Sun.Jul 21, 2019

Finances Are the Top Cause of Stress, and HSAs Aren’t Helping Much

Health Populi

If you heed the mass media headlines and President Trump’s tweets, the U.S. has achieved “the best economy” ever in mid-July 2019. But if you’re working full time in that economy, you tend to feel much less positive about your personal prospects and fiscal fitness.

Will Alexa upend the NHS?

Lloyd Price

You may have seen in the news last week Amazon and the NHS have partnered to improve access to health information through Alexa, Amazon's voice assitant.

Mounting battle between Amazon's PillPack and Surescripts over access to patient data

FierceHealthIT

When tech giant Amazon acquired online pharmacy PillPack last year it was considered a shot at the traditional drug supply chain. Now, it seems, incumbent players in the pharmacy industry are pushing back

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Understanding Telemedicine Reimbursement

GlobalMed

Why aren’t more providers offering telehealth services? We know that virtual care is more clinically advanced than ever, with the right platforms empowering providers to deliver secure, evidence-based medicine. Hospitals can streamline their clinical workflows, manage capacity intelligently and provide faster critical care. Underserved patients can receive life-changing medical treatment. So why are some providers reluctant to adopt telemedicine solutions? The most common answer is reimbursement.

Building Your Digital Health Ecosystem

With the fragmentation of the pharmacy industry, digitized provider networks can offer a much-needed solution to connectivity, data sharing, collaboration and interoperability between physicians, patients and pharmacies.