After nearly three years of studying, planning, fundraising and debating for and about a new stadium on the Colorado State campus, school president …

The Private Sector Is Creeping Into New York City's Public Housing | VICE News

The New York City Housing Authority is working out a deal with private real estate developers to hand over a 50 percent stake in six of its developments, in an agreement that will see hundreds of millions injected into properties owned by the financially struggling agency.<p>As a part of the …

Bank of China authorized for RMB clearing business in Kuala Lumpur - Business

BEIJING - Bank of China, a major Chinese state-owned bank, has been authorized to conduct renminbi clearing business in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, …