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“Blood test finds 50 types of cancer” – we’ve been down this path before

Shoddy, incomplete, fawning news coverage of screening tests is one of the most clearly established problems in health news coverage – something HealthNewsReview.org has revealed countless times over the past 15 years. A public relations news release 22 days ago – from “a healthcare company whose mission is to detect cancer early” – touted study… Read More »

An Orthopedic Surgeon Breaks Down Cowboys QB Dak Prescott’s Gruesome Ankle Injury

This football injury looks brutal—and according to an orthopedic surgeon, it is. Dr. Antonio Webb recently took to YouTube to react to Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott’s ankle injury, giving fans some insight into the gruesome dislocation. Prescott dislocated his ankle in the third quarter of a Cowboys vs. New York Giants game on Sunday… Read More »

Podcast Interview with CIO Jason Wood, Part 1: “Covid Turned Our Business Upside Down.”

Jason Wood, CIO, OptumCare – Northwest For healthcare IT leaders, prioritization and resource allocation can be challenging under normal circumstances (that is, if there is such a thing). But when a global pandemic hits, it graduates to a new level. As teams log 100-hour weeks to ensure patients can receive care, whether it’s virtually or… Read More »

UHS founder and CEO Alan Miller to step down in January after four decades of service

Universal Health Services founder, chairman and CEO Alan Miller will step down as CEO in January after serving for four decades. He will be succeeded by his son, Marc Miller, the current president at UHS. Alan Miller will continue to serve as the executive chairman of the board of directors, as well as the president… Read More »