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Kyle Kurpinski For a winning health care system, lab advances must be translated into clinical solutions

Universal access to affordable, high-quality health care requires not only advances in science, technology, policy, and clinical services, but also more effective translation of technological innovations into the marketplace. To cross the gap from lab bench to patient bedside, innovators must deal with issues of product development, technology management, market … More >

Claude Fischer We’re # last!

If you ask young Americans how good their health is, they’ll tell you it’s great. The U.S. ranks #1 among 17 affluent, western countries in that regard, in the percentage of people aged 5 to 34 who rate their health as good. Unfortunately, when doctors look at people’s actual health, … More >

Rosemary Joyce Landslide, tsunami, or pendulum?

Tuesday’s election produced a torrent of catastrophe rhetoric: Republicans retaking control of the House of Representatives by a solid margin was repeatedly characterized as a tsunami, an earthquake, or a landslide.

What these metaphors have in common– other than representing what happened as disastrous, a point perhaps lost on the commentators, … More >

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