Health Care

Lead Editor: Lisa Gough

About This Industry

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.

Case Western's plastic surgery department head retires


  • Cleveland Jewish News

Bahman Guyuron recently retired from his position as chairman of plastic surgery at Case Western Reserve University, but he says he plans to continue treating patients, teaching and traveling internat… Read More

Tech companies launch products for the individual insurance market


  • Employee Benefit News

Some technology companies are offering to help employers during health insurance open enrollment periods. One company is focusing on businesses such as Uber, which rely on independent contractors, to … Read More

Bill would grant 5-year exclusivity to older combo drugs


  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, has introduced a bill that would extend the marketing exclusivity granted to all fixed-dose combination drugs approved before October 2014 from three years to five years. … Read More

Schools look to research to help students recover from concussions


  • National Public Radio

Some schools in the U.S. are adjusting their approaches to helping students recover and return to the classroom after a concussion. One Texas school has adopted a more flexible program based the lates… Read More