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Trump Administration Says Some Coronavirus Tests Can Bypass F.D.A. Scrutiny

The Trump administration this week ordered the Food and Drug Administration to allow the use of a certain class of laboratory tests, including some for the coronavirus, without first confirming that they work. For months some F.D.A. officials have worried that the pandemic would provide an opening for clinics, academic institutions and commercial labs to… Read More »

Ohio Governor Says His Flawed Virus Test Shouldn’t Undercut New, Rapid Methods

Gov. Mike DeWine of Ohio, who last week tested positive for the coronavirus, then negative and then negative again, said on CNN on Sunday that his roller-coaster ride should not be reason for people to think “that testing is not reliable or doesn’t work.” His first test result was positive, when he was screened with… Read More »

Health systems need to change how they look at waste to reduce costs, expert says

Health systems need to rethink how they view wasteful practices to reduce costs, according to Rhonda Stewart, the senior transformation sensei at the Virginia Mason Institute. “What I want to talk about is to hopefully inspire [health systems] to think about reducing costs differently,” she said in a session at the Healthcare Financial Management Association… Read More »

Investors are missing out on black founders with great companies, says Incredible Health CEO

Incredible Health’s founders Iman Abuzeid and Rome Portlock. Source: Nico Zurcher When Iman Abuzeid was raising her last round of financing, she stepped into a Silicon Valley venture firm in business casual attire and was immediately mistaken for a Postmates delivery driver.  Abuzeid, who trained as a physician before enrolling in a business degree in… Read More »