Melissa Turner

Melissa Turner is director of health care and life sciences content at SmartBrief. She edits science, medical and health care delivery newsletters and oversees development of content marketing pieces for SmartBrief’s health care clients.

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Health care and life sciences trends
Health care and life sciences trends

Regulatory uncertainty, disruption and tough questions about EHRs were top of mind in Q1

What’s trending? From defining success to homeless patients, don’t miss these most-read stories.

What matters to health care's movers and shakers? SmartBrief's data provides an interesting snapshot of trends in 2018 and what will matter in 2019.

The one trend that matters for every health care leader
The one trend that matters for every health care leader

Companies that put consumers first are positioned for success

The brain science of behavior change
The brain science of behavior change

Lasting change relies on effective motivation but can't happen without adequate time, systems and a plan for inevitable relapse, Dr. Kyra Bobinet says

Is it possible for a single innovation to address many of the cost, quality and data gaps in our fragmented medical system, providing real-time, evidence-based answers at the point of care based on everything that is known about a patient?

Health information technology is frequently invoked as the key to solving America’s biggest health care challenges, but as many in the field acknowledge, the gap between vision and reality is often wide.

Health insurance industry executives gathered ahead of Institute 2015, the annual meeting of America’s Health Insurance Plans, to talk through and develop solutions to some of the biggest challenges in health care today at the AHIP and Nashville Health Ca

One of the main goals of efforts to improve the quality of health care in the U.S. is to reduce variation in care, where some patients are treated optimally while others miss out on the best of medicine.