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Treating the Indonesian Diabetes Pandemic: A Case Study from Novo Nordisk

Danish pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk has released a new case study that examines the challenges for diabetes care in Indonesia. The study reflects the company's work to provide diabetes care across Indonesia, a country where millions of people have diabetes but less than one per cent receives proper treatment.

Verizon Links Up Social Responsibility and Sustainability

Verizon uses its technology to promote sustainability and social responsibility.

Women's Health: Tsunamis, Natural Disasters, Resilience and Coping Revisited: A Little Help is Good

A few weeks ago, I posted an article that largely agreed with a researcher's findings that people are naturally resilient and many coping interventions are minimally useful or potentially harmful.  A reader responded, and I promised to go back and look at my sources.  This article summarizes some positive aspects of coping interventions following natural disasters.

Pharmaceutical Data-Mining, Health Care Privacy and “Free” Speech: Sorrell vs. IMS Health

Prediction on how the Supreme Court will rule on pharmaceutical data mining, & why they're wrong.

Who Can Fix Health Care? TEDx Talk @Dartmouth

Al Mulley, director of Dartmouth's Center for Health Care Delivery Science delivers an inspiring TEDx Talk

How Much Does Your Insurance Pay Your Doctor; Do You Care?

Would price transparency around insurance reimbursement rates to providers drive consumer choice?

Leveraging EMR to Embed Comparative-Effectiveness Research into Clinical Practice

Could the "point-of-care clinical trial" actually utilize EMR to improve outcomes?

Wisdom of the Crowd: What Health Reform Might Look Like If Voters Had Their Say

Newly released survey results from the Commonwealth Fund suggest American voters know the Rx for health care

Do High Deductible Health Plans Reduce Cost?

High deductible health plans for families, will they reduce costs?

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