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online.wsj.com — DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 10, 2013-- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/332qqw/transcatheter) has announced the addition of the "Transcatheter Heart Valve Market Outlook, 2013 - Approval of Second Generation Prosthetics and Increasing Surgeons' Confidence and Proficiency to Drive TAVR Procedure Volumes" report to their offering.
ehrintelligence.com — Getting insurance coverage for telemedicine may be difficult, but it's downright impossible to take advantage of the budding interest in internet medicine if you can't obtain - or don't know that you need to obtain - the proper medical licensing to chat with patients in other states.
healthjournalism.org — A few weeks ago, I reached out to a disease charity for comment on a story I was working on. Disease charities are nonprofits like the American Heart Association, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, etc., that raise money to support the research, care and awareness of people who live with a given condition.
bits.blogs.nytimes.com — Don't let the rhetoric fool you, a Microsoft researcher says: Big Data is a human tool, which means it is subject to all kinds of miscollection, misapplication and abuse. While it is being promoted as a kind of data-driven truth, it is not and it poses a threat to privacy.
kff.org — Covering The ACA May Be Almost As Hard As Implementing It This Pulling It Together was adapted from a column I published earlier this week in Politico, with a new introduction added. You can read the original Politico column here . The implementation of the ACA is news and the public will demand information about it.
internalmedicinenews.com — WASHINGTON - The government wants you to analyze its data and come up with solutions to health system problems. At Health Datapalooza IV, an annual conference dedicated to health data transparency, the Health and Human Services Department released vast amounts of data on electronic health record use and vendors, top outpatient procedures, and county-level data on Medicare expenditures and chronic conditions.
nytimes.com — BETHEL, Alaska - Americans in some rural places fret at how far away big-city medical help might be in an emergency, or at the long drives they are forced to make for prenatal care, or stitches, or chemotherapy. Dr. Ellen Hodges only wishes it could be so easy.
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