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The Rundown | Special Edition: National Women’s Health Week

Busy provider looking for healthcare news? Check out The Rundown. In honor of the 19th Annual National Women’s Health Week, we’ve curated a special edition of The Rundown to highlight issues and advancements that affect women. This week is “an opportunity to honor the importance of women across America and renew our pledge to support …

The Rundown | Week of 5.7.2018

Busy provider looking for healthcare news? Check out The Rundown. We’d like to start by wishing all nurses a happy National Nurses Week! To celebrate, take our #NationalNursesWeek QUIZ:  A) There are roughly as many nurses in America as residents of Los Angeles B) Florence Nightingale is not just the mother of modern nursing, but …

The Rundown | Week of 4.30.2018

Busy provider looking for healthcare news? Check out The Rundown.   The Uninsured Rate Is Rising Again A new survey by The Commonwealth Fund showed that the uninsured rate is now 15.5 percent, down from  12.7 percent in 2016. The think tank believes the declines are most likely due to the Trump administration’s Obamacare rollbacks …

The Rundown | Week of 4.23.2018

Busy provider looking for healthcare news? Check out The Rundown. Patients’ Phobia of Bills A growing number of patients are avoiding the doctor’s office out of a fear of expensive bills. While healthcare costs are growing, the number of doctor visits have declined. In 2016, the per-person healthcare cost in the U.S. hit $10,000 per …

The Rundown | Week of 4.16.2018

Busy provider looking for healthcare news? Check out The Rundown. Doctor or Psychic? With the help of algorithms and years of experience, physicians are now able to reach out to patients, make informed predictions, and take preemptive measures. The algorithms factor in all of a patient’s health conditions and to predict future ailments. This capability …

The Rundown | Week of 4.9.2018

Busy provider looking for healthcare news? Check out The Rundown. Technology’s Future in Healthcare Technology is predicted to transform the healthcare industry within the next decade, specifically with artificial intelligence, playing a huge role in diagnosis and treatment. According to a report by Hewlett Packard Enterprise, by 2030, technology will be a standard for healthcare …

The Rundown | Week of 4.2.2018

Busy provider looking for healthcare news? Check out The Rundown. Virtual Health Worth $10 Billion? Recently the traditional model of care has been challenged due to the rise in healthcare costs, an aging population, and a physician shortage. With the emergence of more advanced technology in healthcare, the industry is hoping to tackle these issues …

The Rundown | Week of 3.26.2018

Busy provider looking for healthcare news? Check out The Rundown. Flu Season, Be Gone! It has been a long and bumpy ride but medical experts have said that the worst of the flu season this year is over. There has been a 21 percent decrease in flu-like symptoms across America. This flu season started off …

The Rundown | Week of 3.19.2018

Busy provider looking for healthcare news? Check out The Rundown. U.S. Healthcare Spending Is High Despite Low Population Health Performance In a study published in the Journal of American Medical Association, the U.S. is spending twice as much on health care as other high-income countries. At the same time, the U.S. has also been underperforming …

The Rundown | Week of 1.29.2018

Busy provider looking for healthcare news? Check out The Rundown. The Market Reacts to Amazon, JP Morgan Chase, Berkshire Hathaway Merger Amazon, JP Morgan Chase, and Berkshire Hathaway have announced their plans to create a health insurance company for their employees, reports Forbes. ‘”Tackling the enormous challenges of healthcare and harnessing its full benefits are …



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