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It’s time to change the definition of ‘health’

WEBThe WHO defines health as a state of “complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or …

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How technology is shaping the future of health care STAT

WEBTechnology is rapidly changing the world of health care for both patients and providers. Artificial intelligence tools are being used to diagnose diseases, remote monitoring …

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Philanthropists need to step up to support nursing schools, too

WEBThe more than 5.7 million registered and practical nurses in the U.S. represent the largest segment of the health care workforce. For 22 years, nurses have …

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New Medicare rules offer a lifeline for digital therapeutics firms

WEBIn what could prove to be a lifeline for a new crop of health tech startups, Medicare regulators proposed new codes that support payment for digital mental health …

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The pandemic has helped engage people with their health STAT

WEBA surprising pandemic side effect: People are more engaged with their health. A bout a month ago, one of our patients, a man in his mid-40s, came to the clinic …

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STAT health tech: Stories on AI, new medical devices and more

WEBTeladoc has a new CEO, but challenges remain the same. Telehealth, digital healthcare, virtual medicine, medical AI: Stay up to date with the latest health tech developments …

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New startup aims to build support for serious mental illness

WEBVanna Health, a startup co-founded by former National Institute of Mental Health leader Thomas Insel, has quietly raised $29 million to support patients with …

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Reinventing health care in 2023 STAT

WEBDo the math and it’s easy to see that realigning health care incentives in the U.S. is inevitable. The average family insurance premium was $6,348 in 2000. By 2020 …

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The 39 best health and science books to read this summer

WEBS ummer is officially here, and so is STAT’s annual book list, chock full of great health, medicine, and science reads to dive into on vacation or during a relaxing …

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AI doesn't have to replace humans to accelerate medicine STAT

WEBAssistants, not replacements: How AI can accelerate research and health care. From left, STAT's Rick Berke, Healthvana CEO Ramin Bastani, Biswas Family …

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J.D. Vance health care policy views, VC investments STAT

WEBWASHINGTON — Sen. J.D. Vance, who was tapped to be former President Trump’s running mate on Monday, has a history of investing in health care companies — …

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AI leads the way as health tech startup funding stabilizes

WEBAI leads the way as health tech funding inches toward a post-pandemic stability. F unding for health tech startups in the first half of 2024 remained far below the …

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Making sense of the debate’s health care debate STAT

WEBFrom “ we finally beat Medicare ,” to abortion rights, health programs’ solvency, and high drug prices, there was a surprising amount of health care debate …

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As health system earnings go up, health insurance stocks go down …

WEBSTAT took a look at 20 large nonprofit health systems and found that all but four reported higher operating and net margins in the first three months of 2024 …

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Food is medicine: Medicaid contractors delivering salty, fatty …

WEBAdvocates say companies are taking advantage of the Food is Medicine movement, which aims to integrate nutritious food into health care.

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Helping hospitals and community health centers plan for resilience …

WEBBut the coordination and strategy involved in resilience planning requires adequate funding. Spending legislation Congress recently passed is a step in the right …

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Alcohol driving a half-dozen types of cancer in the U.S., study finds

WEBAlcohol came in third, with 5% of cases in men and women over 30 attributable to drinking — perhaps a surprising result to the public, given low awareness of the links …

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Sanford Health to acquire Marshfield Clinic STAT

WEBThe $7 billion, 45-hospital system plans to absorb Marshfield Clinic Health System, a $3 billion system of 11 hospitals across Wisconsin and northern Michigan. …

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Ascension sells hospitals to improve finances STAT

WEBAscension has lost almost $4 billion on operations from fiscal 2020 through fiscal 2023, triggering deals to offload almost 30 hospitals. Just last week, Ascension …

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