Tag Archives: Healthcare

Kamala Harris has the least defensible healthcare position of any Democratic candidate – Washington Examiner

Kamala Harris was the big winner overall in Thursday night’s debate, but she also managed to create more confusion over her healthcare position. With her subsequent “clarification,” she has staked out the least defensible ground of any of the 2020 Democratic candidates. Most of the Democratic field can be divided into two camps. There are… Read More »

Perspectives on Working with Healthcare Systems for Digital Start Up Companies | Part 2

Brian Van Winkle Shahid Shah By SHAHID SHAH, MSc and BRIAN VAN WINKLE, MBA In this two-part series, we examine several common misconceptions made by health tech start-up companies in working with Health Systems and offers advice on how to recognize and address each. From approaching systems with a solution-first mentality to not understanding the… Read More »

Artificial Intelligence in healthcare projected to be worth more than $27 billion by 2025

Globally, artificial intelligence in healthcare is expected to expand at a compound annual growth rate of 43.5 percent from 2018 to reach $ 27.6 billion by 2025, finds ResearchandMarkets.com. The high growth of the artificial intelligence market in healthcare is attributed to factors such as rising funding in AI, the growing demand of precision medicine,… Read More »

Unsecure laptops still a major security threat for healthcare

Laptops are still one of the components that pose the greatest risk for a cyber intrusion for healthcare systems, according to a report from the Clearwater CyberIntelligence Institute. The institute found endpoint data loss, excessive user permissions, and dormant accounts make up 70 percent of all high and critical risk scenarios for laptop vulnerabilities at… Read More »

Two ways blockchain could have a quick impact in healthcare

The promise of blockchain technology as a practical means of solving elusive healthcare data and transactional challenges has rapidly advanced. For example, a recent Deloitte global survey found that 55 percent of healthcare IT executives strongly believe blockchain will become a “disruptive force” in healthcare. Nearly half (49 percent) of healthcare executives say they plan… Read More »

Cybersecurity, privacy top healthcare leader concerns

Dive Brief: Cybersecurity, privacy and security continue to be top concerns in healthcare, with providers rating the triad 5.69 and vendors 5.38 on a seven-point scale, a new HIMSS survey shows. Improving quality outcomes through health IT is close behind, receiving 5.23 and 5.35 from providers and vendors, respectively. Close alignment of providers and vendors… Read More »

Simple Tips to Save Thousands on Healthcare in 2019 – Forbes

Apple, Amazon, Google, Walmart, and Tesla are among the global brands that made significant changes in 2018 to start curbing corporate and employee healthcare costs for the company and employees. 2018 shaped up to be the year that many American businesses and families declared war on out of control healthcare costs by seeking out more… Read More »

The Chain Of Survival In Healthcare.

Our modern healthcare ecosystem is a tangled network of payers, providers, patients and politics with multiple layers of bureaucracy, innumerable silos and many a confused middle manager. In the same way that cities evolve, most new strata have emerged reactively to accommodate new technologies, growing populations and a more global marketplace. The challenge is to… Read More »

Being pro-life isn’t about immigration, healthcare, or the environment

Lately, there has been an increased and intensified discussion about what it means to be authentically pro-life. We have both witnessed a concerted effort among some members of the faith community and others, including friends and colleagues whom we deeply respect, to broaden the scope of pro-life concerns to encompass everything from race and immigration… Read More »

About 1 in 5 healthcare payments is tied to value-based model

Brief Published Jan. 11, 2019 Dive Brief: Value-based care and other healthcare quality initiatives have made inroads, with an estimated 4% annual growth in value-based payments and 7% average annual increase in hospitals and clinicians participating in major clinical registries, a new Q-Centrix report shows. The consultancy’s report looks at participation in quality programs and resource… Read More »