Tag Archives: healthcare

Emory Healthcare, Verily partner to improve medication, lab ordering

Georgia’s largest health care system, Emory Healthcare, announced a partnership with Verily, a subsidiary of Alphabet, Google’s parent company, which is focused on life sciences and healthcare. The aim of the partnership, built on Emory’s capabilities as an academic medical center and Verily’s expertise in data science, analytics, user experience and product development, is to… Read More »

US appeals court ruling on Obamacare gives health-care industry brief reprieve

Getty Images The S&P Health Care Sector index hit a new 52-week high on Thursday after a U.S. appeals court punted on deciding whether the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional, pushing the decision out to another year or so. In a 2-to-1 decision, the Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said late Wednesday that it… Read More »

Presidential candidate Andrew Yang releases healthcare plan at odds with Democratic rivals

Entrepreneur Andrew Yang, who’s mounting a long-shot bid to become the Democratic nominee for president in 2020, released a healthcare plan this week that is at odds with more drastic plans being proposed by some of his more liberal opponents, including Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren. Sanders and Warren have proposed plans that embrace… Read More »

Working for sexual and reproductive healthcare rights for displaced people in Europe

Refugee Rights Europe is an advocacy organisation defending the human rights of refugees and displaced people in Europe. The organisation’s advocacy work is grounded in the voices and lived experience of displaced people and first-hand evidence from grassroots and civil society actors throughout Europe. We spoke to Alice Lucas, Advocacy and Policy Manager at Refugee… Read More »