News

13
Feb

This Is Why Blockchains Will Transform Healthcare

The blockchain revolution has made its way to the healthcare industry, and it’s only the beginning of what’s possible. Healthcare Rallies for Blockchain, a study from IBM, found that 16% of surveyed healthcare executives had solid plans to implement a commercial blockchain solution this year, while 56% expected to by 2020. Healthcare companies, tech innovators and

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7
Feb

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase to partner on US employee health care

NBC News is reporting shares for several insurance companies dropped this morning after three large employers announced a joint-venture partnership to reduce healthcare costs for their combined 1.1 million employee population. Amazon, JPMorgan Chase, and Bershire Hathaway announced they will create an independent company to focus on high-quality and transparent healthcare at a reasonable cost

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2
Feb

Developing a new gold standard in cardiac care: A Q&A with Dr. Justin Davies

iFR exemplifies Philips’ commitment to transforming cardiac care with meaningful innovations. Exclusively released by Philips just five years ago and described in The New England Journal of Medicine as the potential new standard of assessing coronary lesions, instant wave-Free Ratio (iFR) is another example of Philips’ commitment to transforming cardiac care with meaningful innovations. To learn more

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2
Feb

Tech’s role in demystifying health benefits

It’s a fact that most people do not understand their health insurance benefits. And an uninformed customer is almost always an unhappy one. In addition to the complexity of the industry, which discourages understanding, poor customer communications magnifies the issue. A one-size-fits-all mailer with pages of content explaining policies and benefits that may not be relevant

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26
Jan

Lessons the U.S. Can Learn from Singapore’s Health System

Singapore spends much less per person on healthcare than the United States. Its citizens also pay more out of pocket, but health costs are relatively cheap. Singapore might not get high marks for a lot of things, but its health system gets top rankings for efficiency from Bloomberg. This small island of 5.6 million people spends much less on

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