Health Care

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Philly Is Getting Another New Teeth Straightening Service

This past year, I’ve noticed some cosmetic beauty practices trending on Instagram: Botox, teeth whitening, personalized vitamins, and organic skincare. With every scroll, another influencer […]

Be Well Philly

Goodbye, Braces: A New Teeth Straightening Service Just Arrived In Philly

For many adults, looking at photos from late middle school or high school can be cringe-worthy. From the questionable hairstyles to the semi-absurd apparel, our […]

Business

Klasko: People Have Way Too Much Respect for the Medical System

What will the country’s health care look like about 20 years from now? Will patients finally receive one-page medical bills and will telemedicine be the […]

Business

Here’s Why Independence and Comcast Are Launching a Health Care Venture Together

As health care spending continues to represent an excessively large part of our country’s economy, the push for innovation in the space dominated by an […]

Business

Penn Medicine Just Launched a New Alliance With Two Regional Health Systems

The University of Pennsylvania Health System is expanding its reach across the region with a new clinical care alliance. The health system announced on Thursday […]

Business

Jefferson, Einstein Merger Would Create a Massive 18-Hospital System

Jefferson Health system and Einstein Healthcare Network will likely merge in the near future creating the region’s largest residency program, according to hospital representatives. On […]

Business

What the Merger of Two Healthcare Giants Could Mean for Philly Region

After news broke on Monday that Walgreens is in early-stage talks to buy AmerisourceBergen — one of the region’s largest publicly traded companies — stocks of […]

Business

Klasko: CVS-Aetna Merger Could Be an Opening for Amazon

When CVS recently announced a $69 billion deal to buy Aetna, the country’s third-largest insurer, the corporate and health care worlds were immediately divided. Because […]

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Penn Medicine Begins “Life-Changing” Uterine Transplant Program

Historically, there’s been no treatment available for women living with nonfunctioning uteruses, but in recent years, physicians have made breakthroughs with uterine transplants. And this […]

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This Coalition Wants to Tackle North Philly’s Biggest Health Disparities

It’s been a year since health and government officials across the city and state came together to form the North Philadelphia Health Enterprise Zone. The […]

Property

What Home Depot Taught Jefferson About Collaborative Workplaces

This tale of creative space-shaping in the field of medicine begins at Home Depot. That’s where Praveen Chopra, Thomas Jefferson University’s chief information and transformative […]

Business

Report: Independence Health Group Income Down 93 Percent

As the wave of health care consolidation continues and the Affordable Care Act covers brings new entrants into the insurance market, a new report offers a […]

Business

Four Innovators Awarded $600,000 from University City Science Center

Four researchers are sharing the hefty prize of $600,000. It’s all part of the QED Proof-of-Concept Program from the University City Science Center that unites collegiate research from the […]

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500 St. Christopher’s Nurses Unionize, Citing Safety Concerns

For the third time in the past month, a large group of nurses voted to join the Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses and Allied Professionals (PASNAP) union […]

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It’s Not Marijuana, But Synthetic THC Company Has High Hopes

Zynerba is not a medical marijuana company, but its CEO Armando Anido might know more about the chemical makeup of pot than anyone else. The Devon, […]