Tag Archives: care

How virtual health assistants are changing the care delivery equation

Outdated technology and processes create challenges across an overburdened healthcare system, resulting in increased costs, alienated patients, and inferior outcomes across the healthcare system. However, virtual health assistants and chatbots aim to improve the conversation between healthcare provides, payers and patients and put more information in the hands of the end users, to help healthcare… Read More »

Humana eyes doubling primary care membership, reports MA boost in Q4

Dive Brief: Humana on Wednesday reported revenue for the fourth quarter of 2019 of $ 16.3 billion, a 15% year over year increase that was above Wall Street expectations, and revenue for the full year rose 14% from nearly $ 57 billion to $ 64.8 billion. The payer touted Medicare Advantage membership reaching nearly 3.6 million… Read More »

Does socialized medical care provide higher quality than private care?

Americans are not fans of socialized medicine. Sure, some people want socialized health care payment, including many people who are fans of Medicare for all. But even most Bernie Sanders supporters probably aren’t in favor of socializing the entire U.S. health care system, thereby making hospitals and medical clinics into government property. Americans are proud… Read More »

New Pharmacy Partnership Optimizes Patient Care Through Data Driven Solutions – Yahoo Finance

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Avricore Health Inc. (TSXV: AVCR, OTC: AVCRF) (“Avricore Health” or the “Company”) and the Ontario Pharmacists Association (OPA) are pleased to announce the finalized partnership agreement to promote HealthTab™, a point-of-care blood screening tool for pharmacies. This agreement follows the previously announced Memorandum of Understanding signed between… Read More »

Health-care companies use technology and data to boost primary care services

Hero Images | Hero Images | Getty Images In baseball, high-salaried home run sluggers have always gotten the glory. The equivalent in health-care may be high-priced drugs and medical specialties that help save lives in critical cases. But 20 years ago, there was a big shift baseball. Leveraging data analytics, the Oakland A’s found success… Read More »