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Peter Watts: The pharmacare debate begins

The prospect of a national pharmacare strategy came up at the recent Council of the Federation meetings in St. Andrew, NB. Now, Canada’s premiers …

Canada

NHS body ‘wastes millions on flawed financial advice’

North West London Clinical Commissioning Group under fire as cost of implementing management consultants’ plan soars to £1.3bn<p>A large NHS body has spent millions of pounds on management consultants for a plan designed to save money – but which could cost more than £1bn to put into practice.<p>Over the …

North West London

Wait, just a second, is your doctor listening?

Analysis of clinical encounters shows that doctors spend little time first listening to their patients and interrupt them often<p>Heidelberg | New York, …

How Guns N' Roses' 'Appetite for Destruction' Hijacked the Music Industry

Some stories behind Guns N' Roses' debut are the stuff of legend; other parts are verifiable history that have either been revised, or …

Classic Rock

John Woodcock interview: ‘Corbyn would leave our country and its allies at risk of nuclear blackmail’

Labour Party

The world is staying healthy longer

The average number of years babies born around the world are expected to live without any serious medical or health issues increased by about 5 years …

Health Care

The superhospital conundrum: specialized care but long ER waits

In October, Montreal’s newest superhospital opened to great fanfare. Dignitaries and even a few vedettes toured the ultra-modern Nouveau CHUM on …

Health Care

I’m a Small Farmer from Iowa. Why Does Trump Want to Take My Health Care?

For my family, “pre-existing conditions” are more than a technicality. They’re a matter of life or death, of sickness or health.<p>My wife and I are …

Health Care

Margaret Thatcher and the size of government

There are those who still believe that the Thatcher government (1979-1990) rolled back the state and cut taxes. In fact Thatcherism involved an …

Economics

Pay £15,000 to jump the queue for a hip operation on the NHS

Pay £15,000 to jump the queue for a hip operation on the NHS: Hospitals encourage patients to self-fund knee replacements and cataracts</b> …

Radiation Therapy

Reverse Innovation in Health Care: How to Make Value-Based Delivery Work

Description<p>Publication Date: <b>July 10, 2018</b><p>Health-Care Solutions from a Distant Shore. Health care in the United States and other nations is on a collision course with patient needs and economic reality. For more than a decade, leading thinkers, including Michael Porter and Clayton Christensen, have …

Health Care

Flip Vuijsje (bureauflipvuijsje) on LinkedIn: "Opnieuw in The Atlantic, deze confronterende (longread)analyse. Bottom line: “A majority of white voters backed a candidate who assured them that they will never have to share this country with people of color as equals.”"

Flip Vuijsje (bureauflipvuijsje) on LinkedIn: "Opnieuw in The Atlantic, deze confronterende (longread)analyse. Bottom line: “A majority of white …

Race & Ethnicity

A Theory of Trump Kompromat

Why the President is so nice to Putin, even when Putin might not want him to be.<p>The former C.I.A. operative Jack Devine watched Donald Trump’s performance standing next to Vladimir Putin in Helsinki on Monday, and his first thought was, “There is no way Trump is a Russian agent.” The proof, he told …

Russia

Government Healthcare Is Saving My Mum's Life

My mother has lung cancer. At the end of last year, she began feeling breathless and tired, struggling with walks around the village I grew up in; in …

Health Care

Most of AI’s Business Uses Will Be in Two Areas

While overall adoption of artificial intelligence remains low among businesses (about 20% upon our last study), senior executives know that AI isn’t just hype. Organizations across sectors are looking closely at the technology to see what it can do for their business. As they should—we estimate …

Artificial Intelligence

Andrew Sullivan: Why Trump Has Such a Soft Spot for Russia

It is possible, is it not, that Donald Trump simply believes what he says.<p>I realize, of course, that this is technically impossible from moment to …

Geopolitics

Orban is a clever anti-Semite. Corbyn is a stupid one | Opinion

Orban

Doctors should 'throw away their pagers', says Health Secretary in new technology drive for the NHS

Matt Hancock will call on doctors and nurses to “throw away their pagers” and replace them with smartphone apps as the new Health Secretary sets out his vision for the NHS.<p>Mr Hancock, who gained a reputation for promoting new technology as Culture Secretary and was the first MP to launch his own …

U.S. Secretary of Health

From revenue cycle management to revenue excellence | McKinsey on Healthcare

Across the country, hospitals and health systems continue to struggle with downward pressure on reimbursement and yield. At the same time, most are …

Health Care

Democrats wrestle with election-year message on health care

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ringed by a handful of cheering activist supporters, liberal House Democrats gathered outside the Capitol this week to announce they were forming a caucus to seek "Medicare for All" — shorthand for government-financed health care.<p>At the same time Thursday, Democratic senators were …

Health Care

The 2018 Midterms Are All About Health Care

“Real change begins with immediately repealing and replacing the disaster known as Obamacare,” Donald Trump said during one of his final campaign …

Health Care

Think 75 Is Too Old to Have Surgery? Think Again.

James Brantner had always been scrupulous about maintaining his health. He sees his primary care doctor annually, avoids sweets and developed a habit …

Medicine

Want Reliable Medical Information? The Trump Administration Doesn’t

The National Guideline Clearinghouse is a federal database intended to help doctors answer almost any medical question you can think of: Can this emergency room patient tolerate a procedure that normally requires an empty stomach? Does that patient need a stent? Which antibiotic should this patient …

Health Care

Opinion: Doctors could prescribe drugs more accurately — if they could get the data

We often prescribe new medications that were proven to be effective in rigorous clinical trials and were approved by the Food and Drug Adminstration …

Clinical Trials

I was turned away by doctors when I needed help for an eating disorder – hospitals need to change

Imagine if you turned up at a hospital with a broken leg, and the doctor did the x ray and said: “It isn’t broken enough, we can’t help.”<p>There would …

Investigation: Patients' Drug Options Under Medicaid Heavily Influenced By Drugmakers

Eight months pregnant, the drug sales representative wore a wire for the FBI around her bulging belly as she recorded conversations with colleagues at a conference in Chicago. Her code name? Pampers.<p>Her company, drugmaker Warner Chilcott, was using payments and perks to get doctors to prescribe its …

Health Care

Why Does the Kremlin Care So Much About the Magnitsky Act?

What Russian officials mean when they talk about “adoptions”<p>Let’s get something straight: The Magnitsky Act is not, nor has it ever been, about adoptions.<p>The Magnitsky Act, rather, is about money. It freezes certain Russian officials’ access to the stashes they were keeping in Western banks and …

Russia

Why Facebook Wants to Give You the Benefit of the Doubt

Mark Zuckerberg’s remarks about Holocaust denial once again showed Facebook’s optimism about human nature.<p>In an unusually revealing moment for Facebook’s CEO, Mark Zuckerberg told <i>Recode</i>’s Kara Swisher on Wednesday that he didn’t support taking down content about Holocaust denial on Facebook. …

Internet

Ultranationalisten, Alt Right, Turkse Islamisten en Russische conservatieve rabbijnen: één strijd

<b>T</b>erwijl Dugin in de jaren negentig een eerbetoon bracht aan de Jodenmoordenaar Reinhard Heydrich, kon Fethullah Gülen in Turkije betrapt worden op …