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- Jun 1 20161 minute
22 Anna Young
For enabling nurses to create their own solutions “Nurses have an innate understanding of both the clinical problems patients face and what’s hindering that person right now,” says Anna Young, who cofounded the not-for-profit Maker-Nurse to help fro
- Jan 23 20176 minutes
All The Doctors Will See You Now
Executive health programs are convenient for the C-suite—and great for hospitals’ balance sheets
- Mar 6 20171 minute
How Silicon Valley is trying to hack its way to a much (much, much) longer life
- Oct 1 20165 minutes
Pick the Best Health Plan
HERE’S HOW TO MAKE THE SMARTEST CHOICES DURING THIS YEAR’S OPEN ENROLLMENT.
- Aug 8 20161 minute
Thais Vote on a New Constitution Under the Military’s Thumb
CHARLIE CAMPBELL THAILAND IS HOLDING A REFERENDUM on a new constitution Aug. 7, but many international observers consider it a farce. The ruling military government has banned independent monitoring of the vote and threatened prison terms of up to 1
- Feb 20 20171 minute
Michael Belfiore Form and function The Mi-eye2 is a wide-angle camera in a disposable needle with a USB-connected tablet meant to diagnose joint injuries without an MRI. Innovator Jeffrey O’Donnell Sr. Age 56 Chief executive officer of Trice Med
- Dec 12 20161 minute
South Korea’s President stalls impeachment bid In the face of massive street protests calling for her to step down, President Park Geun-hye said on Nov. 29 that she was willing to resign. Her speech slowed efforts to impeach her, as South Korea’s di
- Dec 2 20166 minutes
The Grim Reality Of Russia's Health Care System
17,500 towns and villages have no medical infrastructure.
- Nov 1 20161 minute
A Passion for Teaching
JOAN CAPLIN ANNE AVERY 58, COLUMBIA, MD. BACKSTORY: Emigrated from South Korea in 1975. EDUCATION: Studied at University of Louisville. PROFESSION: National lead for Asian-American and Pacific Islanders outreach at Centers for Medicare and Medic
- Aug 29 20162 minutes
Cracks in the Obamacare Crystal Ball
HEALTH INSURANCE COMPANIES make money by predicting the future. To set rates, quants with complex computer algorithms try to estimate not just the health of the people who will sign up for their plans but also the chances that those people will later
- Jul 18 20161 minute
44. Health Care That Reaches Everyone
A.S. Once dismissed as a deficient approach to providing health care, telemedicine—when patients meet with experts in another city or even in another state via video conference—is proving to be a valuable tool in closing access gaps for some of the
- Sep 1 20162 minutes
No.34 Rising From the Ashes
Jake Shoff started a successful venture right out of college. He shut it down after a very painful loss—one that led him to an entirely different business and the thriving, Draper, Utah-based company he runs today.
- Sep 26 20162 minutes
A Doctor’s Life-Changing Choice
HOSPITAL PSYCHOLOGIST JEANELLE FOLBRECHT OPENED HER HEART AND HOME TO A BOY BATTLING LEUKEMIA ALL ON HIS OWN
- Mar 1 20151 minute
The Anatomy of a Winning Business Pitch
Here's a breakdown of what a pitch includes and why it works, using a real-life example. Read and learn.
- Oct 31 20161 minute
CHARLIE CAMPBELL THAILAND’S KING BHUMIBOL Adulyadej was the superlative monarch. He was the world’s longest reigning, the world’s richest and, among his own subjects at least, the world’s most revered. Up until his death on Oct. 13 at the age of 88,
- Nov 7 20161 minute
Model’s Death Ruled Accidental After Chiropractic Adjustment
Playboy model Katie May suffered a torn artery and stroke
- Sep 1 20132 minutes
College Students Bring Targeted Media to Doctors' Waiting Rooms
Shradha Agarwal and Rishi Shah saw an untapped opportunity to bring video segments with tips on diet and exercise to patients in doctor office waiting rooms.
- Jun 1 20141 minute
How to Get a Workplace Wellness Program for Your Office
With prevention a key focus of the new healthcare law, employers are promoting health. Here's how.
- Oct 16 20161 minute
A Chronicle of Chronic Underemployment
RIGHT BEFORE THE 2008 recession, I was working at an asset-management company in Kansas City. The economy wasn’t looking good, but I wasn’t actually laid off: I had to go to Tulsa and care for my stepfather, who had stage-four lymphoma. It was very c
- Dec 18 20168 minutes
10 Elections to Watch in 2017
From Iran, to Rwanda, to Thailand: a list of the key contests in the year ahead
- Mar 7 20172 minutes
The People Helped by the Republican Health-Care Bill
Though most old and sick people will be worse off under the GOP bill, it might be a boon—real or perceived—for people earning just above the Obamacare subsidy cutoff.
- Dec 1 20162 minutes
At Peace in the Sun
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C., 1989: The skies were blue, the water warm. It was the best vacation ever. We spread out beach towels, slathered ourselves in suntan lotion, and basked in the sun. We ran into the ocean, holding hands and screaming, “Jump, ju
- Jan 12 20174 minutes
Is Obamacare Just Bad Branding?
Maybe, but there’s not much Obama could have done about it.