The brainstorming for how to deal with the impending physician shortage is happening on many different fronts. Some think cutting the length of medical …Read This Article
Payers can take it slow with payment reform and wellness programs, but hospitals need cost-saving changes now. Comments from Ken Paulus of Allina Health …Read This Article
Kate O’Reilly’s spring allergy survival kit includes the usual stuff — nasal sprays, allergy pills and a box of tissues. This season, she’s added a new weapon to her line of defense: an app on her smartphone.
After waking up one recent morning with a …
Women in entrepreneurship is a hot button issue right now. Women represent a significantly smaller number of executives and entrepreneurs then men and far …Read This Article
Weight was never a concern for Stephanie Brondani, 52, of Minnetonka. Until last year, when she hit menopause.
Suddenly, she noticed her midsection thickening. “I think everybody feels [like], ‘I’m eating the same way I always have been and yet I’m get…
Minnesota lawmakers are considering a proposal to require insurers to cover an intensive form of autism treatment, which can cost more than $100,000 a year.Read This Article
A disappointing setback in the federal rollout of the Affordable Care Act should help dispel lingering doubts about Minnesota’s decision to build a homegrown version of the online health insurance marketplaces called for in the controversial health ref…Read This Article
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – The number of Americans diagnosed with celiac disease continued to rise over the past decade but leveled off in 2004, according to a new study.
Researchers analyzed data on a small but representative sample of people living…
University of Minnesota officials have investigated a concern raised by a bioethics professor — that U psychiatrists might have “rubber-stamped” vulnerable schizophrenic patients into drug studies — and concluded it is “completely false.”
In a blog l…
More adolescents are getting vaccinated for human papillomavirus, the sexually transmitted virus that causes cervical cancer, but use of the HPV vaccine continues to lag behind expectations, and doctors are growing worried about a building public backl…Read This Article
When you hear something often enough from unrelated sources, you tend to believe it. And that is the situation I find myself in with …Read This Article
Plymouth, Minnesota-based Monteris Medical announced Monday that the medical device firm has raised $7.8 million. Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) led the round, …Read This Article
HealthPartners and Park Nicollet Health Services officially joined forces Tuesday, announcing the election of a single consumer-governed board and completing the merger of two Twin Cities health care giants.
The combined entity, which will operate unde…
It’s not great when a company needs a rival to have a major disaster in order to see the upside, but when you are …Read This Article