Health Care

Lead Editor: Lisa Gough

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SmartBrief publishes more than 40 e-newsletters in health care, serving medical professionals such as family physicians, specialists and nurses, and exploring diverse topics such as medical devices, pharmaceuticals, insurance and health IT.

Hunting: Another possible point of disease transmission


  • Brownwood Bulletin (Texas)

Wild game hunters should be aware that the pastime is a possible point of zoonotic disease transmission. The AVMA urges people to take particular care when dealing with the head and spine of a deer, m… Read More

Fla. physician assistant sentenced in Medicare fraud case


  • Miami Herald (tiered subscription model), The

Roger Bergman, a resident of Miami, on Tuesday received a 15-year prison sentence for his role in an $87 million Medicare fraud scheme. Trial evidence showed that Bergman, who was convicted of fraud c… Read More

Survey: People see health, work potential of wearable technology



A PricewaterhouseCoopers survey on wearable technology found more than 80% of consumers said a key benefit is the potential to make health care more convenient, while 77% felt it could make employees … Read More