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Health Headlines for Thursday, March 1

Big pharma, big data: why drugmakers want your health records


Drugmakers are racing to scoop up patient health records and strike deals with technology companies as big data analytics start to unlock a trove of information about how medicines perform in the real world.

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The Challenge of Doctor-Patient Relations in the Internet Age

New York Times

“Let me do some research, and I’ll get back to you,” my patient said.

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Rethinking Rural Health Solutions To Save Patients And Communities


Heidi Schultz grew up traveling from one end of South Dakota to the other, tagging along as her sister saw doctors and specialists in the “big cities” to treat her diabetes.

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$10M in NY state funding awarded for detox programs

Albany Timesunion

A total of $10 million in state funding has been awarded to five providers who will offer detox programs for New Yorkers suffering from addiction withdrawal.

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Patients Are More Likely to Survive at These 4 Tri-State Hospitals: Report

NBC New York

Four of the best hospitals in the country are located right here in the tri-state, according to a newly published list of the top-performing medical centers in the country.

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