Where healthcare challenges find solutions
Today’s patients are becoming consumers who expect a convenient, personalized and intuitive experience in all aspects of their lives, including interactions with healthcare providers. Read about the innovations that engage, inform and empower patients.
Nearly half of doctors reported that their patients would benefit from food assistance, affordable housing and transportation to appointments. Yet well over 50% of doctors didn't think they or insurers have a role in providing that help. »
The two companies intend to pair data generated from Fitbit wearables with clinical data, hoping the combination will give providers a more complete picture of patients' health.
Uber and Lyft are getting into the non-emergency medical transport game, with rides facilitated by middlemen companies.
The Boston-based health system is the first in the country to make clinical data from its electronic health records publicly available to consumers online.
A network of Chicago-area providers are working together to address cancer patients' needs beyond just healthcare services.
Geisinger, with support from devicemaker Medacta International, will provide unlimited free follow-up care to its plan members who undergo hip replacement surgery by one of its providers. The two will proportionally share the costs of follow-up care.
Patient safety is jeopardized by diagnostic errors, opioid misuse and other gaps in care, according to a new report from the ECRI Institute.
Lowe's employees are some of the 1 million people from self-insured employers and health plans who are customers of Accolade, which helps guide patients through the healthcare system.
A pilot program, funded by the CDC's cancer division, is experimenting with allowing patients to ask a virtual coach questions that they might otherwise feel too uncomfortable or overwhelmed to ask a real physician.
Carbon Health seeks to create a provider network based on its digital platform. The company's app, nestled in a patient's smartphone, is an electronic health record, a telehealth portal, a secure message platform, and a payment and scheduling service.
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