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The case for not taxing multinationals
(Bocconi University) The habit of taxing Multinational Enterprises (MNEs)' profits is the legacy of a time when " GM had to make cars in Detroit and Hollywood had to make movies in L.A. " , but is now inefficient and detrimental to global welfare, a new study by Nicolai Foss, Rodolfo Debenedetti Chair of Entrepreneurship at Bocconi University, and colleagues asserts. The solution would be zeroing corporate tax and replacing it with a hike in taxes on dividends and sales. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Social care funding options: How much and where from?
This report details that additional funding required for social care is large. It suggests several options to raise the funds in a sustainable way, but that it would be better to aim for a sufficiently large increase in taxation to be able to provide a better model of care. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Democrats promise to RAISE taxes if they are elected this November
(Natural News) The late Ronald Reagan once said that while conservatives believe every day is the Fourth of July, liberals believe every day is April 15th, or Tax Day. Former Speaker of the House and radical leftist Nancy Pelosi reminded us all of just how true Reagan’s words really are at a recent Politico event,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why diet soda is ruining your diet
Taxes are being placed on sugar-sweetened drinks, not diet ones. But new research by the University of Michigan shows that diet soda sweetened with aspartame could be just as diet-wrecking. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hawaii Medical Service Association reports $17M net loss for Q1 2018
The Hawaii Medical Service Association  reported a net loss of $17.6 million for the first quarter of 2018, citing taxes and fees from the Affordable Care Act as the reason for the loss. Hawaii’s largest health insurer said it recorded $67.9 million in ACA taxes and fees in the first three months of the year. HMSA collected $876.3 million in premium revenue for the first quarter, compared to $848 million in the first quarter of 2017. The company paid $757.6 million for its members’ medical… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - May 16, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Anna Hrushka Source Type: news

Hawaii Medical Service Association reports $17M net loss for Q1 2018
The Hawaii Medical Service Association  reported a net loss of $17.6 million for the first quarter of 2018, citing taxes and fees from the Affordable Care Act as the reason for the loss. Hawaii’s largest health insurer said it recorded $67.9 million in ACA taxes and fees in the first three months of the year. HMSA collected $876.3 million in premium revenue for the first quarter, compared to $848 million in the first quarter of 2017. The company paid $757.6 million for its members’ medical… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 16, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Anna Hrushka Source Type: news

SAMHSA broadens access to mental health and substance abuse data to American communities while saving taxpayers money
After more than two years of no access to SAMHSA data, SAMHSA has re-established public access to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Data Archive (SAMHDA), which is the main platform for disseminating data collected with our various national mental health and substance abuse surveys. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - May 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

AIBS Urges EPA Administrator to Extend Comment Period for Proposed " Secret Science " Rule
The American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) has sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt requesting an extension on the deadline to submit comments on the proposed rule “Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science” by at least 60 days. The proposed rule, which was published in the Federal Register on April 30, 2018, would limit the use of scientific studies that have underlying data that are not publicly available when crafting regulations. AIBS expressed concerns that the 30-day comment period would not allow sufficient time for the scientific community t...
Source: Public Policy Reports - May 16, 2018 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

White House Sends Budget Rescissions Proposal to Congress
The White House sent a $15.4 billion budget rescissions proposal to Congress on May 8, 2018, targeting spending cuts from ‘unobligated funds’ within several federal agencies and programs. The proposal does not propose any reductions from the fiscal year (FY) 2018 spending. The plan proposes to rescind $4.8 billion in unused funding from Department of Energy (DOE) loan programs that have not made any loans since 2011. These include the Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing (ATVM) loan program, an Obama-era initiative to help domestic automakers, and another DOE innovative technology loan program for large...
Source: Public Policy Reports - May 16, 2018 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

United Arab Emirates: Entering into a Sustainable Future
View from the world’s tallest building, Burj Khalifa in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Credit: Ravin VimeshBy Maged SrourROME, May 14 2018 (IPS)   The end of the oil age In the early 1970’s the United Arab Emirates (UAE) was an impoverished desert, with little access to food, water and well-paying jobs. Today, this country looks nothing like it was fifty years ago. Thanks to oil, the UAE has completely transformed and now is one of the most developed economies in the Middle East, if not the world: its per capita GDP is equal to those of highly developed European nations ($68,000 – 2017 est.). Weal...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Maged Srour Tags: Development & Aid Economy & Trade Energy Environment Featured Green Economy Headlines Health Middle East & North Africa TerraViva United Nations Trade & Investment Source Type: news

NHS at 70: public attitudes to the health and care system
Ipsos MORI - NHS Providers, NHS Clinical Commissioners, the Royal College of Physicians and National Voices commissioned Ipsos MORI to carry out a survey with the general public in England about their views towards funding of the NHS, and their priorities when receiving care. The findings show rising public concern for the future of the NHS and social care and also support for increasing taxation to maintain the NHS.SummaryDataPress release (Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection)
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - May 14, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Information & Knowledge Service Tags: Patient involvement, experience and feedback Source Type: news

Public willingness to pay to improve services for individuals with serious mental illness - Stone EM, McGinty EE.
This study measured Americans' willingness to pay an additional $50 in taxes to improve health care and social services for individuals with serious mental illness. METHODS: A nationally representative online survey was conducted with 1,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

BOMBSHELL: Corrupt CDC diverted $3 million in taxpayer money to radical left-wing causes having NOTHING to do with science
(Natural News) A Republican running for office in California’s 37th congressional district is sounding the alarm about some shocking information he recently uncovered concerning the gross misuse of taxpayer dollars by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Ron Bassilian, an information technology (IT) guru who specializes in Microsoft’s Exchange enterprise email solution... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Freelance, Gig Workers Can Stay on Top of Taxes
Older self-employed workers can sometimes face stumbling blocks with these critical financial transfers without an employer automatically deducting taxes from each paycheck. ... There isn't a perce... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - May 13, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Peru hikes taxes on sodas, alcohol, cigarettes and dirty cars
LIMA (Reuters) - The Peruvian government hiked excise taxes on sugary drinks, alcohol, cigarettes and polluting cars on Thursday in a bid to tackle public health problems linked to obesity and cancer while shoring up public resources. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Aged-care providers to face inquiry over alleged tax avoidance
For-profit nursing-home providers to answer allegations they are shifting profits offshore while receiving vast sums of government funding•Sign up to receive the top stories in Australia every day at noonA Senate inquiry has been announced into allegations of multinational tax avoidance among Australia ’s largest for-profit nursing home providers.The inquiry comes on theback of a damning report by the Tax Justice Network, which suggested big aged-care providers were shifting profits offshore and paying minimal tax, while simultaneously receiving vast sums of taxpayer funding.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 10, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Christopher Knaus Tags: Australian politics Ageing Australia news Tax Source Type: news

New “Let’s Talk About Medicare” campaign focuses on solutions to improve affordability and predictability for seniors in Part D
Today, we are launching the “Let ’s Talk About Medicare” advertising campaign focused on solutions to improve affordability and predictability for seniors in Medicare Part D. Similar to how the “Let ’s Talk About Cost” campaign opened up a conversation about costs and prescription drug coverage, this campaign builds on the momentum of that larger conversation to facilitate a discussion about solutions to strengthen the Part D program and ensure it fulfills its promise to seniors.For more than a decade, seniors have been able to buy prescription drug coverage through Medicare Part D to me...
Source: The Catalyst - May 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Juliet Johnson Tags: drug cost Burden on Patients Part D coverage Medicare out of pocket costs Medicare Monday health care spending Source Type: news

Mental health counselling in primary schools could offer a six-fold return on investment, benefiting children's economic future and creating savings for taxpayers
. With a one-year investment of £ 4.2 million1, charity Place2Be delivers one-to-one counselling to 4,548 children across 251 schools, generating a potential societal benefit of £ 25.9 million (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - May 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

"Uneasy" EMS in the Big Easy (New Orleans)
As noted in the article below from the Times-Picayune, politics appears to have reared its ugly head in New Orleans with the ouster of well respected, educated and street smart EMSDirector/Medical Director, Dr. Jeff Elder.   The termination of Deputy EMS Director Carl Flores in addition to Elder raises a red flag about a system that needs solid, seasoned, street-smart leadership and advocacy to continue to provide a high quality service to the citizens and visitors to New Orleans.   New Orleans EMS has some of the finest EMS providers in the country and are extremely taxed by increasing call volume, yet they are ...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - May 3, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Administration and Leadership Operations Source Type: news

"Uneasy" EMS in the Big Easy (New Orleans)
As noted in the article below from the Times-Picayune, politics appears to have reared its ugly head in New Orleans with the ouster of well respected, educated and street smart EMSDirector/Medical Director, Dr. Jeff Elder.   The termination of Deputy EMS Director Carl Flores in addition to Elder raises a red flag about a system that needs solid, seasoned, street-smart leadership and advocacy to continue to provide a high quality service to the citizens and visitors to New Orleans.   New Orleans EMS has some of the finest EMS providers in the country and are extremely taxed by increasing call volume, yet they are ...
Source: JEMS Operations - May 3, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Administration and Leadership Operations Source Type: news

Michael Snyder is running for Congress, and he really "gets it" on national debt, economic growth and taxes
(Natural News) Michael Snyder, a pro-America, liberty-minded individual, is running for Congress in Idaho. The election is less than two weeks away, and he needs our support. Imagine another Rand Paul-like individual in Washington D.C., fighting the swamp to bring back fiscal sanity to our nation. See MichaelSnyderForCongress.com for details. A few weeks ago, I... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Socialist America: Nearly half of Americans favor government-guaranteed jobs for everyone
(Natural News) In recent days openly socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. announced he would propose legislation that would guarantee a taxpayer-supported government job to anyone who needed or wanted one. As reported by The National Sentinel: Seems Bernie thinks everyone ought to have a government job, and ought to make at least $15 an hour doing it.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New online tools to shine light on public spending
Corruption in public spending wastes taxpayers' money and erodes trust in governments. The EU-funded project DIGIWHIST aims to make public procurement more efficient and transparent with online tools that use big data and empower citizens to report abuses. (Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre)
Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre - May 3, 2018 Category: Research Source Type: news

Halyard Health, Owens & Minor close $710m infections business sale
Halyard Health (NYSE:HYH) and Owens & Minor (NYSE:OMI) said today that they closed the $710 million sale of Halyard’s surgical and infection prevention business. The deal adds $1 billion in revenues and $80 million in earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation & amortization to Owen’s & Minor’s books annually. Halyard has said the sale speeds its move toward becoming a pure-play medical device company in the higher-margin pain management and chronic care markets. Halyard said today that it plans to use the estimated $600 million in net proceeds to pay down debt, fun...
Source: Mass Device - May 1, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Hospital Care Mergers & Acquisitions Wall Street Beat Halyard Health owensminor Source Type: news

Americans would pay more taxes to improve mental healthcare
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - May 1, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

EPA Administrator Under Ten Ethics Investigations Signs " Secret Science " Proposal
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt signed a proposed rule on April 24, 2018 intended to restrict the use of science in crafting regulations. The proposed rule would do this by prohibiting the use of research for which data are not publicly available. The “secret science” proposal titled “strengthening transparency and validity in regulatory science” was sent to the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) on April 19, 2018. “We need to make sure [scientists’] data and methodology are published as part of the record,” said Pruitt. “O...
Source: Public Policy Reports - April 30, 2018 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Lawmakers debate opioid taxes as states grapple with crisis
The number of opioid-related overdoses continues to rise, prompting states to consider taxing drug manufacturers and distributors as a way to raise money for addiction treatment (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

How states propose raising money from opioid sales
A number of states are considering imposing taxes on opioid sales as a way to fund efforts intended to lessen the drug overdose crisis (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Soda Tax Backers Eye Cookies and Candy
(MedPage Today) -- Could sugary snack taxes have a greater public health impact? (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - April 27, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

How to Conquer Medtech & #039;s Over-Documentation Problem
Ever wonder why startups seem to develop new products so much faster than large, established medical device companies? One reason, according to a product development expert who spoke at BIOMEDevice Boston, is that startups only submit the minimum amount of quality management system (QMS) documentation. Medical device development is 70% to 80% documentation, said Tom Waddell, CEO of the Waddell Group. He used one company as an example, which he described only as a large medical device company based in the Minneapolis, MN area, that required roughly 1,000 to 1,300 documents to submit a class III device to FDA for a clin...
Source: MDDI - April 26, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: BIOMEDevice Boston R & Source Type: news

Construction Workers May Have Found the Mummy of a Long-Lost Iranian Shah
(DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — A mummified body discovered near the site of a former royal mausoleum in Iran may be the remains of Reza Shah Pahlavi, the founder of the Pahlavi dynasty and the father of the country’s last shah. The recent find of the gauze-wrapped body — and the speculation it triggered — puts new hurdles in the way of the Islamic Republic’s efforts to fully erase the country’s dynastic past, which includes the jack-hammered destruction of the autocrat’s tomb immediately after the 1979 revolution. Yet, as disaffection and economic problems grow ahead of the Islami...
Source: TIME: Science - April 24, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Jon Gambrell / AP Tags: Uncategorized Iran onetime Source Type: news

IRS Extends Tax Deadline to April 18
Some taxpayers scrambling to file their 2017 federal tax returns on the final day of tax season Tuesday encountered trouble e-filing their returns with the IRS, while others were unable to electron... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - April 19, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Big Bro: California bill would require ALL businesses to submit employee salary details to state as way to ensure equal pay
(Natural News) Marxist Democrats running the state of California are continuing to do everything they can to drive businesses away in their quest to create the perfect “utopia.” Pandering to illegal aliens, strangling residents with high taxes, driving more people out of the housing market, and creating social welfare magnets for the homeless isn’t enough.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. appeals court says Ohio cannot block Planned Parenthood funds
(Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Wednesday blocked an Ohio law that would cut federal taxpayer funding to 28 Planned Parenthood clinics, holding that it imposed unconstitutional conditions by denying funds to abortion providers. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Moby blasted by liberals for daring to suggest food stamps should be limited to healthy groceries instead of junk food... the NERVE of that guy
(Natural News) Earlier this month, electronic pop music star Moby made an argument that has the liberals absolutely outraged. What was the argument, you might ask? That food stamps shouldn’t pay for junk food – because God forbid somebody insists that taxpayer money shouldn’t be used on welfare recipients looking to stock up on Twinkies... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

OMB Releases President's Management Agenda
The White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released the President’s Management Agenda on 20 March 2018. The Agenda provides a broad framework to improve the federal government’s efficiency through modernization in key areas and is expected to guide agency reorganization plans that are supposed to become available in coming months. The Agenda defines a long-term plan that incorporates goals of successfully accomplishing missions, providing better services to Americans, and effectively managing taxpayer dollars. The plan describes “three key drivers of transformation” that the Administrati...
Source: Public Policy Reports - April 16, 2018 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

70 years of the NHS, 25 years of UNISON
Opening UNISON’s annual health conference today (Monday) in Brighton, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “The NHS was born seventy years ago, with that proud godfather – Aneurin Bevan. It’s a beacon to the world and the envy of the world. “Our NHS, born amidst the rubble of war, opposed by churches, charities and doctors, was a ray of hope in that bleak time. “And even then, amid that devastation it was possible to build something great, the greatest institution our country has ever known. “So whenever right-wing politicians say that new public services are ...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - April 16, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Charlotte Jeffs Tags: News Press release 2018 Health Conference 25 dave prentis NHS Source Type: news

How a 27-Year-Old Math Whiz (and His Uber Driver) Found a Big Flaw in an IRS Tax Formula
Most people chat with their Uber driver about traffic or the weather. Sam Ferguson, on the other hand, spent one January Uber ride diving into tax math—and unearthed a big problem for many Obamacare customers. Ferguson, 27, a math Ph.D student at New York University, was on a trip to Iowa when he got to talking with his Uber driver about their jobs. The driver told Ferguson that he had trouble calculating the premium assistance he was eligible for under the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. People without job-based coverage making up to $48,560 are eligible for government help paying their monthly health ...
Source: TIME: Health - April 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Elizabeth O'Brien Tags: Healthcare Obamacare Taxes Source Type: news

Does Taxing Soda Actually Stop People from Drinking It?
A new study suggests that people may drink significantly less soda when it costs more. The findings support a public health strategy—the so-called “soda tax,” or a sugary drink tax that raises the price of sugar-sweetened beverages—that has grown more popular in recent years. In the study, researchers analyzed the effects of Philadelphia’s sugary drink tax implemented in January 2017—one of the steepest in the U.S. at $0.015 per ounce, which was estimated to increase the cost of sugary drinks by as much as 20%. Researchers from Drexel University in Philadelphia looked at the short-term i...
Source: TIME: Health - April 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alexandra Sifferlin Tags: Uncategorized healthytime public health Source Type: news

Public backs NHS funding hike as A & E performance 'worst in 15 years'
Public backing for higher taxation to boost NHS funding has risen sharply in recent years, a major survey has revealed, as the latest hospital performance data confirmed that extreme pressure on the health service has continued beyond winter. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - April 12, 2018 Category: Primary Care Tags: Commissioning News Source Type: news

Kenya:Probe Expired Drug Sale Saga at Kemsa
[Nation] The revelation that some employees of the Kenya Medical Supplies Agency (Kemsa) have been colluding with rogue business people to sell expired drugs is horrifying. Expired drugs are lethal. It is, therefore, extremely heartless for employees of a State corporation -- those employed by taxpayers and are in the know -- to engage in such activities that endanger people's lives. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 11, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Health Tip: Improve Aging Skin
-- Aging skin, like death and taxes, is unavoidable. But you can slow down the process and keep your skin looking younger. The American Academy of Dermatology suggests how: Every day, even in winter, protect your skin by using sunscreen that is... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 11, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Tax News - Tax Credits, IRS Policies, State & Federal Taxes, Filing Taxes
Read the latest taxes news and issues including tax credits, IRS policies, state and federal taxes. ... AARP In Your State Visit the AARP state page for information about events, news and resources... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - April 11, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

'Sin taxes' can help to curb chronic disease
Poorer members of society are most likely to benefit from taxes on soft drinks, alcohol and tobacco, experts on a global study claim. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Carbon taxes can be both fair and effective, study shows
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Study shows a tax on carbon-based fuels would go a long way toward curbing global climate change, and could be designed so that it doesn't hurt the poorest households. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Chronic diseases can be curbed with ‘sin taxes', study finds
SO-CALLED "sin taxes" on soft drinks, alcohol and tobacco, could be a powerful tool for combating rising rates of chronic disease worldwide, researchers claim. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tax sugar, alcohol and tobacco to help the poor, say experts
On the eve of the UK introduction of a sugary drinks levy, experts urge global adoption of ‘sin taxes’ to deter unhealthy habits and check the spread of diseaseSo called “sin taxes” on sugary drinks, alcohol and tobacco not only work, but will help rather than unduly penalise the poor, according to a major new international analysis.Just a day before the UK brings in a levy on sugary drinks, experts are urging every country in the world to use taxes to deter people from the eating, drinking and smoking habits that will damage their health. They warn of the urgent need to check the spread of cancers,...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 4, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Sarah Boseley Health editor Tags: Sugar Science Obesity Health Society Source Type: news

Henry Schein and Internet Brands Form Joint Venture To Deliver Integrated Technology To Enhance Dental Practice Management
New global company - called Henry Schein One - combines Dentrix, Dentrix Ascend, Exan, Easy Dental, Demandforce, Sesame Communications and other market-leading dental brands  MELVILLE, N.Y., April 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC), the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health, and medical practitioners, and Internet Brands,a leading provider of web presence and online marketing software, announced today the creation of a joint venture designed to deliver integrated dental technology to help the profession improve practice managemen...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - April 4, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

EPA Chief Pruitt Faces Mounting Scrutiny For Ethics Violations
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt is fending off accusations that he misused taxpayer funds and maintained improper ties to companies regulated by the EPA. (Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - April 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Rebecca Hersher Source Type: news

Are You Open to Open Innovation?
In 2016, Pfizer and the Institute of Pediatric Innovation (IPI) organized an open innovation competition in hopes of addressing an ongoing challenge: administer multiparticulate medicines to children more easily. HS Design, a design firm specializing in medical devices and life sciences, decided to enter the competition and ended up not only winning the program but taking its innovation further toward commercialization. The experience not only served HS Design, but it also exemplifies how open innovation programs could help launch medical advances. Tor Alden, Principal of HS Design, will be exploring the concept of open in...
Source: MDDI - April 2, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Daphne Allen Tags: BIOMEDevice Boston Design Source Type: news