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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Editor’s take – Health care and life sciences: Google might have your health data, the ACA (again) and tax relief
Editor’s take – Health care and life sciences: Google might have your health data, the ACA (again) and tax relief

A suprising Google partnership, the ACA's murky future and a few long-sought gifts for health care stakeholders captured attention in Q4.

Editor’s take – health care and life sciences. Vaping-linked illness, affordability and Medicare for All
Editor’s take – health care and life sciences. Vaping-linked illness, affordability and Medicare for All

A worrisome spate of illnesses tied to vaping, continued emphasis on health care costs (and drug prices in particular), and Medicare for All were top of mind in Q3.

Editor’s take – Health care and life sciences: Price transparency, measles and continued disruption
Editor’s take – Health care and life sciences: Price transparency, measles and continued disruption

Health care costs, antivax sentiment and Amazon remain in the spotlight.

What’s trending? From home care to artificial intelligence, don’t miss these most-read stories.

Senior fitness class
Senior fitness class

Social determinants of health have a major influence over health outcomes, yet historically the health care system hasn't had the ability to address them. Here's how that's changing.

What’s trending? From Amazon to new revenue steams, don’t miss these most-read stories.

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