Health Care

Lead Editor: Lisa Gough

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SmartBrief publishes more than 40 e-newsletters in health care, serving medical professionals such as family physicians, specialists and nurses, and exploring diverse topics such as medical devices, pharmaceuticals, insurance and health IT.

Hawaiian company developing device to improve comfort of prostheses

9/18/2014

  • American City Business Journals

The National Science Foundation awarded Hawaiian startup Koa Technologies $215,000 to develop a product to improve the interface between a prosthesis and the residual limb. The device uses suction-bas… Read More

Study: Wellness program yields health gains, cost reductions

9/18/2014

  • American City Business Journals

A five-year study of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center's MyHealth employee wellness program shows improvements in health risks and increases in the use of preventive care and disease managem… Read More

Register for Turning the Tide Against Cancer National Conference

9/18/2014

The Personalized Medicine Coalition, the American Association for Cancer Research and Feinstein Kean Healthcare will be convening a second Turning the Tide Against Cancer Through Sustained Medical Inn… Read More

Federal standards usher in changes for food, fundraisers in Colo. schools

9/18/2014

  • Gazette (Colorado Springs, Colo.), The

Schools in the Colorado Springs area said they are adjusting their menus, vending machines and a la carte options to comply with federal standards. Officials in some schools said they are doing away w… Read More