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.

Some Californians get more time to enroll


  • Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

Californians who started enrolling in or renewing a health plan through the Covered California exchange by Monday night's deadline have until Dec. 21 to finish the process, exchange officials announce… Read More

Contest yields algorithm that predicts seizures in epilepsy


  • National Public Radio

Scientists participating in an online contest developed an algorithm that correctly predicts epileptic seizures 82% of the time. The contest prize was funded by the National Institute of Neurological … Read More

Companies want employees to have a commitment to wellness


  • Employee Benefit News

Wellness programs succeed when workers commit to changing lifestyle behaviors, and companies are using outcomes-based incentives and making activities easily accessible to motivate employees. Robin Wi… Read More