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HEALTH CARE WEEK IN REVIEW: Healthcare of the Future, AMA Suggests Healthcare Economics Training For Physicians, Google Demos its EHR-Like Tool, Gene-Edited Makes Progress In Fight Against Sickle Cell Disease

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Here's The Latest in Health Care:

What will health care look like in 2040? According to Deloitte, we can expect monumental changes in the next 20 years, including almost zero diseases with no cure and affordable cell and gene therapies for the masses. What else should we expect?  Read More

The rise of out-of-pocket costs has created an expectation for physicians to better understand the cost of care and how to reduce spending. This is why the American Medical Association (AMA) is calling on medical schools and residency programs to add medical economics courses to their curriculums.  Read More

Just a week after reports of Google’s controversial project involving patient data, the tech giant showed off its new integrated charting system. In an attempt to reduce documentation and EHR burden for physicians, doctors can access a unified view of data normally spread across multiple systems.  Read More

In a landmark trial, doctors are reporting the first evidence that genetically edited cells could offer a safe way to treat sickle cell disease. The cells modified using CRISPR seem to already be limiting the agonizing attacks of pain the disease is known for.  Read More

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