Tag Archives: Care

AI in Health and Care Award launches in the UK

Innovators in England are now able to submit their applications for a new AI in Health and Care Award launched by health secretary Matt Hancock to speed up testing, evaluation and adoption of the “most promising” AI technologies for healthcare. The initiative will see £140 million be made available during the next three years, with a… 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 »

How to Ensure Your Health Care Innovation Doesn’t Flop – Harvard Business Review

John Kuczala/Getty Images These days, everyone working in health care is chasing innovation to thrive in this era of increased accountability for care quality and cost and (finally) truly patient-centered care. Those still pursuing business as usual are often chronically anxious: They keep hearing that innovation is essential to the transition, but they see it… Read More »

Value-based care payments increasing but risk still rare

Dive Brief: More than half of all commercial plan payments to hospitals in 2017 were earmarked toward some form of value-oriented care or alternative payments intended to reduce waste, according to the latest scorecard from Catalyst for Payment Reform (CPR) — up from just 10.2% in 2012. However, a large chunk of the value-oriented payment (90%) was… Read More »

People with HIV aged 75 and older receiving good HIV care but many at risk of frailty

People with HIV aged 75 years and older are receiving “almost perfectly managed” care, but are more likely to experience age-related health conditions, according to French research published in Médecine et maladies infectieuses. There were 65 (2%) adults living with HIV over the age of 75 in the Pays de la Loire region. Research showed that… Read More »