Safety, quality and clinical practice
Nurse practitioner demand eclipses doctors as states lift hurdles | Forbes
Nurse practitioners are the fourth most in-demand healthcare providers, after family physicians, psychiatrists, and internists, according to new data from MerrittHawkins, a trend that reflects the growing ability for patients to directly access nurse practitioners.
Memorial Sloan Kettering and Philips want to upgrade precision oncology | Medcity News
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Philips are partnering to use precision diagnostics to figure out cancer causes are the single-cell level, starting first with pancreatic cancer.
Tele-abortion versus in-person abortion: Is one safer? | Medcity News
Medical abortions that use telemedicine are just as safe as in-person abortions, according to a new study.
The man behind San Diego's $26 billion company | San Diego Magazine
A profile of the CEO of genomics company Illumina.
Novartis, IBM Watson collab to optimize care for patients with advanced breast cancer | Drug Delivery Business News
Novartis and IBM Watson Health will work together on advanced breast cancer by analyzing real-world patient data to create customized treatment plans for patients.
J&J's Zytiga slashes death risk by 38% in earlier-stage prostate cancer patients | Fierce Pharma
Johnson and Johnson's prostate cancer drug Zytiga, when used with other treatments, cut the risk of death in certain cancer patients by 38%. The drug may now be able to be used earlier in the disease.
In other news
Social jet lag is associated with worse mood, poorer health and heart disease | Science Daily
Maintaining a regular sleep schedule, including on weekends, may effectively prevent heart disease and other health problems, according to new research.