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How to rekindle your love of medicine

Recently, thousands of new residency and fellowship graduates have earned their wings and will be, mostly metaphorically, hanging out their shingles. Sadly, though, as the excitement of finally finishing training after decades of schooling wears off, even great work can become routine. There is a parable about three men laying bricks. When asked what they… Read More »

UnitedHealth Q2 revenue growth fueled by Medicare, Optum

Dive Brief: Double-digit percentage growth in UnitedHealth’s Medicare and retirement insurance, OptumRx and OptumHealth spurred the insurance giant to 8% year-over-year revenue growth in the second quarter of 2019. Revenues grew $ 4.5 billion to $ 60.6 billion for the three months ended June 30. The deferral of the Affordable Care Act’s health insurance tax… Read More »