America’s health-care system is no doubt among the world’s best if the country’s life expectancy is anything to go by. The U.S. average life expectancy in 2015 was 78 years, according to World Health Organization. Life expectancy is an important indicator used to gauge the overall health of a community.
Questions about America’s spending on health care abound. For instance, why would a country like Japan, which spends roughly half of what the U.S. spends on health care per capita, have a higher average life expectancy figure? Japan’s average life expectancy in 2015 was 83 years, five years higher than that of America.
The discrepancy between America’s spending on health care and the quality of the health-care system boils down to inefficiencies that can be addressed by inventions and
Dr. Leonard Guarente is the scientist behind the consumer health company Elysium Health. Dr. Guarente, in addition to being the chief scientist of Elysium Health, is the director of the Paul F. Glenn Center for Biology of Aging Research at MIT. He has conducted significant research on the genetic and molecular causes of aging during his career.
Elysium Health works together with world-class scientists from prestigious institutions like Harvard University, Yale University, and Yale University. Elysium is translating advances in science and technology into clinically-validated health products that work with a mission of helping people live healthier, longer.
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Drew Madden is one of the key figures who have made a difference in Healthcare IT industry. Over the years, his passion for Electronic Medical Records (EMR) has driven him to make a series of accomplishments in the health sector. Madden is a healthcare IT businessman who has previously led the largest Epic consulting company globally: Nordic Consulting Partners.
Drew Madden started his career as a student advisor at the University of Iowa. He later got a job at Cerner Corporation, a healthcare company. He was the integrating consultant at the company for four years. In this corporation, he got several certifications in modules such as Emar and PharmNet.
Every single person who uses the healthcare industry in one form or another comes in contact with healthcare inf...
Amazon has been a convenient online store, delivering stuff to your doorstep conveniently. A recent revelation came out as Amazon announced that they had obtained pharmacy licenses. The permits were for selling healthcare equipment. This is where the competition gets stiffer as the days go by.
Another great happening is for CVS health which was also not left behind as there were plans to buy Aetna which is one of the leading international health insurance providers. All these moves are geared towards staying at the top of the market. Both companies have a range of products they offer which could be what they will be banking on.
The health sector has been growing progressively in the past years. However, it's important to note that it still has some improvements to...