Effect of Insulin on Cell Growth and Virus Protection

December 20, 2017

The goal of our project was to test insulin as a booster for cell growth and virus production. Insulin was chosen for many reasons. It is already used in cell culture, and it is approved by regulatory agencies. So this is in line with our mission to look for strategies that can be implemented quickly in industry. Insulin also is known for its anti-apoptotic and mitogenic characteristics. We expected that insulin would improve the growth profile of the cells that we work with, but its effect on virus production was unknown.
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HITECH’s Challenge to the Health Care Industry

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The modern healthcare information environment is complex, with information flowing across numerous interrelated and interdependent institutions, service providers and individuals: Physicians inside the hospital and at their practices, outsourced diagnostic services, pharmacies, labs, billing services, business associates, visiting nurses and other home/mobile healthcare providers, rehab centers, clinics, etc.

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Better Care at Lower Cost for People with Multiple Health and Social Needs

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People with multiple health and social needs are high consumers of health care services, and are thus drivers of high health care costs. The elevated cost of care in this population offers a tremendous opportunity to understand the individuals and their priorities and needs, and to craft a service delivery plan that meets their needs more effectively at a significantly lower cost.

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The Role of Centralized Care Management in Value-based Care

whitePaper | September 11, 2017

Many healthcare delivery systems continue to operate with a fee-forservice mindset. Practices simply treat patients when they come into the office, providing uncoordinated, on-demand services in response to an immediate clinical need and then billing patients health plans.

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A revolution in healthcare

whitePaper | September 25, 2018

We all value our good health and hope to access high quality care when we require it. Unfortunately, this may turn out not to be the case. Healthcare today, whilst not quite broken, is certainly straining at the seams. Global spending on health exceeds $8 trillion annually and is expected to increase to $18 trillion worldwide by 2040. In the US, almost one in every five dollars of national output is consumed by healthcare. This is not sustainable and radical action is needed.

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Six Proactive Best Practices to Improve Healthcare Data Security

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Healthcare organizations and patients are becoming more concerned about the security of personal data. Whether paper-based or digital, being able to efficiently move information in a secured way among clinical and administrative workers is the goal. In this whitepaper, learn best practices to seamlessly capture, access and share data...

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The Convergence of health care trends

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The convergence of powerful trends-new technologies, the demand for value, a growing health economy, and the government as an influencer-is transforming the traditional US health care market. While this convergence is creating substantial challenges for health care stakeholders, it is also creating opportunities for innovation in four major areas: Everywhere Care, Wellness & Preventive Care, Personalized Care, Aging, Chronic, & End-of-Life Care.

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