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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 …

The Rundown | Week of 1.15.2018

Busy provider looking for healthcare news? Check out The Rundown. Alex Azar Moves One Step Closer to Being HHS Secretary According to a new Politico report, the Senate Finance Committee has advanced Alex Azar’s nomination as Secretary of Health and Human Services, after a 15-12 vote that fell mostly along party lines. Senator Tom Carper, …

The Rundown | Week of 1.8.2018

Busy provider looking for healthcare news? Check out The Rundown. CMS Shares New Medicaid Work Requirements This Thursday, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) shared new guidelines that allows states to implement work requirements in exchange for health insurance, according to a new NPR report. States could require able-bodied Medicaid enrollees, excluding people …

The Rundown | Week of 12.18.2017

Busy provider looking for healthcare news? Check out The Rundown. New Tax Bill May Hamper Healthcare Should the new Republican-backed tax bill pass, ending the individual mandate, the Congressional Budget Office estimates that five million fewer people will have coverage through the individual insurance market, five million fewer will be enrolled in Medicaid and three …

The Rundown | Week of 11.13.2017

Busy provider looking for healthcare news? Check out The Rundown. The First Digital Pill Has Been Approved- What Does That Mean For Healthcare? The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has just approved a swallowable sensor, in the form of a pill, to track when patients take their medication, as reported  by CNBC. These pills can …



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