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This Promising Drug Could Finally Destroy Malaria Once and For All

This Promising Drug Could Finally Destroy Malaria Once and For All | Top News in the Health Care Industry | Scoop.it
Has St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital found the cure for malaria?
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Spread through the bite of an infected mosquito, the World Health Organization estimates that in Africa a child dies of malaria every minute.

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Johns Hopkins Sued for Allegedly Infecting People with STDs in the Name of Research

Johns Hopkins Sued for Allegedly Infecting People with STDs in the Name of Research | Top News in the Health Care Industry | Scoop.it
Nearly 800 former research subjects infected with sexually transmitted diseases in Guatemala are seeking justice.
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A $1 billion lawsuit has been filed against the Johns Hopkins Hospital System Corp.

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Big Pharma: Taking a Drug from Theory to Research and Development

Big Pharma: Taking a Drug from Theory to Research and Development | Top News in the Health Care Industry | Scoop.it
In this introduction to the world of big pharma, we discuss how a drug is researched and developed.
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Did you know that it can take up to 15 years to develop one new‪#‎medicine‬ from the earliest stages of ‪#‎discovery‬ to the time it is available for treating ‪#‎patients‬? ‪#‎bigpharma‬

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Why We Should Be Concerned With the Recent ADHD Prescription Boom

Why We Should Be Concerned With the Recent ADHD Prescription Boom | Top News in the Health Care Industry | Scoop.it
Sales of ADHD medications are skyrocketing due to Obamacare and new diagnostic criteria for adults.
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The use of #medication for the treatment of attention deficit disorders, such as Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (#ADHD), is growing.

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The Hospital of Tomorrow: Can Mobile Tech Cure All Ills?

The Hospital of Tomorrow: Can Mobile Tech Cure All Ills? | Top News in the Health Care Industry | Scoop.it
Mobile technology is driving a radical shift in hospitals. What can we expect to see by the year 2025?
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In order for #healthcare organisations to become smarter, more efficient and more comfortable for their #patients, leaders need to start considering, and building around, the #digital age. #healthtech

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These Professors Believe Marijuana Can Defeat Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

These Professors Believe Marijuana Can Defeat Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria | Top News in the Health Care Industry | Scoop.it
Could marijuana’s role in health care become much more prominent in the near future?
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Two professors believe an alternative can be found in the natural #antibioticeffects of a variety of plants. The most effective? #Cannabis.#medicalmarijuana

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This is How We Can End Mental Health Stigma Around the World

This is How We Can End Mental Health Stigma Around the World | Top News in the Health Care Industry | Scoop.it
With #BellLetsTalk trending on Twitter today, the end of mental health stigma is almost here.
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Here are five things we can all do to continue striving towards a world where#mentalhealth is taken as seriously as other diseases.

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Why Scientists Learning How To Unboil An Egg Is Bad News For Cancer

Why Scientists Learning How To Unboil An Egg Is Bad News For Cancer | Top News in the Health Care Industry | Scoop.it
Scientists at UC Irvine have discovered a way to unboil an egg that could help in the fight against cancer and disease.
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It sounds like a magic trick, but #scientists at #UCIrvine have found a way to “unboil” #eggs.

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3 Incredible Wearables You Need to Try Right Now

3 Incredible Wearables You Need to Try Right Now | Top News in the Health Care Industry | Scoop.it
What's the best health tracking wearable tech for you?
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Last year saw an explosion of #healthtracking #wearable devices enter the market, and they continue to dominate the #tech industry.

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Where is the Future of the Health Care Supply Chain Headed?

Where is the Future of the Health Care Supply Chain Headed? | Top News in the Health Care Industry | Scoop.it
What are some of the things that health care supply chain leaders should consider in 2015?
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In 2015, a primary focus should be on #bigdata. That’s the key to unlocking the #supplychain challenges facing the #healthcare industry.

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This Personal Story About Giving Birth Will Give You Insight into the Delivery Room

This Personal Story About Giving Birth Will Give You Insight into the Delivery Room | Top News in the Health Care Industry | Scoop.it
Do you know what it’s like to give birth? One mom shares her story and shows us the positive side of delivery room operations.
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If you are currently #pregnant, you can rest easy knowing that your #babywill be in good hands when he or she is born thanks to many new and improved delivery rooms nationwide. #health

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TOP 10: Best Hospitals for Diabetes Care in the United States

TOP 10: Best Hospitals for Diabetes Care in the United States | Top News in the Health Care Industry | Scoop.it
Diabetes continues to be a nationwide epidemic. Which hospitals take the lead in diabetes care and research?
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When it comes to treating #diabetes, the following #hospitals perform the best, house top #nursing staffs, deliver quality care and use the most advanced #technology.

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The Uber-fication of Health Care: From a Business to Consumer Model

The Uber-fication of Health Care: From a Business to Consumer Model | Top News in the Health Care Industry | Scoop.it
How has tech startup Uber influenced the health care industry and what can we expect to see next?
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There’s a shift taking place in #healthcare, a “consumerization” of the industry, so to speak, where consumers are taking control of their own health care, and this is a good thing. #Uber

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Ebola Survivor Rick Sacra Answers Why He's Returning to Liberia

Ebola Survivor Rick Sacra Answers Why He's Returning to Liberia | Top News in the Health Care Industry | Scoop.it
Rick Sacra has already contracted and survived the Ebola virus disease. So why has he decided to return to Liberia?
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Rick Sacra, the third American missionary to have contracted #Ebola, has announced that he will be returning to #Liberia later this week.

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Move Over Ebola, Measles is Now Taking Over West Africa

Move Over Ebola, Measles is Now Taking Over West Africa | Top News in the Health Care Industry | Scoop.it
The world ignored Ebola until it became an epidemic. Now, Ebola is creating other diseases that need to be controlled before it's too late.
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‪#‎Measles‬ is already present in West Africa, so ‪#‎Ebola‬ isn’t necessarily reviving an eradicated ‪#‎disease‬, but rather, stirring it back up.

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TOP 10: World's Biggest Health Care Trade Shows to Attend in 2015

TOP 10: World's Biggest Health Care Trade Shows to Attend in 2015 | Top News in the Health Care Industry | Scoop.it
From MedTech to cosmetology, these are the biggest and best health care trade shows to attend this year.
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Every year, hundreds of ‪#‎tradeshows‬ and ‪#‎conventions‬ are held across the globe, gathering thousands of ‪#‎healthcare‬ companies and hundreds of thousands of visitors.

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[VIDEO] The Power of Fear: 7 Years of Outbreaks in 70 Seconds

[VIDEO] The Power of Fear: 7 Years of Outbreaks in 70 Seconds | Top News in the Health Care Industry | Scoop.it
This is the impact of not getting vaccinated, displayed in one terrifying video.
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We have effective and inexpensive ways to prevent #diseases, but they continue to spread. Why? #vaccines

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10 Things to Remember When Selling to Hospitals in 2015

10 Things to Remember When Selling to Hospitals in 2015 | Top News in the Health Care Industry | Scoop.it
Are you equipped with the proper products, training and pricing to sell to hospitals this year?
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Sellers will need to be aggressive in their #competition tactics to grow, or offer new products to #sell.

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Scared of Ebola? This Measles Outbreak is Far More Dangerous.

Scared of Ebola? This Measles Outbreak is Far More Dangerous. | Top News in the Health Care Industry | Scoop.it
America was panicking when Ebola entered the country, but is the recent measles outbreak more reason to worry?
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The #measles #outbreak, which unlike #Ebola that never had a proper foothold in the country, is here to stay; and it’s only going to get worse.

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Why is Everyone Talking about Stem Cells?

Why is Everyone Talking about Stem Cells? | Top News in the Health Care Industry | Scoop.it
What are stem cells, and why are they important?
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Before we get into how important #stemcells are, we have to first understand what they are.

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5 Things You Need to Know About Electronic Health Records

5 Things You Need to Know About Electronic Health Records | Top News in the Health Care Industry | Scoop.it
Can electronic health records reduce system inefficiencies resulting in cost savings?
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With accurate data, reporting and #clinical decision support tools, these capabilities are essential to improving care quality, driving efficiencies, reducing #hospital readmissions and strengthening partnerships with other#care providers.

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TOP 10: Nursing Schools in Germany

TOP 10: Nursing Schools in Germany | Top News in the Health Care Industry | Scoop.it
Which medical universities rank the highest in Germany for studying nursing?
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Beyond the U.S. and the U.K, #Germany boasts more of the world’s leading#medical departments than any other country.

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This Ebola Outbreak Might Not Go Away For A Very Long Time

This Ebola Outbreak Might Not Go Away For A Very Long Time | Top News in the Health Care Industry | Scoop.it
Are we even close to putting an end to the world’s deadliest Ebola virus disease outbreak?
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The #Ebola outbreak in West Africa continues to spread like wildfire, and it shows no signs of slowing down.

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5 Ways VoIP Can Help Hospitals Minimize Communication Costs

5 Ways VoIP Can Help Hospitals Minimize Communication Costs | Top News in the Health Care Industry | Scoop.it
Voice over IP (VoIP) is helping hospitals worldwide reduce costs by offering a faster and secure way to communicate.
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From full-fledged #hospitals to small clinics and #healthcare offices, #VoIP is changing the way the #medical world stays connected.

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5 Key Areas Where Electronic Medical Records Improve Hospital Operations

5 Key Areas Where Electronic Medical Records Improve Hospital Operations | Top News in the Health Care Industry | Scoop.it
As hospitals continue to adopt electronic medical records to improve operations, which are the five key areas that benefit from this integration?
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If your #hospital is having trouble juggling all the paperwork that goes along with its patients, then it is probably time to adopt an electronic #medicalrecord (#EMR) mindset.

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Can this Newly Discovered Antibiotic Kill the Most Dangerous Superbugs?

Can this Newly Discovered Antibiotic Kill the Most Dangerous Superbugs? | Top News in the Health Care Industry | Scoop.it
A recent breakthrough in antibiotic discoveries could lead to a new era in medicine.
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#Antibiotic resistance is spreading faster than the introduction of new compounds into clinical practice, threatening the evolution of #healthcare.

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