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Digital Company Propeller Finds Success With Public Health

Propeller Health is a digital company that has positive clinical results as well as financial success. Last year Propeller was acquired for $ 225 million after being named a Most Innovative Company. It also has public health as a core mission. Business models that promote social initiatives may prove to be a successful formula for digital medicine. Propeller was founded on the premise… Read More »

Drug shortages add millions to hospital costs, survey finds

Dive Brief: Hospitals in the U.S. spent more than 8.6 million hours of additional worker hours and just under $ 360 million per year to manage drug shortages, according to a first-of-its-kind survey from healthcare performance management firm Vizient. All 365 hospitals responding to the survey experienced shortages and two-thirds reported at least 20 shortages… Read More »

Grandmother finds tarantula in grapes before giving them to grandchildren

A grandmother in England opened a box of grapes and made a horrifying discovery: a live tarantula. Gillian Shivers, from Newark, was about to give the carton of fruit to her grandchildren when she found the 3-inch arachnid, SWNS reports. Shivers’ husband, Tony, reportedly killed the spider with boiling water. They then placed the body… Read More »