CircleOf is an exciting App developed out of Cisco's CHILL Lab that aims to help solve some of the problems of healthcare by focusing on caregivers. 45 million Americans are caregivers, 475 billion dollars is being paid by patients out of pocket and 63%
believe that many investors under-appreciate Sanofi’s non-diabetes businesses and think that the strength from the rest of the company will provide plenty of opportunity for upside, including the new acquisitions and pipeline. The recent slide in shares
(Reuters) - U.S. regulators have proposed lowering the bar for clinical trial success for experimental Alzheimer's drugs to better align with the current emphasis on the need to treat people when they are in the earliest stages of the brain-wasting diseas
Swiss pharmaceuticals giant Roche Holding S.A. agreed to buy the shares of oncology software company Flatiron Health Inc. that it doesn’t already own for $1.9 billion, increasing its capabilities in cancer medicines.
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - United States health spending is projected to rise 5.3 percent in 2018, reflecting rising prices of medical goods and services and higher Medicaid costs, a U.S. government health agency said on Wednesday, an upward trend it forecast
Serco has shaved almost £20m off the price of 15 healthcare contracts it is taking over from failed contractor Carillion after revising the sale agreement in the wake of the company’s collapse.
On 22 June 1948, the MV Empire Windrush arrived at Tilbury Docks carrying 492 Caribbean passengers. More followed afterwards. These migrants and descendants of migrants have played a vital role in the construction of the NHS since its creation. Without th
When I was a kid, I wanted to get a Harley Davidson really bad. I was about seven, and I was in my dad’s car in the back, and these dudes were driving by on these Harleys.I remember looking at them, and thinking,I want to do that, man, you know? I w
Healthcare companies are striking deals that are changing the way they look.
Pharmacies are becoming insurers, hospitals are becoming drugmakers, and insurers are starting to become healthcare providers. Now Walgreens is reportedly in talks with drug di
Walgreens is reportedly in early takeover talks with AmerisourceBergen, a drug distributor, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday.
Walgreens already owns about 26% of the drug distributor.
The talks come at a moment when healthcare compan
Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. has made a takeover approach to drug distributor AmerisourceBergen Corp., a move that could help boost profitability at the drugstore giant and insulate it against external threats in an increasingly competitive health-care l
Jeremy Hunt is facing a Parliamentary vote to stop the scrapping of nurses’ bursaries after the Government’s own research revealed the move is likely to deter ethnic minorities, women and mature students from working in the NHS.The Health Secr
nOCD, an app created to help people treat obsessive-compulsive disorder, will launch an Android version and add more features after raising a $1 million seed round from early-stage healthcare investment firm 7wire Ventures.Read More
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration is proposing ways to curb the cost of prescription drugs for seniors and other Americans, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, acting on repeated pledges by President Donald Trump to tackle rising pri
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. federal government on Thursday approved a device made by a private company in Wisconsin that will allow the first domestic production of a medical imaging isotope in 25 years, a move the government said would enhance nation
Unlicensed practitioner alleged to have reused syringes on poor villagers in Uttar PradeshPolice in India have arrested an unlicensed doctor accused of infecting at least 46 people with HIV by reusing a syringe, the latest case to expose the paucity of he
The continued closure of walk-in centres could increase pressure on A&E departments already in the midst of a winter crisis, internal NHS data has revealed.This is despite public claims from NHS trusts that closing walk-in centres will have a &ld