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(L to R) Andrew Hopper, Carson Pickens, Gilad Jacobs, Stacie Ruth, Grace Cordavano, and Kelly McKee discuss Patient Co-Creation last month at the Connected Health Conference in Boston. Photo by Jonah Comstock.

By Jonah Comstock 01:47 pm November 27, 2019
Healthcare stakeholders — from providers to payers to pharma and medical device companies — are more and more starting to include patients in the design process for new innovations and initiatives. But while that co-design is a good first step, it’s not enough, experts at the Connected Health Conference in Boston last month argued. “Every health innovator wants to maximize their market success,”...
By Bill Siwicki 01:46 pm November 26, 2019
At Integris Health, billing and analytics technology is responsible for measurable rises in patients' perceptions of the financial experience – helping them set up payment plans, make payments, register for self-service and sign up for text alerts.
By Dave Muoio 01:21 pm November 26, 2019
Outcome Health the entity may be nearing the end of its legal woes, but some of the individuals wrapped up in the company’s ad scandal aren’t quite out of the woods yet. A recently unsealed criminal indictment filed in the Northern District of Illinois outlines charges against former CEO and cofounder Rishi Shah, former president and cofounder Shradha Agarwal, former CFO Brad Purdy and former EVP...
By Jeff Lagasse 02:45 pm November 25, 2019
Employee engagement is a vital part in determining the success of a company's wellness program, and there are four trends to look for next year.
By Dave Muoio 04:18 pm November 22, 2019
There are few clinical areas more in need of innovation than heart disease. It’s the leading killer among men and women in the US, accounting for one in every four deaths by the CDC’s numbers, and yet it’s also a body of health conditions that could be substantially mitigated through a number of lifestyle and behavior changes. So of course it’s little surprise that cardiovascular health and care...
By Mike Miliard 12:10 pm November 22, 2019
As providers seek to improve the patient experience and engage patients for better health outcomes, a KLAS report explores how vendors' claims square with health systems' priorities.
By Jeff Lagasse 11:59 am November 22, 2019
Most parents believe they have the resources to raise healthy children, but significant hurdles can pose a persistent challenge.
By Susan Morse 11:55 am November 22, 2019
Humana's revenue is projected to increase on 17% rise in MA membership and premium increases, but return of HIF reduced workforce by 2%.