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  • Toshiba and NSTA Help K-12 Students Turn STEM Ideas to Reality

    Toshiba and NSTA Help K-12 Students Turn STEM Ideas to Reality

    Lainie Hardman - Toshiba Learning Center Editor | July 29, 2015


    In 1992 Toshiba and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) partnered to create ExploraVision, a program that seeks inspire a lifelong love of science, technology, and innovation for K-12 students. Unlike traditional science competitions where students report on existing concepts in science, ExploraVision challenges students to pick a current technology, research it, and envision what it might look like in 20 years. Read More
  • How An Economist Helped Patients Find The Right Kidney Donors

    How An Economist Helped Patients Find The Right Kidney Donors

    Nancy Shute - NPR | June 11, 2015


    If you're one of the more than 100,000 people in the United States waiting for a kidney transplant, you might not realize that an economist is trying to get that kidney to you faster. And he wants to make sure it's the best possible kidney for you, so you'll have many healthy years ahead. Read More
  • Supreme Court gives Obama major victory in landmark Affordable Care Act case

    Supreme Court gives Obama major victory in landmark Affordable Care Act case

    Stephen Koff - www.cleveland.com | June 26, 2015


    The U.S. Supreme today upheld the right of the federal government to give tax credits to people in every state, reducing their cost of premiums, when they buy individual health insurance policies through the federal Healthcare.gov marketplace. Read More
  • Transformation of Medical Education Relies Heavily on Students

    Transformation of Medical Education Relies Heavily on Students

    Paul Barr - H&HN Daily | June 09, 2015


    The success of efforts to reinvent the medical education process will depend strongly on medical students participating in the transformed education process. At the American Medical Association 2015 Annual Meeting in Chicago, a session on the AMA's $11 million "Accelerating Change in Medical Education" initiative highlighted the success stories of the medical schools participating in the effort. Panelists described how the initiative went from an idea to action, and now its leaders are trying to figure out how to measure progress. Read More
  • Keep meaningful-use requirements, IT experts tell Senate panel

    Keep meaningful-use requirements, IT experts tell Senate panel

    Joseph Conn - Modern Healthcare | June 16, 2015


    Three health IT experts told members of a Senate committee Tuesday to stay the course on the federal electronic health-record incentive payment program and its increasingly tough meaningful-use requirements, arguing that the program's benefits outweigh its problems. Read More