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Top Doctors 2018: Our Largest-Ever List Is Here

The Philadelphia region is a medical mecca, with world-renowned hospitals, medical schools, clinics and surgical centers. And this year, we’re proud to present our most […]

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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 […]

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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

Will Amazon Really “Disrupt” Health Care? 5 Philly Health Leaders Weigh In

When Amazon announced on Tuesday its plan to launch a new nonprofit healthcare company with Berkshire Hathaway and JP Morgan Chase, health care stocks went […]

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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Report: Graham-Cassidy Repeal Bill Would Cost Pa. $11 Billion

Republicans are trying yet again to dismantle the Affordable Care Act. Their latest measure comes in the form of a bill proposed by Sens. Lindsey Graham (of […]

Business

I Love My Job: Jefferson’s Stephen K. Klasko

A lot has happened with Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health over the past few years, and Stephen K. Klasko has orchestrated it all. Since […]

Business

Perelman School of Medicine Joins National Initiative to Increase In-Home Primary Care

The Home Centered Care Institute (HCCI) announced last week that eight nationally recognized academic centers and hospitals, including the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of […]

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Penn Med Students Create App to Address LGBTQ Health Disparities

Three University of Pennsylvania medical students have created an app that they hope will put an end to LGBTQ healthcare disparities. SpectrumScores, being developed by […]

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Toomey Wants to Repeal the Affordable Care Act With or Without a Replacement

Disability activists protested outside Sen. Pat Toomey’s Philadelphia office yesterday, some covered in fake blood, to speak out against his push to repeal the Affordable Care Act […]

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It’s Time for Single-Payer Health Care

I frequently travel around the country meeting and speaking with business groups about issues affecting their companies. The business groups I speak to are located […]

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Wolf Urges Toomey Against Medicaid Cuts

Like a lot of people, Pa. Gov. Tom Wolf wants to get in touch with Sen. Pat Toomey. Wolf sent Toomey a letter expressing concern for the […]

Business

Philadelphia Has an Overabundance of Medical Talent, LinkedIn Says

Last week, LinkedIn released its June 2017 workforce report, detailing hiring and job-seeking trends in 20 of the largest US metropolitan areas. The professional networking site began releasing monthly […]

Business

CloudMine Names Philly Life Sciences Industry Veteran as New CEO

CloudMine Inc., Center City’s acclaimed and fast-growing master of digital health care application design, announced on Wednesday that Stephen Wray is joining the company as […]