CBD for chronic pain: The science doesn’t match the marketing

If you ask health care providers about the most challenging condition to treat, chronic pain is mentioned frequently. By its nature, chronic pain is a complex and multidimensional experience. Pain…

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Perfect storm of politics, PR, polluted messages to the public

That was the title of a seminar presentation I made for the Georgetown University Health and the Public Interest program last week. It was delivered via Zoom for the graduate…

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Health in 2 Point 00, Episode 153 | GoodRx’s massive IPO, Olive, Bright Health & more

Today on Health in 2 Point 00, Jess is in Jacksonville hanging out with Jackson the dog and trying to replace me with @barkyboy. On Episode 153, we cover the…

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LEAP in Health IT Program Overview, 2020 (and 2019) Awards

Today, ONC announced the latest awards under its Leading Edge Acceleration Projects (LEAP) in Health Information Technology (Health IT) funding opportunity, which supports innovation to address emerging challenges and advance…

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Featured Health IT Job: Technical Lead

We like to regularly feature a healthcare IT job that might be of interest to readers. Today, we’re featuring the Technical Lead position that was recently posted on Healthcare IT…

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Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on the Dangers of Politicizing the Coronavirus Pandemic

When a contagious, deadly pandemic sweeps around the globe, people look to the World Health Organization (WHO) for guidance. It’s not easy to be the person in charge under those…

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Managing the new normal: Actively help your family weather the pandemic

When the pandemic first began earlier this year, it seemed like if we could just hunker down until perhaps summer, things would get better and we’d be able to get…

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‘It’s Been a Matter of Life and Death.’ Dr. Bonnie Castillo on How Nurses Have Been Left to Fend for Themselves During the Pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic has stretched on, the American health care system has depended on the tireless efforts of nurses to care for the ill, tend to the dying, and…

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What To Know About Those $200 Drug Cards President Trump Promised

Health policy researchers say Trump may not be able to pay for the cards, which fall short of lasting policy changes to curb high drug prices. (Image credit: Evan Vucci/AP)

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Healthcare Digital Transformation with Paddy Padmanabhan

One of the first healthcare books coming out during the pandemic is called Healthcare Digital Transformation: How Consumerism, Technology, and Pandemic are Accelerating the Future and is co-authored by Paddy Padmanabhan,…

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