Obamacare Lives On, For Now…

Washington, D.C. By Carthi Mannikarottu This morning, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that individuals who purchase health insurance through the federal government’s exchange will continue to be eligible for tax subsidies. This King v. Burwell ruling came after months of political upheaval and planning for the aftermath of the court decision. An […]

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Getting to the Point of Precision Medicine

The Twitterverse was aflutter during President Obama’s State of the Union (SOTU) address. According to social media listening tool Sysomos, there were approximately 2.1 million #SOTU- related mentions on Twitter during the one hour speech covering a wide range of economic, social and health care related topics. What’s more interesting, First lady Obama hosted a […]

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HC Policy Power Players Series: United States Preventive Services Task Force

The Members The United States Preventive Services Task Force, or USPSTF, is made up of 16 members from a number of organizations and institutions outside of the federal government. They are doctors, nurses and epidemiologists with vast expertise in numerous medical fields including pediatrics internal medicine, geriatrics, women’s health, behavioral medicine, and family care. The task […]

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HCPolicy Power Players

At TogoRun, we pride ourselves in finding and telling the untold stories—stories about important people and organizations who have not received the recognition they deserve. When it comes to health care policy in the U.S., the Department of Health and Human Services, the Food and Drug Administration and the White House are household names; however, […]

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Health Headlines – Monday, July 20 – The TOP healthcare news for those on the go…

New York Times: Psychiatry’s Identity Crisis (Richard A. Friedman) American psychiatry is facing a quandary: Despite a vast investment in basic neuroscience research and its rich intellectual promise, we have little to show for it on the treatment front. With few exceptions, every major class of current psychotropic drugs — antidepressants, antipsychotics, anti-anxiety medications — […]

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