Healthcare Watch: In the July 3 Business section, the Healthcare Watch column about the use of crowd-funding sites to help with medical bills said Indiegogo had started Indiegogo Life just for healthcare bills. The site is for healthcare and other personal causes.
While discussing an admittedly flawed online poll asking whether or not the Americans responding would consider leaving the United States to go live in another country (with 55 percent of millennials responding in the affirmative due...Show More Summary
Ricardo Mangual / (CC BY 2.0) As Puerto Rico begins to ration water, close schools and lose its healthcare system under the weight of a $73 billion debt, tens of thousands of its inhabitants are fleeing to the United States, where prospects...Show More Summary
Science fiction movies sometimes show us a great future, but in medicine, they almost always make a huge mistake. There are 3 major reasons why predicting the future in medicine & healthcare is hard, if not impossible. Please do share what you think.
When it comes to healthcare costs, there's what you may owe the hospital, what you may owe your doctor and what you may owe the drugstore.
Healthcare services provided by the United Kingdom’s National Healthcare System (NHS) have fallen behind those of other developed countries in most areas examined, including breast cancer mortality and inpatient suicide among patients diagnosed with mental disorders, a study published Friday has revealed.
If it's a family holiday, it must be time for progressive Stepford Relatives to get their dose of Obama Talking Points to inflict on family members again. The Obama administration wants you to bring a side of healthcare politics to....
During his visit to Nashville to talk about the Affordable Care Act with families who have benefited from the act, President Obama answered questions about the law from people on Twitter. The President answered these questions himself, and his hardware of choice? An iPad Air paired with and Apple Wireless Keyboard. Show More Summary
The U.S. top court decision upholding medical-coverage subsidies signals the official start of a race to consolidate. Centene and Health Net’s $6.3 bln deal gives the insurers an early lead. Big rivals like Cigna may catch up as the industry accepts that reform is here to stay.
By Alex Pelletier The next generation of American healthcare patient, Patient 3.0 as I like to call them, is a seamlessly connected, digitally-native person who relies on the mobile device as their primary computer and communication device. They have grown up into a world where Facebook, Amazon, instant messaging, Netflix streaming, [...]
Justice comes from recognizing ourselves in each other. President Obama had the best week of his career last week, with victories on trade, fair housing, healthcare and marriage equality that cemented his legacy. But instead of taking a victory lap, he capped his week with a eulogy in the form of a sermon on grace. Show More Summary
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Traditional healers were blamed for worsening the spread of Ebola in Sierra Leone, but they need to be included in any plan to improve the country's healthcare and prevent such crises in future, researchers said on Thursday.
The recent Supreme Court ruling that ensured continues implementation of the Affordable Care Act also lifts a potential barrier to investment in healthcare technologies by insurers and healthcare providers. That could mean a melding of new health technologies with smart home tech, a Parks Associates report posits.
Forms. They're everywhere, from ecommerce to healthcare. Amanda Cheung, a speaker at upcoming Madison + UX, explains how to make sure forms are accessible to everyone. The post Styling Forms Accessibly appeared first on UX Booth.
When world chess champion Garry Kasparov first faced IBM's Deep Blue computer in 1996, he was certain he would win. "I will beat the machine, whatever happens," he recalled thinking, in a later film about the famous match up. "It's just a machine. Show More Summary
I recently wrote about Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) highlighting racial disparities in healthcare in terms of funding and access to care. One of the other frustrating issues is the lack of FDA approved medications for infants, forcing physicians to treat children “off-label.” I find this inexplicable and inexcusable. Enter the [...]
As I prepare to leave HHS, I’m reflecting on the tremendous gains we’ve made for the healthcare of American Indians and Alaska Natives. I joined the Indian Health Service (IHS) knowing that there was much work to do and there were no quick fixes available. Tribes wanted the federal government to uphold the responsibility for...
Is the #dataindependenceday and #freemydata movement in healthcare actually going to amount to anything? Read more ›
LONDON (Reuters) - A surge in mergers and acquisitions in the healthcare sector has been a windfall for investment bankers, with fees from activity in the sector up 59 percent in the first half of 2015, according to Thomson Reuters data. Show More Summary
Medical research has since long been plagued with health care information that is either inconsistent or not of the quality needed for any research. But with technology giants like Apple and Google stepping in into healthcare sector,...Show More Summary