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NantHealth Completes $320M Series B Equity Investment and Expands Leadership Team with Healthcare Industry Veterans

<b>Sovereign Wealth Fund, Kuwait Investment Authority Invests $250M and Joins Verizon, Celgene, Blackberry and Blackstone as Strategic Investors in NantHealth</b><p>LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–October 1, 2014–<p>NantHealth, a NantWorks company that is combining science, data and technology to transform …

How to Manage Your Healthcare Costs in Retirement

In retirement, you may encounter expanding healthcare needs or even experience a life-changing disability. When trying to cover these health costs, you may realize that health insurance and Medicare fall short when it comes to providing ongoing, long-term care. For instance, if you don't need the …

Retirement

Is Anyone Really 'HIPAA Compliant' In Healthcare?

The short answer is yes ‒ many health related organizations adhere faithfully to both the letter and spirit of the healthcare legislation known as HIPAA.<p>The challenging answer is no ‒ many health related organizations who claim to be “HIPAA Compliant” simply aren’t.<p>The confusing answer is that many …

Salesforce To Make Big Push Into Healthcare Industry

SAN FRANCISCO/SEATTLE (Reuters) - Salesforce Inc is betting big on healthcare, hiring key personnel and ramping up investment in hopes of replacing outmoded medical industry infrastructure and carving out a $1 billion annual business.<p>Its push into healthcare follows years of attempts by rival …

Digital Health

Navigating Health Care’s Transition to Private Exchanges

Roughly 170 million people in the U.S. receive health insurance through employer-sponsored plans. It’s an entrenched practice that took root during World War II and that, largely, has served the workforce well. However, it still lets employers decide what’s best for the covered group, leaving …

Can My Husband Buy His Own Plan on the Health Insurance Marketplace?

<i>This weekly Q&A addresses questions from real patients about healthcare costs. Have a question you'd like to see answered? Submit it to AskChristina@nerdwallet.com.</i><p><b>Question:</b><p>I recently started a new job, and I would like to add my husband and children to the health insurance plan my employer is …

Health Care

Health field workers earning top dollar, 20-year study reveals

The gap is there and the stats prove it.<p>Women are earning less than men and university graduates are raking in more, shows a report released by Statistics Canada on Tuesday.<p>The study, “Cumulative earnings by major field of study, 1991 to 2010” shows the cumulative earnings of college and bachelor’s …

Demographics

Length of Stay (LOS) - What is the Best Calculation?

Accountable Care Organizations are using this Length of Stay metric as a deciding factor for SNF program participation.

A numbers game: Math helps to predict how the body fights disease

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute researchers have defined for the first time how the size of the immune response is controlled, using mathematical …

Aetna CEO: We Still Need New Math For Medicare

The Medicare Part A trust fund will be exhausted by 2030. As 11,000 baby boomers become eligible for Medicare daily, Medicare spending is projected to exceed $1 trillion in 2020. We can’t change the numbers that define our population but, we can apply new math to them.<p><b>Focus first on helping the</b> …