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.

Survey: 36% of companies track cost of employee absences


  • Business Insurance (tiered subscription model)

An employer survey found 36% of respondents measure the financial impact of employee absences. The Aon Hewitt 2014 Health Care Survey said companies can improve wellness, absence management and worker… Read More

Exercise may help people with depression quit smoking


  • Science World Report

Exercise may make it easier for smokers diagnosed with depression to kick the habit, according to a study in the journal Nicotine & Tobacco Research. Researchers found participants had reduced nicotin… Read More