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The #WhatIRun Initiative Encourages Women to Lead in Health IT

March 24, 2016

More women than ever are taking roles in STEM, but in healthcare IT and many other fields, boardrooms and executive suites are still dominated by Y chromosomes. Women like Janet Hohmann, a communications executive for healthcare IT (HCIT) company Edifecs, are looking to disrupt future history by using their HCIT leadership roles as a platform to advance workplace equality.

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This Week in Science – March 18, 2016

March 18, 2016

From oncology to paleontology, this was an exciting week in science: A portable MRI could come soon to battlefields, nanomedicine halted metastatic cancer in mice, and scientists unearthed a pregnant T. Rex.

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This Week in Science – March 11, 2016

March 11, 2016

This week in science saw a stem cell breakthrough sought after for decades, new insight into peanut allergies, and good news from Obama’s latest physical.

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HiMSS Happenings: A look at Healthcare IT and Life Sciences

March 7, 2016

Peyton Manning announced his retirement from the NFL today, but the Bronco’s number 18 was still calling the shots last week, as he delivered the keynote address at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HiMSS) 2016 conference, held February 29 - March 4 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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This Week in Science – March 4, 2016

March 3, 2016

Three achievements leading to new discoveries in space travel, antibiotic resistance, and uterus transplants kick off March in science news.

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Curbing Healthcare Costs: Preventing Disease with Predictive Health Assessments

March 3, 2016

Speaking at HIMSS this week, BaseHealth’s Chief Scientific Officer Hossein Fakhrai-Rad explained how his company’s data-analytics platform offers predictive health assessments and a “total population” solution to health costs.

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Relatively Good Likeness

March 2, 2016

Don't you think?

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This Week in Science – February 26, 2016

February 26, 2016

More buzz about 3-D printing successes, the body’s defense against influenza, and the kick-off of exciting new clinical trials consume the life science news this week.

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This Week in Science – February 19, 2016

February 19, 2016

Another significant scientific discovery in RNA translation, T-cell therapy for cancer treatment, and mind-controlled prosthetic devices fill up this exciting week in life science news.

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SPECIAL REPORT: In Vitro Diagnostics for Autoimmune Diseases

February 15, 2016

Making an accurate diagnosis relies upon having specific and sensitive in vitro diagnostics (IVDs), capable of recognizing and utilizing the characteristic symptoms of that disease. However, in the case of autoimmune diseases, like rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematous or multiple sclerosis, this is not so straight forward. Autoimmune diseases, which affect up to 50 million Americans, present with multiple symptoms that often overlap or mimic similar diseases.

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