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US FDA grants Fast Track status for Lilly’s tirzepatide to treat obesity

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Fast Track designation for Eli Lilly and Company’s tirzepatide to treat adults with obesity or...

Surrozen and Boehringer partner to develop therapy for retinal diseases

Surrozen and Boehringer Ingelheim have entered a partnership and licence agreement for researching and developing SZN-413 to treat retinal diseases....

Versant-founded biotech Nested hatches with $90M and new take on cancer drugs

Nested Therapeutics uses computational techniques to map mutations and protein structures, identifying previously unseen places where a cancer drug...

Northwell invests $3M in AI firm seeking to better understand patients’ emotions

Northwell recently invested $3 million in Hume AI, an expressive communication research lab and AI startup. The health system is partnering with...

UCSF physicians avert strike

Members of the Committee of Interns and Residents have reached a tentative agreement with UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland (Calif.),...

INVEST DH Pitch Perfect winner spotlight: How TALON is creating the model for price transparency regulations

TALON was recently crowned winner of the Pitch Perfect contest at MedCity’s Invest Digital Health conference in Dallas. The company offers a suite...

‘Patient care has to come first’: Adventist chairman talks focusing on patient needs amid industry changes

Neal Kaushal, MD, is chief of gastroenterology and chairman of the department of medicine at Adventist Health in Sonora, Calif.

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Incivility in Today’s Healthcare

Incivility in Today’s Healthcare

The terms ‘treatment' and 'experience' -- we’ve heard of these so often in discussing patients. But what about the treatment and experience of doctors and nurses? Let's set...

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