Tag Archives: Healthcare

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 »

VA providing vets with digital tools to access healthcare info

The Department of Veterans Affairs has added a number of online resources to improve access to patient statements as well as compare the performance of VA medical facilities with non-VA facilities. Through the agency’s AccessVA website, veterans receiving care for non-service related conditions can now view, download and print their patient statements electronically, using their… Read More »

Daily on Healthcare, sponsored by SBEC: Trump gets 2020 plank in place with drug importation plan

Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what’s going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $ 1.00 an issue! TRUMP DRUG IMPORTATION PLAN SCRAPES IN AHEAD OF 2020: The Trump administration’s drug importation plan, released on Impeachment Day, will… Read More »

Q&A: How Italy is working to digitise healthcare

In a survey carried out by HIMSS Analytics in Europe last year, hospital IT executives reported grappling with many of the same challenges faced by players in other regions around the globe. From the lack of interoperability to ageing populations and issues in attracting and retaining top IT talent, common obstacles to digitisation were identified in most of the European countries polled. … Read More »