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Healthcare Predictions 2019: Venrock Investors Weigh In - Fortune

Health - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 07:00
Healthcare Predictions 2019: Venrock Investors Weigh In  Fortune

Venrock healthcare investor gurus Bob Kocher and Bryan Roberts weigh in on the trends to watch in digital health and everything else in 2019.

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What makes someone 'wellderly?' - Health Report - ABC News

Health - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 07:00
What makes someone 'wellderly?' - Health Report  ABC News

Being healthy in old age is probably something that most of us aspire to. And there's actually a term for this cohort of people — they're called the 'wellderly.'

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Barwon Health board, staff blindsided by CEO Professor Ruth Salom’s resignation - Geelong Advertiser

Health - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 07:00
Barwon Health board, staff blindsided by CEO Professor Ruth Salom’s resignation  Geelong Advertiser

BARWON Health has been left blindsided by the sudden departure of chief executive Ruth Salom and hit back at her claims of gender inequity and outdated ...

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ResMed buys Propeller Health for $US225m - The Australian Financial Review

Health - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 07:00
ResMed buys Propeller Health for $US225m  The Australian Financial Review

After acquiring a start-up that helps sufferers of asthma and other respiratory diseases ResMed will expand into pharmaceuticals for the first time.

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Young people's concerns around mental health have doubled in two years - ABC News

Health - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 07:00
Young people's concerns around mental health have doubled in two years  ABC News

Young people are much more concerned about mental health than they were two years ago, according to the latest Mission Australia report. The survey of ...

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Legislative Council committee releases second report on Tasmania's acute health services - Tasmania Examiner

Health - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 07:00
Legislative Council committee releases second report on Tasmania's acute health services  Tasmania Examiner

A second interim report from a Legislative Council sub-committee's inquiry into the state's acute health system says the government needs to address the ...

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Coal-fired power station health study prompts calls for pollution monitoring and modern emissions controls - ABC News

Health - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 07:00
Coal-fired power station health study prompts calls for pollution monitoring and modern emissions controls  ABC News

Doctors are calling for air pollution monitoring near a coal-fired power station in the New South Wales city of Lithgow, saying it is worrying that potential health ...

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Kyrgios says lighter load and better mental health gives him balance - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 07:00
Kyrgios says lighter load and better mental health gives him balance  The Sydney Morning Herald

Nick Kyrgios is hoping a smarter playing schedule and paying more attention to his mental health will help him rise back up the rankings next year after an ...

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Health insurance reforms help industry more than consumers: Choice - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 07:00
Health insurance reforms help industry more than consumers: Choice  The Sydney Morning Herald

*Fresh* calls for a Productivity Commission inquiry come amid research that shows 69 per cent of health fund members believe they are getting "average" or ...

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My Health Record problems give government a bitter, but needed privacy pill - The Australian Financial Review

Health - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 07:00
My Health Record problems give government a bitter, but needed privacy pill  The Australian Financial Review

Opposition and delays to the government's planned electronic health records, highlight the more informed and honest privacy debate needed in Australia.

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Morrison government unveils $1.25 billion health funding fix - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 07:00
Morrison government unveils $1.25 billion health funding fix  The Sydney Morning Herald

Labor has mounted a powerful attack on the government on health funding in local areas.

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Health Minister Michael Ferguson awaits details of federal funding boost - Tasmania Examiner

Health - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 07:00
Health Minister Michael Ferguson awaits details of federal funding boost  Tasmania Examiner

But a health analyst says the funding will make no difference to Tasmania's hospitals.

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$42m to tackle global health issues - News - The University of Queensland, Australia - UQ News

Health - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 07:00
$42m to tackle global health issues - News - The University of Queensland, Australia  UQ News

Research into fighting the flu, improving outcomes for vulnerable infants, and battling kidney disease has netted almost $42 million in funding for academics from ...

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Government pumps extra $1.26 billion into health services - 2GB

Health - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 07:00
Government pumps extra $1.26 billion into health services  2GB

The federal government will pump an additional $1.26 billion into health services. The new Community Health and Hospitals Program will help fund projects in ...

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Fed health boost follows cutbacks: Andrews - The Northern Daily Leader

Health - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 07:00
Fed health boost follows cutbacks: Andrews  The Northern Daily Leader

The federal government's $1.25 billion health boost is welcome, but comes after savage cutbacks, Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews says. Prime Minister Scott ...

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Modern Family star Sarah Hyland ‘contemplated suicide’ amid health woes - PerthNow

Health - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 07:00
Modern Family star Sarah Hyland ‘contemplated suicide’ amid health woes  PerthNow

Modern Family star Sarah Hyland has detailed her significant health battles which led to a downward spiral in her mental health.

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Brainstorm Health: Gottlieb Insulin Comments, Telehealth Apps, Actelion Settlement - Fortune

Health - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 07:00
Brainstorm Health: Gottlieb Insulin Comments, Telehealth Apps, Actelion Settlement  Fortune

Good afternoon, readers. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner (FDA) Scott Gottlieb isn't exactly shy about speaking his mind on what he perceives are ...

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Healthy Mummy's incredible transformation - Sunshine Coast Daily

Health - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 07:00
Healthy Mummy's incredible transformation  Sunshine Coast Daily

A Sunshine Coast "healthy mummy” has turned her life around using a widely-popular online health program.

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Medical Groups Urge Federal Government to Strengthen Health IT Usability, Safety - The Pew Charitable Trusts

Health - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 07:00
Medical Groups Urge Federal Government to Strengthen Health IT Usability, Safety  The Pew Charitable Trusts

Organizations representing clinicians, hospitals, and technology professionals recently urged the Trump administration to implement policies that will improve ...

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Mercy Health Foundation earns High Performer designation for third consecutive year - The Morning Journal

Health - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 07:00
Mercy Health Foundation earns High Performer designation for third consecutive year  The Morning Journal

The Association for Healthcare Philanthropy has designated the Mercy Health Foundation as a 2018 High Performer, according to a news release.

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