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Needless medical tests not only cost $200 billion, they can …

It’s common knowledge in medicine: Doctors routinely order tests on hospital patients that are unnecessary and wasteful. Sutter Health, a giant hospital chain in Northern California, thought it found a simple solution. The Sacramento-based health system deleted the button physicians used to order repetitive daily blood tests. “We took it …

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These startups are heading to Richard Branson's private…

Founders of Bloom Technologies, Giroptic and Sphero will pitch directly to Richard Branson. What’s it like to pitch to Richard Branson? Soon, three startups will know firsthand. As part of the Extreme Tech Challenge, entrepreneurs from three companies will travel to Necker Island, Branson’s private island, and pitch their business …

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Needless tests cost $200B & they can do harm…

It’s common knowledge in medicine: Doctors routinely order tests on hospital patients that are unnecessary and wasteful. Sutter Health, a giant hospital chain in Northern California, thought it found a simple solution. The Sacramento-based health system deleted the button physicians used to order repetitive daily blood tests. “We took it …

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