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Dive Brief: Providers are increasingly turning to payment technologies to collect patient bills and improve the customer experience, a new Billing Tree survey finds. Respondents ranked “collecting once the patient has left the fac..
Following ongoing safety concerns of infections spread to patients through medical scopes at hospitals around the U.S., Toyko-based Olympus Medical Systems Corp. and one of its former executives pleaded guilty in New Jersey on Monday to..
The telehealth industry is riding a wave of satisfaction from healthcare clients that say virtual care vendors are generally worth the money. But a looming challenge around EHR integration could set some companies apart. That’s accord..
Telemedicine is one of the key opportunities for telecommunications technology to change lives for the better. Thankfully, advances in the ability to diagnose and treat patients remotely using high-speed broadband connections are coming..
A new blockchain alliance that wants to improve the accuracy of provider information just added two healthcare powerhouses to its efforts. Aetna and Ascension have joined Synaptic, the blockchain-focused alliance launched earlier this y..
Amazon has released new machine learning tools with a wide range of applications for the healthcare space. The new Amazon Elastic Inference service harnesses a scalable GPU model, enabling customers to choose the amount of computing pow..
In 2007, insurers, state regulators and federal officials gathered before a Senate committee to answer what had become a nagging question within a growing Medicare Advantage (MA) market: Who was benefiting from the marketing of the incr..
Dive Brief: Profitability in the U.S. healthcare industry could be elusive for some players in the coming year, but the overall outlook is stable, according to a new Fitch Ratings report. Issuer fundamentals, including leverage and cove..
Dive Brief: Amazon is partnering with life sciences tech company M3Health to bring the tech giant’s IoT 1-Click technology to the healthcare space. The thumb-sized device allows pharma and biotech companies to engage physicians an..
- 1. ACOs may affect physician employment patterns, JAMA study finds
- 2. OIG: CMS paid out $434M in improper premium assistance payments
- 3. Opioid prescriptions aren’t decreasing, study finds
- 4. ACOs using medical home physicians save money, yield higher quality, report finds
- 5. Uninsured rate stays stable in 2018
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