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Blockchain Technology and its Current Status in the Healthcare Industry

July 15, 2021

Blockchain technology is an anticipated medium in the healthcare industry because of its ability to secure patient data, streamline care and prevent costly mistakes. This trusted technology is a database … Continued


The Innovation-Competition-Affordability Connection and its Importance to Patients

June 15, 2021

One of the biggest headlines in healthcare this month occurred when the Food and Drug Administration gave approval to a new treatment for Alzheimer’s disease developed by Biogen. This is … Continued


Investing in Non-Traditional Access to Care

May 25, 2021

Even before COVID-19, our healthcare system was evolving to expand remote and in-home care.  The pandemic has underscored the importance of providing quality care to people where they are. Leading … Continued


Improving Patient Care by Applying Lessons Learned from a Pandemic

May 19, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic and its social distancing requirements have necessitated changes in the delivery of healthcare over the past 14 months.  As we begin to transition back to normalcy, policymakers … Continued


Waiving Patent Protections for Vaccines is a Damaging and Short-Sighted Move

May 6, 2021

Biopharmaceutical companies are receiving justified praise for the rapid speed with which they produced effective vaccines against COVID-19, offering hope for a return to normalcy from a pandemic that has … Continued


Merck for Mothers Continues to Advance Maternal Health Equity

April 30, 2021

In a nation where Black women are disproportionately impacted by maternal mortality; Merck for Mothers has committed to understanding women’s experiences in order to improve the quality of maternity care. … Continued


Time to Discuss a “Health Equity Moonshot”

March 31, 2021

This month, the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee held a hearing on the health inequities witnessed during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The topics discussed in that hearing warrant … Continued


The Extraordinary Pandemic Efforts You Didn’t See

March 19, 2021

America is well aware of the heroic work performed throughout the COVID-19 pandemic by physicians, nurses and other front line healthcare professionals, tirelessly handling a rapidly escalating number of cases … Continued


We Support Obesity Care Week 2021!

March 3, 2021

The Healthcare Leadership Council is pleased to be an Obesity Care Week (OCW2021) Champion and support this important awareness week. OCW2021 has a global vision for a society that understands, … Continued


An Innovative Approach in Minnesota to Close the Gap Between Mental Health Needs and Treatment

February 25, 2021

It has always been important to improve access to treatment for mental health and substance use disorders.  Now it’s imperative. Even before the arrival of COVID-19, national numbers raised serious … Continued