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Happy Valentines Day and Preidents Day friends. I hope you’re celebrating by sending yourself chocolate like I did. A symbol of empowerment to send a gift to yourself. Or as it is now called “self care.” A rose by any other name...
The New York Times
– Feb 12, 7:05 AM
It's a high-class but increasingly common problem: being a former magazine editor in a digitized world that cares little about whose name used to be on top of a defunct masthead. (A masthead, for those unfamiliar with the term, lists in careful…
francine hardawayWhat a symptom of the digital transformation! I guess i have to read this memoir.
McClatchy Washington Bureau
Kevin G. Hall
– Feb 13, 5:24 AM
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francine hardawayHow the mighty have fallen. Every legacy news organization has had to face a decision like this. There’s no time for tradition or legacy.
Audio will be available later today. When Carol Pak-Teng, an emergency room doctor in New Jersey, hosted a fundraiser in December for Democratic freshman Rep. Tom Malinowski, her guests, mostly doctors, were pleased when she steered the…
francine hardawayThe doctors are always the meat squeezed in the sandwich between patients and insurance companies. And they know things/
DoNotPay, the family of consumer advocacy services meant to protect people from corporate exploitation, is launching a new app aimed at helping end our long national nightmare surrounding robocalls by giving you a burner credit card to get their…
francine hardawayDon’t you get them all the time? Politicos first and then my university.
– Feb 12, 11:29 AM
Medical debt is the #1 cause of bankruptcy in the US (Harvard, 2015). You know it yourself. The research is all out there.The political candidates know it. And the health care industry knows it. Providers lose billions of dollars a year ($38BN in…
francine hardawayMedical bills are a pain for everyone involved, which is why I support a single payer system, and this app for the patient. Single payer will never happen, however, because too many people support the current billing system. The app is happening right now
As pharmaceutical companies initiate human trials for potentially lifesaving cancer drugs, they often follow a well-established path. The drug's fate at first rests on its impact among patients who have exhausted all other therapies—those…
francine hardawayWow. Treatment of late state lung cancer with immunotherapy drugs is a $20 billion market!
A new credit card startup is taking aim at American Express and other stalwarts that have long dominated corporate expense accounts. Ramp, a New York-based fintech firm whose founders sold their last venture to Capital One, has raised $25 million…
francine hardawayQuite a few inroads are being made into the financial industry. Old hands like Amex are going to have to take note soon, if they already haven't.
In the following analysis, we take a look at why Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) could be an attractive acquisition target for Google (NASDAQ:GOOG). We break down our analysis into three parts: what Tesla would stand to gain, what Google would stand to gain…
The first artificial intelligence-enabled cardiac ultrasound software has received De Novo marketing authorization, the FDA announced today. Developed by Caption Health, the Caption Guidance tool guides medical professionals through a heart disease…
francine hardawayHow long will it be until we replace ultrasound techs? Not very I see.