Tag Archives: Care

IBM Watson Health focused on value-based care, physician burnout, personalized medicine

IBM Watson Health, known throughout the industry for its artificial intelligence work, has identified three major trends that will impact healthcare and health IT in 2019: value-based care, physician burnout and personalized medicine. The company will be discussing these – and showcasing technologies designed to help manage them – at HIMSS19. Making better decisions One… Read More »

Overcoming Overeating: A former food addict’s road to recovery and self care

For award-winning journalist Mara Schiavocampo, the journey to losing 90 pounds began with confronting the truth and writing a single list. (photos courtesy of Mara Schiavocampo.) It’s often said that the journey of 1,000 miles begins with a single step. For me, the journey to losing 90 pounds began with a single list. I remember… Read More »

Health care industry spends $30 billion a year on marketing – NBCNews.com

Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE Jan. 8, 2019, 6:43 PM GMT By Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News Spending on health care marketing nearly doubled from 1997 to 2016, soaring to at least $ 30 billion a year, according to a… Read More »

Beaumont moves home health, hospice care to for-profit Ohio firm

Dive Brief: Royal Oak, Michigan-based Beaumont Health has announced a joint venture with Alternative Solutions Health Network to expand access to home health and hospice services in Michigan. Under the arrangement, Beaumont will shift operations of its seven-county home health and hospice agency to Kettering, Ohio-based ASHN. Partnering with ASHN will allow Beaumont to quickly meet… Read More »

What's next for the Affordable Care Act

Texas Judge Reed O’Connor’s controversial decision striking down the Affordable Care Act on Friday is only the beginning of what is expected to be a lengthy legal and political process. On Sunday, O’Connor followed up his ruling with a procedural order giving the parties until Friday to meet and confer. He also ordered them to… Read More »