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Aug 19, 2014

The Huge, Neglected Opportunity For Proactive Medicine

Proactive medicine has been neglected due to the culture and incentives of U.S. medicine. We now recognize that it is one of the most effective strategies to improve health status and reduce costs. Resources and attention are shifting to proactive me...

Aug 19, 2014

How TOMS Creates "Customers For Life"

TOMS is well known for innovating the 1-for-1 giving model: Buy a pair of shoes and TOMS will donate another pair to someone in need. The company applied its business model to eyeglasses in 2011 and as of last year began selling coffee and donating c...

Aug 18, 2014

Community Health Is Target of Cyberattack

Community Health Systems said its computer network was a target of an external criminal cyberattack that affected data related to 4.5 million individuals...

Aug 18, 2014

U.S. speeds up human clinical trials for promising Ebola vaccine

Researchers at the National Institutes of Health are accelerating human clinical trials for what scientists hope is a promising new vaccine to combat the deadly Ebola virus...

Aug 18, 2014

Bits Blog: Hack of Community Health Systems Affects 4.5 Million Patients

On Monday, a hospital network said personal data for 4.5 million patients had been stolen in a cyberattack by a group based in China... #China #Community Health Systems, Inc. #Securities and Exchange Commission #Health and Human Services Department

Aug 19, 2014

Cindy Crawford pulls kids from Malibu school over chemical concerns

Cindy Crawford pulled her two children out of their high school ahead of the back-to-school sweep, citing concerns over their health and safety at the Malibu, Calif., institution... #China #Community Health Systems, Inc. #Securities and Exchange Commission #Health and Human Services Department

Aug 20, 2014

Use Options For a Chance To Buy HCN at a 11% Discount

Looking back to 84 days ago, Health Care REIT Inc. (NYSE: HCN) priced a 14,000,000 share secondary stock offering at $62.35 per share. Buyers in that offering made a considerable investment into the company, expecting that their investment would go u... #China #Community Health Systems, Inc. #Securities and Exchange Commission #Health and Human Services Department

Aug 20, 2014

The New Health Care: Why More, Not Fewer, People Might Start Getting Health Insurance Through Work

A look at what has happened in Massachusetts and more recently at Walmart is instructive... #Massachusetts #Wal-Mart

Aug 18, 2014

Baidu partners with U.N. to tackle e-waste in China

Chinese search engine Baidu and the United Nations Development Program are hoping to streamline the recycling of e-waste in China with a new app that can help users easily sell their old electronics for cash. The Web-based app called “Baidu Recycle S... #China #United Nations Development Program

Aug 19, 2014

Ebola scare prompts UAE airline to disinfect plane

THE NATIONAL airline of the United Arab Emirates said Monday it has disinfected one of its planes after health authorities there announced that a Nigerian woman who died after flying to the capital, Abu Dhabi, may have been infected with the Ebola vi... #China #United Nations Development Program