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CVS Health’s Marketing Chief on Turning the Pharmacy Brand Into a Healthcare Player

When CVS Health announced two years ago it will no longer sell or stock tobacco-related products, it was a game-changing move for the Woonsocket, …

Pharma

Thought-controlled prosthetic limbs possibly within reach, scientists say

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Thought-controlled prosthetic limbs, wheelchairs and computers may be available within a decade, say Australian scientists who are planning to conduct human trials next year on a high-tech implant that can pick up and transmit signals from the brain.<p>Animals have already been …

The Biggest Trends in Telemedicine from 2015

Cloud, mobile among top EHR trends to watch in 2016, consultant says

With the market for electronic health records predicted to be worth about $35.2 billion by 2019, the steady rise of data has increased the need to …

Is population health business poised to break out in 2016?

The shift to value-based care and payment models is well under way, and as the Huron Consulting Group said in a recent report, “While the …

30 Books to Help Further Your Career

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Books

Nonprofit Hacking Medicine Institute to spearhead latest health app curation attempt

The new <b>Hacking Medicine Institute</b>, a nonprofit that <b>spun out of MIT this past summer</b>, is launching the latest initiative to produce reviews of mobile …

Community Health Systems and American Well Collaborate on Telemedicine Initiative - American Well

<i>Leading Hospital System Increasing Access and Convenience to Care through Virtual Physician Visits</i><p><b>BOSTON – December 2, 2015</b> – American Well, a …

Health Care Providers Need a Value Management Office

Many health care organizations today are striving to deliver better patient outcomes at lower cost and to be rewarded for accomplishing both. Most have begun this journey with pilot projects to obtain valid measures of outcomes and cost for one or two medical conditions. They implement process …

Project Management

RSNA 2015 eBook

Innovation is the key to the future, as it drives us toward increasing excellence in patient care. In diagnostic imaging, this innovation can be …

Slideshow: Patient Volume Leads Emergency Department Concerns

Four senior healthcare leaders discuss their organizations' concerns and expectations for their EDs over the next three years.<p>The ED, often the first …

How CA Hospitals Could Save $10 Billion a Year

Hospital inpatient costs could be reduced by about 25% by avoiding extra inpatient days and making hospitals more efficient, says a report based on …

HealthLeadersMedia

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the nation’s largest payer, has set a clear direction with its publication of targets: By 2018, 50% of …

What is an interesting single-malt scotch to bring to a tasting party?

American Well Powers Telehealth Visits to 29 Blue Cross Blue Shield Plans

Telehealth services provider American Well, today announced it is the telemedicine partner of choice for 29 Blue Cross and Blue Shield health plans …

Digital Health

RelayHealth rolls out ICD10Central.com, tracking tool for national ICD-10 trends

ICD10Central.com screen shot<p>With less than two months to go before the healthcare providers must change over to diagnostic coding library ICD-10, …

Simplicity in a Glass: The Refreshing Garibaldi Cocktail

“Much of my philosophy in making drinks now is to take simple drinks and make them, hopefully, better than anyone ever has,” says Naren Young on his …

Cocktails