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June 12, 2017

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The Week That Was: Crises in Communications

They say the news never sleeps, and this week, we believe it. Comey-fever gripped the nation, answering some of the nation’s burning questions while raising a few others (tapes, anyone?)… Elsewhere on Capitol Hill, Senate Republicans started working to get...

May 26, 2017

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Med-Sci Matters by Dr. Dave

Genetic markers: Do you approve? For the first time ever, the FDA has approved a therapy based on a tumor’s genetically-defined biomarker rather than the tumor’s type or location in the body. This new approach to drug evaluation is thought...

February 13, 2017

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The Week That Was: Crises in Healthcare Communications

Brrrrrrr… If you’re one of our East Coast readers, we shivered with you through a blizzard and this icy weekend. We wish we had some news to warm your heart and ease you into a tranquil week. But, no such...

December 8, 2016

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WE’RE BACK! Reinvigorated from turkey, stuffing and football, we’re back with our irreverent take on the forced and unforced issues facing the healthcare industry. This week, we look at how some of the industry’s normally mild-mannered CEOs sparred over drug...

Med-Sci Matters by Dr. Dave

Buzz about a Zika vaccine Source: “Chikungunya” by CDC Global is licensed under CC BY 2.0 We may be close to one, according to a report in Nature. Researchers from Washington University in St. Louis and Vanderbilt University in Nashville...

November 17, 2016

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How to Turn Storytelling from a Frog into a Prince

How can healthcare specialists improve their skills as storytellers? One way to do it, according to engagement leader, Meghan O’Brien, at a New York consulting boutique called etch, is to take a page from Pixar, creator of Toy Story, Finding Nemo,...

October 17, 2016

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The Week That Was: Crises in Communications

It is time for the latest edition of The Week That Was, our rehash of the real and sometimes surreal moments in healthcare headlines. This week, we profile how St. Jude’s pacemakers are not up to speed and potentially giving...

Beltway Buzz: September 2016

We’re back with another edition of Beltway Buzz straight from our nation’s capital! This month we took a field trip to the Newseum for an event hosted by The Hill, a political newspaper published in DC, entitled Access to Care:...

August 30, 2016

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The Week That Was: Crises in Communications

Alas, summer is nearly gone…and it feels like it barely started! Labor Day and the return to school are upon us. And while summer may be swiftly and silently fleeting, issues facing the healthcare industry this fall are LOUD and...

3D Printing: A New Frontier for Healthcare Innovation

Amos Dudley, a 24 year old digital design student who could not afford the cost of braces from an orthodontist, used a 3D printer to create his own – for a fraction of the cost. This case demonstrates that 3D...