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Founder of Microsoft Healthcare comes up with plan to reduce hidden insurance costs

With millions of dollars for health plans tied up in hidden fees and negotiations, Microsoft Healthcare founder Dave Chase sought to tamp down on growing healthcare costs. He started Health Rosetta with the goal of improving transparency among insurance brokers and help employers keep healthcare costs in check. The company claims it can reduce employers’ […]

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Mentally ill ‘spend months on hidden waiting list’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Patients with mental illnesses are left languishing for months on “hidden” waiting lists by England’s NHS talking therapy service, the BBC can reveal. The service – called Improving Access to Psychological Therapies – provides therapy, such as counselling, to adults with conditions like depression, post-traumatic stress disorder and […]

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FDA Keeps A Database Of Medical Device Injuries Hidden From Doctors And Public

By Christina Jewett  Dr. Douglas Kwazneski was helping a Pittsburgh surgeon remove an appendix when something jarring happened. The surgical stapler meant to cut and seal the tissue around the appendix locked up. Kwazneski later turned to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s public database that tracks medical device failures and “there was nothing,” he […]


9 Hidden Strengths of Introverts

Everyday Wellness Beth DreherJul 20 The wallflowers in your life are harboring secret powers. Here are just a few. Introverts are problem solvers iStock/PeopleImages Whether you’re looking for relationship advice or wondering how Pythagoras solved a2 + b2, introverts likely have the answers, or know how to find them. Peek inside an introvert’s brain, writes Laurie Helgo, author […]