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VIAW Newswire 04.30.13

Posted on 16 May 2013 by admin

Barbara Boxer – United States Senator – Introduce the Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act


Firms Design Algorithms To Combat Misuse of Prescription Drugs

More firms are developing data-driven algorithms to combat prescription drug misuse, the Wall Street Journal reports.

The algorithm is based on a 30-question survey that, among other questions, asks about injured workers’…


5 Recent Orthopedic Device & Procedure Launches

Sonoma Orthopedic Products, based in Santa Rosa, Calif., has launched a new minimally invasive procedure using its Sonoma CRx clavicle nail. The Velox procedure enables orthopedic physicians to heal collar bone, arm and wrist fractures that would normally call for surgery.


Calif. Health Exchange Delays Action on Model Health Plan Contract

At the meeting, health insurers expressed concern about collecting sensitive data on enrollees that health plans currently are not required to obtain.

Survey: Fewer Calif. Firms Offer Health Insurance to Workers

The proportion of California employers that offer health insurance to workers declined significantly in the previous decade, according to a new survey by the California HealthCare Foundation, the Sacramento Bee’s “Capitol Alert” reports.

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