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The best VPNs to help keep your online browsing private

Online surveillance and data breaches are, unfortunately, an almost inevitable part of internet life. But there are things you can do protect your …

Information Systems

A small but growing movement of doctors that don't accept insurance and charge a monthly fee could be a model for big employers like Amazon and JPMorgan

A new kind of doctor's office that charges a monthly fee and doesn't take insurance has been spreading around the US.<p>The practices are part of a movement known as direct primary care. Instead of accepting insurance for routine visits and drugs, these practices charge a monthly membership fee — …

Health Care

Introducing C.A.R.E. – a simple framework for user onboarding

A well considered and well maintained onboarding funnel will grow your business. A leaky one could kill it.In software, when you think of …

Product Management

GE Shortfall Just Part of Insurance Industry’s $100 Billion Gap

General Electric Co. shocked Wall Street last month when it announced a reserve shortfall of $15 billion in its portfolio of long-term-care insurance.<p>…

Health Care

A Comprehensive Guide To User Experience Design

(This is a sponsored article.) Having undertaken initial user research and analyzed your research findings, the next phase of the design process is …

UX Design

9 Project Management Tools the World's Top Startups Actually Use | Inc.com

We all want to be more productive. And we definitely want our teams to be more productive. That's why so many productivity tools exist.<p>But which tools are right for you? One way to answer that question is to find out which tools some of the top startups use.<p>That's what Ryan Robinson did. Ryan is a …

Project Management
Health Care

5 project management trends to watch in 2018

This year, the project management profession will continue to face pressure to keep pace with global best practices, and social and economic …

How to Control Your Company's Health Care Costs with a Self-Funded Program

Most business leaders would be well-served to look into how they are managing their employee benefit expense. Fortunately, they will probably notice …

Health Care

Canada must rethink health spending strategy

If we want a healthier Canada, we should spend less on health care.<p>That's the counterintuitive conclusion of a new study.<p>But, of course, there's a catch: To reap the benefits, we need to spend the savings on social programs such as income assistance, subsidized housing, early childhood education …

California may buck Congress with its own health insurance requirement

With Congress ending the requirement that all Americans have health insurance, California leaders are preparing to counter that move by securing …

Oregon voters to decide Medicaid funding as costs rise

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon aggressively expanded its Medicaid rolls under the Affordable Care Act, adding enough people to leave only 5 percent of its population uninsured — one of America's lowest rates.<p>Now, with the reduction of a federal match that covered those enrollees, the state is calling …

The American Health-Care System Increases Income Inequality

Even with the Affordable Care Act, the premium and payment structure of insurance increases the relative income gap between rich and poor.<p>For most people, a single doctor’s visit can be a financial obstacle course.<p>Many patients throughout the year pay hundreds or thousands of dollars in premiums, …

Health Care

Using Excel for Project Management

Project Managers working on small to midsize projects can use Microsoft Excel to visualize, plan and track their projects. This may be a simple …

Project Management

Project Manager Skills List and Examples

Project Manager Skills List and Examples<p>Updated July 14, 2017<p>Project managers have a unique skill set. They have the responsibility of planning, …

Project Management

Long-Term Health Comes Down To Two Main Habits, Says Researcher

In the ongoing search for health and longevity, researchers have looked to parts of the world where people live the longest—the “blue zones,” which include Sardinia, Italy; Okinawa, Japan; Icaria, Greece; Loma Linda, California; and Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica. In these places people tend to live …

Ikigai

Understanding the Five Stages of a Successful Project

Understanding the Five Stages of a Project<p>Updated September 09, 2017<p>While some project methodologies such as agile approaches compress or repeat the …

Project Management

A futuristic doctor's office that doesn't take insurance and is backed by Eric Schmidt and Marc Benioff is opening in LA

Forward, a futuristic doctor's office that looks "like an Apple Store meets 'Westworld,'" is setting up shop in Los Angeles.<p>For $150 a month, Forward acts as your primary care provider, along with providing some extra perks and technology used with the intent to keep you healthier.<p>Forward launched …

Health Care

'It's insane': Ont. patient told she'd have to wait 4.5 years to see neurologist

An Ontario doctor says health-care wait times have reached “insane” lengths in the province, as one of her patients faces a 4.5-year wait to see a …

Health Care

4 ways to speed up Safari on your iPhone

Or your iPad for that matter.<p>Has browsing the Web become an exercise in frustration with Safari on your iPhone ($809.00 at Amazon.com) or iPad ($279.99 at Best Buy)?<p>The first suspect to consider in this crime most foul is your Wi-Fi network itself, but if other devices are humming along at a …

Apps

Telemedicine Is Forcing Doctors to Learn 'Webside' Manner

No one knew exactly when the girl would die, but everyone knew it would be soon. A 12-year-old with end stage cancer, the child's parents had …

Medical Technology

How to Spot a Machine Learning Opportunity, Even If You Aren’t a Data Scientist

Artificial intelligence is no longer just a niche subfield of computer science. Tech giants have been using AI for years: Machine learning algorithms power Amazon product recommendations, Google Maps, and the content that Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter display in social media feeds. But William …

Machine Learning

RATE HIKE-A-PALOOZA: Trump ACA Sabotage DIRECTLY responsible for ~60% of next year's rate increases.

If the pie chart above looks familiar, that’s because I’ve posted different versions of it in the past. The first time was a couple of months ago, …

Health Care

How Much Does the Average American Pay for Healthcare?

Healthcare costs have risen to the point where they're devouring a huge percentage of many Americans' income.<p>The cost of healthcare has risen much …

Health Care

Health Tech Podcast: Insights from a former Amazon exec now driving innovation in healthcare

Lots of people think they know how to fix healthcare, from legislators in Washington D.C. to your talkative neighbor down the street.<p>And the tech …

Crowdsourcing

Here's how expanding Medicare could set us on the path to universal health coverage

With<p>Republicansseeming to have abandoned their repeal-or-bust attack on theAffordable Care Act, the path to improving Americans' health coverage is wide open.<p>That has given the idea of single-payer a jump-start. But it hasn't done much to clarify the most important question: How do we get there …

Google's latest acquisition could reduce your trips to the clinic

GeekWire reports that Google has acquired Senosis, a Seattle-based startup that’s been making mobile apps to identify and monitor health conditions without the need for additional hardware.<p>Fronted by Shwetak Patel, a computer science and electrical engineering professor at the University of …

Nurses share a side to their profession that most people don't see

"They see us holistically and with an intimacy that few other people ever will," she told Business Insider.<p>Jones first began to understand the nurses role in healthcare after being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005. "I always thought that nurses just take our temperature and blood pressure, or …

Empathy
Health Care