Company Transforming Healthcare

As part of Credit Suisse’s “Healthcare Disruptive Technologies & Innovations” series https://www.credit-suisse.com, One Medical https://www.onemedical.com, a member-based intelligent national primary care organization, took part in a small group investor lunch meeting in Boston with the President and CEO. Amir Dan Rubin, and CFO Bjorn Thaler. (more…)

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Briefing on MHS Transformation

The “Defense Health Information Technology Symposium” (DTIS) held July 31, 2019, https://dha.dtis.com sponsored by the Defense Health Agency https://www.health.mil, discussed the opportunities and challenges in integrating medical devices with MHS GENESIS. (more…)

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Telehealth for Rural Communities

The FCC’s https://www.fcc.gov Report “Promoting Telehealth in Rural America”, discusses how the FCC’s Rural Health Care (RHC) https://www.fcc.gov/general/rural-health-care-program program is helping rural healthcare providers obtain broadband and other services involving communications at discounted rates. (more…)

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State to Rein in Healthcare Costs

 State Senate Bill 889 recently passed in Oregon would establish Oregon https://olis.leg.state.or.us/liz/2019R1/measures/overview/sB889 as the fourth state to set a spending benchmark to rein in the rising costs of healthcare. Modeled after a program in Massachusetts, SB 889 creates the “Oregon Health Care Cost Growth Benchmark Program”. (more…)

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Rural Health Legislation Introduced

Senator Marsha Blackburn’s (R-TN) https://www.blackburn.senate.gov Rural Health Agenda includes the introduction of the “Bipartisan Rural America Health Corps Act”. The Act is cosponsored by Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) Kevin Cramer (R-ND), Doug Jones (D-AL), and Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska). (more…)

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Anthem Views on Digital Health

Credit Suisse, https://www.credit-suisse.com an international financial organization, recently talked to Rajeev Ronanki Anthem’s https://www.antheminc.com Senior Vice President & Chief Digital Officer, about the company’s thoughts and ideas on their digital capabilities, telemedicine platform, payment integrity, CareSpree App, blockchain use cases plus more. (more…)

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AI to Impact Global Health

The report “AI in Global Health: Defining a Collective Path Forward” was funded by USAID’s Center for Innovation and Impact (CII) https://www.usaid.gov/cii and the Rockefeller Foundation https://www.rockefellerfoundation.org in close coordination with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation https://www.gatesfoundation.org.The report analyzes the thinking across the global health field on deploying and scaling Artificial Intelligence (AI) in global health. (more…)

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