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David OrgelCVS Health is poised to boost its health innovation efforts in response to a rapid-fire series of marketplace changes. Much of the focus will center on embracing emerging health trends — from connected health technology to DNA testing. read more
There is no question that Africa faces a myriad of health challenges and The Lancet Editorial (July 8, p 96)1 captured it well in the statement that “health is much more than just health care,” which reflects the absence of systems for health.
In this episode of “What the Health?” Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News, Joanne Kenen of Politico, Alice Ollstein of Talking Points Memo and Sarah Jane Tribble of Kaiser Health News discuss some of the under-covered health stories of the past several weeks, including drug price issues, the opioid epidemic and women’s reproductive health.
Health information network Surescripts continues to rapidly expand nationwide healthcare interoperability by adding 14 new health systems to its National Record Locator Service (NRLS), including Allegheny Health Network (Pennsylvania), The Institute for Family Health (New York), JPS Health Network (Texas), Metro Health-University of Michigan Health, St. Luke’s Health System (Idaho) and WakeMed...
The New York Times | They seem like odd couples: Aetna, one of the nation's largest health insurers, is in talks to combine with CVS Health, which manages pharmacy benefits. The Cleveland Clinic, a highly regarded health system, joined forces with an insurance start-up, Oscar Health, to offer individuals a health plan in Ohio.
M&A of Online health publisher, WebMD Health Corporation by KKR & Co.: Dynamics in Health Care Media, Web-Health and Health Information Markets Reporter: Aviva Lev-Ari, PhD, RN The New York-based WebMD Health Corp., health-information provider (WBMD) was acquired by KKR & Co., deal reached on 7/24/2017. The deal, approved by the WebMD board, is expected to close […]
In at least 18 states around the United States, academic health science centers are partnering with cooperative extension systems to better address population health. A new report describes how these agricultural and health entities are using complementary resources to meet the health needs of local communities.
Fitango Health, a patient centric platform for chronic care management has added ‘Social Determinants of Health’ to its digital health platform. Social determinants of health are defined as “the determining and structural conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work and age” as they apply to a person’s health. These factors can include socioeconomic ... Read More
Researchers from the University of Liverpool working with the World Health Organisation (WHO) Health Evidence Network (HEN) and the European Office for Investment for Health and Development (Venice, Italy) have published a report that highlights the key policies required for addressing the social determinants of health and health inequities.
Lyra Health, a digital health company transforming access to behavioral health in the workplace, has partnered with digital health startup Welkin Health to develop an end-to-end solution that will strengthen Lyra’s work providing timely and personalized care for employers, and their employees in need of behavioral health services. Welkin’s configurable case management platform consolidates...
-- Health literacy refers to how well people get access to the health information and services they need, and their ability to make informed decisions based on this access. According to the U.S. National Institutes of Health, more than 90 million...
This Viewpoint reviews the contribution of housing instability to health care outcomes and costs and proposes ways hospitals and health systems could address homelessness to prevent the health problems that result from it.
Sexual health, as an area of health and as a concept, has evolved during the past 40 years. WHO's earliest deliberations on sexual health, in 1974, urged a positive approach to human sexuality, with an emphasis on pleasure, the enhancement of personal relationships, and the right to information.1 Subsequent considerations described the concept in terms of its relation with reproductive health. The...
Health care is 18% of our economy and the one industry that impacts all of us personally as our priority. Here are insights from the leader in home health care, military health care and children's health care.
In this episode of “What the Health?” Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News, Stephanie Armour of the Wall Street Journal, Alice Ollstein of Talking Points Memo and Margot Sanger Katz of The New York Times discuss new health spending numbers from the federal government, as well as how the year-end legislating in Congress is being complicated by health issues.
Health information technology (health IT) has come a long way since Hurricane Katrina came roaring ashore in 2005. At that time, few hospitals in the region had adopted electronic health records (EHRs). To address some coordination issues, a national foundation comprised of several private businesses, national physician organizations, and other health professionals stood up a […] The pos...
Cloudbreak Health, a Los Angeles, CA-based telehealth startup has been chosen to join the elite StartUp Health Academy for Health Transformers and digital health entrepreneurs. StartUp Health’s platform is focused on coaching and supporting entrepreneurs to foster digital innovation to transform health on a global scale. provide video remote interpreting services (VRI) and over the ... Read More
(University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences) Although studies and surveys have shown that using information technology to analyze big health datasets and guide public health decisions can improve health equity, the majority of community health center leaders and staff report receiving little to no training in health informatics. Today at the American Public Health Association Annual M...
Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News, Sarah Kliff of Vox.com, Joanne Kenen of Politico and Alice Ollstein of Talking Points Memo discuss the inclusion of health policies into the current tax cut debate, including a possible repeal of the fines for people who fail to maintain health insurance.
The conflict in Syria presents new and unprecedented challenges that undermine the principles and practice of medical neutrality in armed conflict. With direct and repeated targeting of health workers, health facilities, and ambulances, Syria has become the most dangerous place on earth for health-care providers. The weaponisation of health care—a strategy of using people's need for health care ...
From medical students to home health aides, the loss of DACA could deal a blow to the health care workforce, industry leaders suggest. Kaiser Health News
In this episode of “What the Health?” Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News, Joanne Kenen of Politico, Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times and Stephanie Armour of The Wall Street Journal discuss Democratic, Republican and bipartisan health proposals all being pursued in Congress, including the latest version of Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I-Vt.) “Medicare-for-All” proposal. Plus, for “extr...
In this episode of “What the Health?” Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News, Joanne Kenen of Politico and Paige Winfield Cunningham of The Washington Post discuss the possible impact of the tax bill on the Medicare program, confirmation hearings for a new secretary of Health and Human Services and the future of the Children’s Health Insurance Program. Plus, for “extra credit,” the panelists...
In this episode of “What the Health?” Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News, Joanne Kenen of Politico, Alice Ollstein of Talking Points Memo and Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times discuss health issues in the emerging tax bill, including the likely repeal of fines for those who fail to obtain health insurance. They also talk about the end of “open enrollment” for 2018 individual health ...
In Glaziers and Window Breakers: the Role of the Secretary of State for Health in Their Own Words, published by the Health Foundation, Nicholas Timmins and Edward Davies find out what 10 of our recent health secretaries think the job is about. Read the feature on The BMJ http://www.bmj.com/content/350/bmj.h2954