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Power to the Patient

There’s a growing trend in healthcare where individuals are taking more control of their health. This manifests itself in many ways. From personal health record apps for your smartphone, to popular workout regimens that promote wholesale lifestyle changes, the course is set. 410 more words

Genomics

Patients May Get A Dose Of Regulations When Reaching For Telehealth

John Williams was feeling poorly after a long day of meetings with clients. He had traveled to Los Angeles for a series of presentations for a prospective client and was scheduled to meet with the decision-makers the following day. 561 more words

Telemedicine

Mandatory Health Insurance In The United States. Part 3 of 3

Mandatory Health Insurance In The United States – Part 3 of 3

The consumers who are at risk of experiencing gaps in coverage include nearly 86000 Americans in PCIPS, known as “pre-existing fettle insurance plans”. 129 more words

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Mandatory Health Insurance In The United States. Part 2 of 3

Mandatory Health Insurance In The United States – Part 2 of 3

Most of these problems have since been ironed out, health officials have said. Now that HealthCare dot gov is said to be working well for most users, efforts are focused on ways to undertaking that the uninsured and those whose health plans are being cancelled don’t fall through the cracks. 135 more words

Health

Mandatory Health Insurance In The United States. Part 1 of 3

Mandatory Health Insurance In The United States – Part 1 of 3

Mandatory Health Insurance In The United States. The trim insurance industry announced Wednesday that the payment deadline for those who buy health insurance through maintain and federal exchanges under the final provision of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, has been extended to Jan 10, 2014. 163 more words

Health

A health care model that’s working

Bernard J. Tyson runs Kaiser Permanente, a giant, integrated health care system that combines an insurance company, hospitals, clinics, pharmacies, and salaried doctors. That unusual structure looks a lot like an accountable-care organization as envisioned in the Affordable Care Act, and it has made KP a focus of intense interest as change roils the industry. 532 more words

Management

Can Big Data cure cancer?

You’ve heard the story before. A couple of whiz kids meet at an elite college, bond over their love of computers, and after a few late-night hacking sessions, build a website or an app. 2,846 more words

Tech