Medical Debt From In-Prison Injuries Is Chasing Inmates After Release

LakeArrowhead (#1) 118 days ago US News medical debt in-prison injuries chasing inmates release All   Discuss  | Add To 
In Arizona, prisoners are being charged for medical procedures the state is supposed to pay for. The bills can ruin inmates' credit, adding to their challenges when they rejoin society.

Smart speaker technology harnessed for hospital medical treatments

LakeArrowhead (#1) 182 days ago Science smart speaker technology harnessed hospital medical treatments All   Discuss  | Add To 
Smart speakers that are customarily used in your living room can be programmed to act as an aid to physicians in hospital operating rooms, according to new research.

NYU Medical School Says It Will Offer Free Tuition To All Students

LakeArrowhead (#1) 402 days ago US News nyu medical school offer free tuition students All   Discuss  | Add To 
New York University said the move was to address the high cost of entering a career in medicine. Most med students graduate in debt, which can often top $200,000.

Zebra Medical Vision gets $30M Series C to create AI-based tools for radiologists

LakeArrowhead (#1) 472 days ago Business zebra medical vision 30m series create ai-based tools radiologists All   Discuss  | Add To 
Zebra Medical Vision, an Israeli medical imaging startup that uses machine and deep learning to build tools for radiologists, has raised a $30 million Series C led by health technology fund aMoon Ventures, with participation from Aurum, Johnson & Johnson Innovation—JJDC Inc. (the conglomerate’s venture capital arm), Intermountain Health and artificial intelligence experts Fei-Fei Li […]

Eligible founder Katelyn Gleason’s plan to upend the billion dollar medical billing industry

LakeArrowhead (#1) 909 days ago Business eligible founder katelyn gleasons plan upend billion dollar medical billing industry All   Discuss  | Add To 
 Medical billing is a largely untapped and lucrative industry, potentially pulling in $55 billion globally by 2020. But its inner workings are still very murky — most of the time it’s not clear how much something will cost and sometimes you don’t even get the (possibly whopping) bill until months down the road. Founder Katelyn Gleason wants to make it easier to know what and… Read More

The Mednet launches its ‘Quora for cancer,’ an online medical knowledge base

LakeArrowhead (#1) 915 days ago Business mednet launches quora cancer online medical knowledge base All   Discuss  | Add To 
 A New York City startup called The Mednet today launched a platform that gives physicians a knowledge-sharing tool that’s as easy to use as Quora, but provides them with expert answers about the latest research in their field. The site has focused, so far, strictly on cancer. Read More

Preventing hospital-related deaths due to medical errors

LakeArrowhead (#1) 951 days ago Science preventing hospital-related deaths medical errors All   Discuss  | Add To 
How many patients die in the hospital as a result of preventable medical errors? While debate continues over estimates based on flawed data, the US healthcare system can and must implement effective strategies to reduce adverse events and deaths, according to a special perspective article.

Why Doctors Without Borders Is Adding Food To Its Medical Bag

LakeArrowhead (#1) 984 days ago World News doctors borders adding food medical bag All   Discuss  | Add To 
In Nigeria, the food crisis is so severe that when MSF sees families to treat disease or provide vaccinations, they're starting to distribute food as well.

Drones could soon get crucial medical supplies to patients in need...

LakeArrowhead (#1) 986 days ago World News drones crucial medical supplies patients All   Discuss  | Add To 
Drones could soon get crucial medical supplies to patients in need... (Second column, 21st story, link)

Millions Of People Are Having An Easier Time Paying Medical Bills

LakeArrowhead (#1) 1026 days ago US News millions people easier time paying medical bills All   Discuss  | Add To 
The number of people who say they are struggling to pay medical bills has dropped by 13 million in the past five years, a study finds. An improving economy and the Affordable Care Act are why.

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