Tag Archives: Healthcare

CMS chief unable to provide details on Trump healthcare plan

Dive Brief: CMS Administrator Seema Verma is unable to provide any details on President Donald Trump’s nebulous and long-promised healthcare plan, ostensibly for release in September. However, Verma did confirm the healthcare agency is “actively engaged in conversations” around the plan Thursday, noting CMS doesn’t have the ability to make more sweeping changes to bring down… Read More »

“Paging Dr. Nobody!” Why Outdated Healthcare Paging Systems Need to Go | Sandeep Bansal, Medic Bleep

Health Tech Aug 2, 2019• By JESSICA DaMASSA, WTF HEALTH Think fax machines are the only out-dated tech in healthcare? Sandeep Bansal, CEO of Medic Bleep makes the case that outdated internal phone-based paging systems used by hospitals need to go too. According to Sandeep, the UK’s NHS clocks 1 billion internal phone calls a… Read More »

We don’t have to socialize medicine to fix healthcare – Washington Examiner

The ridiculously high costs of complexity and bureaucracy, not overpriced pharmaceuticals and not expensive hospital stays, are the main drivers behind the excessive cost of healthcare in America. Although it may sound counterintuitive at first, rationally simplifying and minimizing the choice in basic health insurance is the key to fixing this problem without resorting to… Read More »

White House runs into health-care industry hostility as it plans executive order – Washington Post

President Trump is preparing to issue an executive order to foster greater price transparency across a broad swath of the health-care industry as consumer concerns about medical costs emerge as a major issue in the lead-up to next year’s presidential election. The most far-reaching element favored by the White House aides developing the order would… Read More »