Here’s What is Wrong with Your Cover Letter

Cover Letter

We’ve written a lot about the link between college and the workforce — and the kinds of skills graduates will need in the 21st century to succeed. One of the skills you need is knowing how to present yourself. To put your best foot forward in the workplace, and in life. And so, as we…

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Recruiting Outside The Box: Social Media

Social Media

Are you using every available tool to recruit excellent candidates? Are you sure? What about social media? It can often be overlooked or relegated to the realm of your old college friends’ wedding and baby photos, but if you aren’t using social media to capitalize and find great people, you could be missing out stellar…

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Can Tiny Robots Revolutionize Eye Surgery?

Last September, Robert MacLaren, an ophthalmologist and professor at Oxford University, plunged a tiny robotic arm into William Beaver’s eye. A membrane had recently contracted on the 70-year-old priest’s retina, pinching it into an uneven shape and causing him to see the world as if reflected in a hall of mirrors. Using a joystick and…

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Healthcare Assistive Robot Market Set to Reach over $950mn by 2024

Healthcare Assistive Robot

The industry growth report “Healthcare Assistive Robot Market Size By Product (Surveillance & Security, Humanoid, Rehabilitation, Socially Assistive), By Portability (Fixed base, Mobile), By Application (Stroke, Orthopedics, Cognitive & Motor Skills, Sports), Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook (U.S., Canada, Germany, UK, France, Spain, Italy, Japan, China, South Korea, Brazil, Mexico, South Africa), Growth Potential, Price…

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Aetna breaks up with Humana for $1B (updated)


Oh, the irony. Health insurers Aetna and Humana have officially terminated their merger plans, and they did it on Valentine’s Day. What’s more, Aetna has to pony up a cool $1 billion to do so. Aetna and Humana also said they have terminated separate agreements to sell some of their Medicare Advantage business to Molina Healthcare…

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Belly Fat Leads to Increased Heart Disease Risk

Heart Disease

A genetic predisposition to higher abdominal adiposity, also known as an apple-shaped body, was causally linked to an increased risk for cardiometabolic traits and type 2 diabetes, according to a mendelian randomization study. Using a polygenic risk score, there was an association between a 1-SD increase in the waist-to-hip ratio (WHR), adjusted for BMI, and…

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#Engage4Health: Looking for the Invisible at HIMSS17


As a physician who bridges health and tech, I always look forward to HIMSS and participating in the conversations and decisions that are revolutionizing the healthcare industry. A recent captivating #Engage4Health Twitter chat conversation which is sure to continue at the conference this year, focused on effective patient engagement. My profession gives me a unique…

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Axovant Sciences Announced Good News for Dementia Patients

Axovant Sciences

Axovant Sciences has announced positive preliminary results from a Phase II trial directed at reducing hallucinations in patients with dementia. Axovant Sciences is a biotech located in Bermuda, a British tropical island in the Atlantic ocean. From there, the company develops drugs against dementia. The company was founded by young biotech entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy, which has…

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Using VR to Guide Physicians Through The Patient’s Body

VR to Guide Physicians

Ludovic Avot and Yannick Le Berre are big video game fans with Avot’s favorite being “Fallout 4, which guides players through post-apocalyptic Boston”. The game is bleak but immersive, and playing it gave the GE Healthcare designer an idea. What if doctors could use video game technology to step inside the human body — like…

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7 Resume Mistakes Candidates Probably Didn’t Realize

Resume Mistakes

If you’ve worked long and hard on your resume only to find that it’s not getting the response you hoped for, it may be because you have made one or more common mistakes. Over my career, I’ve seen tens of thousands of resumes and I’ve seen just about every mistake you can imagine. But some…

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