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Medical News Today: Could a cell phone game detect who is at risk of Alzheimer’s?

An Alzheimer’s diagnosis often relies on signs of memory problems. However, these issues usually do not appear until years after the disease has taken hold. A new smartphone game is using spatial navigation to detect Alzheimer’s before it is too late. A simple game that people can play on their smartphones could help detect Alzheimer’s… Read More »

Academic medical centers face headwinds in shift to value-based care, Moody’s says

Dive Brief: As the healthcare market continues its shift to value-based payment models, certain characteristics of academic medical centers that differentiate them from other types of providers and contribute to credit quality will also hinder their ability to change, a new Moody’s Investor Service report warns. The value-added expense of affiliation with a medical school… Read More »