Tag Archives: Healthcare

Careteam aims to unite patients and healthcare providers with a platform approach – TechCrunch

How best to untangle the Gordian knot that is navigating your own healthcare? It’s a tricky question, and one that seems to have become only more complicated as technology improves, in many regards — systems don’t necessarily speak to one another, and it’s still hard for an ordinary patient without specialist knowledge to make sense… Read More »

Healthcare needs price competition, not just transparency

Is Washington finally about to remedy one of the key maladies plaguing American healthcare? Perhaps. But regulatory policies in the District, Georgia, New York, New Jersey, and other states won’t make it easy. First, the good news. The Trump administration is moving this month to make providers disclose their prices, including the prices they charge… Read More »

Universal healthcare act in the Philippines signed into law by President Duterte

Last Wednesday (February 20), President Rodrigo R. Duterte of the Philippines officially signed the Universal Health Care (UHC) Act into law, which guarantees equitable access to quality and affordable healthcare services for all Filipinos. It will also automatically enroll Filipino citizens into the National Health Insurance Program and expand PhilHealth coverage to include free medical… Read More »

DispatchHealth teaming up with Philips to bring on-demand healthcare to seniors

Dive Brief: Mobile urgent care provider DispatchHealth is partnering with Philips in an effort to improve access to care and reduce costs by bringing on-demand healthcare services to seniors in their homes. The pilot program — available to select Arizona members of Mercy Care — provides emergency, primary and palliative care services without the need… Read More »