getting-to-the-point

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, March 30 – The TOP healthcare news for those on the go….

New York Times: GNC to Strengthen Supplement Quality Controls (Anahad O’Connor) The action comes after the New York State attorney general’s office accused GNC and three other major retailers of selling herbal supplements that were fraudulent or contaminated with unlisted ingredients. Grown-Ups Get Out Their Crayons (Alexandra Atler) Johanna Basford, a Scottish illustrator, has become […]

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TogoRun Health Headlines – Thursday, March 26 – The TOP healthcare news for those on the go….

New York Times: House Leaders Confident of Passing Medicare Bill (Robert Per and Jennifer Steinhauer) Leaders of both parties in the House expressed confidence on Wednesday that their chamber would soon approve sweeping changes in Medicare, even though the Congressional Budget Office released figures showing that the bill could add more than $140 billion to […]

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