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We Need More Surgitels

Hospitals are becoming obsolete. So, what should we do with all that space after the sick care apocalypse? Here are some ideas:

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Small Changes Lead to BIG Changes

As you journey toward becoming your healthiest self, it's the small steps you take over time that build to achieve long and lasting results. There is no magic pill or fad diet that will replace the simple healthy changes you can make to promote a healthier life. BUT, that doesn't mean it has to be hard. By taking little steps over time, you can begin to reap the benefits of the changes you need for a permanent, healthy, lasting lifestyle.

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Aetna, CVS, Walgreens And Amazon May Finally Let Pharma Do What It Does Best

Aetna, CVS, Walgreens, and Amazon are some of the most powerful words in healthcare. And in that context, the era of retail medicine is fast approaching. Much of this concept is build around the love affair with the customer that defines much of the retail marketplace today. Or, as some say, customer-centricity.

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The Curious Yet Wonderful Bedfellows Of Health Tech

In September, Circulation, a digital Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT) exchange, merged with LogistiCare, the largest broker of NEMT rides in the country. The combined entity’s goal is to improve access to healthcare by creating a large-scale logistics network available on-demand, fundamentally changing the way individuals consume healthcare services. But I'm getting ahead of myself.

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Has Innovation Just Become An Infectious Disease?

Be careful, the company is febrile. Fluttering hearts, sweaty palms, anxiety, and delusions of grandeur are the other symptoms that seem to be transmitted from company to company--starting with the Chief Infection Officer.

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How Health Nonsense Prevails - and What We Can Do About It

I spoke this week at the Henry Ford Hospital in West Bloomfield, Michigan - both at a community forum, and in grand rounds for the medical staff - on my usual topics: the fundamental truths and luminous potential of diet and lifestyle as our medicines of choice. A colleague and friend in the audience captured on video a brief snippet in which I explain how nonsense about health routinely impersonates gospel. Of course, these days, nonsense on virtually every topic impersonates gospel - we are, after all, in the post-truth era. But let’s stick with health.

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