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NextUp: Roundtrip Is Removing Transportation Barriers From Healthcare

“NextUp” is a weekly NextHealth PHL feature that highlights the local leaders, organizations and research shaping the Greater Philadelphia region’s life sciences ecosystem. Email [email protected] with pitches […]

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Philly Should Declare Racism a Public Health Crisis — And Then Do Something About it

Crisis is a term we often hear in conversations about things we perceive to be of grave danger to our lives or livelihood. When applied […]

City Life

Wendell Potter on Why America’s Healthcare System Is to Blame for Our Poor Coronavirus Response

Wendell Potter used to lie for a living. He admits this fact readily: Twenty years as an insurance executive at Cigna, during which time his […]

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NextHealth PHL

Philly Nonprofit Offers Free Self-Test Kits to Encourage HIV Testing at Home

For more than 40 years, local non-profit AccessMatters has been working to equalize access to sexual and reproductive healthcare for teens and adults in the […]

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NextUp: The Philly Company Uncovering Smarter Healthcare Data Insights

“NextUp” is a weekly NextHealth PHL feature that highlights the local leaders, organizations and research shaping the Greater Philadelphia region’s life sciences ecosystem. Email [email protected] […]

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Life & Style

The Wharton Grad Making Health-Care Worker Shoes That Look As Good As They Feel

Joe Ammon’s wife — a nurse at Penn Medicine — could never find the perfect work shoe, so he set out to make one for […]

Be Well Philly

Philly Health-Care Students Are Gathering PPE for Local Medical Workers

Every day, healthcare professionals put their own safety on the line in order to treat patients. Since the start of the coronavirus outbreak, though, the […]

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City Life

Here’s How to Donate N95 Masks and Other Protective Gear to Philly Hospitals

It’s no secret that America is facing a massive personal protective equipment (PPE) shortage right now. Across the country, health care providers are pleading for […]

NextHealth PHL

Philadelphia Nurses Tell All: I’m Afraid I’ll Infect My Family

“Philadelphia Nurses Tell All” is a weekly series that features stories from healthcare professionals about how they are working to combat COVID-19. If you are […]

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NextHealth PHL

NextUp: The Health Tech Company Eliminating Hospital Discharge Delays

“NextUp” is a weekly NextHealth PHL feature that highlights the local leaders, organizations and research shaping the Greater Philadelphia region’s life sciences ecosystem. Email [email protected] […]

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The Top 5 Healthcare Stories of 2019

NextHealth PHL launched in May 2019, just days before the BIO International Convention brought nearly 20,000 healthcare professionals from around the world to Philadelphia. Six […]

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NextUp: The Startup Making Specialized Footwear for Nurses

“NextUp” is a weekly NextHealth PHL feature that highlights the local leaders, organizations and research shaping the Greater Philadelphia region’s life sciences ecosystem. Email [email protected] […]

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NextUp: How InstaMed Is Making Healthcare Payments More Efficient

“NextUp” is a weekly NextHealth PHL feature that highlights the local leaders, organizations and research shaping the Greater Philadelphia region’s life sciences ecosystem. Email [email protected] […]

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Q&A: Merck Is Partnering With U.S. Cities to End Maternal Mortality

For decades, pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co. has played a key role in addressing global health issues, including maternal mortality. In 2010, the company launched Merck for Mothers, […]

NextHealth PHL

NextUp: The Cybersecurity Firm Making Medical Devices Hack-Proof

“NextUp” is a weekly NextHealth PHL feature that highlights the local leaders, organizations and research shaping the Greater Philadelphia region’s life sciences ecosystem. Email [email protected] […]