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20:50 EDT 26th July 2017 | BioPortfolio

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Wednesday 26th July 2017

Patient experience of GP surgeries: it’s getting in that’s the problem

Dan Wellings Beccy Baird It is rare that any service hears from 800,000 of its users at the same time, but that is what happened recently with the publication of the GP Patient Survey. It is easy to dismiss this kind of survey, particularly when the results make difficult reading – the questions are wrong, it doesn&rsqu...

Cigna Continues to Expand into the Provider Side of Healthcare

It has become clear to me that some health insurance companies have decided to try to control some aspects of healthcare delivery as a cost-saving measure. Evidence of this trend was the recent decision by Cigna to partner with CVS' MinuteClinics. This new program applies only to Cigna's employer-sponsored health...

Angelina Jolie Reveals Bell's Palsy Diagnosis

Angelina Jolie tells Vanity Fair that she was diagnosed with hypertension and Bell's palsy

Abeona Therapeutics Appoints Juan Ruiz Chief Medical Officer

Juan Ruiz has joined New York gene therapy developer Abeona Therapeutics (NASDAQ: ABEO) as chief medical officer. Ruiz’s experience includes executive positions at Lykera Biomed and Digna Biotech, both Spain-based companies. Abeona’s lead drugs are gene therapy candidates for the rare enzyme deficiency disorder Sanfilippo syndrome type A, and epidermolysis bullosa, which is a rare […]

CONMED (CNMD) Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated 2017 Q2 - Results - Earnings Call Slides

Gilead Sciences, Inc. 2017 Q2 - Results - Earnings Call Slides

Summer Camp Closed After Accidental Drowning of 5-Year-Old

Benjamin "Kamau" Hosch III drowned in a creek while in an outing at the Camp Cricket Summer Day Camp at Cochran Mill Park in Chattahoochee Hills, Georgia.

‘No confidence’: Charities reject NICE ‘no update’ proposal for ME/CFS guideline | 26 July 2017

Published online in Vada magazine, By Adam Lowe 26 July, 2017. Charities in the UK have delivered a resounding vote of ‘no confidence’ to NICE, the body which sets clinical guidelines for doctors...

Teva: Walking Dead?

Laboratory of America Holdings (LH) Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Pfizer's Worrying Trend

Kindred Bio Pounces On Feline Weight Management

Integra LifeSciences Holdings (IART) Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Biogen Q2 2017 Results: Few Steps In The Right Direction

Why Indulging in a 'Cheat Meal' Can Make You Healthier

Indulging in that bacon cheeseburger can be healthy — if you do it right.

Practical value in the NHS

Matthew Lewis ‘Value’ sounds like a familiar concept but it can mean different things to different people. One definition of value in the health and care sector is ‘health outcomes per dollar spent’, so attempts to increase value can look at either improving quality or reducing cost. The King&rsquo...

Goodbye to all that paperwork: An orthopedic surgeon leaves practice

“For what it’s worth: it’s never too late or, in my case, too early to be whoever you want to be. There’s no time limit, stop whenever you want. You can change or stay the same, there are no rules to this thing. We can make the best or the worst of it. I hope […]

Biogen Positions Itself For The Future

Natus Medical's (BABY) CEO James Hawkins on Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Slain NYPD Officer's Widow Gives Birth 2 Years Later

Pei Xia Chen gave birth to a baby girl named Angelina on Tuesday, according to NBC New York.

MacroGenics Announces Date of Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results Conference Call

ROCKVILLE, MD, July 26, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)

Glaxo Gets Out The Axe

Olumiant Clot Signal Echoes Xeljanz Experience

How Robots Are Getting Better at Making Sense of the World

The multiverse of science fiction is populated by robots that are indistinguishable from humans. They are usually smarter, faster, and stronger than us. They seem capable of doing any job imaginable, from piloting a starship and battling alien invaders to taking out the trash and cooking a gourmet meal. The reality, of course, is far […]

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