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Could NEMT’s pivot to the commercial sector be a wrong turn?

In recent weeks, Uber has ratcheted up its commercial ties in the non-emergency medical transportation market, giving transportation companies and analysts alike pause. The ride-hailing giant announced three partnerships in the healthcare industry in just seven days, linking with care coordination company Carisk, health coaching platform Pack Health, and venture capital-backed health tech start-up Grand… Read More »

Prostate cancer warning: This sleep habit could double your risk of deadly condition

Prostate cancer could be linked to difficulty sleeping, according to a new study. Experts from the Central Taiwan University of Science and Technology analysed more than 80,000 patients – half of which had been diagnosed with a sleep disorder between 2000 and 2010. The night-time ailments included insomnia, excessive tiredness, nightmares, sleepwalking, sleep apnoea and… Read More »

3D facial analysis could help identify children with rare conditions

Facial features can reveal medically important informationSpatial Information Systems Research Limited (2018), Richard Palmer (2019) By Ruby Prosser Scully Children with rare conditions could be diagnosed quicker thanks to 3D facial analysis software. Richard Palmer at Curtin University in Western Australia and his colleagues have developed a tool that can spot subtle, but important, differences… Read More »