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CVS Health eyes faster pace of health innovation

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


[Correspondence] Response to an African-driven health agenda

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.

Podcast: ‘What The Health?’ Meanwhile, In Other Health News…

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.


Surescripts Adds 14 Health Systems to National Record Locator Service

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...

As Health Care Changes, Insurers, Hospitals, and Drugstores Team Up

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

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 […]

Agriculture and health sectors collaborate to address population health

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 Adds Social Determinants of Health to Digital Health Platform

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

Relative Values of Public Health Procedures

What constitute the most effective lines of effort is the most vital question confronting every public health administrator. Money is the measure of most effort, and appropriations are limited. In what way shall the appropriation for the health department be expended so as to save the most lives and prevent the most sickness? Are our municipal health departments making the best apportionment of th...

Report identifies key policies to address health inequities

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, Welkin Health Partner to Develop Personalized Care for Behavioral Health Needs

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 Tip: Defining Health Literacy

-- 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...

How The Republican's Proposed "Health" Plan Will Hurt Public Health

Tucked away in the Senate "health" bill are proposed cuts that threaten public health, besides taking away health care for 22 million people. Call your Senators NOW.

How The Republicans' Proposed 'Health' Plan Will Hurt Public Health

Tucked away in the Senate "health" bill are proposed cuts that threaten public health, besides taking away health care for 22 million people. Call your Senators NOW.

Investing in Housing for Health Improves Health Systems’ Mission and Margin

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.

[Comment] Detangling and detailing sexual health in the SDG era

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...

CEOs Discuss The Future Of Health Care

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.

Podcast: ‘What The Health?’ Is Health Care Spending Still The Hungry, Hungry Hippo?

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.

Reflections from a Health IT Perspective on Disaster Response

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...

Telehealth Startup Cloudbreak Health Joins StartUp Health’s Global Army of Transformers

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

Big data resources presented at American Public Health Association meeting

(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...

Podcast: ‘What The Health?’ Tax Bill Or Health Bill?

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.

[Health Policy] Health workers and the weaponisation of health care in Syria: a preliminary inquiry for The Lancet–American University of Beirut Commission on Syria

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 ...

Trump's Deadline on 'Dreamers' Reverberates Through Health Industries

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

Podcast: ‘What The Health?’ Health Plans Busting Out All Over

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...


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