Health care

Editorial: Will Maura Healey make hospital cost clarity a priority?

Editorial: Will Maura Healey make hospital cost clarity a priority?

More than four years after raising concerns about the difficulty of discerning clear price information for hospital services, we expect Governor-elect Maura Healey to be less than happy with a recent study that indicates calculating these costs remains a confusing process. Finding information about healthcare procedures on Massachusetts hospital websites can be a “backdoor or …

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The Caregiver's Lament: How to Manage the Costs of Care

The Caregiver’s Lament: How to Manage the Costs of Care

By Chris Taylor NEW YORK (Reuters) – You might know PJ Byrne from the movies, probably as one of the fast-life brokers alongside Leonardo DiCaprio in “The Wolf of Wall Street.” But these days, Byrne’s most important role is closer to home: that of son and caregiver. Her 79-year-old father has suffered from dementia for …

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Moving from volume-based healthcare to value-based healthcare

Moving from volume-based healthcare to value-based healthcare

The past few years have seen the digital transformation of healthcare evolve dramatically, with an increasing emphasis on value-based healthcare in the Middle East and globally. Value-Based Healthcare (VBHC) offers governments and healthcare providers a patient-centric model that leverages data analytics for effective decision-making and proactive care planning. An example of this digital health transformation …

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Venture capitalists partner with health organizations to improve digital health

Venture capitalists partner with health organizations to improve digital health

Venture capital (VC) firms are increasingly playing a role in all aspects of healthcare. This is a growing trend globally, as healthcare organizations are hungry for the resources, expertise, and capital that these venture capitalists can offer. Earlier this month, the University of California at Davis Health System announced a partnership with one of the …

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Mediktor Earns Rising Star Recognition from 2022 UCSF Health Hub Digital Health Awards

Mediktor Earns Rising Star Recognition from 2022 UCSF Health Hub Digital Health Awards

Mediktor stood out in the Clinical Diagnostic Tools category among several innovative companies at the 4th Annual UCSF Health Hub Digital Health Awards. The winners and recognized companies represent the best upcoming digital health products and technologies. The announcement took place in Vegas during the grand final gala. BROOKLYN, NY, November 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — …

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Vermont regulators unanimously approve health reform contract extension to all payors

Vermont regulators unanimously approve health reform contract extension to all payors

Vermont’s special contract governing Medicare payments will continue for at least one more year and likely two more, as a new multi-state, all-payors agreement is negotiated at the federal level. The Green Mountain Care Board on Monday unanimously approved an extension of the state’s 2016 agreement with the federal Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, …

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