Some Republicans are already finding things they like in the Affordable Care Act. And while the Obama administration fails to explain the law's benefits to Americans, Romney's disingenuous campaigning about the ACA's conservative roots might be finally catching up to him.
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The advocacy group Health Care for America Now has had a loud voice in the healthcare reform debate over the past three years. The company started a Tumblr blog titled "We are the 99 percent," where followers submit photos of themselves holding a sheet of paper, with a message as to why they choose to occupy Wall Street. The site states: "We are forced to choose between groceries and rent. We are denied quality medical care. We are suffering from environmental pollution." The list goes on.
More mobile healthcare and telehealth organizations are weighing in on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s proposed regulation of mobile medical applications – and each has questions that it feels the FDA must answer.
Physicians have long operated as autonomous problem solvers, but healthcare complexity and costs will drive change to act like systems. Atul Gawande outlines 3 key skills that only exist in limited pockets but are central to the transformation.
Northern Ireland's health minister will be in Boston with dozens of other European health leaders this week, and he's hoping to build the province's tech reputation and talking of some of his agency's IT and mobile health initiatives.
At the 4th Annual mHealth World Congress, Bakul Patel, an FDA policy director, tells attendees that people "have to understand the risks and the intentions." Privacy and security topics also took center stage at the conference.