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 – Tuesday, May 26 – The TOP healthcare news for those on the go….

New York Times: Doctoring, without the Doctor (Sabrina Tavernise) States with a shortage of doctors are giving nurse practitioners greater responsibilities and autonomy. As a nurse practitioner, Murlene Osburn wants to provide psychiatric services in her thinly populated part of the state. Maligned Study on Gay Unions Is Shaking Trust (Benedict Carey and Pam Belluck) […]

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Health Headlines – Thursday, May 21 – The TOP healthcare news for those on the go….

New York Times: Severe Mental Illness Found to Drop in Young, Defying Perceptions (Benedict Carey) The rate of severe mental illness among children and adolescents has dropped substantially in the past generation, researchers reported Wednesday, in an analysis that defies public perceptions of trends in youngsters’ mental health. Lack of Exercise Can Disrupt the Body’s Rhythms […]

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