Health Care Industry

The Digital Healthcare Industry Is Making Strides Towards Better Post-Operative Care

<i>What is rehabilitation after surgery? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Nitin Goyal, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Founder & CEO at Pulse Platform, on Quora:</b><p>After a surgical procedure, what …

Digital Health

How drug companies make you buy more medicine than you need

It all adds to America’s $765 billion in wasted spending on health care.<p>If you’ve ever put in an eyedrop, some of it has almost certainly spilled onto your eyelid or cheek. You probably thought you were doing it wrong, but according to ProPublica’s latest investigation, these drops — and many other …

Health Care

Deflationary Crisis Looms For Healthcare Market

The Affordable Care Act “put a Band-Aid over” an emerging problem in the healthcare industry.<p>The signs of “really, really painful” disinflation have …

Business

Why We Have to Disrupt When Designing Learning

In the context of seeking to improve operational service excellence and a better patient experience, learning developers need to be more than …

Learning

8 Digital Transformation Trends to Expect in 2018

kaboompics / Pixabay<p>Seventy percent of healthcare companies are looking to digitize their operations in order to facilitate growth, according to a …

Medical Technology

Trump celebrates healthcare stocks tanking after executive order ending key Obamacare subsidies

• <b>Trump announced Thursday an end to Obamacare's payments to insurance companies, which helped lower insurance costs for poor Americans.</b>• <b><br>Many healthcare industry stocks took a dive in trading Friday.</b>• <b><br>Trump celebrated the plunge in a tweet Saturday morning.</b><p>President Donald Trump celebrated his most …

Markets

A small Minnesota-based investment bank you've never heard of got in on a $3.6 billion Wall Street deal

Think of Minnesota, and the first thing that probably comes to mind is the state's 10,000 lakes. Not multi-billion dollar pharma deals.<p>But that's exactly what's on the mind of the 50-plus financiers at TripleTree, a Minneapolis-based investment bank focusing on healthcare and healthcare tech …

Business

An Interesting Play In The Healthcare Industry

United Healthcare is a well-diversified healthcare company providing both benefits and services.<p>UNH shows an impressive revenue, earnings and …

Stocks

Trump to cut off ACA subsidies to health insurers

Just hours after Pres. Trump signed an executive order that paves the way for a proliferation of pared-down insurance plans for individual buyers, …

Business

Why Minnesota is poised to become a hotbed for digital health startups

Watch out, West Coast: The thriving startup scene rising out of the Midwest means it’s no longer flyover country. The Upper Midwest — especially the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota — has become a vibrant and healthy environment for startups. According to a recent Star Tribune …

Digital Health

The Not-So-Obvious Reason So Many Moms Are in the Healthcare Industry

It's no secret that women are concentrated in the healthcare industry, but the reasons why may be a bit more complex. Aside from salary and the …

Lifestyle

How should we prioritize healthcare innovation in Pa.?

We want your thoughts on how Pennsylvania should prioritize the growth of its healthcare industry.It’s part of our mission with <b>Grow PA</b>, a reported …

Delaware Valley

What Entrepreneurs Need to Know About Data Analytics: Part 2

Joyce Durst, co-founder and CEO of Growth Acceleration Partners, shares the need-to-know info about data analytics for entrepreneurs.<p>In Part 1 of this blog we learned how data analytics assists companies in making impactful business decisions with an example I shared from one of our clients, Square …

Big Data

Blockchain, IoT, and the healthcare industry: What you need to know

Blockchain is a buzzword in the tech industry — and for good reason. Besides providing the underlying foundation for the developing cryptocurrency …

Medical Technology

Future of Digital Health - India in 2050

This revolution in technology is future of healthcare industry which is developing the healthcare industry which will help a lot of individuals in …

Digital Health

Trump Drains Obamacare’s Regulatory Swamp

Having provoked much progressive sputtering and head spinning last Friday by issuing new regulations weakening the notorious HHS contraception …

Conservative View

Democrats Have Given Up on Private Health Care Markets — and for Good Reason

The Democratic Party has fully mobilized multiple times this year in defense of the Affordable Care Act. But when it comes to the future of health …

Health Care

Who Are the Winners and Losers in Today’s Jobs Market?

There was a silver lining behind the dark cloud that was Friday's negative jobs number: At 4.2 percent, unemployment is at its lowest point in a decade.<p>However, a low jobless rate also means that employers have a smaller pool from which to select candidates — and job seekers don't always gravitate …

Business

Survey: Most Medical Group Execs See Promising Role For Blockchain

A new survey has been released showing significant levels of interest in blockchain among medical group executives.

Health Care

Why the AMA doesn’t support federal drug price controls

The American Medical Association says it supports the idea of the federal government negotiating lower prices for prescription drugs. But a top AMA …

Business

Medicare officially kills controversial drug payment model

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has officially withdrawn the Obama administration's proposed rule that would have reduced Medicare …

Business

GITEX 2017: Technology innovation empowers Middle East healthcare sector

Technology is empowering doctors and patients, accelerating innovation and pushing the healthcare industry to the point of massive change, according …

Innovation

Actually, a Health Care Deal Is Possible

The Republican leadership seems to have thrown in the towel on repealing the Affordable Care Act, at least for now. That’s one piece of good news. Here’s another: Two senators of different parties have resumed negotiations that offer a more productive path, one that could preserve the best of …

Opinion

Higher GST on Medical Inputs & Equipment is Bad News for the Healthcare Industry

The final increase in the prices of a lot of medical equipment is currently being absorbed by the healthcare providers.

Health Care

What the Drama in DC Means for This Healthcare Start-Up

Tim Stenovec sits down with Rishi Shah, CEO and Co-Founder of Outcome Health, to discuss the company's $500 million seed funding round. Outcome aims …

Health Care

IPsoft launches healthcare practice around AI assistant Amelia

IPsoft said Amelia can be put to work in hospitals to help manage operational and administrative processes.<p>IPsoft's cognitive agent Amelia is looking …

Intelligence

6 Practical Applications of VR in Healthcare

Virtual reality, or just VR as everyone refers to it, is not just another gadget used only by the entertainment industry. It has a myriad of …

DevOps

Senate Republicans tweak Graham-Cassidy in latest bid to win votes

Time and votes are running short, but they’re still trying.<p>Senate Republicans appear to be adding new funding to a revised version of their latest Obamacare repeal plan, a last-ditch attempt to keep the bill alive after a critical mass of senators said that they likely could not support it.<p>Vox …

Health Care

Protesters dragged out of Senate hearing on Obamacare repeal

A Senate hearing on the GOP’s Obamacare repeal bill was quickly disrupted by protests Monday afternoon, as Capitol Police dragged out a group of disability rights activists who interrupted the session.<p>The protest forced Senate Finance Chairman Orrin Hatch to temporarily suspend the hearing for …

Politics

Blockchain is ready to completely transform the healthcare industry

Digital Ledger<p>Blockchain technology has played an important role in the rise of cryptocurrency, underpinning the likes of ether and bitcoin. A …

Bitcoin