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After COVID-19, What Next? A Recovery Blueprint for Health System Leaders

By JAMES GARDNER Is the beginning of the end in sight? Perhaps. After much stress and strain, many experts believe we’re seeing early signs of a COVID-19 plateau in some states and cities. Everything could change tomorrow, but healthcare leaders should be preparing now to reopen their shuttered operating rooms and get back to business.  When restrictions… Read More »

How long will it take to burn off these calories?: The controversial next step in nutrition labeling

According to scientists, Brits consume, on average, 6,000 calories on Christmas Day alone. So, in an experiment published last year in the British Medical Journal, U.K. researchers explored whether providing people with the amount of exercise required to burn off the calories in, say, a single piece of mincemeat pie (21 minutes of running) or… Read More »

Scientists Were Hunting for the Next Ebola. Now the U.S. Has Cut Off Their Funding.

In a move that worries many public health experts, the federal government is quietly shutting down a surveillance program for dangerous animal viruses that someday may infect humans. The United Nations Environment Program estimates that a new animal disease that can also infect humans is discovered every four months. Ending the program, experts fear, will… Read More »

Change Healthcare IPO: Neil de Crescenzo describes the company’s next steps

The long-expected initial public offering for Change Healthcare took place June 27, nearly three years to the day since the merger was announced between Change and McKesson’s information technology business, creating the company as it’s known today. Shares of the IPO were first priced at $ 13 this week, which was substantially lower than the… Read More »