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Apple care (for humans).

“Apple plans to enter the health insurance industry by 2024, according to CCS Insights’ Chief Analyst Ben Wood. Many of you have followed the decade-long saga of big tech attempting to enter the healthcare space to compete with incumbents, only […]

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You don’t need AI to replace doctors.

“I’ve been asked many times whether I think that AI will replace doctors. Never once have I been asked if I thought that OTC drugs could replace doctors. But that’s exactly what they have done: every time a drug switches from […]

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How to build an artificial heart.

This New Yorker story covers the development of artificial hearts and the continued efforts to improve their design and development. It includes recent interviews of the engineering teams who are on the cutting edge of new designs as well as […]

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Why is US life expectancy dropping?

“The United States is in a league of its own. There is no other wealthy country in the world that has a life expectancy below 80 years old, nor is there another wealthy country that has a health expenditure per […]

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Our ancient ancestors were energy savers.

“For our ancestors, finding food could be incredibly difficult, so they didn’t waste energy. Today, even though have energy sources ready at our fingertips, we still naturally protect how we spend that energy.” | learn more

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How will Amazon approach U.S. primary care?

Musings by two MBA professors who specialize in the healthcare industry: Robert S. Huckman and Bradley Staats. “Amazon has a playbook for reinventing businesses that it enters. It includes simplifying processes, experimenting to determine which new approaches work best, and […]