Health Care

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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 […]


What Philadelphia Is Losing When It Loses Hahnemann Hospital

As a physician, I recently have been devastated by the news that the hospital in which I practice and teach is closing. Philadelphia Academic Health […]

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Top Doctors 2019: Our New List Is Here

The Philadelphia region is a medical mecca, with world-renowned hospitals, medical schools, clinics and surgical centers. We’re proud to present our latest Top Doctors list, with 2,642 physicians […]

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Does Google Know When You’re Sick? A Penn Study Counts the Clicks

We’ve all done it: You come down with a cough or you’ve got a never-ending stomach ache, so you head straight to WebMD and search […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]