The rising cost of veterinary school, high interest rates and low starting salaries mean new veterinarians are burdened by debt for years.
Health information technology is frequently invoked as the key to solving America’s biggest health care challenges, but as many in the field acknowledge, the gap between vision and reality is often wide.
Health insurance industry executives gathered ahead of Institute 2015, the annual meeting of America’s Health Insurance Plans, to talk through and develop solutions to some of the biggest challenges in health care today at the AHIP and Nashville Health Ca
Is it possible for a single innovation to address many of the cost, quality and data gaps in our fragmented medical system, providing real-time, evidence-based answers at the point of care based on everything that is known about a patient?
One of the main goals of efforts to improve the quality of health care in the U.S. is to reduce variation in care, where some patients are treated optimally while others miss out on the best of medicine.
When you consider the technological advances in medical science and treatment, it’s surprising how long it’s taken the industry to begin the transition from paper charts to electronic record keeping.
The challenges facing the health care industry threaten to spiral out of control.
Say you’re leading a large, well-known, long-established company. And suddenly you are faced with a new market, a completely changed way of doing business, selling your product to people in an entirely different way.
What’s the most exciting innovation in health care today?
Patients should be at the center of the health care universe, America’s Health Insurance Plans President and CEO Karen Ignagni told stakeholders gathered at AHIP’s Ops/Tech Forum last month in Phoenix.
Average is not an option, author and founding editor of Fast Company Bill Taylor told health insurers gathered at the America’s Health Insurance Plans Ops/Tech Forum in Phoenix last month.
Today’s health insurance customer is many things, according to marketing pro Lindsay Resnick of KBM Group, but it’s possible to draw a few useful generalizations.
As stakeholders in health care work to build a system designed to prevent rather than treat disease, wellness programs and tools continue to be a major focus in the benefits industry.