Tag Archives: Healthcare

Why data integrity is key to achieving value in healthcare

Value is extremely hard to define when it comes to healthcare, according to University of Washington computer science professor Ankur Teredesai, co-founder and chief technology officer of Seattle-based KenSci, a company that provides a risk prediction platform powered by artificial intelligence and machine learning. Teredesai, who co-chaired this year’s Association for Computing Machinery’s KDD Conference,… Read More »

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 »