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Retail clinics, employer activists poised to disrupt healthcare, report finds

Dive Brief: New business models are disrupting medical care, putting pressure on companies to rethink their strategies or risk being left behind, according to a new PwC Health Research Institute report.  HRI points to four new archetypes of deals that are transforming healthcare economics and how patient get care: vertical integrators, employer activists, technology invaders… Read More »

Pulmonary TB Can Be Cured with Shorter Treatment, Study Finds

By Laura Kurtzman   Almost half of the nearly 10 million patients with active tuberculosis each year could potentially be cured with significantly shorter treatments than current guidelines recommend, a new analysis from UC San Francisco has found. The results suggest targeted therapies could be more effective in treating TB, which killed an estimated 1.3 million… Read More »

Japan finds African swine fever in sausage brought from China

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan found African swine fever in packed pork sausage being carried into the country by a foreigner coming from Beijing early this month, the nation’s agriculture ministry said on Tuesday. The incident comes amid growing concerns over the spread of the deadly infection in Asia. China has reported more than 40 separate… Read More »