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How Drug Companies Are Using Your DNA To Make New Medicine – The Wall Street Journal

23andMe’s booth at the RootsTech trade show in Salt Lake City, Utah, earlier this year. Photo: george frey/Reuters By Denise Roland Denise Roland The Wall Street Journal Biography @deniseroland denise.roland@wsj.com July 22, 2019 Genetic test-kit company 23andMe Inc. has for years used saliva to tell millions of consumers how closely related they are to Neanderthals… Read More »

Why tech companies keep hitting the same wall when they try to get into health care – CNBC

Paul Markovich, CEO of Blue Shield of California Blue Shield of California Technology companies like Amazon, Google, Apple and Microsoft keep making moves in the health sector, which isn’t surprising given that it represents a $ 3.5 trillion opportunity. But these companies keep hitting the same stumbling block: the inability to share health information across… Read More »

Viewpoints: CEOs Of Health Care Companies Make A Ridiculous Amount Of Money; Even If GOP Prevails In Court Against Health Law, Victory Would Be Pyrrhic

Opinion writers weigh in on health care industry topics and health topics. GQ: Health-Care CEOs Made An Infuriating Amount Of Money Last Year Last year, 62 CEOs of health-care companies made a combined total of $ 1.1 billion in compensation. That’s according to a new report out from Axios, which coincidentally notes that CEO compensation… Read More »